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WELCOME TO ROCKY TOP! Welcome to the University of Tennessee and the great city of Knoxville. We couldn’t be happier to host you on Rocky Top! There’s never been a better time to be at UT. Over the last several years, our campus has undergone an amazing transformation to provide our students with some of the best learning experiences imaginable. We take great pride in being known as the Volunteers. We lead and serve others in our quest to make a difference across the state, the nation, and our world. I encourage you to visit the Torchbearer statue during your visit and reflect on what it means to bear a torch for others. When I moved to Knoxville to become the director of undergraduate admissions and the assistant vice provost of enrollment management, I fell in love with the campus and our particular shade of orange. I know you’ll love it here as much as I do. Go Vols!
Fabrizio D’Aloisio Assistant Vice Provost of Enrollment Management & Director of Undergraduate Admissions
CONTENTS Big Orange Country.................................................... 06 Plan Your Visit: Campus............................................ 08 Plan Your Visit: Knoxville........................................... 10 Academics........................................................................ 12 Courses of Study............................................................13 Campus Map....................................................................18 Downtown Map..............................................................20
Visit Knoxville (visitknoxville.com) is the official convention and visitors bureau for the City of Knoxville and Knox County, Tennessee, and an accredited member of Destinations International. Its mission is to accelerate sustainable economic growth and development by increasing visitor and convention business to our community. For advertising information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Athletics............................................................................22 Our Traditions.................................................................24 Campus Life....................................................................26 Admissions & Financial Information......................28 Spot Smokey!
We recently unveiled 10 Smokey statues, honoring each of the bluetick coonhounds that have served as our mascot. As you explore campus, keep an eye out for Rocky Top’s favorite dog! 4 MORE INFO: ADMISSIONS.UTK.EDU
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status. The university name and its indicia within are trademarks of the University of Tennessee. Job 508286
BIG ORANGE COUNTRY
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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is our stateâ€™s flagship campus and land-grant institution. Guided by the Volunteer spirit, we make a difference in our communities and in peopleâ€™s lives through research, leadership, and service. We are proud to include nearly 250,000 alumni as members of the Volunteer family. Among them are Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winners; Rhodes scholars; Super Bowl champions; senators;
Olympians; and Academy, Grammy, and Tony Award winners. Our campus is situated in the heart of Knoxville, a thriving modern city with a welcoming personality. Our front yard is the Tennessee River, and our backyard is the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. In between, greenways and byways keep the urban and the wild connected and intertwined. Once you visit, you might want to stay.
PLAN YOUR VISIT: CAMPUS
Start your visit in the Visitors Center. You’ll find us in the Student Union at 1502 Cumberland Avenue. 865-946-TOUR (8687)
1 The Volunteer Statue Affectionately known as the Torchbearer, this statue represents our university’s rich tradition of leadership and service. 2 The Hill The iconic old campus stands on this rising bank above the north shore of the Tennessee River. 3 Neyland Stadium Home to the Tennessee football team and, on game days in the fall, 102,455 enthusiastic Vol fans. 4 Hodges Library The main library is a favorite gathering place, with convenient access to academic resources, One Stop Student Services, and common areas for studying and catching up over a cup of coffee. 5 Clarence Brown Theatre This 574-seat theater is home to one of the finest small professional theater companies in the country. 6 McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture The McClung Museum hosts exhibits and events on the geologic, historical, and artistic past of Tennessee, as well as cultures from around the globe. 7 UT Gardens The beauty of the state of Tennessee’s official botanical garden welcomes and delights. 8 The Rock Painting the Rock is a time-honored UT tradition. Student messages feature everything from event announcements to marriage proposals.
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PLAN YOUR VISIT: KNOXVILLE
Whatever your passion, Knoxville knows how to fuel it. Our ever-growing list of things to do includes everything from historical tours to outdoor adventure. Downtown offers fine food, festivals, award-winning theater, and music for every ear. For information on tours, events, restaurants, and more, check out visitknoxville.com, stop by the downtown Visitors Center at the corner of Gay Street and Summit Hill, or call 800-727-8045.
1 Market Square Shops and restaurants galore, plus a farmers’ market twice a week. 2 Urban Wilderness 1,000-forested acres along downtown’s south waterfront with more than 50 miles of trails and greenways. 3 The Old City Restaurants, coffee shops, and more. 4 World’s Fair Park Don’t miss the view from atop the Sunsphere (that big gold globe in the skyline). 5 Great Smoky Mountains National Park A short drive away is America’s most-visited national park, world renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life.
