Participating in our democratic society and excelling in a dynamic, globalized workplace requires robust skills and broad knowledge. The College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences provides students the rich, wide-ranging experiences necessary to bring a complex, rapidly changing world into focus. CLASS prepares its students to be the next generation of innovators, scholars, entrepreneurs and civic leaders.
Addressing complex global challenges and sustaining our country's innovation economy requires strong public universities engaged in basic and applied research. CLASS faculty and student teams produce high impact knowledge and discoveries that drive our economy and improve our quality of life.
North Texas is the fastest growing metropolitan area of the country. UNT must play a key role in the economic future of the region. Through its students and faculty, CLASS provides the empowered workforce and novel ideas necessary to ensure the region's competitive edge. CLASS faculty prepare their students to think critically, communicate effectively and act purposefully.