School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Prospective Students

UT Dallas' School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics offers degree programs for undergraduate and graduate students in biology, chemistry, geosciences, mathematics and physics, as well as a graduate program in science/mathematics education. Our UTeach Dallas program offers undergraduate students the possibility of completing the requirements for high-school teacher certification alongside their degrees.

Collaborations with leading-edge industrial partners round out educational and research opportunities. Undergraduates are encouraged to participate in research alongside the faculty and graduate students. From the world-renowned Alan G. MacDiarmid NanoTech Institute, headed by Dr. Ray Baughman, to the William B. Hanson Center for Space Sciences—where Dr. John Hoffman helped discover water on Mars—the science education at UT Dallas is a hands-on, high quality experience for undergraduates and graduate students alike. Our alumni go on to pursue careers in industrial, medical, public health, environmental and governmental organizations as well as in other universities.

UT Dallas Catalogs

The UT Dallas catalogs list the academic programs offered by the University.

The semester of a student's official entry into a major determines which catalog requirements apply. Students are encouraged to meet regularly with an academic advisor to review their degree plan.

Accreditation

The University of Texas at Dallas is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Contact SACSCOC for questions about the accreditation.

 

Opportunities are also available for students to complete Texas Teacher Certification requirements in Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Life/Earth Science, Mathematics, and Physics. Students who wish to be certified should consult UTEACH Dallas and the Teacher Development Center for specific requirements.

Visiting the School

Prospective students, their families, and teachers are encouraged to tour the campus. Campus tours are available Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Call (972) 883-2270 or (800) 889-2443 to set up a tour.

  • Updated: July 17, 2017