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UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

Interdisciplinary Studies BAIS/BSIS

  • The interdisciplinary studies program (INTS) at the University of Texas at Arlington enables students to build rigorous and coherent personalized degree plans that transcend traditional disciplinary boundaries.

  • The Interdisciplinary Studies (INTS) curriculum offers courses that address questions of social justice, in addition to providing training in interdisciplinary methodology and social justice theory. (Social Responsibility, Personal Responsibility)

  • The individualized degrees allow students to develop themes or topics that fall outside the usual university departmental boundaries requiring a multi-disciplinary, cross-disciplinary and transdisciplinary understanding and analytical techniques. (Critical Thinking Skills)

University Studies BS

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COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE, PLANNING AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Architecture BS

As an accredited degree program, the Architecture B.S. program uses the National Architectural Accreditation Board (NAAB) Student Performance Criteria. There are 25 performance criteria within four broad realms.

Graduates from NAAB-accredited programs must be able to build abstract relationships and understand the impact of ideas based on the study and analysis of multiple theoretical, social, political, economic, cultural, and environmental contexts. Graduates must also be able to use a diverse range of skills to think about and convey architectural ideas, including writing, investigating, speaking, drawing, and modeling.

Graduates from NAAB-accredited programs must be able to comprehend the technical aspects of design, systems, and materials and be able to apply that comprehension to architectural solutions. In addition, the impact of such decisions on the environment must be well considered.

Graduates from NAAB-accredited programs must be able to demonstrate that they have the ability to synthesize a wide range of variables into an integrated design solution.

Graduates from NAAB-accredited programs must understand business principles for the practice of architecture, including management, advocacy, and the need to act legally, ethically, and critically for the good of the client, society, and the public.

Architecture History minor

  • Professional Communication Skills: A student in the Architecture History Minor will demonstrate the ability to write effectively and thereby communicate clearly historical concepts regarding architectural design and the built environment.  This Student Competency corresponds in part to NAAB Criterion A.1. (Communication Skills)

  • Investigation Skills: A student in the Architecture History Minor will demonstrate the ability to gather, assess, record, and comparatively evaluate relevant information to support conclusions related to a specific project or historical concept.  This Student Competency corresponds in part to NAAB Criterion A.2. (Critical Thinking Skills)

  • Use of Precedents:  A student in the Architecture History Minor will demonstrate the ability to examine and comprehend the fundamental principles present in relevant precedents.  This Student Competency corresponds in part to NAAB Criterion A.6. (Critical Thinking Skills)

  • History and Global Culture:  Students in the Architecture History Minor will demonstrate an understanding of how issues of global culture are manifested within the historical periods and concepts studied.  This Student Competency corresponds in part to NAAB Criterion A.7. (Social Responsibility)

  • Diversity and Social Equity:  A student in the Architecture History Minor will demonstrate an understanding of how issues of diversity and social equity are manifested within the historical periods and concepts studied.  This Student Competency corresponds in part to NAAB Criterion A.8. (Social Responsibility, Personal Responsibility)

Architecture MARCH

As an accredited degree program, the Master of Architecture program uses the National Architectural Accreditation Board (NAAB) Student Performance Criteria. There are 25 performance criteria within four broad realms.

Graduates from NAAB-accredited programs must be able to build abstract relationships and understand the impact of ideas based on the study and analysis of multiple theoretical, social, political, economic, cultural, and environmental contexts. Graduates must also be able to use a diverse range of skills to think about and convey architectural ideas, including writing, investigating, speaking, drawing, and modeling.

Graduates from NAAB-accredited programs must be able to comprehend the technical aspects of design, systems, and materials and be able to apply that comprehension to architectural solutions. In addition, the impact of such decisions on the environment must be well considered.

Graduates from NAAB-accredited programs must be able to demonstrate that they have the ability to synthesize a wide range of variables into an integrated design solution.

Graduates from NAAB-accredited programs must understand business principles for the practice of architecture, including management, advocacy, and the need to act legally, ethically, and critically for the good of the client, society, and the public.

