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Texas A&M Academics

Texas A&M University requires at least 128 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree. Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal.

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

Around 83% of students who started college at Texas A&M complete all the credits required within six years.

Texas A&M offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

What Classes Are Required at Texas A&M?

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

Students are required to fulfill a lanuage requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Texas A&M.

Majors at Texas A&M

When choosing a major, Texas A&M students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Texas A&M 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 job searching or applying to a graduate program.

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. Texas A&M does not require students to complete a senior project.

Does Texas A&M Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

Texas A&M 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 Texas A&M Offer Online Classes?

Texas A&M has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Texas A&M Give Credit for AP Classes?

Texas A&M 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 Texas A&M Have An Honors Program?

Texas A&M offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Texas A&M Require Internships?

Texas A&M 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.


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 school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Texas A&M has an Army ROTC program, an Air Force ROTC program and a Navy 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 Texas A&M include: - an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus - a Navy ROTC branch unit on campus - an Air Force branch unit on campus

Dual Degree Programs at Texas A&M

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.

Texas A&M offers these dual degree programs: - 3-2 dual degree program in engineering - 3-2 dual degree program in business administration

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Texas A&M Majors & Subject Areas

Agriculture, General
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Economics
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management
Agricultural/Farm Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management
Agricultural and Food Products Processing
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Turf and Turfgrass Management
Agricultural Communication/Journalism
Animal Sciences, General
Agricultural Animal Breeding
Poultry Science
Food Science
Agronomy and Crop Science
Horticultural Science
Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding
Range Science and Management
Soil Science and Agronomy, General
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Environmental Studies
Environmental Science
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
Forestry, General
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Landscape Architecture
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
Women's Studies
Communication, General
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Technical and Scientific Communication
Information Science/Studies
Computer Science
Computer Graphics
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational/Instructional Technology
Special Education and Teaching, General
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Agricultural Teacher Education
Health Teacher Education
Health Occupations Teacher Education
Engineering, General
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
Agricultural Engineering
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Ocean Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
English Language and Literature, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology
Plant Physiology
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Microbiology, General
Zoology/Animal Biology
Molecular Genetics
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Environmental Biology
Mathematics, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Statistics, General
Nutrition Sciences
International/Global Studies
Maritime Studies
Marine Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Geophysics and Seismology
Hydrology and Water Resources Science
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Physics, General
Nuclear/Nuclear Power Technology/Technician
Psychology, General
Community Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
School Psychology
Educational Psychology
Forensic Science and Technology
Homeland Security
Public Administration
Economics, General
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government, General
Marine Science/Merchant Marine Officer
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Music, General
Health and Wellness, General
Advanced General Dentistry
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Dental Public Health and Education
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Athletic Training/Trainer
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Public Health, General
Environmental Health
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
Health Services Administration
Behavioral Aspects of Health
Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Pathology and Pathobiology
Comparative and Laboratory Animal Medicine
Veterinary Preventive Medicine, Epidemiology, and Public Health
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
Nursing Education
Business Administration and Management, General
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Operations Management and Supervision
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Transportation/Mobility Management
Accounting and Finance
Finance, General
Tourism and Travel Services Management
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Human Resources Development
Management Information Systems, General
Business Statistics
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Real Estate
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
History, General

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