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Undergraduate Bulletin 2005-2007

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American Council on Education (ACE)
College and University Professional Association (CUPA)
Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)
National Consortium for Academics in Sports (NCAS)
National Student Exchange (NSE)
Teacher Education Council of State Colleges and Universities (TECSCU)
The College Board
The Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Wisconsin Associate of Colleges for Teacher Education (WACTE)
Wisconsin Campus Compact
Wisconsin Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies


The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Undergraduate Bulletin is published biennially in the Spring of odd numbered years. Bulletins are available at http://www.uwosh.edu/registar/bulletins.

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Vol. 25 No. 3 May 2005

Note to Readers

This Bulletin does not establish or constitute a contract between the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and students enrolled at this institution. The Bulletin provides descriptive and summary information that outlines university rules, regulations, course listings, degree programs, and fee schedules, which are in effect at the times of publication. The University retains the exclusive right to change, modify, or interpret, at any time, the descriptions contained in this Bulletin. The University administration and faculty, with the concurrence of the Board of Regents and the administration of the University of Wisconsin System, also retain the right to change fees and to add, modify, or withdraw courses or degree programs at any time.

Under the provision of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, a student is entitled to review any records, files, documents, and other materials defined as education records that are maintained by UW Oshkosh and are related directly to the student. A student may contact the Student Affairs Office, Dempsey 148, for further information.

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to a policy of fairness and equal opportunity for all. A diverse student body, faculty, and staff, which reflect the variety of pluralism of society, is desired and encouraged. Moreover, equal access to benefits, programs, services, employment, and education opportunities is assured for all, without regard to sex, color, marital or parental status, race, age, national origin, religion, handicap, sexual preference, political affiliation or beliefs, and arrest or conviction record, ancestry, creed, or sexual orientation. Inquiries regarding University compliance with equal opportunity/affirmative action laws and regulations may be directed to the University Director of Affirmative Action, 920-424-0330.

Winter Weather Advisory

UW Oshkosh has an automated telephone line for timely information concerning class cancellations for winter weather-related conditions. Make note to call 920-424-0000 for the latest information. Please note that the University only rarely suspends classes for weather-related conditions. Students should be aware that some faculty and instructional academic staff provide information specific to their courses (e.g., including such information as arrangements for making up any canceled sessions).

In addition to notifying radio and television stations, the University's official website (http://www.uwosh.edu) will also post notices of weather-related news.

Graduate Studies at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Students interested in furthering their education are encouraged to consider graduate studies at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. The master's degree programs, certificates and graduate courses available are fully described in the Graduate School Bulletin. The Bulletin is on the web at: www.uwosh.edu/grad_school/bulletin.html or copies may be obtained from the Graduate Studies office, Dempsey Hall 337.

Also, undergraduate students who are certified by an undergraduate examiner to be within 9 units (crs.) of graduation and who meet other Graduate Studies admission requirements may request permission to enroll in limited graduate courses as a final term senior during the term in which their baccalaureate degree will be awarded.

Chemical Exposure

Certain courses and research projects require that students work with chemicals while engaging in academic studies. Many of these chemicals may be hazardous to your health. Instructors of these courses and research projects must inform and train students on procedures that will maintain the students' personal health and safety and provide them with information on the hazards of specific chemicals that will be used during their course of study. Furthermore, instructors must enforce and follow safety policies. Prior to use of hazardous materials and equipment, students shall review the procedures and information, and discuss any associated concerns with the instructor.
Contact: Environmental Health and Safety Department - Dempsey Hall 232A
Phone: 920-424-1191
On the Web: http://www.uwosh.edu/safety/index.html