First Fridays Downtown galleries and shops feature art exhibitions and music the first Friday of every month. Big Ears Festival An annual festival dubbed “one of the country’s most audacious musical experiments.” Dogwood Arts Festival An annual spring event to celebrate the natural and cultural beauty of East Tennessee. Hola Festival Organized by Hola Hora Latina, this daylong festival celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by showcasing Hispanic culture, traditions, and heritage. 10 MORE INFO: ADMISSIONS.UTK.EDU
Want to cheer on the Vols or see a performance on campus? Visit utsports.com and clarencebrowntheatre.com for tickets to upcoming games and shows.
VALUE OF A UT DEGREE
UT is Tennessee’s largest research institution, leading the state in the number of degrees awarded annually. Our students build a strong foundation through challenging and interesting courses led by passionate instructors and world-renowned scholars and researchers. They receive ongoing academic support and countless chances to learn outside the classroom. More than 80 percent of graduates report they are employed or in graduate school within six months of graduating.
As a premier research-intensive institution, we combine strong theoretical knowledge with industry partnerships to offer hands-on practical experience. ugresearch.utk.edu
UNDERGRADUATE COLLEGES HERBERT COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE herbert.tennessee.edu COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN archdesign.utk.edu COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES artsci.utk.edu
HASLAM COLLEGE OF BUSINESS haslam.utk.edu COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION & INFORMATION cci.utk.edu
The world is our campus, and we want you to find your own adventure! Each year, more than 1,200 UT students from all majors study abroad in more than 50 countries. studyabroad.utk.edu
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, HEALTH & HUMAN SCIENCES cehhs.utk.edu TICKLE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING engr.utk.edu COLLEGE OF NURSING nursing.utk.edu
COLLEGE OF SOCIAL WORK www.csw.utk.edu
Undergraduate degree programs
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Along with the prestigious Haslam Scholars, Chancellor’s Honors, Leadership Honors, and 1794 Scholars programs, students can select from more than 60 honors degree concentrations. honors.utk.edu
22,000+ Undergraduate enrollment
Institutional scholarships awarded by UT annually
1,500+ Full-time instructional faculty
UNDERGRADUATE MAJORS HERBERT COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE herbert.utk.edu Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communications Agricultural Communications Agricultural Education Agricultural Extension Education Agricultural Leadership Animal Science† Animal Industries Bioscience Pre-Veterinary Medicine (and 3+1 option) Biosystems Engineering & Soil Science*† Pre-Professional Construction Science & Agricultural Systems Agricultural Systems Technology Construction Science Off-Road Vehicle Technology Environmental & Soil Sciences† Conservation Agriculture & Environmental Sustainability Environmental Science Soil Science Food & Agricultural Business† Agricultural Production & Technology Management Finance & Risk Management (Business Administration Minor) Food Industry Management (Business Administration Minor) Law & Policy Food Science† Pre-Professional Pre-Professional (and 3+1 option) Science Forestry, Wildlife & Fisheries Forest Resources Management Restoration & Conservation Science Urban Forestry Wildland Recreation Wildlife & Fisheries Science Wildlife & Fisheries Management Wildlife Health Natural Resource & Environmental Economics† Plant Sciences Horticulture Science & Production Organic Production Plant Genetics & Biotechnology Public Horticulture Sustainable Landscape Design Turfgrass Science & Management Agricultural Science & Natural Resources Exploratory Track COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN archdesign.utk.edu Architecture Graphic Design Interior Architecture COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES artsci.utk.edu Anthropology* Disasters, Displacement & Human Rights Forensic Art (BA) Art History Studio Art (BFA) Two-Dimensional Arts Three-Dimensional Arts Four-Dimensional Arts Biological Sciences* Biochemistry & Cellular &
Molecular Biology Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Microbiology Chemistry* Chemistry (BSC)* Chemistry (BS) ACS Certified Track Classics* Classical Archaeology Classical Civilization Greek Latin College Scholars Earth & Planetary Sciences* Environmental Studies Geology Economics (Intercollegiate with Haslam College of Business)* English* Creative Writing Individualized Program Literature Rhetoric & Writing Technical Communication Geography* Climate & Climate Change Geospatial Science & Technology Landscapes & Environment Space, Society & Culture World Cities & Economics History* Interdisciplinary Programs Africana Studies Asian Studies Cinema Studies* Global Studies Judaic Studies Latin American & Caribbean Studies (Brazilian Studies, General Studies) Linguistics Medieval & Renaissance Studies Middle East Studies Women, Gender & Sexuality Mathematics* Applied Mathematics Math Biology Math Education Theoretical Math Medical Laboratory Science Modern Foreign Languages & Literatures French & Francophone Studies*† German*† Hispanic Studies (Spanish)* Italian Language & World Business (Arabic, Chinese, French and Francophone, German, Hispanic, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian) Russian Studies* Music (BA) Applied Music Music & Culture Music (BM) Brass Instruments Music Education (String, String Jazz, Vocal-General/Keyboard, Vocal-General/Vocal, Woodwind/Brass/Percussion, Woodwind/Brass/Percussion Jazz) Organ Piano Piano Pedagogy Sacred Music (Organ, Piano, Voice) Strings Studio Music & Jazz