Interior Design BS

The Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) released Professional Standards 2017 for public comment prior to their date of effect, January 1, 20017.  The Standards are divided into two parts; Section I involves the institution, the faculty, and the physical facilities, whereas Section II describes the student learning expectations.

Section II: Knowledge Acquisition and Application

Student learning expectations are defined by multiple topics in which the student work or classroom exposure must demonstrate a level of mastery; whether awareness, understanding, or ability.

Public Administration MPA      

Urban Affairs and Public Policy MA

  • Students completing the MUAP will be able to situate policy issues in their theoretical, social, political, ideological, or cultural contexts. (Critical Thinking Skills, Social Responsibility, Personal Responsibility)

  • Students completing the MUAP will be able to apply an appropriate methodological technique to analyze a local policy context and issue in order to produce recommendations for action. (Empirical and Quantitative Skills

  • Students completing the MUAP will be able to orally communicate policy issues and analyses in a clear, correct, coherent, persuasive, and substantial manner suitable for a relevant audience. (Communication Skills

  • Students completing the MUAP will be able to write clear, correct, coherent, persuasive, and substantial policy briefs and reports suitable to a professional audience. (Communication Skills, Social Responsibility)

Urban and Public Affairs minor

Urban Non-profit Management Certificate

Public and Urban Administration PhD

Urban Affairs and Public Policy MA

Urban and Public Affairs Minor                        

City and Regional Planning MCRP

Environmental and Sustainability Studies Minor  

Landscape Architecture MLA

Urban Planning and Public Policy PhD

  


COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

 Accounting BBA

  • The Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in accounting and the Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree prepare students for entry-level accounting positions in the public, private, and governmental sectors. Both degree programs provide accounting and business knowledge sufficient for entry into the profession.  (Critical Thinking Skills, Communication Skills, Empirical and Quantitative Skills)

  • The Bachelor of Business Administration degree is intended for those individuals who seek a broader education while the Bachelor of Science degree is appropriate for individuals who wish to complete significant coursework in a related business discipline such as finance, economics, or information systems. (Critical Thinking Skills, Communication Skills, Empirical and Quantitative Skills)

Accounting/Professional Accounting MPACC

  • The Master of Science in Accounting, and Master of Professional Accounting degree programs prepare students for professional careers in the public, private, and governmental sectors. These programs also provide most of the educational background necessary to complete the Certified Public Accountant Examination or other major professional examinations. (Critical Thinking Skills, Communication Skills, Empirical and Quantitative Skills)

Accounting – Taxation MS

  • The Master of Science in Taxation degree programs is designed for individuals with significant prior study in accounting. These programs seek to further develop students’ technical competence in specialty tracks selected by students, increase students’ ability to research accounting issues, develop analytical and communication skills, and improve information technology proficiency. (Critical Thinking Skills, Communication Skills, Empirical and Quantitative Skills)

Business Administration EMBA

Business Administration MBA

Business Administration PhD

 Economics BS/BBA

Economic Data Analytics MA

Finance and Real Estate – Finance BBA

  • Discipline Specific Knowledge: Undergraduate real estate majors should understand theory and application in real estate finance, investments, and financial institutions. This also encompasses basic finance principles such as the time value of money, risk and return, asset valuation, capital structure, and the functioning of financial institutions and markets. (Critical Thinking Skills, Empirical and Quantitative Skills, Personal Responsibility)

  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills: Undergraduate real estate majors should be able to think logically about real estate problems. They should be able to choose and implement appropriate models and interpret outcomes so as to generate creative solutions to these problems. (Critical Thinking Skills, Empirical and Quantitative Skills, Personal Responsibility)

  • Communication Skills: Undergraduate real estate majors should be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. They should understand basic concepts of effective writing and public speaking. (Critical Thinking Skills, Communication Skills)

  • Information Technology: Undergraduate finance majors should be able to apply information technologies effectively. These technologies include word processing, spreadsheets, statistical and financial software, e-mail, and networks. (Critical Thinking Skills, Empirical and Quantitative Skills)

