Academic Program Options

This document is set up in two parts. Part one lists degrees, majors, minors, concentrations under the undergraduate major, concentrations under the master's major, and concentrations under the doctoral major.

Part two lists elementary certifications (ec), secondary certifications (sc), all-level certifications (alc), professional certifications, (pc), endorsements (E) and preprofessional programs (P).

NEW! Graduate Academic Certificates

Link: Academic Program Options Key (definitions, etc.)

College of Arts and Sciences

Aerospace Studies: Minor
African American Studies: IM
Alternative Dispute Resolution: IM
Applied Geography: MS
Archaeology: IM
Asian Studies: IM
Audiology: MA, MS, AuD
Biochemistry: BA, BSBC, MS, PhD
Biology: BA, BSBIO, Minor, MA, MS, PhD
Biology - Ecology: Concentration under the master's major, Concentration under the doctoral major
Biology - Microbiology: Concentration under the master's major, Concentration under the doctoral major
Biology - Plant Science: Concentration under the master's major, Concentration under the doctoral major
Chemical Technicians: Minor
Chemistry: BA, BSCHM, M, MS, PhD
Chemistry - Analytical Chemistry: Concentration under the master's major, Concentration under the doctoral major
Chemistry - Industrial Chemistry: Concentration under the master's major
Chemistry - Inorganic Chemistry: Concentration under the master's major, Concentration under the doctoral major
Chemistry - Natural Philosophy: Concentration under the master's major
Chemistry - Organic Chemistry: Concentration under the master's major, Concentration under the doctoral major
Chemistry - Physical Chemistry: Concentration under the master's major, Concentration under the doctoral major
Clinical Psychology: MA, MS, PhD
Communication Studies: BA, Minor, MA, MS
Computer Science: BA, BS, Minor, MS, PhD
Counseling Psychology: MA, MS, PhD
Cytotechnology: BS
Dance: BA, BFA, Minor
Economics: BA, BSECO, Minor, MA, MS
Economics Research: MS
Engineering Physics: BSEP
Engineering Technology: BSET, Minor, MS
Engineering Technology - Electronics Engineering Technology: Concentration under the undergraduate major, Minor
Engineering Technology - Manufacturing Engineering Technology: Concentration under the undergraduate major, Minor
Engineering Technology - Mechanical Engineering Technology: Concentration under the undergraduate major, Minor
Engineering Technology - Microsystems Engineering Technology: Minor
Engineering Technology - Nuclear Engineering Technology+: Concentration under the undergraduate major
English: BA, Minor, MA, PhD
English - American Literature: Concentration under the doctoral major
English - British Literature: Concentration under the doctoral major
English - Composition and Language: Concentration under the undergraduate major
English - Creative Writing: Concentration under the master's major
English - Literature: Concentration under the undergraduate major
English as a Second Language: E
English - Technical Writing: Minor, Concentration under the master's major
Environmental Science: MS, PhD
Experimental Psychology: MA, MS, PhD
French: BA, Minor, MA
General Studies: BA
Geography: BA, BS, Minor
Geography Earth Science: Concentration under the undergraduate major
Geography Regional Science: Concentration under the undergraduate major
Geology: Minor
German: BA, Minor
Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine: PhD
History: BA, Minor, MA, MS, PhD
History - Modern European History: Concentration under the master's major, Concentration under the doctoral major
History - United States History: Concentration under the master's major, Concentration under the doctoral major
Industrial Psychology: MA, MS
Industrial - Organizational Psychology: PhD
International Studies: BA, IM
Italian: Minor
Jewish Studies: IM
Journalism: BA, BS, Minor, MA, MJ
Journalism - Advertising: Concentration under the undergraduate major, Minor
Journalism - Broadcast News: Concentration under the undergraduate major, Minor
Journalism - Business Journalism: Concentration under the undergraduate major
Journalism - News Writing Editorial: Concentration under the undergraduate major, Minor
Journalism - Photojournalism: Concentration under the undergraduate major, Minor
Journalism - Public Relations: Concentration under the undergraduate major, Minor
Labor and Industrial Relations: MS
Linguistics: MA
Linguistics - English as a Second Language: Concentration under the master's major
Materials Science: MS, PhD
Mathematics: BA, BSMTH, Minor, MA, MS, PhD
Medical Technology: BSMT
Mexican American Studies, Minor
Molecular Biology, MA, MS, PhD
Music: BA
Musical Theatre: BFA
Musical Theatre - Acting: Concentration under the undergraduate major
Musical Theatre - Dancing: Concentration under the undergraduate major
Musical Theatre - Singing: Concentration under the undergraduate major
Peace Studies: Minor
Philosophy: BA, Minor, MA
Philosophy - Environmental Ethics: Concentration under the master's major
Physics: BA, BSPHY, Minor, MS, MA, PhD
Physics - Nuclear/Atomic Physics: Concentration under the doctoral major
Physics - Solid State Physics: Concentration under the doctoral major
Physics - Theoretical Physics: Concentration under the doctoral major
Political Science: BA, Minor, MA, MS, PhD
Political Science - Government and Public Law: Concentration under the master's major, Concentration under the doctoral major
Political Science - Comparative Government and Politics: Concentration under the master's major, Concentration under the doctoral major
Political Science - International Politics: Concentration under the master's major, Concentration under the doctoral major
Political Science - Political Theory and Methodology: Concentration under the master's major, Concentration under the doctoral major
Political Science - Public Administration and Management: Concentration under the master's major, Concentration under the doctoral major
Psychology: BA, Minor, BS
Radio/Television/Film: BA, Minor, MA, MS
Religion Studies: IM
School Psychology: MA, MS
Social Science: BA, IM
Spanish: BA, Minor, MA
Speech and Hearing Sciences: Minor
Speech - Language Pathology: MA, MS
Speech - Language Pathology/Audiology: BA, Minor
Theatre Arts: BA, BFA, Minor, MA, MS
Theatre Arts - Acting: Concentration under the undergraduate major
Theatre Arts - Design-Technology: Concentration under the undergraduate major
Women's Studies: IM

