College of Arts and Sciences

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Dean: Abigail C. Tilton, Associate Professor
Location: CFO 1210

Interim Associate Dean: Shannon Scott, Professor
Location: CFO 1202

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; Fashion and Textiles; History and Political Science; Mathematics and Computer Science; Multicultural Women's and Gender Studies; Psychology and Philosophy; Sociology; and Social Work. The School of the Arts (Dance, Theatre, Music, and Visual Arts) is 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 Fine Arts, Master of Science, and Master of Social Work. In addition, the Specialist in School Psychology degree is offered as well as 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 offers the Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Diversity and the Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Social Science Research Methods. The Department of Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies offers a Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies. The Department of History and Political Science offers a Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Women in Politics.

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

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