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    Sep 16, 2019  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Arts and Sciences


Main Office
General Academic Building, Room 210

Mailing address:
1155 Union Circle #305189
Denton, TX 76203-5017
940-565-2497
Web site: www.cas.unt.edu

David Holdeman, Dean

Jean B. Schaake, Associate Dean
Steven Cobb, Associate Dean
Kathryn Cullivan, Associate Dean

Programs of study

The College of Arts and Sciences, through its disciplines of humanities and arts, social sciences and sciences, offers course work leading to the following degrees:

  • Master of Arts,
  • Master of Fine Arts,
  • Master of Science, and
  • Doctor of Philosophy.

Many of the master’s degrees in the College of Arts and Sciences offer more specialized areas to students (see individual program descriptions in this catalog for specific information)

Doctoral programs in the college typically reflect the areas of academic specialization or focus of the various departments (see individual program descriptions in this catalog for specific information). All areas offer challenging programs that provide students with the opportunity to become experts in their chosen fields. A major emphasis in the college is to train graduate students in the fundamentals of research and to prepare them, especially on the doctoral level, to be critical thinkers who can advance human knowledge through research.

The college is composed of the following academic departments and programs.

Research

Innovative research in the arts, humanities and social sciences is under way in such areas as technical writing, regional history, health psychology and applied communication skills. Research programs in the natural sciences, mathematics and technologies cover the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics and environmental science. Research initiatives within these fields include molecular biology and biotechnology, neuroscience, applied geography, environmental toxicology, artificial intelligence, environmental health, image processing, organometallic chemistry, laser and accelerator-based physics, materials characterization, and applications of geographic information systems.

Advising

For general information, contact the Toulouse Graduate School . For specific requirements for graduate degrees, contact the appropriate department chair or graduate advisor.

Department of Anthropology

Go to information for Department of Anthropology.

Department of Biological Sciences

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Department of Chemistry

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Department of Communication Studies

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Department of Dance and Theatre

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Department of Economics

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Department of English

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Department of Geography

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Department of History

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Department of Mathematics

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Department of Media Arts

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Department of Philosophy and Religion

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Department of Physics

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Department of Political Science

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Department of Psychology

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Department of Sociology

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Department of Technical Communication

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Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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