Department is moving to the new College of Engineering Spring 2003.

NEW! Graduate Academic Certificates

College of Business Administration

Accounting: BS·, Minor, MBA, MS·, PhD
Accounting - Audit and Financial Accounting: Concentration under the master's major
Accounting - Entrepreneurial Perspective: Concentration under the master's major
Accounting - Government and Not-for-Profit: Concentration under the master's major
Accounting - Managerial Accounting Systems: Concentration under the master's major
Accounting - Taxation: Concentration under the master's major
Accounting Control Systems: BS
Administrative Management: MBA
Business Computer Information Systems: BS, PhD
Business Foundations: Minor
Decision Sciences: BBA
Decision Technologies: MS
Economics: BBA
Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management: BBA
Finance: BBA, Minor, MBA, MS, PhD
Financial Planning: Minor
Financial Services: BBA
General Business: BBA
Health Services Management: MBA
Human Resource Management: MBA
Insurance: BBA, Minor
Information Technologies: MS
Legal Studies: Minor
Logistics: BBA
Management: Minor, EMBA, PhD
Marketing: BBA, Minor, MBA, PhD
Operations Management Science: BBA, MBA, PhD
Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management: BBA
Real Estate: BBA, Minor, MS

NEW! Graduate Academic Certificates

School of Community Service


Administration of Aging Organizations: MA, MS
Administration of Long-Term Care and Retirement Facilities: MA, MS
Alternative Dispute Resolution: IM
Anthropology: BA, Minor
Applied Anthropology: MA, MS
Applied Arts and Sciences: BAAS
Applied Behavior Analysis: BS, Minor
Applied Economics: MS
Applied Gerontology: BS, Minor, MA, MS
Behavior Analysis: MS
Criminal Justice: BS, Minor, MS
Emergency Administration and Planning: BS, Minor
Ethnic Studies: Minor
Human Services: Minor
Public Administration: Minor, MPA
Rehabilitation Services: MS
Rehabilitation Services Rehabilitation Counseling: Concentration under the master's major
Rehabilitation Studies: BS, Minor
Social Work: BSW
Sociology: BA, Minor, MA, MS, PhD
Sociology - Family and Life Cycle: Concentration under the master's major, Concentration under the doctoral major
Sociology - Social and Disorganization: Concentration under the master's major, Concentration under the doctoral major
Sociology - Urban Sociology: Concentration under the master's major, Concentration under the doctoral major
Substance Abuse and Addictions: Minor