Finance and Real Estate – Quantitative Finance MS

  • Discipline Specific Knowledge: Undergraduate finance majors should understand theory and application in business finance, investments, and financial institutions. This encompasses the time value of money, risk and return, asset valuation, capital structure, capital budgeting, and the functioning of financial institutions and markets. (Critical Thinking Skills, Empirical and Quantitative Skills)

  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills: Undergraduate finance majors should be able to think logically about finance problems. They should be able to choose and implement appropriate models and interpret outcomes so as to generate creative solutions to these problems. (Critical Thinking Skills, Empirical and Quantitative Skills)

  • Communication Skills: Undergraduate finance majors should be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. They should understand basic concepts of effective writing and public speaking. (Critical Thinking Skills, Communication Skills)

  • Information Technology: Undergraduate finance majors should be able to apply information technologies effectively. These technologies include word processing, spreadsheets, statistical and financial software, e-mail, and networks. (Critical Thinking Skills, Empirical and Quantitative Skills)

Finance and Real Estate – Real Estate BBA

  • Discipline Specific Knowledge: Undergraduate real estate majors should understand theory and application in real estate finance, investments, and financial institutions. This also encompasses basic finance principles such as the time value of money, risk and return, asset valuation, capital structure, and the functioning of financial institutions and markets. (Critical Thinking Skills, Empirical and Quantitative Skills, Personal Responsibility)

  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills: Undergraduate real estate majors should be able to think logically about real estate problems. They should be able to choose and implement appropriate models and interpret outcomes so as to generate creative solutions to these problems. (Critical Thinking Skills, Communication Skills, Empirical and Quantitative Skills)

  • Communication Skills: Undergraduate real estate majors should be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. They should understand basic concepts of effective writing and public speaking. (Critical Thinking Skills, Communication Skills)

Healthcare Administration MS

Information Systems BBA/BS

Operations Management BBA

Management – Human Resources Management MS

Management – Management BBA

Marketing - Marketing BBA

Marketing – Marketing Research MS


COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Bioengineering – Biomedical Engineering BS

Bioengineering – Biomedical Engineering MS

Bioengineering – Biomedical Engineering PhD

Civil Engineering – Architectural Engineering BSAE

Civil Engineering – Civil Engineering MS/MENGR

Civil Engineering – Civil Engineering PhD

  • Graduates will command profound basic and applied knowledge in their specialty area within their Civil Engineering Program (CEP) interest area.  (Critical Thinking Skills, Empirical and Quantitative Skills)

  • Graduates will have the ability to conduct a major independent and original research study that includes gathering of information; gaining an understanding of the process of academic or commercial exploitation of research results; demonstrating an understanding of contemporary research issues; effective project management, synthesis and evaluation; and appropriate dissemination of research findings. (Critical Thinking Skills, Empirical and Quantitative Skills)

  • Graduates will have a profound ability to critique and synthesize literature; review results; and to apply knowledge gained from literature to develop new ideas; to design and evaluate scientific investigations; and to assess, interpret and understand data related to their specialty area within their CEP interest area. (Critical Thinking Skills, Empirical and Quantitative Skills)

  • Graduates will demonstrate profound mastery of the subject matter at a deeper theoretical and applied level well beyond fundamental knowledge gained in the undergraduate course sequence and the higher level knowledge gained in the master’s level course sequence. (Critical Thinking Skills, Empirical and Quantitative Skills)

  • Graduates will have the ability to construct coherent arguments and articulate ideas clearly to an audience through a variety of techniques, constructively defend research outcomes, justify their research to the profession, and promote the public understanding of their research fields. (Critical Thinking Skills, Empirical and Quantitative Skills, Communication Skills)

Civil Engineering – Construction Management MCM

CSE - Computer Engineering MS

Computer Engineering PhD

Computer Science BSCS

  • Graduates will have an ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline. (Critical Thinking Skills, Empirical and Quantitative Skills)

  • Graduates will have an ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution. (Critical Thinking Skills)

  • Graduates will have an ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs. (Critical Thinking Skills)

  • Graduates will have an ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal. (Teamwork)

  • Graduates will have an understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities. (Personal Responsibility)

  • Graduates will have an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences. (Communication Skills)

  • Graduates will have an ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society. (Social Responsibility, Personal Responsibility)

  • Graduates will recognize the need for and have an ability to engage in continuing professional development.