Theory/Composition (Composition, Theory) Voice Woodwind and Percussion Instruments Philosophy*† Legal & Political Philosophy Philosophy of Science & Medicine Physics & Astronomy* Academic Astronomy General Political Science*† International Affairs Law & Courts Public Administration Pre-Professional Programs Pre-Dentistry Pre-Law Pre-Medicine Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Veterinary Psychology (BA)* Psychology (BS)* Neuroscience Religious Studies* Religion & Nonprofit Leadership Sociology* Criminology & Criminal Justice Critical Race & Ethnic Studies Environmental Issues Statistics Theatre* Acting Design & Technology Arts & Sciences Exploratory Track Arts & Sciences Exploratory Pre-Professional Track HASLAM COLLEGE OF BUSINESS haslam.utk.edu Accounting & Information Management Business Analytics & Statistics Economics Finance Management Marketing Public Administration Supply Chain Management Business Administration Exploratory Track
Many business majors offer an international business concentration, an information management concentration, or a program integrated with engineering.
COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION & INFORMATION cci.utk.edu Advertising & Public Relations Communication Studies* Information Sciences Journalism & Electronic Media Communication & Information Exploratory Track COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, HEALTH & HUMAN SCIENCES cehhs.utk.edu Child & Family Studies Community Outreach Track Early Childhood Education Teacher Licensure Pre K-3 Track Early Development & Learning Pre K-K Track Educational Leadership & Policy Studies Kinesiology, Recreation & Sport Studies Sport Management Therapeutic Recreation
Nutrition Basic Science Dietetics Public Health Retail, Hospitality & Tourism Management Theory & Practice in Teacher Education Audiology & Speech Pathology Education of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Educational Interpreting Interventionist (K-8 & 6-12) &and Comprehensive (K-12) Special Education Concentration Education, Health & Human Sciences Exploratory Track TICKLE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING engr.utk.edu Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering* Biomolecular Engineering Civil & Environmental Engineering*† Electrical Engineering & Computer Science*† Power & Energy Systems Industrial & Systems Engineering*† Materials Science & Engineering*† Mechanical, Aerospace, & Biomedical Engineering*† Nuclear Engineering* Radiological Engineering Engineering Exploratory Track COLLEGE OF NURSING nursing.utk.edu Nursing Accelerated Track RN Track SOCIAL WORK www.csw.utk.edu Social Work*† Social Work Social Work (online) HOWARD H. BAKER JR. CENTER FOR PUBLIC POLICY UNIVERSITY EXPLORATORY TRACK HONORS CONCENTRATION AVAILABLE 5-YEAR BACHELOR’S/ MASTER’S PROGRAM
Colleges that offer only graduate-level programs COLLEGE OF LAW law.utk.edu COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE vetmed.tennessee.edu APPLY: APPLY.UTK.EDU
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We are passionate about our sports. So much so, we say our blood runs orange. UT fields 18 men’s and women’s NCAA Division I intercollegiate teams and is home to more than 500 student–athletes. Each fall we wear our orange and white to cheer on the Vols in Neyland Stadium. utsports.com
SMOKEY our mascot, a bluetick coonhound
THE VOLUNTEERS our nickname
Total SEC championship titles
Total NCAA championship titles
Seats in Neyland Stadium
Women’s basketball national championships
Olympic gold medals
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Having been around for 225 years, we’ve established many meaningful symbols and beloved traditions. Some are distinguished, and some are just plain fun. Below are our favorites. utk.edu/aboutut/traditions
“One that beareth a torch shadoweth oneself to give light to others.” Tennessee Volunteers References to the Tennessee Volunteers began during the War of 1812, when Tennesseans volunteered en masse in response to President James Madison’s call for service. Our football team earned the moniker in 1902. Others may be bulldogs or tigers, but we are Volunteers—proud of our rich tradition of leadership and service.
The Volunteer Creed “One that beareth a torch shadoweth oneself to give light to others.” The Volunteer Creed was inscribed on small replicas of the Torchbearer statue beginning in 1937. It is now displayed at the base of the Torchbearer in Circle Park and is the university community’s guiding principle.
Pride of the Southland Band More than 300 members strong, the band has made the song “Rocky Top” famous. It leads the Vol Walk before each home game and forms the T that welcomes our football team onto the field. The band celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2019.
