Dean's Welcome

Welcome to the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UNT Dallas!  As the largest School on campus, our courses cut across almost all disciplines in the arts and sciences.  We are home for the humanities, social sciences, life sciences, and communication.  We offer courses in languages, literature, history, and political science.  Our students major in such fields as sociology, information technology, mathematics, secondary teaching in math, and the applied arts and sciences.  Importantly, they gain leadership skills, learn to think independently, and become problem-solvers.

There are many reasons to choose UNT Dallas. You’ll find that our classes are small and taught by excellent instructors.  Our faculty are talented and well-trained; all hold terminal degrees from strong universities.  Importantly, all are caring, innovative teachers dedicated to the success of their students. They will provide advice, mentoring, and quality instruction as you move through your academic journey at UNT Dallas. Not only will you have a chance to get to know your professors, you will also forge close ties with your peers.  Opportunities abound for shared exchange—from study groups and student clubs to planting a rooftop Texas garden.  As a student at UNTD, you will find our campus to be a site of friendship, creative expression, and the energetic exchange of ideas.  Our students graduate with a heightened sense of themselves and the world in which they live. 

As a young university in a growing sector of Dallas, UNTD is committed to academic excellence, community engagement, and student success.  We remain convinced that students trained in the liberal arts enter the world of work with added value and a distinct advantage.  With skills in critical thought and analysis, communication, reflection, and research, our students leave UNTD prepared for a rapidly changing world and global economy.

In the end, we believe four key characteristics set us apart. 

  • Outstanding faculty

  • Pedagogical innovation

  • State of the art facilities

  • And a vision that our students—trained in the liberal arts and infused with traditions of service and community--can change their worlds.

Please join us for this adventure.

Glenda Balas, Dean Liberal Arts and Sciences