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Sam Houston State University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Huntsville, TX

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
  • Agricultural Communication/Journalism
  • Agricultural Mechanization, General
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Agriculture, General
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Banking and Financial Support Services
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomedical Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Computer Software Technology/Technician
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dance, General
  • Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
  • Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
  • Educational/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Graphic Communications, General
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health and Wellness, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Horticultural Science
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Interior Architecture
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Library and Information Science
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Music, General
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health, General
  • Radio and Television
  • Reading Teacher Education
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
  • School Psychology
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Health professions and related sciences, Interdisciplinary studies
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
670
Part-Time Faculty
318
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
60%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 3% of classes
10-19 students: 24% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 18% of classes
40-49 students: 10% of classes
50-99 students: 10% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 14% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 52% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 28% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 4% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
1600
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
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 Education, Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Library Science, Executive Master of Business Administration

Master's Programs of Study

  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • Chemistry
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • History
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Library Science
  • Sports Management

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General

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