Texas A&M University-Commerce

An Equal Opportunity University

It is the policy of Texas A&M University-Commerce to recruit, hire, and promote for all university academic and nonacademic staff without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, handicap, or age; except where sex, handicap, or age is a bonafide occupational qualification. Admission to A&M-Commerce is based upon stated academic requirements regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, or age.

Directory Information and Its Release

In compliance with Section 438 of the General Education Provisions Act (Title IV of Public Law 90-247 as amended) and generally known as the Privacy Rights of Parents and Students, effective November 19, 1974, Texas A&M University-Commerce gives notice that the following directory information may be released upon request: student’s name, address (permanent, local, or email), telephone listing, date and place of birth, major field of study, minor field of study, participation in officially recognized activities and sports, weight and height of members of athletic teams, dates of attendance, degrees and awards received, and the most recent previous educational agency or institution attended by the student.

Any student who objects to the release of the directory information on file must notify the Registrar’s Office in writing, that he or she does not wish to have such information released. This request will be honored, and the information will be held confidential by the Registrar’s Office. Any questions concerning this policy may be directed to the Registrar’s Office.

University Statement of Policies

The policies, procedures, and regulations governing the conduct of students at A&M-Commerce are outlined in the Student Guidebook. The Guidebook is available online at http://www.tamuc.edu/CampusLife/documents/studentGuidebook.pdf. It is the responsibility of the student to make himself/herself aware of all policies. Disciplinary matters are handled by the Dean of Students Office. University policies and procedures are subject to change without prior notice

For More Information

For additional information about a specific department or office at A&M-Commerce, write to that office c/o Texas A&M University-Commerce, Commerce, Texas 75429.

Texas A&M University-Commerce reserves the right to change regulations, rules, procedures, and fees in this catalog at any time during the period this publication is in effect. Effective date of this Graduate Catalog is fall 2012. Graduate students are expected to be familiar with all University policies, regulations, rules, and procedures that affect admission, retention, and graduation. Official rules and procedures are maintained and updated on the University website at http://www.tamuc.edu/aboutUs/policiesProceduresStandardsStatements/

Vol. LXXXVII August 27, 2012 No. 2

Texas A&M University-Commerce
P.O. Box 3011
Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

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Permit No. 63
Commerce, Texas 75429
Nonprofit Organization

Texas A&M University-Commerce

is accredited by the

 Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

to award bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees.

Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur,

Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about

accreditation of Texas A&M University-Commerce.

  Texas A&M University-Commerce
has programs accredited by
AACSB, The International Association for Management Education,
The Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering is accredited by:
The Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org,
The Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering is accredited by:
The Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org,
American Chemical Association,
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs,
Council on Social Work Education,
Masters in Psychology Accreditation Council,
National Association of Schools of Music,
National Athletic Trainer Association,
Texas State Board for Educator Certification, and
is a member in good standing of the
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education,
American Association of State Colleges and Universities,
American Association of University Women,
Associate of Texas Colleges and Universities,
Association of Texas Graduate Schools,
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs,
Council for Higher Education Accreditation,
Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences,
Council of Graduate Schools in the United States,
Federation of North Texas Area Universities,
Inter-University Council of the North Texas Area,
National Commission of Accrediting,
National Council of University Research Administrators,
Texas Association of Black Personnel in Higher Education,
Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education, and
Teacher Education Council of State Colleges and Universities.

The provisions of this catalog do not constitute a contract, expressed or
implied, between any applicant, student, faculty or staff member of
Texas A&M University-Commerce or The Texas A&M University System.
This catalog is for informational purposes only. The University
reserves the right to change or alter any statement herein without prior
notice. This catalog should not be interpreted to allow a student that
begins his or her education under the catalog to continue the program
under the provisions of the catalog.

Students are held individually responsible for the information contained
in the University Catalog. Failure to read and comply with University
regulations will not exempt students from whatever penalties they may

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