  • Graduates will have an ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.

  • Graduates will have an ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the tradeoffs in design choices. (Empirical and Quantitative Skills)

  • Graduates will have an ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity. (Critical Thinking Skills)

Computer Science MS

Computer Science PhD

Software Engineering BS

Software Engineering MSENGR

Electrical Engineering – Electrical Engineering BSEE

Electrical Engineering – Electrical Engineering MS

Electrical Engineering – Electrical Engineering PhD

Engineering Management MS

Industrial Engineering BSIE

Industrial Engineering MS

Industrial Engineering PhD

Logistics MS

Systems Engineering MS

Aerospace Engineering BSASE

Aerospace Engineering MENGR

Aerospace Engineering MS

Aerospace Engineering PhD

Electronic Packaging Certificate

Mechanical Engineering BSME

Mechanical Engineering MENGR

Mechanical Engineering MS

Mechanical Engineering PhD

Material Science and Engineering MENGR

Material Science and Engineering MIN

Material Science and Engineering MS

Material Science and Engineering MS Non-Thesis

Material Science and Engineering PhD

Nuclear Engineering MIN

Sustainable Engineering MIN


COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Curriculum and Instruction MED/MEDT

Curriculum and Instruction – Initial Teacher Certification BA/BS/BAIS

Curriculum and Instruction – Mind, Brain, and Education MED

Curriculum and Instruction – School Counseling Certificate

Educational Leadership and Policy Studies MED

Educational Leadership PhD

Educational Leadership - Leadership MIN

Educational Leadership – Superintendent Certificate


COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

Art and Art History – Art BA

Art and Art History - Art BFA

Art and Art History – Art History BA

  • The effective expression and development of ideas in written, oral, and visual communication. (Communication Skills)

Art and Art History - Art MFA

  • Demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to the nature and aesthetics of the varied modes of art and create work that grows out of this understanding of historical and contemporary perspectives. (Social Responsibility, Critical Thinking)

  • Develop a body of work that meets departmental standards for an MFA Thesis Exhibition (Communication, Critical Thinking)

  • Complete an artist statement, exhibition proposal, and work self-assessment that meets departmental standards for the MFA degree. (Communication, Critical Thinking, Personal Responsibility)

  •  Analyze and articulate written discourse on contemporary conceptual issues as well as personal creative work. (Communication, Critical Thinking)

  • Expansion and refinement of knowledge of media, materials, processes, and technologies as they apply to art production and their safe, hazard free use. (Communication, Empirical and Quantitative Skills )

  • Understanding of theoretical foundations and abilities to analyze and compare theory related to similar as well as disparate concepts. (Critical Thinking )

  • Develop a high degree of skill and craft in using the art and design materials and techniques specific to the student’s are of specialty (Communication, Critical Thinking)

  • Acquire the ability to critically describe, analyze, interpret, and evaluate works of art and design in various media at a professional level. (Critical Thinking)

  • Develop, document, and prepare for display a professional body of work for the MFA thesis exhibition or presentation. (Communication, Critical Thinking)

  • Develop traits of a lifelong learner and the understanding occupational aspects of art in order to lead to a productive professional career. (Personal Responsibility, Communication)

  • Acquire the capacity to express a sense of commitment and dedication in working toward personal development within an art or design-based venue. (Communication, Personal Responsibility)

Communication – Communication BA

  • Graduates of the Department of Communication will be proficient in employing appropriate discipline-specific writing style, English grammar, and word usage.  (Communication Skills)

