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    University of North Texas
   
 
  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences


Main Office
General Academic Building, Room 210

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

David Holdeman, Dean

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

Programs of study

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, through its disciplines of humanities and arts, and social 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 Liberal Arts and Social 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.

  • Aerospace Studies (no graduate programs)
  • Anthropology
  • Communication Studies
  • Dance and Theatre
  • Economics
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • International Studies
  • Media Arts
  • Military Science (no graduate programs)
  • Philosophy and Religion Studies
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Technical Communication
  • World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Research and Creative Activity

Innovative research and creative activity is under way in such areas as applied geography and applications of geographic information systems; clinical and counseling psychology; creative writing, documentary film production, econometrics; environmental philosophy, medical anthropology; peace studies; technical communication, and regional and military history.

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 Communication Studies

Go to information for Department of Communication Studies.

Department of Dance and Theatre

Go to information for Department of Dance and Theatre.

Department of Economics

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Department of English

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Department of Geography and the Environment

Go to information for Department of Geography and the Environment.

Department of History

Go to information for Department of History.

Department of Media Arts

Go to information for Department of Media Arts.

Department of Philosophy and Religion

Go to information for Department of Philosophy and Religion.

Department of Political Science

Go to information for Department of Political Science.

Department of Psychology

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Department of Sociology

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Department of Technical Communication

Go to information for Department of Technical Communication.

Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Go to information for Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures.