Sep 25, 2021  
2012-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2012-2014 Undergraduate Catalog ARCHIVED CATALOG: CONTENT MAY NOT BE CURRENT. USE THE DROP DOWN ABOVE TO ACCESS THE CURRENT CATALOG.

General Information


 

Nevada System of Higher Education
Board of Regents


Jason Geddes, Chairman
Kevin J. Page, Vice Chairman
Mark Alden
Andrea Anderson
Robert J. Blakely
Cedric Crear
Mark W. Doubrava
Ron Knecht
James Dean Leavitt
Kevin C. Melcher
Jack Lund Schofield
Rick Trachok
Michael B. Wixom

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University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Administration

Neal J. Smatresk, President
John V. White, Executive Vice President and Provost
Gerry Bomotti, Senior Vice President for Finance and Business
William G. Boldt, Vice President for Advancement
Juanita Fain, Vice President for Student Affairs
Jim Livengood, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics
Thomas Piechota, Interim Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate College
Elda Luna Sidhu, General Counsel
Fred Tredup, Chief of Staff
Luis Valera, Interim Vice President for Diversity Initiatives and Government Relations

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Academic Administration


Dean Lee Bernick, Urban Affairs
Dean Dean Gronemeier, Fine Arts
Dean Mary Guinan, Health Sciences
Dean Chris Hudgins, Liberal Arts
Dean Patricia Iannuzzi, University Libraries
Dean Jeff Koep, Fine Arts
Dean Ann McDonough, Academic Success Center
Dean Marta Meana, Honors College
Dean Percy Poon, Business
Dean Timothy Porter, Sciences
Dean Nancy Rapoport, Law
Dean Donald Snyder, Hotel Administration
Dean William Speer, Education
Dean Rama Venkat, Engineering
Dean Karen West, Dental Medicine
Dean Carolyn Yucha, Allied Health Sciences and Nursing

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Rights of Privacy act of 1974: The federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 affords person who are currently, or who were formerly, in attendance at the university as registered students a right of access to their “educational records,” which contain information directly related to such persons and the right to challenge the accuracy of their records. The act also restricts the persons to whom the university may disclose a student’s educational records without the student’s written permission. The university’s policy is to comply fully with all provisions of the act, and a detailed statement concerning the rights afforded current and former student is available, at no cost, in Student Enrollment Servicer. Any person who feels the university had failed to comply with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act may file a complaint with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Office, Department of Education, 300 Independence Avenue S.W., Washington, DC 20201.

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Limitations: The 2012-14 Undergraduate Catalog describes current academic programs of study, course descriptions, and degree requirements at the undergraduate level for the academic years 2011-12 and 2012-14 at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The content of this catalog is current as of March 2010 but is subject to modification at any time to accommodate changes in university resources or educational plans.
This catalog does not constitute a contractual commitment that the university will offer all the courses or programs described, and the university reserves the right to revise catalog provisions and fees at any time in accordance with the actions of the president, the Nevada System of Higher Education, or any other governing body. The university reserves the right to eliminate, cancel, reduce in size, or phase out courses, academic programs, and/or requirements for financial, curricular, or programming reasons; to limit enrollments in specific programs and courses; to change fees during the student’s period of study; and to require a student to withdraw from the institution fro cause at any time.

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Admissions: Inquiries about admission to UNLV should be addressed to Office of Admissions, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 451021, Las Vegas, NV 89154-1021, or visit the UNLV Web site at www.unlv.edu

Diversity at UNLV: The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), along with other research-intensive public universities in the United States, recognizes that a student body that is diverse with respect to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic class background, and geography among other dimensions of cultural difference, benefits and enriches the educational experiences of all students, Faculty and staff. Accordingly, UNLV strives to recruit students who will further enrich this diversity and to support their academic and personal success and while they are a part of our campus community. The presence and achievement of racial and ethnic minority students at UNLV not only benefits these students individually, but it also enhances the educational and interpersonal experiences of everyone in our campus community. UNLV actively encourages applicants whose racial and ethnic background are underrepresented in higher education in Nevada, who are first-generation college students, and who have demonstrated financial need.
 

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