2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]
2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin
The University of Tulsa
800 South Tucker Drive
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104-9700
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Mission of the University
The University of Tulsa is a private, independent, doctoral-degree-granting institution whose mission reflects these core values: excellence in scholarship, dedication to free inquiry, integrity of character, and commitment to humanity.
The University achieves its mission by educating men and women of diverse backgrounds and cultures to
- become literate in the sciences, humanities, and arts;
- think critically, and write and speak clearly;
- succeed in their professions and careers;
- behave ethically in all aspects of their lives;
- welcome the responsibility of citizenship, service, and leadership in a changing world; and
- acquire the skills and appetite for lifelong learning.
Institutional Learning Outcomes
- ILO 1: Demonstrate literacy through informed inquiry and application of knowledge in the sciences, humanities, and arts.
- ILO 2: Think critically by analyzing, synthesizing, and evaluating information.
- ILO 3: Write and present clearly, practicing the skills of effective communication across the curriculum.
- ILO 4: Recognize ethical dilemmas and determine how best to respond to them.
- ILO 5: Apply knowledge and talents to identify and address real world problems in the local or global community.
The University of Tulsa Graduate Bulletin is published annually as a guide to curricula, course descriptions, costs, University policies, and other information. In keeping with established procedures, the University may change programs of study, academic requirements, faculty, curricula, course descriptions, costs, policies, the academic calendar, or other information without prior notice. The University reserves the right to correct factual errors whenever they are discovered. It is the student’s responsibility to stay abreast of current regulations, curricula, and the status of the specific program being pursued. Students are responsible for adherence to all University policies, regulations, and program requirements, including student conduct codes that apply to academic and extra-curricular activities. All University Bulletins are available on The University of Tulsa website.
Undergraduate programs are offered by all colleges and are described in the current Undergraduate Bulletin. Graduate programs in law are offered by the College of Law and are described in the current Law Bulletin.
The University of Tulsa does not discriminate on the basis of personal status or group characteristics including, but not limited to individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, or marital status in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University sponsored programs. Questions regarding implementation of this policy may be addressed to the Office of Human Resources, 800 South Tucker Drive, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104-9700, 918-631-2616. Requests for accommodation of disabilities may be addressed to the University’s 504 Coordinator, Dr. Tawny Rigsby, 918-631-2315. To ensure availability of an interpreter, five to seven days notice is needed; 48 hours is recommended for all other accommodations.