College of Experiment Station provides more than 100
graduate research assistantships to support
Graduate study leading to the Doctor of
Agricultural graduate students .
The unique association the College has with
the UT Knoxville campus and the other units of
Philosophy degree in Agricultural Economics,
Animal Science, Biosystems Engineering, Food
Sciences and the Institute of Agriculture makes it possible for
the College to offer comprehensive high quality
Technology and Science, and Plant and Soil
Science is offered in the college.
Natural Resources graduate programs .
Graduate programs of the College of
John Riley, Dean
Gary Schneider, Associate Dean
Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
are designed to prepare men and women for College of
positions of leadership in industry, state and
federal government, teaching, research, and Architecture and
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering extension.
Agricultural and Extension Education The graduate student is expected to
Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the Marleen Davis, Dean
Animal Science subject matter in his/her specialized field of
Entomology and Plant Pathology William J. Lauer, Associate Dean
study and its relationship to the sociological, Jon P. Coddington, Graduate Program Head,
Food Science and Technology economic, and environmental impact on Architecture
Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries society. The student must demonstrate the
Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape ability to plan, conduct, analyze, and report Schools
Design original research . Emphasis is given to Architecture
Plant and Soil Sciences intellectual growth and the development of
scholarly habits of study, reasoning and Facilities for Research and Service
The College of Agricultural Sciences and analysis so that the graduate will continue to Center for Research, Service and Inquiry
Natural Resources began in 1869 when the grow and develop professionally throughout
University was designated as Tennessee's his/her career . The College of Architecture and Design is
Federal Land-Grant Institution. As such, the committed to preparing students to work with
University was enabled for the first time to offer MASTER OF SCIENCE PROGRAMS the design or management of our built
instruction in agriculture. Graduate instruction environment.
began as early as 1889 . The College is not Programs of graduate study leading to the
Master of Science degree are offered through Most states require that an individual
only an academic unit of The University of intending to become an architect hold an
Tennessee, Knoxville campus, but is also (with all departments in the College of Agricultural
Sciences and Natural Resources. The accredited degree . There are two types of
the Agricultural Experiment Station, the degrees that are accredited by the National
Agricultural Extension Service and the College graduate program may be entirely in one major
subject or may include subject matter areas Architectural Accrediting Board: (1) The
of Veterinary Medicine) one of the four Bachelor of Architecture, which requires a
administrative units of The University of related to the major.
Both majors and minors are available in minimum of five years of study, and (2) The
Tennessee's Institute of Agriculture. Master of Architecture, which requires a
There are many shared resources and Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and
Extension Education, Animal Science, minimum of three years of study following an
positive interactions between various units of unrelated bachelor's degree or two years
the Institute. For example, most of the faculty in Biosystems Engineering, Biosystems
Engineering Technology, Entomology and Plant following a related preprofessional bachelor's
the College of Agricultural Sciences and degree . These professional degrees are
Natural Resources hold joint appointments in Pathology, Food Technology and Science,
Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape structured to educate those who aspire to
the Agricultural Experiment Station and are registration/licensure as architects .
actively involved in significant basic and applied Design, and Plant and Soil Science. Majors
only are available in Forestry and Wildlife and The four-year, preprofessional degree,
research in agriculture and the associated where offered, is not accredited by NAAB . The
natural resources. On campus and field Fisheries Science, and minors are available in
General Agriculture and Rural Sociology. The preprofessional degree is useful for those
research laboratories are utilized in the wishing a foundation in the field of architecture,
instructional programs of the College; minor in General Agriculture requires 12 hours
of coursework . A complete listing of majors is as preparation for either continued education in
extension and research activities provide many a professional degree program or for employ-
students excellent part-time job opportunities. shown on the Majors and Degree Programs ment options in architecturally related areas.
Very significant is the fact that the Agricultural Chart .
