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The university operates the Fort Worth Education Center in downtown Fort Worth and the UTA Research Institute in River Bend Park in eastern Fort Worth.
Dallas • Electrical, Electronic • Business
In fall 2007, Richland College introduced a new associate degree in digital forensics, which includes a specialization in Information Assurance. This track focuses on the proper processing of stored and transmitted electronic data by identifying, detecting and applying the corrective measures in a timely manner to prevent data loss, unauthorized modification and destruction. It offers one of the few International Business programs in North Texas offering certificate and Associate degree.
Richland College has been designated as the first two-year institution in Texas as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAE2Y) for academic years 2011-2016. CAE2Ys receive formal recognition from the U.S. government, as well as opportunities for prestige and publicity for their role in securing our nation’s information systems.
In 2013, Richland College developed skill standard for Digital Forensic Technician. Its Digital Forensics program was recognized by the Texas Skills Standard Board ( TSSB ) as the first and only institution in Texas to meet this statewide standard.
Richland offers one of the largest English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) programs in the DCCCD. This includes the American English & Culture Institute (AECI), a program for international F-1 students.
Richland College practices teaching, learning and community building throughout all of its programs. Of particular note are its excellent transfer programs and unique workforce programs. Students can earn a wide variety of certificates or Associate degrees with emphases or fields of study in disciplines such as Multimedia, Peace Studies, Photographic/Imaging and Mass Communications/Journalism.
It has a large Student Media program, and is home to the only DCCCD radio station, Chronicle Web Radio.
Some of the buildings at Richland College are named for heroes of the Texas Revolution, with the first letter of the name corresponding to the use of the building. For example, Bonham Hall, where the Business department is located, is named for James Butler Bonham, who died at the 1836 Battle of the Alamo. Crockett Hall, named for Alamo hero David Crockett, is the Campus Center. Fannin Hall, where Fine Art classes are held, is named for Col. James W. Fannin, who led the ill-fated Texas rebels at Goliad. Other building names are Spanish words or names. Lavaca ("cow") houses the Library. Alamito ("little cottonwood") is the original Administration Building. El Paso ("the Pass") Hall is the interior lower level of a bridge that connects the east and west sides of the campus, which are separated by a shallow but picturesque creek originally known as Jackson Branch. Del Rio ("of the river") is where the school's Data center or computer lab is located. The new Sabine Hall, named for the river that separates Texas and Louisiana, is the Science Building. Neches and Pecos Halls are also named for rivers. The previous Science building is now called Wichita, which is the name of a Texas Indian tribe. Thunderduck Hall, named after the school athletic team cartoon mascot, is the new Administration Building.
Dallas • Medicine, General, Internal
Dallas • Theology, Religion
Dallas • Pharmacology, Pharmacy • Medicine, General, Internal • Nursing
Lubbock • Medicine, General, Internal Nursing Pharmacology, Pharmacy
Fort Worth • Theology, Religion
Dallas • Urban Studies
Dallas • Art • Imaging Science, Photographic • Law • Management • Film, Radio, Television
Dallas • Law • Architecture
According to SMU Dedman's 2013 ABA-required disclosures, 69.6% of the Class of 2013 obtained full-time, long-term, JD-required employment nine months after graduation.
Dallas • Business
Main building of the Edwin L. Cox School of Business at SMU in Dallas, Texas.
Led by Dean Albert W. Niemi, Jr., SMU Cox offers a full range of business education programs, including BBA, full-time MBA, MBA Professional (Part-Time), Executive MBA, Master of Science in Management, Master of Science in Business Analytics and non-degree Executive Education. It is home to the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship, Business Leadership Center (BLC), Maguire Energy Institute, and American Airlines Global Leadership Program (AAGLP) as well as an Associate Board Executive Mentoring Program. It has an international alumni network with chapters in more than twenty countries.
