Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences

University of North Texas

About the University of North Texas

The University of North Texas (UNT) is a public research university located in Denton, Texas. As one of Texas' largest universities, they offer 105 bachelor's, 88 master's and 37 doctoral degree programs within the university's 14 colleges and schools. At UNT you’ll get a great education, surrounded by faculty and students who inspire you and help you succeed. UNT Online offers more than 80 online program options.

About the Applied Arts and Sciences Unit

The Applied Arts and Sciences unit (known as the B.A.A.S. unit) of New College at the University of North Texas aims to maximize the potential of each individual. Prior education and work experience are integrated with advanced undergraduate courses as students earn the B.A.A.S. degree. The unit provides personalized advising to build on previously acquired academic, workforce/technical, and military credits. Focused academic concentrations and an integrative, multidisciplinary core tailor the college experience to the professional career goals of each student.

Featured Faculty

Susan Watson, Ph.D.

Susan Watson, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Applied Arts and Sciences

Susan Watson is a faculty member within the Applied Arts and Sciences program. Dr. Watson’s professional experiences include teaching at both public and private institutions and leading research projects for a variety of organizations. She has been involved with higher education for 20 years. Dr. Watson has graduate degrees in agricultural education and economics.

Kara Fulton, Ph.D.

Kara Fulton, Ph.D.

Faculty Director, New College & Clinical Assistant Professor, Applied Arts and Sciences

Kara Fulton is a faculty member in the Applied Arts and Sciences program. Her master’s and doctoral degrees are in applied anthropology, emphasizing archeology. Dr. Fulton has been teaching at the college level for 6 years, and her background includes both field research and university-based inquiry. In addition to archeology, she is interested in service learning and online teaching approaches.

Applications for the Fall 2023 cohort are now open. Classes will start in August 2023. Learn more

Learn more about UNT Transfer Excellence Scholarship. Deadline June 1, 2023

Application Deadline:

  • Application Priority Deadline (U.S. Students): July 1, 2023
  • Application Deadline (International Students): August 1, 2023

Admission Requirement Deadlines:

  • August 1, 2023 for International Students
  • August 16, 2023 for U.S. Students

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