40 College of Arts and Sciences
The UT Knoxville School of Architecture known as the College of Arts and Sciences) is
offers a program of professional studies which
prepares its graduates for the practice of
one of the oldest established colleges in the
College of Business
architecture . This is accomplished through a
five-year Bachelor of Architecture degree
The College of Arts and Sciences consists
of a wide array of academic disciplines and Administration
program or through the Master of Architecture interdisciplinary programs . The central C. Warren Neel, Dean
degree program for students already having a purposes of a liberal education include the Jan R. Williams, Associate Dean
baccalaureate degree . encouragement of intellectual tolerance, a William F. Fox, Director, Center for Business
The offices of the dean and other college dedication to the quest for knowledge as a and Economic Research
staff are located at 217E Art and Architecture worthwhile goal in and of itself, and the John E. Riblett, Director, Management
Building . cultivation of a responsible, creative individual Development Center
mind . These qualities enable one to develop an Gary N. Dicer, Interim Associate Dean and
ability to reason and to express oneself clearly, Director, Graduate Business Programs
College of Arts and an incentive to absorb emerging knowledge,
and a competence to confront the uncertainties Departments
Sciences of human experience. Faculty research and
creative activity is the foundation on which
Accounting and Business Law
Lorayne Lester, Dean education in this College is built. As a result of Finance
Anne Mayhew, Associate Dean that endeavor, the lives of students are Management
Stuart Rigsby, Associate Dean enriched and the world's body of knowledge Management Science
Otis Stephens, Associate Dean grows. Marketing, Logistics and Transportation
The College of Arts and Sciences offers Statistics
Departments programs in twenty-seven academic disci-
Anthropology plines leading to eight advanced degrees: M.A., Facilities for Research and Service
Art M .S ., M.F .A., M.Math., M .Music, M.P.A ., Center for Business and Economic
Audiology and Speech Pathology M.S .P ., and Ph .D . See the Majors and Degree Research
Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Programs chart for specific majors and Management Development Center
Biomedical Sciences The College of Business Administration was
Botany GENERAL INFORMATION originally the School of Commerce, dating back
Chemistry to 1919 . Commerce was changed to Business
Classics Foreign Study Courses in 1937 and gained college status in 1947 . The
Computer Science Foreign study courses offered in some college-wide MBA program was approved in
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology departments of the college provide an 1966 and the doctoral program in 1971 .
English opportunity to undertake independent study Graduate programs of the College of
Geography outside the United States. Prior to departure Business Administration are designed to
Geological Sciences the student must have a plan of study prepare men and women to assume positions
History approved by the department head and a in the increasingly complex world of business
Life Sciences supervising faculty member of the department and industry, teaching and research, and
Mathematics concerned. Credit will be given only upon government .
Microbiology fulfilling all requirements set by the department Viewing the business firm as operating in
and may vary from 1-15 hours. The maximum dynamic social, political, and economic
Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures
Music credit that may be applied toward a degree in environments that demand leaders capable of
the college is established in each individual dealing with innovation and rapid change, the
Physics and Astronomy case by the department in which the student is College places central importance on develop-
Planning working. ment of students' thought processes and
Political Science leadership potential . Emphasis is focused on
Psychology Off-Campus Study flexibility of mind, receptivity to new ideas, and
Religious Studies Recognizing that learning is not restricted to capacity to adapt one's reasoning powers. Our
formal classroom situations, the college allows objective is to encourage the student to
Sociology students to earn credit toward graduation for
Theatre develop the ability to reason analytically and
approved off-campus study. Such study may logically, and to develop a commensurate plan
be undertaken only with prior approval of the of action . Above all else, we strive to instill the
Facilities for Research and Service faculty member and the department con-
Center for Applied and Professional Ethics irrepressible desire to continue to learn and
Center for Environmental Biotechnology cerned . It may include certain kinds of work grow in knowledge throughout the student's life.
