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The Toulouse Graduate School coordinates admissions, recruiting, and other aspects of the 81 masters and 38 doctorate degree programs offered by the ten collegiate units. The Honors College, the eleventh college, is described below.

The Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science—for exceptional high-school-aged Texas scholars—awards high school diplomas that reflect two years of accelerated and enriched college classical core academics in biology, chemistry, physics, lab work, mathematics, English, history, political science, interdisciplinary seminar, and electives.

The student-faculty ratio at UNT is , and As of [update] , the university was home to seventy-one research centers and institutes, and sixty-one are sponsored by colleges. Simultaneously, the university launched six additional strategic research areas, some of which involving frontiers in science, medicine, and hi-tech. College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences[ edit ] Chemistry Building The College of Arts and Sciences is composed of nineteen academic departments, twenty-three centers and institutes, seven interdisciplinary programs, five public services including a psychology clinic and a speech and hearing clinic , and eight student services of which seven are labs.

College of Science[ edit ] North Texas has been offering Bachelor of Science degrees for years, master of science degrees in biology, mathematics, chemistry, and economics for 84 years, and doctor of philosophy degrees in several scientific disciplines—including chemistry, biology, and physics—for 55 years.

North Texas is a sponsoring institution member PhD-granting of Oak Ridge Associated Universities ORAU , a consortium of major research universities that leverage scientific research through partnerships with national laboratories, government agencies, and private industry. It has been a member of the consortium since Its collaborators include biologists, ecologists, geologists, engineers, computer scientists, chemists, geographers, archaeologists, policy experts, and philosophers.

College of Business G. It offers seven undergraduate programs, fourteen MBA and master of science programs, and six PhD programs. The college is accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business —accreditation for the former stretches back fifty-eight years and the latter, thirty-two years Brint Ryan College of Business following a gift from alumnus G. Among the areas of focus are taxation and tax research, entrepreneurship, finance, logistics, information technology, cybersecurity and behavioral accounting.

The college is host to three research centers, one applied academics center, and one institute: i the Center for Decision and Information Technologies; ii the Institute of Petroleum Accounting; iii the Murphy Center for Entrepreneurship; iv Center for Logistics Education and Research; and v the Professional Development Institute. As of the — school year, the college certified over 1, teachers, the second largest number in the state by a university.

It is primarily funded by industry members which as of [update] consist of 16 corporations and universities which as of [update] consist of 5. The focus is developing computing models for the future—models that go beyond applications with preordained fixed capabilities—models capable of services that are dynamically created, verified, and validated in the field and on the fly.

College of Information[ edit ] The College of Information was created in October by consolidating two existing academic units: Learning Technologies formerly within the College of Education and the School of Library and Information Sciences. The School of Library and Information Services was created in as an outgrowth of its former structure as the Department of Library Services.

College of Merchandising, Hospitality, and Tourism[ edit ] The college is structured as a professional school with a global perspective. Enrollment exceeded 1, in fall , a percent increase over six years. The college has the largest enrollment of any music institution accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. The music library , founded in , has one of the largest music collections in the United States, with over , volumes of books, periodicals, scores, and approximately , sound recordings.

News and World Report ranked the jazz studies program as the best in the country every year from , when it began ranking graduate jazz programs, to , when it retired the category. The degree incorporates interdisciplinary curricula from other colleges that include applied philosophy and environmental ethics.

The institute has, since its founding in , been based at North Texas. Honors College[ edit ] Honors Hall The Honors College offers academic enrichments, including honors seminars and exclusive classes only for high-achieving undergraduates. There is no age limit. Its classes can either supplement or substitute core coursework. Its objective is to challenge exceptional students at higher levels and to promote leadership.

The College is an autonomous collegiate unit on equal footing with the other collegiate units. Academically, it offers no degrees; but its courses are integrated with the baccalaureate programs of the other ten constituent colleges and the journalism school. Graduates are awarded a special medallion.

The College offers many perks, including scholarships, exchange programs, and exclusive housing—Honors Hall. The College began as an honors program forty-eight years ago Fall Its initial enrollment of 50, back then, quickly grew to But the program lost support under a system of borrowing faculty members. As a department, Journalism eventually became part of the College of Arts and Sciences. Mayborn , its graduate program was renamed the Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism. On September 1, , the entire program was elevated as its own collegiate unit and named the Frank W.

Other notable alumni include Samir Husni and Cragg Hines. Since , the news-editorial sequence has been accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications; and since , the entire program has been accredited. The school is in its fifteenth year as founding host of the annual Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference.

It was the first of its kind in the nation and, as of [update] , the only in the state and one of five in the nation. Toulouse Graduate School[ edit ] The Toulouse Graduate School, founded seventy-three years ago, [54] is the academic custodian and administrator of all graduate programs offered by nine colleges and one school. It maintains records, administers admissions, and serves various roles in recruiting. It was renamed in in honor of Robert Bartell Toulouse, EdD — , who joined in as a professor in the College of Education, then served dean of the Graduate School from to Toulouse, before retiring as professor emeritus, had served other roles at the university, including provost and vice president of academic affairs from to Willis Library is the main library on campus, housing the business, economics, education, humanities and social sciences collections along with microforms and special areas such as the Music Library, Government Documents, the Digital Library Division, Archives, and the Rare Book and Texana collections.

The Media Library in Chilton Hall houses a large collection of audiovisual materials, including films, audiobooks, and video games see Game Design , above. Video recording equipment and gaming consoles are available for checkout.

The Eagle Commons Library in Sycamore Hall focuses on physics, chemistry, biology, art, psychology and mathematics. It also houses the Collaboration and Learning Commons, a place to study in groups, create multi-media projects, and record presentations. It covers multiple areas of engineering, library and information science, and learning technology.

IELI is a constituent of UNT International UNT-I , an interdisciplinary unit and exponent of globalization in higher education that provides leadership and support of international teaching, research, and study-abroad initiatives.

Residential life[ edit ] Mozart Square, student housing for upperclassmen All freshmen are required to live on campus to satisfy a residency requirement. In addition, The REAL communities offer students the ability to live with other residents in their major, and allow them to interact with each other and participate in programs that are geared toward their major or discipline.

Since then, the name has switched back and forth, from Eppy to Scrappy; but for the last twenty-four years, the name "Scrappy" has endured. The student body narrowly rejected the measure.

In August , the albino squirrel, believed to bring luck to students who spotted him before an exam, was killed by a red-tailed hawk. By May , another albino squirrel had been born on campus but was hit by a car in December The nickname "Mean Joe Greene" caught-on during his first year with the Pittsburgh Steelers in when Pittsburgh fans wrongly assumed that "Mean Green" was derived from a nickname Joe Greene had inherited while at North Texas.

By , "Mean Green" was branded on the backs of shirts, buttons, bumper stickers, and the cover of the North Texas football brochure. The song, "Fight, North Texas," has endured for eighty years and the lyrics have changed minimally to reflect the name changes of the university.

A collegiate academician who played piano mostly by ear and neither majored nor worked in music, Stroup lived to be , a number exceeding the songs he composed by one digit. Smith wrote the music and Langford wrote the lyrics.


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