  • Graduates of the Department of Communication will be able to effectively utilize appropriate technology in computer mediated communication.  (Communication Skills)

Communication – Communication MA

Criminology and Criminal Justice BS

Criminology and Criminal Justice MA

English – English BA

  • Upon graduation, English majors will be able to interpret texts, analyze them critically, and locate them in historical context. (Social Responsibility, Critical Thinking)

  • Upon graduation, English majors will be able to understand significant critical methodologies and use them to interpret primary texts. (Critical Thinking, Communication)

  • Upon graduation, English majors will be able to use library resources to gather research materials and also to use the research materials to develop and evaluate an argument. (Critical Thinking, Communication)

  • Upon graduation, English majors will be able to express their ideas coherently in an oral presentation to a group. (Communication, Teamwork)

English – English MA

  • Students completing the M. A. program in English will be able to describe and evaluate literary and non-literary works in clear, correct, and coherent written form. (Critical Thinking, Communication)

  • Students completing the M. A. program in English will be able to analyze texts in relation to cultural and historical context. (Social Responsibility, Communication, Critical Thinking)

  • Students completing the M. A. degree in English will be able to understand and employ a number of critical theories and methodologies in examining literary and other texts. (Critical Thinking)

  • Students completing the M.A. Degree in English will be able to conduct independent research and use that research to create and defend propositions concerning literature and other texts. (Critical Thinking, Empirical and Quantitative Skills)

  • Students completing the M. A. program in English will be familiar with common protocols and practices in the profession of English Studies. (Social Responsibility, Personal Responsibility, Communication)

English – English PhD

English – English Language Institute (SLOs)

  • Have the academic writing skills needed to succeed in university level classes, i.e., write coherent, well-organized essays and well-documented research papers based on careful use of library and internet sources. (Critical Thinking Skills, Communication Skills)

  • Read academic texts needed to succeed in university level classes, i.e., understand authentic texts that contain academic vocabulary and language in complex language structures, read with enough speed for the volume needed in academic work, and read critically.  (Critical Thinking Skills)

  • Understand academic class lectures, and take notes that show understanding of emphasis and details. (Communication Skills)

  • Speak appropriately in an academic setting, including presentations on student researched topics as well as conversations. (Communication Skills)

  • Be prepared to behave as responsible members of the university academic community. (Social Responsibility, Personal Responsibility, Communication Skills)

  • Upon completion of the ELI's Graduate English Skills Program (GESP), which is a separate and more vigorous program from the IEP, students will be able to achieve the academic skills in writing, reading, listening and speaking needed to succeed in graduate study at UTA. (Communication Skills)

  • Upon completion of the ELI's Developmental English for International Teaching Assistants, which is designed for graduate students who want to be GTAs at UTA, students will be able to speak English at the level required of international GTAs by UTA's Graduate School. (Communication Skills)

History – Archival Certificate

History – Disability Studies MIN

History - History BA

History - History MA

History – Transatlantic History PhD

Linguistics and TESOL – Linguistics BA

Linguistics and TESOL – Linguistics MA

Linguistics and TESOL – Linguistics PhD

Linguistics and TESOL – TESOL Certificate (Grad)

Linguistics and TESOL – TESOL Certificate (Undergrad)

Linguistics and TESOL – TESOL MA

Medieval and Early Modern Studies MIN

Modern Languages – Critical Languages and International Studies BA

Modern Languages – French BA

Modern Languages – Modern Languages MA

Modern Languages – Spanish for Global Competence BA

  • Students will acquire an understanding of linguistics and/or literature in their respective discipline. (Critical Thinking Skills)

Modern Languages – Spanish Translation and Interpretation BA

Modern Languages – Translation & Localization Certificate

Music – Music BM

  • Students will demonstrate technical competency appropriate to their principal instrument at both the 4th semester and final semester levels. (Communication, Empirical and Quantitative Skills)

  • Students will demonstrate musical competency appropriate to their principal instrument at both the 4th semester and final semester levels. (Communication)

