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TAMUK Academics

Texas A&M University-Kingsville requires at least 120 hours to complete a bachelor's degree. There is no accelarated degree program at TAMUK, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits.

TAMUK does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, TAMUK has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Around 45% of students who started college at TAMUK graduate within six years.

TAMUK offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Which Courses Do I Have To Take at TAMUK?

TAMUK has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students do not need to fulfull a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Majors at TAMUK

When choosing a major, TAMUK students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at TAMUK below.

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. TAMUK does not require a senior project for all students.

Does TAMUK Offer Learning Disability Services?

TAMUK offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does TAMUK Offer Online Classes?

TAMUK has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does TAMUK Give AP Credit?

TAMUK offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does TAMUK Have An Honors Program?

TAMUK offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does TAMUK Require Internships?

TAMUK does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

ROTC

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

TAMUK has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at TAMUK include: - an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

Dual Degree Programs at TAMUK

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

TAMUK does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

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TAMUK Majors & Subject Areas

Agriculture, General
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management
Animal Sciences, General
Agronomy and Crop Science
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Communication, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Education, General
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational/Instructional Technology
Special Education and Teaching, General
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Engineering, General
Architectural Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Industrial Technology/Technician
Engineering/Industrial Management
Spanish Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Mathematics and Statistics
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Social Work
Criminology
Political Science and Government, General
Sociology
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Music, General
Music Performance, General
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Dietetics/Dietitian
Business/Commerce, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Accounting
Finance, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
History, General

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

6,932

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

88%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$9,689

Out-of-State

$22,720

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Application Deadline

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