Jul 17, 2024  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

2016-2017 Graduate Catalog


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The University of Houston Graduate Catalog intends to reflect current academic policies, procedures, degree offerings, course descriptions, and other information pertinent to graduate study at the University of Houston.

Although this catalog was prepared on the basis of the best information available at the time, and the information is updated regularly, users are cautioned about the following disclaimer…  

Catalog Contents

Definitions and Course Numbering  

University Profile

University Profile  | Board of Regents and Administrative Officers | Faculty  | Accreditation  

Academic Calendar  

Fall 2015 - Summer 2016Fall 2016 - Summer 2017  


Admission and Registration   | Academic Policies and Procedures  | Planning the Graduate Program  | Graduate Assistantships  | Summary of University Regulations and Requirements  

Programs & Degrees  

Graduate and Professional Fields of Study by College & Department  | Graduate and Professional Fields of Study Listed Alphabetically  | Special Programs and Opportunities  

Colleges & Schools   

The Graduate School  | Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design  | C.T. Bauer College of Business College of the Arts  | College of Education  | Cullen College of Engineering  | Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management  | UH Law Center  | College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  | College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics  | College of Nursing  | College of Optometry  | College of Pharmacy  | Graduate College of Social Work  | College of Technology         



Tuition and Fees  

Scholarships and Financial Aid  

Student Handbook





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