Its largest program is its full-time MBA, which is one of the most selective in the world, and with a powerful alumni base it has consistently ranked among the top business schools worldwide for MBA, PMBA, EMBA and BBA in a wide range of categories. The Cox School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
HBCU Digest named Paul Quinn 2011 HBCU of the Year and voted the college "the 5th most underrated HBCU in the nation". In 2012, HBCU Digest also named the College's student government association the "2012 HBCU Student Government Association of the Year" and named the College President, Michael J. Sorrell, the "2012 HBCU Male President of the Year".
Paul Quinn is also home to the WE over ME Farm, which was created through a partnership with PepsiCo to bring healthy food to the food desert of Dallas.
Irving • Audit, Accounting
In January 2007, the Institute was certified to grant degrees by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and was later exempted from such certification through a ruling of the Texas State Supreme Court. In late February 2012, B. H. Carroll Theological Institute received accreditation status from the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE). Carroll is listed among Institutions and Programs accredited by recognized U.S. Accrediting Organizations by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation(CHEA).
Dallas • Theology, Religion • Literature
Located at 801 Main Street in downtown Dallas, the college is located in the former Sanger Harris department store building listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
El Centro was the first college established in the DCCCD and opened its doors in 1966. The anglos, negros, hispanic and other nationalities attend El Centro Community College in the center of downtown Dallas. Today the college enrolls over 10,000 students and offers a number of degree plans, many specializing in the medical and technological fields including nursing, culinary, and fashion design and marketing.
Dallas • Languages, Philology, Linguistic Studies
GIAL also offers undergraduate courses to fulfill prerequisites for those who have not had the courses to prepare them for graduate study in linguistics. The student body averages around 100 students. Alumni of GIAL have gone on to work in over 70 countries.
Irving • Theology, Religion
Holy Trinity was established in 1964.
Dallas • Computer Science, Robotics • Electrical, Electronic • Mechanical Engineering • Management • Ecology, Evolution, Environment
Dallas • Health Care Sciences, Services
Garland • Electrical, Electronic • Business
The oldest campus is the former Spencer Business College in Lafayette, Louisiana, founded in 1940. The newest campus is in Columbia, South Carolina. Remington College is headquartered in Heathrow, Florida. Remington College offers degree and diploma programs that vary by campus in career fields that include business, information technology, criminal justice, electronics, graphic arts, beauty and fitness, and the health sciences.
Irving • Business • Management
The university comprises four academic units: the Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts, the Constantin College of Liberal Arts, the College of Business (accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)],) which includes the Graduate School of Management, and the School of Ministry.
Dallas offers several master's degree programs and a doctoral degree program with three concentrations. There are 136 full-time faculty and 102 part-time faculty, and the school has an 11:1 student-to-faculty ratio.
Arlington • Architecture
The School of Architecture's newest program is a graduate-level Certificate in Property Repositioning and Turnaround, added in 2009.
The UT Arlington campus is ideally situated in the center of one the region’s largest and most diverse urban areas known as the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, creating an ideal laboratory environment where the concepts being discussed in the classroom take shape all around.
Dallas • Medicine, General, Internal
Dallas • Art • History • Music • Theatre
Meadows School of the Arts began as the School of Music in 1917 and became Meadows School of the Arts in 1964, incorporating studies in art and theatre. In 1969, thanks to Algur H. Meadows and The Meadows Foundation, the school was named the Algur H. Meadows School of the Arts.
Dallas • Theology, Religion • Music
Dallas • Dentistry, Oral Surgery • Health Care Sciences, Services • Surgery
With an enrollment of approximately 520 and more than 8,000 graduates, the college is internationally recognized for its oral health sciences education, research, specialized patient care, and community service programs. The school provides the Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.), Master of Science (M.S.) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Dental Hygiene degrees, and graduate training in 8 dental specialties.
Texas A&M was named one of the top four dental institutions nationwide for periodontology, endodontics, and geriatric dentistry by American Health Magazine. In 1997, through its Center for TeleHealth, TAMBCD became the nation's first dental school to successfully demonstrate the use of telecommunications technology for dental medicine through a long-distance patient consultation between dentists at the BCD campus and 175 dental professionals convened in Orlando, Florida.
