How to Use the Catalog

The Calendar in the beginning of this catalog emphasizes noteworthy dates in the academic year.

The General Information section provides a history of UNK, as well as information about the facilities and policies on campus.

The Graduate Studies Information section explains the origin of the graduate programs at UNK, as well as the organization, mission, and objectives of Graduate Studies.

The Admissions Information section outlines the appropriate procedures for applying to UNK as a postgraduate or graduate student.

The Financial Information section provides options to help students plan for expenses, as well as information about how UNK can help qualified students meet educational expenses.

The Academic Information section explains the degrees, academic programs, and opportunities available to students. The Academic Regulations detail the various procedures, requirements and regulations that affect students while at UNK. The institutional academic policies described in the Academic Information section are subject to change. While program-specific requirements are tied to the student's catalog, every student is held to the most current version of the institutional academic policies.

Descriptions of the courses offered by UNK are available in the Graduate Courses section, including the number, title, hours, and a brief summary of the course content.

The Graduate Faculty section lists members of the graduate faculty in alphabetical order, including their special teaching and research interests.

The Departments section lists departments and programs that offer courses at the graduate level. Each listing contains the names of the chair and graduate faculty, as well as graduate program committee members, and a list of programs offered. These are listed in alphabetical order by department. Information and admission requirements unique to each program are included, in addition to the specific requirements for each degree.