Welcome to the Department of History & Political Science at the University of North Texas at Dallas! The disciplines of history and political science are foundational for careers in business, law, education, journalism, public service, and many other professions. 

UNT Dallas historians and political scientists use a variety of theoretical approaches and research methods to investigate history and political science in Texas, the United States, and in a global perspective. History and political science classes at UNT Dallas are small, enabling discussion, focused interaction, and engaged student learning.


  • History (18 credit hours: HIST 1050, 1060, 2610, 2620, plus 6 advanced hours of history)
  • Political Science (18 credit hours: PSCI 1040, 1050, plus 12 semester hours in political science, including 6 advanced hours).