Center for Psychoanalysis and the experiences, community involvement, or The College of Business Administration has
political campaigns. Credit per semester will made a commitment to total quality manage-
Humanities vary from 1-15 hours. The maximum credit that
Center for Quaternary Studies of the ment by integrating the principles of productiv-
may be applied toward a degree in the college ity through quality and statistical process
Southeastern U.S . is established in each individual case by the
Center for the Study of War and Society control throughout the graduate curriculum .
Child Behavior Institute department in which the student is working. Interdisciplinary partnerships are encouraged
Forensic Anthropology Center among academic units in the College, with
Hearing and Speech Center Independent Study other University academic units and with the
Institute for Applied Microbiology Certain educational goals may best be met private sector, enhancing the process of
through independent study by an individual inquiry and critical thinking which is crucial to
Institute for Resonance Ionization Spec- under the direction of a faculty member .
troscopy total quality management .
Students who wish to do such independent The College of Business Administration is
Joint Institute for Heavy Ion Research work should obtain the approval of the faculty fully accredited by the American Assembly of
Psychological Clinic members and the departments concerned prior
Science Alliance Collegiate Schools of Business and is
to embarking upon their study. Credit per associated with other leading graduate schools
Social Science Research Institute semester will vary from 1-15 hours. The of business as a member of the Graduate
maximum credit which may be applied toward a Management Admission Council.
The University of Tennessee began as a degree in the college is established in each
liberal arts institution. Before the turn of the individual case by the department in which the GRADUATE PROGRAMS
century, less emphasis was placed on the student is working.
liberal education. However, the liberal arts The College of Business Administration
continued to thrive, emerging as a college in offers programs leading to five advanced
1904 . Thus, the College of Liberal Arts (now degrees: the Doctor of Philosophy with majors
College of Education 41
in Business Administration, Economics, and prepare them for professional work in changing, multicultural world in leadership roles
Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and many fields . in educational programs and institutions, health
Management Science; the Master of Arts with a The College of Communications offers the and social institutions, and private and
major in Economics; the Master of Science with Master of Science and the Doctor of Philoso- corporate sectors. The College is committed to
majors in Management Science and Statistics ; phy degrees with a major in Communications. providing lifelong learning for both faculty and
the Master of Accountancy ; and the Master of In addition, Communications is available as students by promoting courses of study that
Business Administration . a minor for students majoring in other involve students and faculty in academic peer
The two College-wide programs, the MBA departments . Required coursework will be relationships that stress shared responsibility
and the Ph .D . in Business Administration, are selected after discussion with the major for learning and for the discovery of new
described in Business Administration, Fields of advisor and an advisor from the College of knowledge . The faculty is committed to
Instruction. Descriptions of other degree Communications . research, scholarship, and creative work that
programs are under the appropriate depart- The M.S . program is accredited by the results in superior teaching and service to the
mental or program headings. Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism community and to the professions . The College
and Mass Communication. The College is a is committed to work towards equity and
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE member of the Association of Schools of economic and social justice within the
Journalism and Mass Communication and the University community and throughout the
A limited number of teaching and other Broadcast Education Association.
assistantships that require from 10 to 20 hours broader society.
For application forms and other information Beginning in 1991, the faculty of the College
of service per week are available through the about the M.S . and Ph .D . programs in
departments of the College. Remuneration of Education initiated planning new approaches
Communications, write to Associate Dean for to organization, new approaches to working
includes remission of fees and tuition as well as Graduate Studies, College of Communications, with students, and new approaches to working
a monthly stipend. Awards are generally made 426 Communications Building, The University with colleagues in teaching and the other
on the basis of scholarship and performance of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-0347 . professions served by the college. The
on the appropriate (GMAT or GRE) admission
purpose of the restructuring process was to
test . Application forms may be obtained in any enable the College to better meet the needs of
of the departments . Information on College- students, faculty, and constituent groups in the
administered fellowships is available from the
Office of Graduate Business Programs in the
College of Business Administration .