Big Orange Friday UT’s distinctive orange color was inspired by a small cluster of orange and white daisies on the Hill. The university encourages all members of the Volunteer family, wherever they are, to wear orange every Friday to celebrate and support the university.
‘Rocky Top’ “Rocky Top” has been UT’s heartfelt anthem since the early 1970s. On game days in the fall, the song resonates from Neyland Stadium as Big Orange Country sings at the top of its lungs to cheer on our Volunteers.
Smokey Smokey, a bluetick coonhound, is famous for leading the Vols on the run through the T before each home football game. A costumed version of Smokey first emerged in the 1970s. Known to sport a tuxedo, overalls, or a Big Orange jersey, he’s a top collegiate mascot and a star on and off the field.
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Our 910-acre campus is a thriving community where students live, eat, learn, hang out, and explore. UT offers more than 450 active clubs, including sororities and fraternities and professional societies, along with sports, international, academic, religious, service, and governmentâ€“interest organizations. More information is at go.utk.edu. Campus continues to transform as we build more state-of-the-art residence halls, dining facilities, and classrooms. Students have plenty of cozy and green spots to claim for quiet studying, and the campus is easily accessible via walkways or free bus rides. Programs are offered by the Student Success Center, UT Writing Center, and numerous campus tutoring services to help students flourish both inside and outside the classroom.
Living & Learning Communities
Living and Learning Communities join students together based on shared interest in academics, preprofessional programs, leadership development, interdisciplinary fields, and opportunities. housing.utk.edu/llc
Students can choose from dozens of retail locations and restaurants with homemade fare on campus. Convenience stores, markets, fast food chains, and coffee shops are located on and within walking distance to campus. dining.utk.edu
The Volunteer spirit is at the core of our community. The Jones Center for Leadership and Service caters to students who wish to embody that spirit. A variety of activities and programs are open to all students including the Ignite program for incoming freshmen. leadserve.utk.edu
Student clubs and organizations
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7,000+ Students living on campus
148,000 Square footage of TRECs (state-of-the-art recreational facility)
On-campus dining locations
Baymont Inn & Suites Knoxville North 6712 Central Avenue Pike Knoxville TN 37912 865-643-8236
Days Inn Knoxville East 5423 Asheville Highway Knoxville, Tennessee 37914 865-951-7458 daysinn.com/hotel/06843
We hope you’ve enjoyed your visit and come back to see us again. If you have any questions about campus, undergraduate admissions events, or our application process, contact us at email@example.com or 865-974-1111. admissions.utk.edu
VOL IN PROGRESS
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DATES & DEADLINES
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FINANCING YOUR UT EDUCATION
November 1 Priority Admission Deadline
Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid at fafsa.gov. Some funds are limited, so we encourage you to submit your FAFSA as early as possible. UT’s code is 003530.
Ready to jump in? If you’re a high school senior or college transfer student, start your application at vip.utk.edu or via the Common Application at commonapp.org. College is a big investment, and we offer a variety of funding programs to demonstrate our investment in you! Nearly 90 percent of UT students and 93 percent of entering freshmen receive financial aid and scholarships from UT, federal, state, and private sources. Check out our net price calculator at onestop.utk.edu/cost-estimate to enter estimates of your family income and academic information for an estimate of your financial aid and out-of-pocket costs.
Scholarships you may be eligible for include:
Competitive Scholarships: Each year, committees consider incoming and current students for competitive four-year, one-year, departmental, and campus-wide scholarships. In order to be fully considered, incoming freshmen must apply for admission by November 1. Need-Based Awards: UT is committed to providing a quality education regardless of a family’s financial situation and offers several scholarships based on financial need. HOPE Scholarship: The state of Tennessee offers lottery-funded scholarships to assist qualifying instate students who graduate from a Tennessee high school. Students must submit a FAFSA annually. Contact One Stop Student Services at 865-9741111 or visit onestop.utk.edu/financial-aid for information about scholarships and other financing opportunities.
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Apply by the priority admission deadline if you want to be fully considered for competitive scholarships and honors and scholars programs.
December 15 Regular Admission Deadline* Apply by this date for regular admission and to be considered for institutional scholarships, including the Volunteer Scholarship. Deadline to complete applications for honors and scholars programs if you submitted an admission application by November 1.
* Admission applications will still be accepted after December 15, although you will not be fully considered for institutional scholarships.
May 1 Confirmation Deadline
New Vols must confirm their enrollment to UT by May 1. After confirming your enrollment, complete your housing contract and orientation registration.
For dates and deadlines for transfer, international, and other applicants, visit apply.utk.edu.
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