The University of Texas at Dallas’ eight schools and Hobson Wildenthal Honors College embody the wealth of educational opportunities offered at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels. From the arts to mathematics to the sciences, UT Dallas’ programs are honed to produce world-class graduates.
The School of Arts and Humanities prepares students for the global, diverse, change-intensive and technologically sophisticated environment of the twenty-first century by providing an integrated interdisciplinary education that fuses critical with creative thinking, the arts with the humanities, the arts and humanities with other branches of knowledge, and theory with practice. The programs within the school encourage and support scholarly research and creative endeavors that seek, create and explore connections across conventional academic disciplines and forms of artistic expression. For more information about the school, visit the School of Arts and Humanities website.
Communication and the arts share a vibrant creative space with the sciences and technology in the courses taught and research conducted in the School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication. The coursework includes study of animation, interactive design, virtual environments and sound design. Graduates put their knowledge to work in the fields of entertainment, business, education, medicine, science and more. Other classes explore the impact of digital media on social structures and cultural institutions. Students learn critical, creative and collaborative skills in Web design, digital aesthetics, writing, social media, and platform and application development. For more information about the school, visit the School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication website.
Students, faculty and staff members of the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences are committed to understanding the intersection of mind, brain and behavior. The school prepares students to become tomorrow’s pioneering researchers, clinicians, social service professionals and corporate leaders. With 13 degree programs and four major research centers, faculty and students cover topics as diverse as how the brain changes through experience to what factors contribute to optimal child development, from how infants recognize their parents to how older individuals can maintain their cognitive skills. For more information about the school, visit the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences website.
The School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences provides leadership in tackling humankind’s urgent concerns. The faculty is committed to cultivating professional scholars and practitioners who prize learning, synthesize knowledge, analyze complex issues and dedicate themselves to truth and justice. The sphere of interests is wide. Risk management, economic performance, political violence, electoral behavior, health care, democratization, social inequality, international trade and conflict resolution are only a few of the diverse themes that claim the attention of reflective social scientists. For more information about the school, visit the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences website.
The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science is in the midst of a growth phase that includes construction of an $85 million research building, the hiring of dozens of new faculty, and the expansion of programs in biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering and analog electronics. The school also operates one of the largest internship programs of its kind, with nearly 600 student placements a year at hundreds of Dallas-area high-tech companies. For more information, visit the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science website.
The Interdisciplinary Studies programs provide students with a broader learning experience and a wider perspective. Because of the individualized focus and flexibility, the programs are appropriate for both students preparing to enter the workplace and those planning to continue their studies. Most of all, they serve those students who seek a thorough grounding in the arts and sciences from an interdisciplinary perspective. For more information about the school, visit the School of Interdisciplinary Studies website.
School of Management programs are responsive to business requests and are designed to meet industries’ strategic needs. Undergraduate, graduate, PhD and executive–level programs stress technological innovation and a global outlook while providing a foundation in business management. Executive Education specialty degree programs appeal to such professionals as physicians, project managers and systems engineers. Customized certificate programs, including coaching, consulting and sourcing are available. Recently, MBA programs and research productivity have climbed to the top 20 in well-known rankings. For more information about the school, visit Naveen Jindal School of Management website.
The School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics offers more than 30 undergraduate and graduate programs within its six departments: molecular and cell biology, chemistry, geosciences, mathematical sciences, physics and a graduate program in science/mathematics education. Each program is research-intensive with close cooperation from industry. Faculty members compete at the national level for sponsored research. Graduates go on to pursue careers at colleges and universities as well as in industrial, medical, public health, environmental and governmental organizations. For more information about the school, visit the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics website.