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University of Mobile    
 
    
 
  Dec 11, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog & Student Handbooks

2017-2018 Academic Catalog & Student Handbooks


Welcome to UM’s Online Catalog

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ISSUED BY
UNIVERSITY OF MOBILE
5735 COLLEGE PARKWAY
MOBILE, ALABAMA 36612-2842
Telephone: 251/675-5990 or 800/946-7267
Web Page Address: http://www.umobile.edu

The University

University of Mobile campus is set amid 880 acres of woodlands dotted with azaleas, camellias, cherry trees, dogwoods, and oaks. Located approximately ten miles north of downtown Mobile, the campus is spacious, yet compact enough for students to walk to class within minutes. The University is a church-related institution of liberal arts and sciences chartered in 1961 as Mobile College and affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention. The University is the creation of a people with a Christian vision. Its students are encouraged to become confident Christian men and women who have mastered the body of knowledge required by the degree they hold; who know how to think; who know what they believe and why they believe it; who possess the courage to live and work according to those beliefs; and who possess the willingness and skill to use their influence in appropriate and effective ways to change the world.

Accreditation

University of Mobile is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of University of Mobile. Inquiries about the University, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to the University and not to the Commission’s office. The Commission is to be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support a University’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard.

The University holds membership with and is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248, 703-437-0700). The University, through its School of Business, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs to offer the following business degrees: Bachelor of Science Degree with majors in Accounting and Business Administration; the Bachelor of Business Administration degree; and the Master of Business Administration Degree. Visit the website for more information: http://www.acbsp.org. The baccalaureate degree in nursing and master’s degree in nursing at the University of Mobile are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791. The Alabama State Board of Education approves teacher education programs.

For information about complaint procedures against the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges or its accredited institutions, please contact: http://www.sacscoc.org/pdf/081705/complaintpolicy.pdf 

For information about complaint procedures to the Alabama Private School Licensure Division of the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education, please consult: https://www.accs.cc/index.cfm/school-licensure/complaints/


 

Disclaimer

Information included in this catalog at the time of publication describes as accurately as possible the course offerings, policies, procedures, regulations, and requirements of University of Mobile. The University reserves the right to alter or change any statement contained herein without prior notice. The provisions of this catalog are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between the University and the student. Each center, college or school within the University has specific requirements that must be met before a degree can be completed. Students are expected to know regulations and policies found in the current catalog and attached student handbooks. It is the student’s responsibility to inform himself or herself of degree requirements, the school calendar, critical deadlines, and the contents of all University communications received electronically, via the US Postal Service, or through one’s own University mail box.