  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of contrasting musical time periods and styles at both the 4th semester and final semester levels. (Communication, Critical Thinking)

  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of appropriate performance style, etiquette, and execution as a result of performance opportunities provided to them by the applied teacher and the music department. (Communication, Personal Responsibility, Critical Thinking)

Music – Music MM

Music – Music Performance MM

  • Students demonstrate advanced competencies in performance.  (Communication)

  • Students gain knowledge and skills in one or more fields of music outside the major, such as theory and analysis, history and literature, musicology, and ethnomusicology, and pedagogy. (Critical Thinking)

  • Voice majors are expected to be proficient in English, German, French, and Italian diction, and to have general phonetic knowledge and skills that can be applied to other languages. (Communication, Critical Thinking)

  • As a culminating demonstration of professional capability in the major field, the student must present a public performance, which may serve as the thesis. (Communication)

Music – Music Performance Certificate

Philosophy and Humanities – Ancient Studies MIN

Philosophy and Humanities – Classic Civilization MIN

Philosophy and Humanities – Greek MIN

Philosophy and Humanities – Latin MIN

Philosophy and Humanities – Philosophy BA

Political Science – Political Science BA

Political Science – Political Science MA

Sociology and Anthropology – Anthropology BA

  • Students will demonstrate basic content knowledge in all subdisciplines, including human history and cultural diversity; human and non-human primate evolution and diversity; and the interaction between human culture and biology. (Critical Thinking Skills, Social Responsibility)

  • Students will demonstrate a general knowledge of significant methods that have guided research in the subdisciplines, including an understanding of and appreciation for their evolution within the larger context of intellectual history. (Critical Thinking Skills, Empirical and Quantitative Skills)

  • Students will have general knowledge of the major theoretical perspectives in anthropology and be able to apply that knowledge to present-day issues. (Critical Thinking Skills)

  • Students will be able to read, independently and critically, anthropological and related literature. (Critical Thinking Skills)

  • Students will be able communicate ideas or research findings in anthropology, both orally and in writing. (Communication Skills)

Sociology and Anthropology – Sociology BA

Sociology and Anthropology – Sociology MA

Southwestern Studies MN

Theatre Arts – Theatre Arts BA/BFA

Women and Gender Studies MIN


COLLEGE OF NURSING AND HEALTH INNOVATION

Kinesiology – Athletic Training BA/BS

Kinesiology – Athletic Training MS

  • Master of Science in Athletic Training candidates know and apply discipline-specific scientific and theoretical concepts critical to the development of physically-healthy active individuals. (Critical Thinking)

  • Master of Science in Athletic Training candidates plan and implement appropriate physiologically therapeutic rehabilitation programs for injured patients and athletes aligned with national and state standards. (Critical Thinking, Empirical and Quantitative Skills, Communication)

  • Master of Science in Athletic Training candidates use effective communication and clinical skills and strategies to enhance patient engagement and outcomes. (Communication, Critical Thinking)

  • Master of Science in Athletic Training candidates utilize assessments and reflection to enhance patient outcomes. (Critical Thinking)

  • Master of Science in Athletic Training candidates demonstrate dispositions essential to becoming effective professionals. (Social Responsibility, Communication)

  • Master of Science in Athletic Training candidates know and apply research skills by critically appraising a discipline-specific injury. (Critical Thinking)

  • Master of Science in Athletic Training candidates will demonstrate effective scholarly communication skills related to a discipline-specific injury. (Communication, Critical Thinking)  

Kinesiology- Exercise Science BS

Kinesiology- Exercise Science MS

  • Students in the Kinesiology MS degree in Exercise Science demonstrate knowledge of: research methodology, inferential statistics, cardiocirculatory physiology of exercise, pulmonary physiology of exercise, neuromuscular physiology of exercise and applied biomechanics. (Empirical and Quantitative Skills, Critical Thinking)

