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An Equal Opportunity University

It is the policy of Texas A&M University-Commerce to recruit, hire, and promote for all university academic and non-academic staff without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, disability, age or religion.

Admission to A&M-Commerce is based upon stated academic requirements regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, or religion.

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 will be released upon request: student’s name, address (permanent or local), telephone listing, email address, classification, class standing, date(s) of attendance, date of graduation, degrees/honors/awards received, program of study, previous educational agencies and sports participation. Any student who objects to the release of all or any part of the directory information on file in his or her name must notify the Registrar’s Office, Administration Building, in writing, that he or she does not wish to have such information released. This request will be honored, and all or any portion of the information which the student requests to be withheld will be held confidential by the Registrar’s Office. Any questions concerning this policy may be directed to the Registrar’s Office, Administration Building, Texas A&M University-Commerce, P. O. Box 3011, Commerce, Texas 75429.

University Statement of Policies

The policies, procedures, and regulations governing the conduct of students at A&MCommerce are outlined in the Student Guidebook. The Guidebook is available online at . 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.

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Established in 1965, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has general and specific authority in areas of academic programs, finance, and facilities and has been designated the administrator at the state level for federal educational programs.

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; or call 903-886-5102; or visit our web site at .

Texas A&M University-Commerce

is accredited by the

Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
(1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; Telephone 404-679-4501)
to award bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.

Texas A&M University-Commerce

is also accredited by

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools

of Business - AACSB International

State Board for Educator Certification

The National Association of Schools of Music,

The Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering is accredited by
The Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET

111 Market Place, Suite 1050

Baltimore, MD 21202-4012

Telephone: 410-347-7700


The Council on Social Work Education,

American Chemical Society,

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs, and

Masters in Psychology Accreditation Council

is a member in good standing of the

National Association of School Psychologist

Association of Texas Colleges and Universities,

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education,

American Association of State Colleges and Universities,

The American Association of University Women,

National Commission of Accrediting,

The Council of Graduate Schools in the United States,

Association of Texas Graduate Schools,

The Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences,

Federation of North Texas Area Universities,

Inter-University Council of the North Texas Area, and

Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)

The American Association of State Colleges of Agriculture and Renewable Resources (AASCARR)

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