Table of Contents

General Information

1.1       Administrators

1.2       The University of Ok

1.3       Health Sciences Center

1.4       Office of Student Affairs

1.5       Office of Admissions & Records

1.6       Int'l Student Services

1.7       Veterans Services

1.8       Office of the Bursar

1.9       Office of Financial Aid

1.10     Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action

1.11     Student Health Services

1.12     Student Health Insurance

1.13     Robert M. Bird Library

1.14     Information Technology

1.15     HSC Student Union

1.16     Fitness & Rec. Services

1.17     Housing

1.18     Student Identification Cards

1.19     Student Organizations

1.20     Parking

1.21     Athletic Tickets

1.22     Academic Appeals

1.23     Academic Misconduct

1.24     Research Programs

1.25     Human Subjects in Research

1.26     Use of Vertebrate Animals in Research

1.27     Patent Policy

1.28     Discrimination Policy

1.29     Reasonable Accommodation Policy

1.30     Release of Student Information & Access to Student Records

1.31     Petition for Residency Policy

1.32     Other Policies & Procedures

 

Graduate College

2.1       Administrative Officers

2.2       Graduate College Staff

2.3       Graduate Liaisons

2.4       Graduate Council

2.5       Graduate Faculty

2.6       Graduate Degree & Certificate Programs

2.6.1    Master of Science

2.6.2    Doctor of Philosophy

2.6.3    Dual Degrees

2.6.4    Accelerated Dual Degree Prog

2.6.5    Certificate Program

2.6.6    Specialization in Neuroscience

2.6.7    M.D./Ph.D Degree Program

2.7       Admission/Application

2.8       Types of Admission

2.8.1    Full Standing

2.8.2    Probation Admission

2.8.3    Unclassified Students

2.8.4    Special Students

2.8.5    Postdoctoral Fellows

2.8.6    Currently Enrolled OU Norman Students

2.8.7    International Students

2.8.8 Reserved Admission and Readmission

2.8.9    Change of Degree or Major

2.9      Graduate Assistants

2.9.1    Graduate Assistant

2.9.2    Graduate, Research Assistant

2.9.3    Graduate Teaching Assistant

2.9.4    GA Appointment Outside Degree Granting Department

2.10     Enrollment Policies

2.10.1  Full Time and Maximum Enrollment

2.10.2 Enrollment During General, Comprehensive, Final Exam, or Defense

2.10.3 Enrollment of Undergraduate Students in Graduate Courses

2.10.4  HSC Student Enrolling in OU Norman Campus Courses

2.10.5 Faculty and Staff Graduate Enrollment

2.10.6 Norman Campus Students Enrolling in OUHSC Courses

2.10.7 Auditor

2.10.8 Class Attendance

2.10.9 Request for Leave of Absence

2.10.10 Withdrawing and Dropping Courses

2.11     Grades

2.11.1  Course Credit in the Graduate College

2.11.2 Grades of A, B, C, D, and F

2.11.3 Grades of S and U

2.11.4 Grade of I

2.11.5 Grade of X, S, and U for Enrollment in Thesis and Dissertation Research 

2.11.6 Grade of W

2.11.7 Repeat Coursework

2.11.8 Transfer Credit

2.11.9 Grade Point System

2.11.10 Correcting Grades Reported in Error

2.12     Standards of Performance and Evaluation

2.12.1  Graduate College Standards

2.12.2 Academic Probation

2.12.3 Departmental Standards

2.12.4 Departmental Annual Review of Students Progress

2.12.5 Residence Requirements

2.12.6 Qualifying for an Advanced Degree or Certificate

2.13     Graduate Academic Appeals

2.14     Responsible Conduct of Research

2.15     Graduate Awards for Academic Excellence

2.16     Graduation Ceremony

2.17     OPT - Optional Practical Training for International Students

2.18     Graduate Student Travel Policy

2.19     Undergraduate Research Opportunities with HSC Mentors

2.19.1 Students from OU Norman

2.19.2  Students from External Institutions

2.20        Summer Undergraduate Research Programs

 

Master's Degree Programs

3.1       Master of Science Degree

3.2       Master's Dual Degrees Program

3.3       Accelerated Dual Degree Prog.

3.4       Special Master's Degree Prog.

3.5       General Master's Degree Req.

3.5.1    Transfer Credit for Master's

3.5.2    Time Limits for Completing Master's Degrees

3.5.3    Outline of Graduate Work

3.5.4    Admission to Candidacy

3.5.5    Selection of Thesis Committee

3.5.6    Continuous Enrollment Requirements for 5980

3.5.7    Thesis Reading Copy

3.5.8    Defense of the Thesis

3.5.9    Time Limit Depositing Thesis

3.5.10 Comprehensive Exam for Non-Thesis Master's Students

3.6       Graduation Deadlines

3.7       Diploma and Fees

3.8       Checklist for Thesis Master's Degree

3.9       Checklist for Non-Thesis Master's Degree

 

Doctoral Degree Programs

4.1       Doctor of Philosophy Degree

4.2       Accelerated Dual Degree Prog.

4.3       Specialization in Neuroscience

4.4       M.D./Ph.D. Degree Program

4.5       Interdisciplinary Doctoral Prog.

4.6       General Doctoral Degree Req.

4.6.1    Transfer Credit for Doctoral Prog.

4.6.2    Grade Point Avg. Computation

4.6.3    Time Limits for Completing Doctoral Degree

4.6.4    Responsibilities of Grad. Dept.

4.6.5    Terminal Master's Degree

4.7       The Advisory Committee

4.8       The General Examination

4.8.1    Earning a Master's Degree While Enrolled in a Doctoral Program

4.9       The Doctoral Committee

4.10     The Doctoral Dissertation

4.10.1 Requirements for Enrolling in Dissertation Research

4.10.2 Dissertation Reading Copy

4.10.3 Final Exam-Dissertation Defense

4.10.4 Depositing a Dissertation

4.11     Graduation Deadlines

4.12     Diploma and Fees

4.13     Checklist for Doctoral Degree

 

Description of Graduate Programs

5.1       Allied Health Sciences

5.2       Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

5.3       Biostatistics and Epidemiology

5.4       Cell Biology

5.5       Clinical and Translational Sciences

5.6       Communication Sciences and Disorders

5.7       Genetic Counseling

5.8       Health Promotion Sciences

5.9       Microbiology and Immunology

5.10     Neuroscience

5.11     Nursing

5.12     Nutritional Sciences

5.13     Occupational and Environmental Health

5.14     Orthodontics

5.15     Pathology

5.16     Periodontics

5.17     Pharmaceutical Sciences

5.18     Physiology

5.19     Radiological Sciences

5.20     Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences

5.21     Other Graduate College Courses (Search Course Catalog BMSC)