UT Dallas 2023 Graduate Catalog

School of Arts, Humanities, and Technology

The School of Arts, Humanities, and Technology (AHT) offers multiple degree programs that prioritize creativity, critical thinking, technological innovation, and global perspectives. We combine technology with the arts and humanities to better understand our world and our diverse cultural heritage, as well as open new paths for creativity and innovation.

Each degree program offers a coherent, well-designed curriculum so that students may develop rigorous training in established fields of expertise as well as the flexibility to pursue innovative modes of inquiry and analysis.

Degrees Offered

Masters Programs

Master of Arts in Art History (36 semester credit hours minimum)

Master of Arts in History (36 semester credit hours minimum)

Master of Arts in History of Ideas (33 semester credit hours minimum)

Master of Arts in Humanities (33 semester credit hours minimum)

Master of Arts in Latin American Studies (33 semester credit hours minimum)

Master of Arts in Literature (33 semester credit hours minimum)

Master of Arts in Visual and Performing Arts (33 semester credit hours minimum)

Master of Arts in Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication (30 semester credit hours minimum)

Master of Fine Arts Programs

Master of Fine Arts in Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication (54 semester credit hours minimum)

Doctoral Programs

Doctor of Philosophy in History of Ideas (60 semester credit hours minimum)

Doctor of Philosophy in Humanities (60 semester credit hours minimum)

Doctor of Philosophy in Literature (60 semester credit hours minimum)

Doctor of Philosophy in Visual and Performing Arts (60 semester credit hours minimum)

Doctor of Philosophy in Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication (60 semester credit hours minimum

Certificates Offered

  • Certificate in Creative Writing (12 semester credit hours)
  • Certificate in Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Studies (15 semester credit hours)
  • Certificate in Literary Translation (12 semester credit hours)
  • Faculty

    Professors: Anne Balsamo, Charles R. Bambach, Christine (xtine) Burrough, David F. Channell, Sean J. Cotter, Fred I. Curchack, Paul Fishwick, Pamela Gossin, Ming Dong Gu, Dennis M. Kratz, Enric Madriguera, Roger Malina, Manuel (Manny) Martinez, Adrienne L. McLean, David A. Patterson, John J. Pomara, Rene Prieto, Thomas P. Riccio, Robert Xavier Rodríguez, Nils Roemer, Rainer Schulte, Charissa N. Terranova, Dean Terry, Michael Thomas, Theresa M. Towner, Jonathan Tsou, Marilyn Waligore

    Associate Professors: Olivia Banner, Ashley Barnes, Heidi Cooley, Monica Evans, Eric Farrar, Todd Fechter, John C. Gooch, Charles Hatfield, Kimberly Hill, Shelley D. Lane, Sean McComber, Jessica C. Murphy, Josef Nguyen, Monica Rankin, Natalie J. Ring, Mark Rosen, Eric Schlereth, Andrew Scott, Shilyh Warren, Daniel B. Wickberg, Michael L. Wilson, Benjamin (Ben) Wright

    Assistant Professors: Rosemary Admiral, Hanno Berger, Katherine Davies, Anne Gray Fischer, Erin Greer, Amy Kerner, Humberto González Núnez, Maurine Ogbaa, Songyao Ren, Davis Smith-Brecheisen, Whitney Stewart, Nomi Stone, Christine Veras, Mai Wang, Hong An Wu

    Professor of Practice: Norman Cox

    Clinical Professors: Tim Christopher, Carie King, Paul Lester, Catherine Parsoneault, Maribeth (Betsy) Schlobohm

    Clinical Associate Professors: Linda Salisbury, Jeffrey Schulze, Lorraine Tady

    Clinical Assistant Professors: Paul Galvez, Shelby Hibbs, Pia Jakobsson, Sarah Kozlowski

    Professors Emeriti: Joan Chandler, Milton A. Cohen, R. David Edmunds, Mihai Nadin, Stephen G. Rabe, Timothy (Tim) Redman, Michael S. Simpson, Frederick Turner

    Associate Professors Emeriti: Peter Park, Gerald L. Soliday

    UT Dallas Affiliated Faculty: Erin A. Smith

    Professors of Instruction: Lawrence Amato, Lorena Camacho-Guardardo, Kathy Lingo, Christopher (Chris) Ryan

    Associate Professors of Instruction: Kenneth Brewer, Diane Durant, Kelly P. Durbin, Kathryn C. Evans, Melissa Hernandez-Katz, Jonathan Palant, Monica M. Saba

    Assistant Professors of Instruction: Barbara Baker, Lori Gerard, Janece Glauser, Janet Johnson, Christina Montgomery, Misty Owens, Linda Smith-Brecheisen, Allison Templeton, Patricia Totusek

    Objectives

    The School of Arts, Humanities, and Technology is committed to interdisciplinary programs that investigate the linkages between the arts, technology, and the humanities by fusing critical with creative thinking, theoretical with practical endeavors.

    Facilities

    The School of Arts, Humanities, and Technology provides specialized facilities for academic research and creative expression. The Jonsson Building contains seminar rooms as well as faculty offices and a graduate student lounge. The 155,000 square foot Edith O'Donnell Arts and Technology Building houses studios for painting, photography, and digital and new media arts facility, as well as computer labs, fabrication and maker spaces, faculty research labs, motion capture labs, a usability lab, sound design recording spaces, a games and media library, and a 3D art studio.

    Sculpture and printmaking studios are located in the Research and Operations Center West. The SP/N Gallery offers 6,000 square feet of state-of-the-art exhibition space and is home to the Comer Collection of Photography. It is located in the Synergy Park North 2 building. Performance venues for dance, theater, and music include the University Theatre and the Jonsson Performance Hall. The Physics building houses rehearsal and classroom space for music classes, including individual, soundproof, practice rooms.

    Admission Requirements

    The University's general admission requirements are discussed on the Graduate Admission page.

    Full-time and Part-time Students

    Students are encouraged to pursue graduate degrees on a full-time basis, although part-time study is available for MA students and is sometimes possible for doctoral students.

    Degree Requirements

    The University's general degree requirements are discussed on the Graduate Policies and Procedures page.

    Specific degree requirements are listed in the graduate catalog information for each respective program, and each student plans a program of studies in consultation with an assigned faculty advisor.

    Research

    The research interests of the faculty reflect the interdisciplinary mission of the School. In addition to the research activities of individual faculty, Creative Learning Environments and six centers and institutes promote interdisciplinary research within the school: the Center for Translation Studies, the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies the Center for Asian Studies, the Center for Values in Medicine, Science and Technology, the Center for U.S-Latin American Initiatives, and the Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History.

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