Graduate School Preview Day

Date/Time: Thursday, September 17, 2009, 3:00 p.m.

Ferguson Student Center on the UA Campus, Tuscaloosa, AL

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A. OPENING SESSION: (Ferguson Theater, 3:00 – 4:00 pm)

The Benefits of Investing in a Graduate Education” – Presented by UA faculty, staff, and graduate students

B. SMALL GROUP INFORMATION SESSIONS: (Various Locations, 4:15- 5:00 pm)

Assistant and associate deans, graduate program directors, and other college representatives will talk about UA’s many graduate degrees. Select one of the following sessions to attend:

***All Sessions To Be Held In Ferguson Center***

Natural Sciences & Math (Anderson Room/302)

Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geography, Geological Sciences, Marine Science Program, Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy

Communication & Information Sciences (313)

Advertising and Public Relations, Communication Studies, Journalism, Book Arts, Library and Information Studies, Telecommunication and Film, Mass Communication

Social Sciences (Forum/360)

American Studies, Anthropology, Communicative Disorders, Criminal Justice, Economics, History, Political Science, Psychology, Women’s Studies

Graduate School of Business (Ferguson Theater)

Accountancy, Economics, Finance and Legal Studies, Information Systems, Statistics and Management Science, Management and Marketing, MBA

Fine Arts & Humanities (312)

Art, English, Modern Languages and Classics, Music, Theatre and Dance

Human Environmental Sciences (305)

Clothing, Textiles, and Interior Design, Consumer Sciences, General H.E.S., Human Development & Family Studies, Health Studies, Health Education and Promotion, Human Nutrition

Engineering (309)

Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Education (301)

Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Kinesiology, Music Education, Educational Psychology, School Psychology, Special Education, Counselor Education, Educational Administration, Educational Leadership, Higher Education Administration, and Educational Research

Capstone College of Nursing (358)

Social Work (307)

Law School (300)

C. RECEPTION: (Heritage Room, 5:00 – 5:30 pm)


Select one of the following two sessions on graduate admissions tests. You should attend the seminar on general testing strategies if you are not pre-registered for a Kaplan Practice Test.

  • Seminar: General Testing Strategies (Ferguson Theater) 5:30- 6:30 pm: “Preparing for the GRE, GMAT, MAT, and Other Tests”
  • Kaplan Practice Tests for FREE (Ballroom) 5:30- 8:30 pm:
    • GRE (Ballroom)
    • GMAT (Ballroom)
    • LSAT (Ballroom