College of 21st century.
As a result of this process, the College,
Applications must be received by March 1
for consideration of assistantships and
Education previously organized into seven departments,
is now organized into eleven faculty/program
fellowships to be awarded for the following fall C. Glennon Rowell, Dean
Thomas W. George, Associate The College of Education is fully accredited
term . Dean for
by the Southern Association of colleges and
Academic Programs and Administration
Lynn C. Cagle, Director, Teacher Education Schools. All teacher education and school-
related licensure and degree programs are fully
College of Units
Counselor Education and Counseling
accredited by the National Council for
Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Cultural Studies in Education
and the Tennessee State Department of
Education. Specific program accreditations are
Dwight L. Teeter, Jr ., Dean Education in the Sciences, Mathematics, found under the respective Fields of Instruc-
Herbert H. Howard, Associate Dean for Research, and Technology tion .
Graduate Studies Exercise Science
Eric Haley, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Holistic Teaching/Learning MASTER OF SCIENCE PROGRAMS
Studies Inclusive Early Childhood Education On the master's level, professional study
Language, Communication and Humanities may be planned (1) in one of the areas listed
Departments and Schools Education
Advertising on the Majors and Degree Programs chart, (2)
Leadership Studies in Education in appropriate combinations of these areas, or
Broadcasting Psychoeducational Studies
Journalism (3) in combinations of one or more of these
Rehabilitation, Deafness, and Human areas with appropriate subjects or areas in
Speech Communication Services other colleges.
Sport and Physical Activity Students in the College of Education's
Facility for Research and Service
Communications Research Center (CRC) Track 2 master's programs (i .e., five-year
Facilities for Research and Service teacher preparatory programs) must gain
Bureau of Educational Research and admission to The Graduate School before
The College of Communications grew out of Service enrolling in internship.
the School of Journalism, which was originally Center for Literacy Studies Degree program requirements are
located in the College of Business Ad- Center for Physical Activity and Health described under Education, Fields of Instruc-
ministration . The Department of Speech Curriculum Lab tion .
Communication became part of the College of Exercise Physiology Lab/Biomechanics Lab
Communications in 1997 . The master's Institute for Assessment and Evaluation SPECIALIST IN EDUCATION PROGRAM
program began in 1968 under Journalism and Institute for Educational Innovation
was changed to Communications after the Instructional Services Center The College of Education offers a program
School gained College status in 1970 . The Reading Center leading to the Specialist in Education with a
doctoral program was initiated in 1974 . Tennessee Internship Consortium in major in Education.
A chair of excellence was established in Professional Psychology Degree program requirements are
1987 to support a distinguished professorship described under Education, Fields of Instruc-
in science, technology, and medical writing. Education programs were first offered at the tion .
Communications media and interpersonal graduate level in 1905 by the School of
communications are vital forces in today's Education. Through the Summer School of the DOCTORAL PROGRAMS
complex society. Specialization, gaps among South, the programs thrived, and the School
segments of society, and the nature of world The College of Education offers programs
became a College in 1926 . The Ed .D. program of advanced study leading to the Doctor of
conflict point to the need for more understand- was established in 1950, and the college-wide
ing of how people communicate . Educating Ph .D . program began in 1979 . Education and the Doctor of Philosophy, both
men and women in the perceptive understand- with a major in Education.
The College of Education, as a professional Degree program requirements are
ing of the communications field is a necessity. school, promotes critical inquiry, reflection, and
The graduate programs in the College acquaint described under Education, Fields of Instruc-
social action through interdisciplinary studies. tion .
students with the nature of communications Its graduates are prepared to work in a
42 College of Engineering
Applicants for initial teacher licensure must College of Human environmental controls, an operating theater
and diet preparation room .
gain admission to the college's Teacher
Education Program. Further details concerning Ecology The College of Human Ecology participates
with the College of Engineering in the Center of
the teacher licensure program are described James D. Moran III, Dean Excellence for Materials Processing . These
under Education, Fields of Instruction, and are Billie Collier, Associate Dean for Research and research efforts in Textile Science are also
available through the College of Education Graduate Studies supported by the Textiles and Nonwovens
Advising Center (Claxton Addition, Rm . 214) . Delores Smith, Assistant Dean for Outreach Development Center (TANDEC) .
and Undergraduate Studies The Child Development Laboratory (CDL)
serves as a research and training facility for
College of Departments
Child and Family Studies
students in the College.
