The University of Texas at Dallas

School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics


UT Dallas’ School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics offers degree programs for undergraduate and graduate students in biology, chemistry, geosciences, mathematics and physics. In addition to regular coursework, undergraduates are encouraged to participate in research alongside faculty and graduate students. From the world-renowned Alan G. MacDiarmid NanoTech Institute, headed by Dr. Ray Baughman, to the William B. Hanson Center for Space Sciences — where Dr. John Hoffman helped discover water on Mars — the science education at UT Dallas is a hands-on, high quality experience for undergraduates and graduate students.

The UTeach Dallas program offers students the opportunity to complete the requirements for high school teacher certification along with their regular BS or BA degrees.

Quick Facts about the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

  • Established in 1975.
  • Six departments.
  • More than 3,200 students.
  • 29 degrees offered.
  • Faculty include a Nobel Prize winner and a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
  • Alumnus Aziz Sancar PhD’77 won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Degrees Offered

Bachelor of Science: Actuarial science, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, data sciencegeosciences, mathematics, molecular biology, physics

Bachelor of Arts: Biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics 

Master of Science: Actuarial science, bioinformatics and computational biology, biotechnology, chemistry, geosciences, mathematics, molecular and cell biology, physics, statistics

Master of Arts: Teaching in mathematics education, teaching in science education

Doctor of Philosophy: Chemistry, geosciences, mathematics, molecular and cell biology, physics, statistics

Certificates

Postbaccalaureate certificate in biomedical science
Graduate certification in data science

Fast Track to Graduate School

The Fast Track program enables exceptionally gifted UT Dallas students to include master’s level courses in their undergraduate degree plans. Students who meet the requirements for admission to graduate school and the minimum GPA requirement for their major can take up to 15 hours of graduate level coursework that can apply toward their undergraduate and graduate level coursework. To take graduate courses in the Fast Track program, upper-division undergraduates must have completed 90 semester credit hours and petition their associate dean for permission to take graduate courses.

Contact Information

Office of Admission and Enrollment
800 West Campbell Road
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
972-883-2270 or 1-800-889-2443
[email protected]
utdallas.edu/enroll

Dean Bruce M. Novak
School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
The University of Texas at Dallas
800 West Campbell Road
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
Phone: 972-883-2501
Email: [email protected]
Website: utdallas.edu/nsm

Dr. Michael C. Biewer
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies
Phone: 972-883-2811
Email: [email protected]