  • Students in the Kinesiology MS degree in Exercise Science demonstrate skill in: designing, conducting, analyzing and interpreting experimental research in one or more of the following areas: cardiocirculatory physiology of exercise, pulmonary physiology of exercise, neuromuscular physiology of exercise and applied biomechanics. (Empirical and Quantitative Skills, Critical Thinking, Communication)

Kinesiology- Kinesiology BA

Nursing – Nurse Practice DNP

Nursing – Nurse Practitioner MSN

Nursing – Nurse Practitioner MSN

Nursing – Nurse Practitioner BSN

Nursing – Nursing Education MSN

Nursing – Nursing PhD


COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

Biology – Biology BA/BS

Biology – Biology MS

  • Students will be expected to understand the foundation of knowledge in the area related to their studies. (Critical Thinking Skills)

Biology – Medical Technology BS

Biology – Microbiology BS

Biology – Quantitative Biology PhD

  • Students will be expected to have an in-depth knowledge, both factually and conceptually, in the field of their dissertation work and areas supporting that work. (Critical Thinking Skills)

  • Students will be expected to have an in-depth understanding of statistics, statistical methodology and applications, and experimental design pertinent to their discipline. (Empirical and Quantitative Skills)

  • Students will be expected to have sufficiently broad understanding of their discipline that conclusions drawn from their research contribute to their field of study and leads to the doctoral degree. (Critical Thinking Skills)

  • Students will be expected to plan and implement the investigative procedures, formulate hypotheses, collect, analyze and interpret data, and draw conclusions from their research that leads to the doctoral degree. (Critical Thinking Skills, Empirical and Quantitative Skills)

  • Students will be expected to effectively communicate with others in their field of study. (Communication Skills)

Chemistry and Biochemistry – Chemistry/Biochemistry/Biological Chemistry BA BS

Chemistry and Biochemistry – Chemistry MS

  • Expect students to have a general knowledge of how chemical research is performed and the chemistry and/or biochemistry literature related to their thesis project. (Critical Thinking Skills)

  • Expect students to have a broad knowledge of chemistry outside of their chosen area of specialization. (Critical Thinking Skills)

  • Expect students are anticipated to demonstrate the necessary skills to communicate scientific concepts and findings in an oral presentation with others in their field as well as the general scientific community. (Social Responsibility, Communication Skills)

  • Expect students are anticipated to demonstrate the necessary skills to communicate scientific concepts and findings in writing with others in their field as well as the general scientific community. (Social Responsibility, Communication Skills)

Chemistry and Biochemistry – Chemistry PhD

  • Expect students to have a depth of knowledge, both factual and conceptual, in the field of their dissertation work and areas supporting that work.  (Critical Thinking Skills)

  • Expect students to have a depth of understanding of experimental methods used for their data collection specifically with respect to the spectroscopic or other instrumental methods used in their research. (Empirical and Quantitative Skills)

  • Expect students to have the necessary understanding of their discipline to be able to communicate orally with others in their field as well as the general scientific community. (Social Responsibility, Communication Skills)

  • Expect students to plan and implement investigative procedures, formulate hypotheses, collect, analyze and interpret data, and draw conclusions from their research that leads to the doctorate degree.  (Critical Thinking Skills, Empirical and Quantitative Skills)

Earth and Environmental Science – Environmental Sciences BS

Earth and Environmental Science – Earth and Environmental Science MS

Earth and Environmental Science – Earth and Environmental Science PhD

Earth and Environmental Science – Geology BS/BA

Mathematics – Mathematics MS

Mathematics – Mathematics PhD

Physics – Physics BS

Physics – Physics MS

Physics – Physics and Applied Physics PhD

Psychology - Psychology BA/BS

Psychology - Psychology MS

Psychology - General Experimental Psychology PhD

 


SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK

Diversity Certificate

Diversity – minor

Social Work BSW

Social Work MSW

Social Work PhD

 


STUDENT AFFAIRS

Apartment and Residence Life

  • Residents will engage in community activities that develop and teach life skills and lessons outside of the classroom. (Personal Responsibility)

  • Residents will be socially engaged through relationship building and interacting with individuals in the community. (Personal Responsibility)

  • Residents will engage in an environment that respects and celebrates diversity and inclusion. (Social Responsibility)

  • Residents will learn and be academically engaged outside of the classroom.