The mission of the Institute of Tourism and
Engineering Consumer and Industry Services Manage-
Health and Safety Sciences
Leisure Industries is to serve as a catalyst for
stimulating economic growth by providing a
medium through which tourism and leisure
Jerry E. Stoneking, Dean
Fred Gilliam, Associate Dean, Academic Affairs Human Resource Development industries can collectively develop and focus
Fred D. Tompkins, Associate Dean, Adminis- Nutrition on strategies that will address how to improve
tration the economic climate and overall quality of life
Facilities for Research and Service in the region .
Departments Center of Excellence for Materials The Nutrition Institute provides a communi-
Chemical Engineering Processing cation link for all efforts in nutrition sciences,
Civil and Environmental Engineering Child Development Laboratories coordinates collaborative research efforts and
Electrical and Computer Engineering Nutrition Institute provides a forum for interchange with the larger
Industrial Engineering Small Animal Research Laboratory nutrition community.
Materials Science and Engineering Textiles and Nonwovens Development Refer to the section on Facilities for
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Center Research and Service for additional informa-
Tourism Institute tion .
Human Ecology brings together the natural
Facilities for Research and Service
Measurement and Control Engineering
and social sciences to enhance the well-being
of individuals, families and communities across College of Law
Center the life span . Thomas C. Gallihan, Jr., Dean
Center of Excellence for Materials The University of Tennessee was one of John L. Sobieski, Jr ., Associate Dean
Processing the first institutions of higher education in the Rachel E. Inman, Assistant Dean
Maintenance and Reliability Center South to offer home economics, with the first
class being offered in 1897. Initially called a The University of Tennessee College of
The College had its beginnings in the School of Home Economics, it combined with Law commenced operation in 1890 and has
University when surveying was introduced into Agriculture in 1947 to become the College of continuously sought to provide high-quality
the curriculum in 1838 . The first two profes- Agriculture and Home Economics. In 1959, the legal education in a university community.
sional degrees, Civil Engineer and Mining two colleges became separate units, although While the principal objective of the college is
Engineer, were established in 1879 at the same they continue to share resources . In 1985 the to prepare students for the private practice of
time that the Board of Trustees authorized the name was changed to Human Ecology, law, its total mission is more broadly con-
establishment of a graduate school . Known as reflecting its focus on people interacting with ceived . The college exposes students to the
Mechanic Arts originally, Engineering became a their environments . legal issues of our society enabling them to
college in 1904. Graduate study in Human Ecology develop analytical skills with respect to
The purpose of the College of Engineering prepares the student for teaching, research, decisional law and statutes, the ability to
is to educate men and women to the high levels and public service in colleges and universities communicate effectively their knowledge of the
of research, technical competence, and social or managerial positions in government, law, an awareness of the historical growth of
understanding that will enable them to fulfill their business, and industry . the law, a knowledgeable appreciation of the
responsibilities as professional engineers . The Master of Science degree is offered interrelationship of law and society, and the
Graduate programs of the College of with majors in Child and Family Studies, Health ability to use law as an implement of societal
Engineering provide opportunities for advanced Promotion and Health Education, Human control and development . Students are thus
study leading to the Master of Science and the Resource Development, Nutrition (including equipped to serve their communities not only
Doctor of Philosophy degrees. For a listing, public health nutrition), Recreation, Tourism as advocates and counselors, but as policy
consult majors and degrees available on the and Hospitality Management, Safety Education makers and active, responsible citizens .