NEW! Graduate Academic Certificates

College of Education

Applied Technology, Training and Development: Med, MS, EdD, PhD
Applied Technology and Performance Improvement: BAAS
Computer Education: Minor
Computer Education and Cognitive Systems: MS
Counseling: MEd, MS, PhD*
Counseling Associate Studies: Minor
Curriculum and Instruction: MEd*, EdD, PhD
Development and Family Studies: BS, Minor, MS
Early Childhood Education (Grades EC-4)**: MS, EdD
Educational Administration: MEd, EdD, PhD
Educational Computing: PhD
Educational Research: PhD
Elementary Education (Grades EC-4; 4-8)**: MEd
Health Promotion: BS, Minor, MS
Higher Education: MEd, MS, EdD, PhD
Interdisciplinary Studies (Grades EC-4; Grades 4-8): BS
Kinesiology (Physical Education): BS, Minor, MS
Reading Education: MEd, EdD, PhD
Recreation and Leisure Studies: BS, Minor, MS
Secondary Education (Grades 8-12)**: MS, MEd
Special Education**: MS, MEd, PhD

NEW! Graduate Academic Certificates

College of Engineering*

Computer Science: BA, BS, MS, PhD
Computer Engineering: BS, MS
Electronics Engineering Technology: Concentration under the undergraduate major
Engineering Technology: BSET, MS
Manufacturing Engineering Technology: Concentration under the undergraduate major
Materials Science and Engineering: MS, PhD
Mechanical Engineering Technology: Concentration under the undergraduate major
Nuclear Engineering Technology: Concentration under the undergraduate major

* New College of Engineering launched Spring 2003.

NEW! Graduate Academic Certificates

School of Library and Information Sciences

Information Science: BS, MS, PhD
Library Science: MS

School of Merchandising and Hospitality Management

Home Furnishings Merchandising: BS, Minor
Hospitality Management: BS, Minor, MS
Industrial/Technical (Merchandising and Fabric Analytics): MS
Merchandising: BS
Merchandising - Fashion Emphasis: Minor
Merchandising - Fashion Merchandise Development Emphasis: Minor

NEW! Graduate Academic Certificates

College of Music

Composition: BM, MM, DMA
General Choral and Instrumental Music: BM
General Choral and Instrumental Music - Choral/Keyboard: Concentration under the undergraduate major
General Choral and Instrumental Music - Choral/Vocal: Concentration under the undergraduate major
General Choral and Instrumental Music - Instrumental/Band: Concentration under the undergraduate major
General Choral and Instrumental Music - Instrumental/Orchestra: Concentration under the undergraduate major
Jazz Studies: BM, MM
Music: BA, Minor, MA
Music Education: MM, MMEd, PhD
Music History and Literature: BM
Music Theory, BM, MM, PhD
Musicology: MM, PhD
Performance: BM, MM, DMA

NEW! Graduate Academic Certificates School of Visual Arts Art: Minor, PhD
Art - Art Education: Concentration under the doctoral major
Art Education: MA
Art History: BA, BFA, Minor, MA
Ceramics: BFA, Minor, MFA
Communication Design: BFA, MFA
Drawing: Minor
Drawing and Painting: BFA, MFA
Fashion Design: BFA, MFA
Fibers: BFA, Minor, MFA
Interior Design: BFA, Minor, MFA
Metalsmithing and Jewelry: BFA, Minor, MFA
Photography: BFA, Minor, MFA
Printmaking: BFA, Minor, MFA
Sculpture: BFA, Minor, MFA
Visual Arts Studies: BFA

NEW! Graduate Academic Certificates Center for Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies

Interdisciplinary Studies: MA, MS

Cooperative Programs UNT/UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth (UNT/UNTHSC-FW)

Public Health: MPH, DO/MPH
Public Health - Environmental Health: Concentration under the master's major
Public Health - Health Behavior: Concentration under the master's major
Public Health - Health Services Research****: Concentration under the master's major
Public Health/Anthropology*****: MPH/MA
Public Health/Health Psychology and Behavior Medicine*****: MPH/PhD
Public Health/Sociology*****: MPH/ MA/ MS, MPH/PhD

NEW! Graduate Academic Certificates

UNT System Center at Dallas

Administrative Management: MBA
Applied Technology and Performance Improvement: BAAS
Computer Science: BA, BS
Counseling: MS, MEd
Criminal Justice: BS
Educational Administration: EdD
General Business: BBA
Health Information Management: BAAS, Concentration under the undergraduate major
Higher Education (Student Services Administration): MEd, MS
Information Science: MS
Interdisciplinary Studies (Elementary Education Grades EC-4; Grades 4-8): BS
Legal Information Management: BAAS, Concentration under the undergraduate major
Library Science: MS
Nursing^^^: BSN^^^
Public Health^^^^: MPH
Rehabilitation Studies: BS
Sociology: BA
Substance Abuse and Addictions: Minor

NEW! Graduate Academic Certificates

Certifications, Endorsements and Preprofessional Programs

This section lists elementary certifications (ec), secondary certifications (sc), all-level certifications (alc), professional certifications, (pc), endorsements (E) and preprofessional programs (P).