Campus Recreation

  • Students participating in Student Affairs programs and services will acquire and use professional competencies that can assist in achieving success in the classroom, personal growth, and career goals.

  • Students participating in Student Affairs programs and services will have a sense of social responsibility and value civic engagement. (Social Responsibility)

  • Students participating in Student Affairs programs and service will be able to use experiences to identify consequences, solve problems, and make sound decisions. (Personal Responsibility)

  • Students participating in Student Affairs programs and services will demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and have respectful relationships with others. (Social Responsibility)

  • Students participating in Student Affairs programs and services will express a strong sense of self-awareness and personal responsibility. (Personal Responsibility)

Community Standards

Fraternity and Sorority Life

  • Lifelong Friendship- The fraternity/sorority community at UT-Arlington is dedicated to connecting students and alumni to a positive lifelong fraternal experience.

  • Academic Success- The fraternity/sorority community at UT-Arlington is supportive of the academic mission and seeks to provide opportunities for students to be successful in their academic endeavors. 

  • Leadership Development- The fraternity/sorority community at UT-Arlington strives to provide opportunities for students to enhance and develop their leadership skills through campus involvement.

  • Philanthropy and Service – The fraternity/sorority community at UT-Arlington values service through philanthropic efforts to Arlington community and beyond. (Social Responsibility)

Leadership Center

Movin’ Mavs

  • Students participating in Student Affairs programs and services will acquire and use professional competencies that can assist in achieving success in the classroom, personal growth, and career goals.

  • Students participating in Student Affairs programs and services will have a sense of social responsibility and value civic engagement. (Social Responsibility)

  • Students participating in Student Affairs programs and service will be able to use experiences to identify consequences, solve problems, and make sound decisions. (Personal Responsibility)

  • Students participating in Student Affairs programs and services will demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and have respectful relationships with others. (Teamwork)

  • Students participating in Student Affairs programs and services will express a strong sense of self-awareness and personal responsibility. (Personal Responsibility)

Multicultural Affairs

  • Appreciation of Diversity (Cultural Programming) – Provide opportunities to celebrate and embrace the rich cultural diversity at UT-Arlington. (Social Responsibility)

  • Social Justice (Education) – Increase understanding of cultures and systems that impact society and challenge students to be agents of positive social change within the community. (Social Responsibility, Personal Responsibility)

  • Leadership (Multicultural Leadership Development) – Empower students to serve as advocates in the community and foster respect and collaboration amongst individuals and groups

  • The core functions of the LGBTQA Program are to offer: Educational Events, Networking Activities, Safe Zone Ally Training, Anti-Bullying Education and Advocacy.

New Maverick Orientation

Relationship Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention

Student Activities and Organizations

  • The department facilitates participation and involvement in a wide variety of campus activities and organizations which promote campus engagement, learning, leadership, personal development, teamwork and free expression of thought and identity. (Communication Skills, Teamwork)

Student Governance

  • Provide all students a medium to voice their concerns and opinions on a variety of campus issues.

  • Provide opportunities for students to participate in shared governance for the institution. (Social Responsibility)

  • Provide students involved in Student Congress and the Graduate Student Senate a positive experience in which critical thinking skills are developed. (Critical Thinking Skills)

Student Publications

Students with Disabilities

  • OSD will teach and encourage students with disabilities to use specific compensatory strategies and assistive technology to help mitigate the functional limitation of their disabilities.

  • OSD will promote self-advocacy and help to empower students with disabilities so that they can effectively communicate their accommodation needs. (Communication Skills)

Study Abroad

University Events

  • Students participating in Student Affairs programs and services will have a sense of social responsibility and value civic engagement. (Social Responsibility)

  • Students participating in Student Affairs programs and services will acquire and use professional competencies that can assist in achieving success in the classroom, personal growth and career goals.