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COLLEGE PROFILE

West Texas A&M University

Canyon, TX

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/Bulletin

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
  • Agricultural Business and Management, General
  • Agricultural Communication/Journalism
  • Agriculture, General
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biotechnology
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Equestrian/Equine Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician
  • General Studies
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • History, General
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Music, General
  • Musical Theatre
  • Physics, General
  • Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Wildlife Biology
 
Most Popular DisciplinesBusiness/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Interdisciplinary studies
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
None
Special ProgramsAccelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Teacher certification, Cooperative education program, Internships, Washington semester
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesSome online degree programs

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

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

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty317
Part-Time Faculty107
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
72%
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 9% of classes
10-19 students: 22% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 19% of classes
40-49 students: 9% of classes
50-99 students: 10% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 8% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 29% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 50% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 11% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateNot reported
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings846,998
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus1200
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

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

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Professional Accounting, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • Animal Sciences
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • History
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Nursing--General
  • Plant Sciences
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
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Low 3.50   440 560  
High 3.53   440 560  
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