NEW! Graduate Academic Certificates College of Arts and Sciences Biology: EC++, SC++
Chemistry: SC++
Communication Studies: EC++, SC++
Computer Science: SC++
Dance: SC++
Earth Science: EC++, SC++
Economics: SC++
English: EC++, SC++
English as a Second Language: E
English Technical Writing: PC
French: EC++, SC++
Geography: EC++, SC++
German: SC++
History: EC++, SC++
Journalism: SC++
Life-Earth Science: EC++, SC++
Mathematics: EC++, SC++
Physical Science: SC++
Physics: SC++
Political Science: SC++
Pre-Dentistry: P
Pre-Engineering: P
Pre-Medicine: P
Pre-Seminary: P
Pre-Theology: P
Psychology: SC++
School Psychology: PC##
Science Composite: SC++
Social Studies: SC++
Spanish: EC++, SC++
Speech Communications: EC++, SC++
Speech - Language Pathology/Audiology, PC#
Theatre Arts: EC++, SC++

College of Business Administration

General Business: SC++

School of Community Service

Alternative Dispute Resolution: PC
Applied Gerontology: PC··
Rehabilitation Services - Rehabilitation Counseling: CL···
Rehabilitation Studies: PC····
Social Work: L###
Sociology: SC++

College of Education

Art: ALC++
Basic Business: SC++
Biology: SC++
Chemistry: SC++
Communication Studies: EC, SC++
Computer Education and Cognitive Systems - Instructional Systems Technology: E^
Computer Education and Cognitive Systems - Teaching and Learning With Technology: E^^
Computer Science: SC++
Counselor Education: PC!
Dance: SC++
Development and Family Studies Program - Certified Family Life Educator: PC··
Development and Family Studies Program - Early Intervention Specialist Professional: PC··
Driver Education- Driver and Traffic Safety: E++
Early Childhood Education (Grades EC-4)**: EC++
Earth Science: SC++
Economics: SC++
Educational Diagnostician: PC!
Elementary Education (Grades EC-4; 4-8): PC!
English: SC++
English - Language Arts: SC++
English as a Second Language: E
French: SC++
Geography: SC++
German: SC++
Gifted and Talented: E!
Health Education: SC++
Health Promotion: SC++
History: SC++
Information Processing Technologies: E
Interdisciplinary Studies (Grades EC-4; Grades 4-8): EC++
Journalism: SC++
Kinesiology (Physical Education): SC++, ALC++
Latin: SC++
Learning Resources: E
Learning Resources Specialist: PC!
Life-Earth Science): SC++
Marketing Education: PC!!
Mathematics): SC++
Middle School Education): EC++
Music): ALC++
Office Education): PC!!
Physical Education (Kinesiology): EC++, SC++
Physics: SC++
Political Science: SC++
Principal: PC!
Psychology: SC++
Reading**: SC++, PC!
Reading Specialist: ALC!
Recreation and Leisure Studies - National Council on Therapeutic Recreation: PC··
School Psychologist and Associate School Psychologist: PC##
Science Composite: SC++
Secondary Education (Grades 8-12)**: PC!
Social Studies Composite: SC++
Sociology: SC++
Spanish: SC++
Special Education**: SC++, E
Special Education Emotionally Disturbed and Autistic: E
Speech Communication: SC++
Superintendent: PC!
Technology Applications - Level One (Grades K-12): ALC++
Technology Applications - Level Two (Grades 8-12): SC++
Theater Arts: SC++
Trade and Industrial: SC!!
Vocational Counselor: PC!

School of Library and Information Sciences

Learning Resources: E!
Learning Resource Specialist: PC!

College of Music

General Choral and Instrumental Music: EC++, ALC++
Performance: P!!!

