This LSU General Catalogserves as both the undergraduate and the graduate catalog of LSU. Regulations and degree requirements pertaining only to graduate students are found in the section "Graduate School • Professional Programs." Detailed descriptions of all degree programs offered through the Graduate School may be found in the Graduate Bulletin, available on request from the Graduate School, 114 David Boyd Hall, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA 70803.Statement of Accreditation
Each student is personally responsible for completing all requirements established for his or her degree by the University, college, and department. It is the student's responsibility to learn these requirements.
A student's counselor may not assume these responsibilities. Any substitution, waiver, or exemption from any established requirement or academic standard may be accomplished only with the approval of the student's dean. Exceptions to University requirements, including the general education requirements, will be authorized only with approval of the student's dean and the Office of Academic Affairs.
The LSUcatalog and bulletin series (ISSN 0744-4613, 359-070)is published by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College four times a year: once in April, once in June, once in July, and once in August. Periodicals postage paid at Baton Rouge 70803. Publishing office is the Office of University Relations, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803. Copies of this catalog may be obtained from--and change of address, undeliv-erable copies, and other mail sent to--Office of the University Registrar, 112 Thomas Boyd Hall, LSU, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803.Effective date of this catalog: Fall 2002 • Price: $3 per copy