College of Arts and Sciences

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Dean: Ann Q. Staton, Professor
Location: CFO 1210

Associate Dean: Abigail Tilton, Associate Professor
Location: CFO 1201

Phone: 940-898-3326
Fax: 940-898-3366

The College of Arts and Sciences is comprised of the departments of Biology; Chemistry and Biochemistry; English, Speech, and Foreign Languages; History and Government; Mathematics and Computer Science; Psychology and Philosophy; Sociology and Social Work; and Women’s Studies. The School of Management (Business and Economics; Fashion and Textiles; and Health Systems Management) and the School of the Arts (Dance, Drama, Music, and Visual Arts) are also in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Graduate programs offered by these college components lead to the following master’s degrees: Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Health Systems Management, and Master of Science. In addition, the Specialist in School Psychology degree is offered, as well as the dual degrees in Master of Business Administration/Master of Health Systems Management and Master of Arts in Music (Music Therapy concentration)/Master of Science in Counseling and Development.

Several graduate certificates are offered in the College. The Department of Sociology and Social Work offers the Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Diversity and the Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Social Science Research Methods. The School of Management offers a Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting. The Department of Women’s Studies offers a Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Women’s Studies.

Doctor of Philosophy programs are offered in the fields of Counseling Psychology, Dance, Molecular Biology, Rhetoric, School Psychology, Sociology, and Women’s Studies.

Numerous research opportunities exist in these programs, and special facilities for graduate instruction and research are available.

General degree requirements of the University may be found in this catalog. Additional information about the College’s departments and programs can be found at the College of Arts and Sciences website .