School of Visual Arts

Art - Museum Education: PC··
Visual Arts Studies: ALC++

UNT System Center at Dallas

Alternative Dispute Resolution: PC
E-Commerce: PC
Educational Diagnostician: PC!
Diversity: PC
Information Processing Technology: E
Music (Music Education Teacher): ALC
Retailing: PC
Technology Applications: PC

Academic Program Options Key

Degrees, Majors, Concentrations under Majors, Minors, Certifications,
Endorsements and Preprofessional Programs

Degree Abbreviations

AuD - Doctor of Audiology
BAAS - Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences
BA - Bachelor of Arts
BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration
BFA - Bachelor of Fine Arts
BM - Bachelor of Music
BS - Bachelor of Science
BSBC - Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
BSBIO - Bachelor of Science in Biology
BSCHM - Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
BSECO - Bachelor of Science in Economics
BSEP - Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics
EBSET - Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology
BSMTH - Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
BSMT - Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology
BSPHY - Bachelor of Science in Physics
BSW - Bachelor of Social Work
EMBA - Executive Master of Business Administration
MA - Master of Arts
MBA - Master of Business Administration
MEd - Master of Education
MFA - Master of Fine Arts
MJ - Master of Journalism
MM - Master of Music
MMEd - Master of Music Education
MPA - Master of Public Administration
MPH - Master of Public Health
MS - Master of Science
EdD - Doctor of Education
DMA - Doctor of Musical Arts
DO/MPH - Doctor of Osteopathy/Master of Public Health
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
Other Abbreviations
EC - Elementary Certification**
SC - Secondary Certification**
ALC - All-level Certification
PC - Professional Certification
E - Endorsement
IM - Interdisciplinary Minor
L - Licensure
M - Minor
P - Preprofessional Program
X - Concentration under the Major
CRC - Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
LPC - Licensed Professional Counselor
LCDC - Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor
LSWA - Licensed Social Work Associate
CVE - Certified Vocational Evaluator
LSW - Licensed Social Worker

Note: Degree abbreviations are taken from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Inventory of Approved Degree Programs for Texas Public Senior Colleges and Universities and may not match the UNT degree option abbreviations listed in the Schedule of Classes.

Note: Some programs offer dual or joint degrees. See college/school copy.

Legend:

Degree programs, majors and concentrations under the majors are approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Only undergraduate-level minors and preprofessional programs are listed.

* Pending approval and/or review by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

** Students planning to teach in elementary schools must major in interdisciplinary studies in the College of Education. Students planning to teach in secondary schools must earn a major and a degree in the academic discipline in which they plan to teach, and take a minor in secondary education to qualify for a teaching certificate.

*** The university offers preprofessional programs to meet requirements of selected professional schools of medicine, dentistry, nursing, engineering and other fields. The Preprofessional Advisory Committee assists all premedical and pre-dental students with major and minor selection, courses that meet preprofessional requirements, and applications and recommendations to professional schools. (Contact the Office of Student Advising, College of Arts and Sciences.) Students interested in chiropractic, dental hygiene, nursing, pharmacy, podiatry, optometry, all allied health fields, including physical therapy, physicians assistant, occupational therapy and veterinary medicine should work closely with the health professions counselor in the College of Arts and Sciences to determine the courses suggested for admission to each program. Students wishing to pursue a pre-engineering program should consult with the pre-engineering adviser in the Department of Engineering Technology. Students wishing to pursue post-baccalaureate work in seminaries or divinity schools should consult with the chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies.

Although the university does not offer a preprofessional program in law, students may consult with the pre-law adviser in the Department of Political Science.

Department is moving to the new College of Engineering Spring 2003.

+ Offered only at the Texas Utilities Electric facility at Comanche Peak.

++ Certificate/Endorsement is issued by the State Board for Educator Certification and is available at undergraduate and post-baccalaureate levels.

! Certificate/Endorsement is issued by the State Board for Educator Certification and is available only at the graduate level.

!! Vocational/Technical Certification is issued by the State Board for Educator Certification.

!!! Non-degree Artist Certificate program in music.

# Licensure is through the State Committee of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology Audiology.

## Licensure is through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.

### BSW, Social Work graduates of the program are eligible to take the examination for licensure as a social worker (LSW) by the State of Texas.

· Degrees awarded simultaneously.

·· Special Certificate Program.

··· MS, Rehabilitation Services, Rehabilitation Counseling carefully selected course work in the rehabilitation counseling concentration prepares graduates of the program to sit for one or more of the following licensures/certifications: CRC, LPC, LCDC.

···· BS, Rehabilitation Studies carefully selected course work and supervised field experiences prepare graduates of the program to be eligible to apply for the following certifications: LCDC, LSWA, CVE.

^ Certificate/Endorsement is issued by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).

^^ Certificate/Endorsement is issued by the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT).

^^^ This program is administered through the School of Nursing at the University of Texas at Arlington. This is an RN to BSN program.

^^^^ This program is administered through the School of Public Health at the UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth.

Degrees, majors, concentrations under majors, professional fields, minors, certifications, endorsements and preprofessional programs are selected in consultation with an adviser and, if approved, are incorporated into the student's degree plan and/or program of study.

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