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How to Use This Bulletin
This bulletin is divided into the following five sections.
1. General Information - history of the university, accreditation, the academic calendar, admission and
academic requirements, enrollment policies, financial information, student life, policies, contacts at
UNT. The Academic Programs Options charts provide information about the degrees, minors, certifications, etc.,
2. Colleges and Schools - The University of North Texas is organized into the following colleges and
schools. Some are organized in departments, institutes and centers; others operate as a single unit.
College of Arts and Sciences
Dance and Theatre Arts
Foreign Languages and Literatures
Philosophy and Religion Studies
Radio, Television and Film
Speech and Hearing Sciences
College of Business Administration
Business Computer Information Systems
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Law
Marketing and Logistics
School of Community Service
Rehabilitation Studies, Social Work and Addictions
College of Education
Counseling, Development and Higher Education
Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation
Teacher Education and Administration
Technology and Cognition
School of Library and Information Sciences
School of Merchandising and Hospitality Management
College of Music
Toulouse School of Graduate Studies
School of Visual Arts
3. Courses of Instruction - A listing of courses is given with description, laboratory-lecture requirements,
and credit hour value for all courses offered. Courses numbered 1000 - 4999 are undergraduate courses and
are listed in the Undergraduate Catalog. Courses numbered 5000 - 6999 are graduate courses and are listed in
the Graduate Catalog. The "Course and Subject Guide" found in the Courses of Instruction section of this
book, serves as a table of contents for courses and provides quick access to subject areas and prefixes.
4. Faculty, Librarians and Awards - listings for faculty, emeritus faculty, librarians, emeritus librarians
and award recipients.
5. Campus Map and Legends - information about building locations and offices/areas located within
Number 102-2, July 2002. University of North Texas Bulletin (USPS 074-840) is published four times a year, once in the month of May, twice in the month of July, and once in the month of September, by the University
of North Texas, Office of University Communications and Marketing, Administration Building, P.O. Box
311070, Denton, TX 76203-1070. Periodicals postage paid at Denton, TX. POSTMASTER: Send changes of address
to University of North Texas Bulletin, Office of Admissions, P.O. Box 311277, Denton, TX 76203-1277.
Date of initial release: July 1, 2002. Copyright © 2002 University of North Texas
2002-2003 Undergraduate Catalog
Change of Catalog Information
This catalog is an official bulletin of the University of North Texas and is intended to provide
general information. It contains policies, regulations, procedures and fees in effect as the publication went to
press. UNT reserves the right to make changes at any time to reflect current board policies,
administrative regulations and procedures, amendments by state law, and fee changes. Information provided by this
catalog is subject to change without notice and does not constitute a contract between the University of North
Texas and a student or an applicant for admission. Students are responsible for observing the regulations
contained herein; therefore, they are urged to read this catalog carefully. This catalog does not contain all
university rules, regulations and policies for which a student is responsible. Students also should consult
other publications, such as the Student Handbook, Tuition, Fees and Other Charges
brochure, Parking Regulations, ABCs of Residence Hall Living and specific contracts. This catalog becomes effective with
the beginning of the fall semester, 2002.
It is the policy of the University of North Texas not to discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion, sex, age, national origin, disability (when reasonable accommodations can be made), disabled veteran
status or veterans of the Vietnam era status in its educational programs, activities, admissions or
In addition to complying with federal and state equal opportunity laws and regulations, the
university through its diversity policy declares harassment that is based on individual differences (including
sexual orientation) to be inconsistent with its mission and educational goals.
Direct questions or concerns to the Office of Equity and Diversity (940) 565-2456, or the Dean of
Students Office (940) 565-2648. TDD access: (800) 735-2989.
General Information Number
Directory assistance for all university offices is available through the main switchboard at (940)
565-2000; metro (817) 267-3731.
Withdrawal of Student for Cause
The university reserves the right to withdraw a student for cause in accordance with applicable
policies and procedures at any time.
Number 102-2, July 2002
University of North Texas Bulletin (USPS No. 074-840) published four times a year, twice in the
month of July, and once in the months of September and May by the University of North Texas, Office of
University Communications and Marketing, Administration Building, P.O. Box 311070, Denton, Texas
76203-1070. Periodicals postage paid at Denton, Texas.
POSTMASTER: Send changes of address to University of North Texas Bulletin, Office of
Admissions, P.O. Box 311277, Denton, Texas 76203-1277.
Electronic Copies of Catalog
This catalog may be viewed in electronic form on the Internet (www.unt.edu/catsched). For answers
to questions or problems with the Internet access to this catalog, contact the UNT Computing Center
Support Services at (940) 565-2324.
Print Copies of Catalog
Each enrolled student with a valid UNT ID is eligible to receive one catalog each year beginning July 1.
Date of initial release: July 1, 2002.