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Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/BulletinOnline Catalog


Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
  • Agriculture, General
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Aquatic Biology/Limnology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Consumer Services and Advocacy
  • Corrections
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dance, General
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • Geographic Information Science and Cartography
  • Geography
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Interior Design
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Microbiology, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music, General
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio and Television
  • Recording Arts Technology/Technician
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management
  • Wildlife Biology
Most Popular DisciplinesBusiness/marketing, Communication/journalism, Interdisciplinary studies
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, engineering
Special ProgramsAccelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Teacher certification, Internships, Washington semester
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesSome online degree programs


General Education/
Core Curriculum
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageNot required
Math/ScienceRequired for all students


Full-Time Faculty1,294
Part-Time Faculty566
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 3% of classes
10-19 students: 26% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 10% of classes
50-99 students: 8% of classes
Over 100 students: 8% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 8% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 38% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 36% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 13% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 4% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs


International BaccalaureateNot accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations


Library Available on CampusYes
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus3233
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported


Remedial InstructionOffered
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access


Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science in Communication Disorders, Master of Healthcare Administration, Master of Science, Master of Science in Technology, Master of Music, Master of Science in Criminal Justice, Master of Health Informatics and Health Information Management, Master of Accountancy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Science in Recreation and Leisure Studies, Master of Education, Master of Applied Geography, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Adult Education
  • Agricultural Education
  • Allied Health--General
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Art and Design
  • Conservation Biology
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Developmental Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Ethics
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Family and Consumer Sciences-General
  • Finance and Banking
  • Fish, Game, and Wildlife Management
  • Geography
  • Gerontology
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Education
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • History
  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • International Affairs
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Leisure Studies
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Marine Biology
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Mass Communication
  • Materials Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nutrition
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • Recreation and Park Management
  • Rhetoric
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Software Engineering
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Student Affairs
  • Sustainable Development
  • Technical Communication
  • Theater
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Vocational and Technical Education
  • Writing
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Physical Therapy
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Adult Education
  • Allied Health--General
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Developmental Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geography
  • Marine Biology
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Mathematics Education
  • Physical Therapy
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Average 3.45 3.86 569 580 26
Low 2.50 2.68 440 500 17
High 4.00 5.00 720 760 34
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