Each year, the college completes more than 103,500 patient care visits, 45 percent of which benefit low-income individuals. Of the care it provides, the college donates $3.3 million in services to the community. The college produces the nation's only syndicated, weekly dental health news program, Dental Health Check.
College Station • Mechanical Engineering Mining, Mineral Processing Mathematics, Statistics, Finance Agriculture, Fisheries, Food Cultural Studies Languages, Philology, Linguistic Studies Literature
The first public institution of higher education in Texas, the school opened on October 4, 1876 as the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas under the provisions of the Morrill Land-Grant Acts. Originally, the college taught no classes in agriculture, instead concentrating on classical studies, languages, literature, and applied mathematics. After four years, students could attain degrees in scientific agriculture, civil and mining engineering, and language and literature. Under the leadership of President James Earl Rudder in the 1960s, A&M desegregated, became coeducational, and dropped the requirement for participation in the Corps of Cadets. To reflect the institution's expanded roles and academic offerings, the Texas Legislature renamed the school to Texas A&M University in 1963. The letters "A&M", originally short for "Agricultural and Mechanical", are retained only as a link to the university's past. The school's students, alumni, and sports teams are known as Aggies.
The main campus is one of the largest in the United States, spanning 5,200 acres (21 km2), and includes the George Bush Presidential Library. About one-fifth of the student body lives on campus. Texas A&M has approximately 1,000 officially recognized student organizations. Many students also observe the traditions of Texas A&M University, which govern daily life, as well as special occasions, including sports events. On July 1, 2012, the school joined the Southeastern Conference. A&M operates two branches: Texas A&M at Qatar and Texas A&M University at Galveston. Working with agencies such as the Texas AgriLife Research and Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M has a direct presence in each of the 254 counties in Texas. The university offers degrees in over 150 courses of study through ten colleges and houses 18 research institutes. Texas A&M has awarded over 320,000 degrees, including 70,000 graduate and professional degrees.
As a Senior Military College, Texas A&M is one of six American public universities with a full-time, volunteer Corps of Cadets who study alongside civilian undergraduate students.
Dallas • Pharmacology, Pharmacy
The school offers classes in only one discipline – pharmacy – and is located in the Hospital District area of Dallas (near noted institutions such as UT Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Memorial Hospital). It is the only pharmacy school of any type serving the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Lower-level students take the first two years of courses at the Amarillo campus.
Lubbock • Law Energy, Fuels Meteorology, Atmospheric Sciences
The university offers degrees in more than 150 courses of study through 13 colleges and hosts 60 research centers and institutes. Texas Tech University has awarded over 200,000 degrees since 1927, including over 40,000 graduate and professional degrees. The Carnegie Foundation classifies Texas Tech as having "high research activity". Research projects in the areas of epidemiology, pulsed power, grid computing, nanophotonics, atmospheric sciences, and wind energy are among the most prominent at the university. The Spanish Renaissance-themed campus, described by author James Michener as "the most beautiful west of the Mississippi until you get to Stanford", has been awarded the Grand Award for excellence in grounds-keeping, and has been noted for possessing a public art collection among the ten best in the United States.
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are charter members of the Big 12 Conference and compete in Division I for all varsity sports. The Red Raiders football team has made 36 bowl appearances, which is 17th most of any university. The Red Raiders basketball team has made 14 appearances in the NCAA Division I Tournament. Bob Knight, the second-winningest coach in men's NCAA Division I basketball history, served as the team's head coach from 2001 to 2008. The Lady Raiders basketball team won the 1993 NCAA Division I Tournament. In 1999, Texas Tech's Goin' Band from Raiderland received the Sudler Trophy, which is awarded to "recognize collegiate marching bands of particular excellence".
Though the majority of the university's students originate in the southwestern United States, the school has served students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. Texas Tech University alumni and former students have gone on to prominent careers in government, business, science, medicine, education, sports, and entertainment.