Frequently Asked Questions

How do I check my application status?

Until the graduate school has emailed to inform you that they have approved your application, contact the graduate school at or 940.565.2383. If the graduate school has already sent you an email confirming that they have approved your application and forwarded it on to our office, please contact us at

What textbooks are required?

Please see our textbook page for details on which books are required.

Please note that the textbook Applied Behavior Analysis, 3rd edition, by Cooper, Heron, and Heward is required for multiple courses and will be a valuable study aid for the BACB exam. We recommend that students purchase a new copy and plan to keep this textbook.

How do I access my courses?

Log in to Canvas.

How do I drop a course?

If you need to drop a class, please note that you must drop the highest number class you are enrolled in! Our courses must be taken in numerical order.

To drop a course, please follow these instructions:

  • Login to
  • Click on the Enrollment tile
  • Select Drop Classes from the left hand menu
  • Select the course(s) you need to drop

If this is your only course and you want to drop it, or you are dropping all your courses, you will need to withdraw from the university. Please read about the withdrawal process and then visit the Dean of Students' website for more information.

For more information about semester drop/withdrawal deadlines and refunds, please see the Student Financial Services website.

How do I request my official transcript?

  • Log in to and click on the Academic Records tile.
  • Click on Request Official Transcript in the menu on the left-hand side of the screen.
  • Click Order Transcript on the top right-hand side of the screen.
  • This will open another window that will provide information about the ordering process and the cost.
  • Follow the instructions on that page to order an official copy of your transcript.

How do I view my unofficial UNT transcript?

To print or save an unofficial transcript, follow the following steps:

  • Log in to and click on the Academic Records tile.
  • Click on View Unofficial Transcript in the menu on the left-hand side of the screen.
  • Click on Submit on the top right-hand side of the screen.
  • Click the box next to the report you just ran and click View Report on the top right-hand side of your screen
  • Your unofficial transcript should open in another window.
  • Certain browsers may have difficulty displaying the unofficial transcript. If this process is not working in the browser you are using, try a different one.​

What information regarding my coursework do I need to apply for the BCBA exam?

4th Edition BCBA coursework:

  • Our 4th edition Verified Course Sequence number is 4117.
  • If you took courses prior to Spring 2019 as a deprtment enrolled student and need your course completion certificates sent to the BACB, please email with your departmental EUID (starts with a 'z,' then your initials, and 4 digits) to request that we send the certificates to the BACB.

5th Edition Master of Arts degree:

If you earned an MA degree with us, please select UNT (Distance) Degree #51385 as your VCS when applying for the BCBA exam.

5th Edition Graduate Academic Certificate:

If you completed the 8-course certificate program only, please select UNT (Distance) Certificate #51002 as your VCS when applying for the BCBA exam.

How do I acquire the supervision fieldwork required by the Behavior Analysis Certification Board?

Please see our Supervision page for more information.

What are BAO’s current pass rates for the BCBA exam?

To view the pass rate information for the 4th edition BCBA sequence please click here.