Majors and Degree Programs chart. and Service, and Textiles, Retailing and
Consumer Sciences ; the Master of Public THE PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM
GRADUATE PROGRAM AT THE UT SPACE Health degree is offered with a major in Public
Health ; and the Doctor of Philosophy degree is The program of the college has three
INSTITUTE dimensions : teaching and learning, research
offered with a major in Human Ecology and
At the University of Tennessee Space concentrations in child and family studies, into and appraisal of our legal systems and
Institute near Tullahoma, graduate-level community health, human resource develop- institutions, and service to the community.
courses are offered in engineering fields such ment, nutrition science, retail and consumer Each plays a significant role in the college as a
as aerospace, chemical engineering, electrical sciences, and textile science. For additional modern law center .
engineering, engineering science, industrial information, contact the Associate Dean, The teaching and learning element of legal
engineering including engineering management, College of Human Ecology, The University of education at the college involves a cooperative
mechanical engineering, metallurgical Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-1900, (423) classroom interaction between faculty and
engineering, and mathematics and physics. All 974-5224 . students in the analytical study of a host of
programs lead to the Master of Science questions and problems found in today's legal
degree . Also, Ph .D . programs are available in FACILITIES FOR RESEARCH AND SERVICE profession . These involve decisional law,
many of these fields. Information may be statutory interpretation, administrative
obtained from the Registrar, The University of The Small Animal Research Lab, housed in regulation, techniques of trial and appellate
the Jessie Harris Building, has received advocacy, and the roles and responsibilities of
Tennessee Space Institute, Tullahoma, TN the lawyer in advising and representing clients .
37388 . certification by the American Association for
Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care While proper consideration is given to the
(AAALAC) . Renovated in 1985, it has strict problems of Tennessee law, the course of
study is conducted with a view toward
providing an awareness and understanding of
College of Veterinary Medicine 43
the regional and national perspective to unconditionally approved by the Tennessee
prepare students for service in any state. A special bulletin describing facilities, admis-
Board of Nursing. Students admitted to the sion, fees, and degree requirements is
The college is also directly involved in program select a concentration in adult health
providing service to the community. A major available from the College of Social Work,
nursing, family nurse practitioner, mental health Henson Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996-3333, or at
element of public service is centered in the nursing, nursing administration, and nursing of
Legal Clinic where students, under the http :\\csw .utk .edu .
women and children .
guidance of skilled and experienced licensed
practitioners, provide legal services to clients.
College of Veterinary
THE DOCTORAL PROGRAM
Additionally, through research, consultation,
and other services to legal institutions and The College of Nursing offers a doctoral
groups within the state, the college seeks to
participate in the development and improve-
program leading to the Ph .D . with a major in
Nursing. The doctoral program prepares Medicine
ment of the society in which its students may nursing scholars capable of integrating Michael Shires, Dean
eventually practice law. research, theory, and practice into their roles James J. Brace, Associate Dean
In combination, the direction and objectives as researchers, educators, and/or adminis-
of the college lead to the development not of a trators . This unified program offered jointly with Departments
narrow technician, but of a student of the law The University of Tennessee, Memphis Animal Science-Veterinary Medicine
with the perspective, breadth, and understand- College of Nursing enables students to Comparative Medicine
ing necessary to accomplish the many tasks complete all or part of the program at either Large Animal Clinical Sciences
assigned by society to the legal profession . site . The dissertation must be completed in its Microbiology-Veterinary Medicine
entirety at one site . Pathology
GRADUATE PROGRAM Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Two dual degree programs are available in
conjunction with the College of Law: the J.D .-
MBA program with the College of Business
College of Social The College of Veterinary Medicine,
established in 1974, offers a professional
curriculum leading to the Doctor of Veterinary
Administration and the J.D .-M .P .A. program Medicine (D.V .M .) degree . The college offers
with the Department of Political Science . Refer graduate studies leading to the Master of
to details under the respective field of Karen Sowers, Dean
William J. Bell, Associate Dean, Nashville Science and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees .
instruction. Residency training programs in the various
Graduate students in other disciplines may Judith Fiene, Associate Dean, Knoxville
Hugh Vaughn, Acting Associate Dean, clinical specialties are also offered.
also take law courses upon approval of the The primary objective of the college is to
College of Law and the major professor. See Memphis
Paul M. Campbell, Director, Office of Social enable students to attain essential information,
Law under Fields of Instruction. skills, attitudes and behaviors to meet the
Work Research and Public Service
Charles Glisson, Director, Children's Mental varied needs of society and the veterinary
Health Services Research Center profession . The professional curriculum
College of Nursing The College of Social Work began as the
provides an excellent basic science education
in addition to training in diagnosis, disease
Joan Creasia, Dean Nashville School of Social Work, founded in prevention, medical treatment, and surgery.
Carol Seavor, Associate Dean 1942 under the auspices of Vanderbilt Graduates are qualified to pursue careers in
Maureen Groer, Associate Dean for Research University, Scarritt College, and George many facets of veterinary medicine and related
and Evaluation health professions .
Peabody College. It joined the University of
Martha Alligood, Director of Master's Program Tennessee in 1951 . By 1974 the three About two-thirds of the veterinarians in the
Sandra P. Thomas, Director of Doctoral United States are engaged exclusively in pet or
branches, located in Nashville, Memphis and companion animal practice . A growing number
Program Knoxville, offered the two-year master's
Mary Anne Modrcin-McCarthy, Director of are concerned with the health problems of zoo
program. The doctoral program was inaugu- animals, laboratory animals, wildlife, and
Undergraduate Program rated in 1983 . In 1985 the B .S .S .W . progra m aquatic species. A number of veterinarians are
was added, and the School achieved college involved in the health care of food and fiber
Facilities for Research and Service status .
Center for Nursing Practice animals ensuring the supply of safe and
The University of Tennessee College of healthy food .
Center for Nursing Research Social Work is the only graduate professional Veterinarians also find rewarding careers in
social work education program in Tennessee the U.S . Public Health Service, the Armed
The College of Nursing was established in and offers the full continuum of social work
July 1971 . The master's program was initiated Forces, and in state, county, or local health
education degrees at the baccalaureate, agencies. A number of veterinarians are
in 1976 and approval for the doctoral program master's and doctoral levels.
was granted in 1988 . More specific information employed by the U.S . Department of Agricul-
Social work is a helping profession which ture and by state departments of agriculture for
about the programs may be obtained under focuses on providing skilled intervention in the
Nursing, Fields of Instruction, or by contacting important work in livestock disease control,
prevention and amelioration of individual and meat and poultry inspection, serum and
the Director of M.S .N . or Ph .D . Program, The societal problems. It is the purpose of the
University of Tennessee, College of Nursing, vaccine production, and the protection of our
College to provide an education which fosters country against the importation of foreign
1200 Volunteer Blvd ., Knoxville, TN 37996- growth in both individual and career develop-
4110, (423) 974-4151 . animal diseases .
ment . Excellent research opportunities exist for
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING veterinarians--research directly benefiting
GRADUATE PROGRAMS animals and research conducted with animals
The general purpose of the M.S.N . program The two-year program (thesis or non-thesis which benefits humans . Such opportunities are
is to prepare nurses at the graduate level to option) leading to the Master of Science in available at colleges and universities and with
function as advanced practitioners, teachers, Social Work is fully accredited by the Council governmental agencies, private research
or managers in a variety of health care or on Social Work Education and is offered on all institutions and biological and pharmaceutical
educational settings . The program is accred- three campuses . The foundation curriculum of companies.
ited by the National League for Nursing and is the Ph .D. program is available only in Knoxville.