Undergraduate Catalog

2008-09 Academic Year

College of Information

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Mailing address:
1155 Union Circle #311068
Denton, TX 76203-5017
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Herman L. Totten, Dean

Linda Schamber, Associate Dean


The College of Information was created on October 1, 2008, by consolidating two existing academic units. The subsequent name change to the College of Information was effective May 1, 2009. The college comprises two departments: Learning Technologies (formerly in the College of Education) and Library and Information Sciences (formerly the School of Library and Information Sciences).

The college situates itself at the intersection of people, technology and information. Its faculty, staff and students invest in innovative research, collaborative partnerships and student-centered education to serve a global information society. The college is dedicated to serving state, regional, national, and global communities by preparing information leaders and innovators; forging the creation of transformative and translational knowledge; and sharing knowledge that addresses information challenges and problems. The college’s goals are to

University Core Requirements and Degree Requirements

The University of North Texas core curriculum is listed in the “University Core Curriculum Requirements” in the Academics section of this catalog. Each program within the college requires specific courses to satisfy particular degree requirements. Students who have questions regarding degree requirements and course requirements should consult a degree program advisor in the Department of Learning Technologies or Department of Library and Information Sciences.

Programs of Study

The college offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the following areas:

The college also offers teacher and librarian certifications, graduate academic certificates and a post-master’s certificate of advanced study. General requirements for each undergraduate degree and certification are listed in the appropriate departmental section of this catalog. Requirements for graduate study are listed in the UNT Graduate Catalog.

Course Listings

All Courses of Instruction are located in one section at the back of this catalog.

Course and Subject Guide

The “Course and Subject Guide,” found in the Courses of Instruction section of this book, serves as a table of contents and provides quick access to subject areas and prefixes.

Undergraduate Working Catalog

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