-- Campus Catalog --Registration PriorityClosed Programs
All upper-division business courses (ACCT, CIS, ECO, FIN, MGT, MKT.) Sophomore-level ACCT & ECO courses ARE available. Sound recording technology, musical theatre and nursing are closed.Limitations
Highly competitive (and limited) biology, chemistry, physics, art, health, and physical education (AT/ESS) courses, these cannot be guaranteed. An audition or portfolio may be required for advanced theatre and art courses. Some theatre, music, dance, and studio art courses will be limited. An audition may be required for certain music courses. Student teaching, internships, and social work practicum courses all require prior approval from the departments. Prerequisites are enforced.Notable Academic Programs
- Geography - Texas State is listed as the Number #1 Geography program in the nation in many national Geographic journals. Texas State offers unique courses in GIS, Water Resources, Urban & Regional Planning, plus Resource & Environmental Studies. The TXST campus sits on the San Marcos river, an ideal area for water and sustainability research.
- Music - Texas State offers Music Performance, Music Studies, Jazz Studies, and more. The proximity to Austin allows musicians to perform in the Live Music Capital of the World and attend South By Southwest in the spring.
- Mass Communication - Ranked #15 undergraduate program in the country, TXST excels in Digital Media Innovation, Journalism, Advertising, and Public Relations.
- Criminal Justice - Extensive courses in law enforcement, corrections, crisis and hostage negotiation are provided along with internship opportunities in large cities like Austin and San Antonio.
- Theater - Texas State is ranked the best in Texas and among the best in the country in theatre. Access to Austin and South By Southwest provides many artistic opportunities.
Unique Academic Programs
- Water Management - A unique program for Geography majors.
- Geographic Information Sciences & Emergency Management - For Geography majors and minors.
OptionsUndergraduate Majors Open to NSE StudentsAerospace Sciences:
Honors Access: Yes
Agriculture: Agricultural Business, Animal Sciences, Farm and Ranch Management, Horticulture, Land Resources, Mechanized Agriculture, Plant and Soil Systems, Plant Science, Soil Science, Water Management
Anthropology: Anthropology, Archaeology, Ethnic Studies, Evolutionary Anthropology
Area Studies: African Studies, Asian Studies, Chicano/Mexican American Studies, East Asian Literature/Studies, European Studies, Gender, Ethnicity and Multicultural Studies, Gerontology, Hispanic Studies, International Studies, Japanse Studies (minor), Latin American Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Popular Culture, Russian Studies, Southwest Studies, U.S. - Mexico Border Health Issues
Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art History, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Drawing, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Studio Art
Athletics: Athletic Training, Coaching, Exercise Science, Fitness Management, Physical Education
Biological Sciences: Aquatic Biology, Botany/Plant Sciences, Microbiology, Wildlife Biology
Business: Advertising, International Business, Public Administration, Public Relations
Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry
Communications: Broadcasting, Communication, Electronic Media, Interpersonal and Public Communication, Journalism, Mass Communication, Multimedia, Newspapers, Organizational Communication, Print Media, Speech/Rhetoric/Public Address, Visual Communication Technology, Writing/Editing
Consumer and Family Studies: Consumer Sciences/Services, Family Economics and Resource Management, Family Studies
Criminal Justice: Corrections, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement/Police Sciences
Education: Bilingual, Child Development, Early Childhood, Elementary Education, Physical Education, Secondary Education, Special Education
Engineering: Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
English: Creative Writing, English, Film Studies, Professional Writing, Technical Writing, Writing
Environmental Studies: Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies, Sustainability Studies, Wildlife Biology/Science
Fashion: Apparel/Fashion Merchandising
Food Science: Nutrition
Foreign Language: French, German, Japanese (some courses), Spanish
General Studies: Individualized Degree Program, Interdisciplinary Studies, Leadership Studies
Geography and Urban Studies: Applied Geography, Cartography, City Planning, Geographic Information Sciences & Emergency Management, Geography, Physical Geography, Planning, Regional Analysis/Planning, Urban Planning
Health and Safety Sciences: Clinical Laboratory Science, Communication Disorders, Dietetics, Exercise Science, Gerontology, Health Promotion, Health Services/Hospital Administration and Management, Medical Laboratory Technology, Medical Records Administration and Services, Public Health, Respiratory Therapy, Therapeutic Recreation, Wellness
Hospitality and Tourism: Tourism and Travel
Industrial Studies: Construction Management, Industrial Education, Industrial Technology, Industrial Technology Management
Information Studies: Computer Science, Computer Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies: Popular Culture
International Studies: International Relations, International Studies
Mathematics: Applied Mathematics, Mathematics
Medieval/Renaissance Studies: Medieval/Renaissance Studies
Military Sciences: Air Force ROTC, Army ROTC
Music: Bluegrass and Country Music
Performing Arts: Acting, Choral Music, Dance, Design/Technical, Directing, Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Music Theater, Music/Jazz Studies, Theater Arts/Drama, Theater Production
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy, Religious Studies
Physics: Applied Physics, Physics
Political Science: International Studies, Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs
Pre-Professional : Law Pre-Professional, Medicine Pre-Professional, Pharmacy Pre-Professional, Veterinary Medicine Pre-Professional
Recreation: Recreation, Recreation Therapy
Sociology/Social Work: Applied Sociology, Social Work, Sociology, Womens Studies
Speech Pathology and Audiology: Communication Disorders
Technology: Civil Engineering Technology, Computer Technology, Construction Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Electronics Technology, Engineering Technology, Industrial Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Mechanical Technology
Theater: Performance and Directing