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Looking for a specific discipline to earn your 18 semester credit hours?

Whether you are earning your 18sch to meet the needs of your graduate degree or meet the needs of a current/future employer, Texas A&M University-Commerce offers you over 40+ disciplines to pursue your academic interest.

Click on a discipline in the Page Index to learn more about courses, modality, and graduate programs you can earn in conjunction with your 18sch.

If you are pursuing 18sch specifically to meet the requirements to teach dual credit or at the community college level in Texas, we encourage you to contact your current or future employer to verify which courses they will accept to meet your 18sch requirement in the discipline.

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Art (Studio or Visual Communication)

Bilingual Ed.

Biological Sciences

Early Childhood Ed.

Ed. Tech.Leadership

English

Health, Kinesiology, and Sport Studies

History

Mathematics

Music

Physics

Political Science

Reading

Secondary Ed.

Sociology

Spanish

TESOL

Theatre


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ENGLISH

Courses

Access our University’s Graduate Catalog for a full list of graduate English (ENG) courses.

Modality

ENG courses are regularly available online and face-to-face in Commerce, TX

Graduate Programs

You may be able to earn your 18sch in conjunction with one of the following graduate degrees from our University:
  • Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Master’s in English
  • Ph.D. in English
  • Master's in Higher Education, emphasis in College Teaching
  • Master's in Secondary Education
  • Master’s in Applied Linguistics, emphasis in TESOL (only accepts ENG Linguistics /TESOL courses)

Questions about ENG courses?

Contact English@tamuc.edu

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Spanish

Courses

Access our University’s Graduate Catalog for a full list of graduate Spanish (SPA) courses.

Modality

SPA courses* are regularly available online and face-to-face at our extended location at El Centro College in downtown Dallas, TX.

*Important note: You must be proficient in Spanish to be eligible for graduate level Spanish courses. Proficiency can be demonstrated via email or phone with the Spanish Program Coordinator. You cannot be permitted into graduate-level Spanish courses until proficiency is demonstrated. Contact us at Spanish@tamuc.edu

Graduate Programs

You may be able to earn your 18sch in conjunction with one of the following graduate degrees from our University:

  • Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Master’s in Secondary Education
  • Master's in Higher Education, emphasis in College Teaching
  • Master’s in Spanish

Questions about SPA courses?

Contact Spanish@tamuc.edu

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Sociology

Courses

Access our University’s Graduate Catalog for a full list of graduate Sociology (SOC) courses.

Modality

SOC courses are available 100% online.

Graduate Programs

You may be able to earn your 18sch in conjunction with one of the following graduate degrees from our University:

  • Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Master's in Higher Education, emphasis in College Teaching
  • Master’s in Secondary Education
  • Master’s in Sociology

Questions about SOC courses?

Contact Sociology@tamuc.edu

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HISTORY

Courses

Access our University’s Graduate Catalog for a full list of graduate History (HIST) courses.

Modality

HIST courses are available face-to-face in Commerce, TX with occasional online offerings available. Please note that you will have to attend classes in Commerce, TX in order to obtain 18 hours in history. 

Graduate Programs

You may be able to earn your 18sch in conjunction with one of the following graduate degrees from our University:

  • Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Master's in Higher Education, emphasis in College Teaching
  • Master's in History
  • Master's in Political Science - History Track
  • Master’s in Secondary Education

Questions about HIST courses?

Contact History@tamuc.edu

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Mathematics

Courses

Access our University’s Graduate Catalog for a full list of graduate Mathematics (MATH) courses.

Modality

MATH courses* are regularly available online and face-to-face. Face-to-face courses are offered in Mesquite, TX and Commerce, TX.

*Important note: graduate mathematics courses have pre-requisite requirements. Students without a bachelor’s degree in mathematics may need to take undergraduate level courses before being allowed to take graduate courses.

Graduate Programs

You may be able to earn your 18sch in conjunction with one of the following graduate degrees from our University:

  • Master’s in Mathematics
  • Master's in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Master's in Higher Education, emphasis in College Teaching
  • Master’s in Secondary Education

Questions about MATH courses?

Contact Shaine.Marsden@tamuc.edu

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Biological Sciences

Courses

Access our University’s Graduate Catalog for a full list of graduate Biological Sciences (BSC) courses.

Modality

BSC courses are available 100% online.

Graduate Programs

You may be able to earn your 18sch in conjunction with one of the following graduate degrees from our University:

  • Master’s in Biological Sciences
  • Master's in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Master's in Higher Education, emphasis in College Teaching
  • Master’s in Secondary Education

Questions about BSC courses?

Contact Shaine.Marsden@tamuc.edu

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Physics

Courses

Access our University’s Graduate Catalog for a full list of graduate Physics (PHYS) courses.

Modality

PHYS courses* are available 100% online.

*Important note: teachers should only take courses listed as being for educators.

Graduate Programs

You may be able to earn your 18sch in conjunction with one of the following graduate degrees from our University:

  • Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Master's in Higher Education, emphasis in College Teaching
  • Master's in Physics, emphasis in Physics Teaching
  • Master's in Secondary Education

Questions about PHYS courses?

Contact Shaine.Marsden@tamuc.edu

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TESOL (Department of Literature and Languages)

Courses

Access our University’s Graduate Catalog for a full list of graduate English (ENG) courses. Visit this list to review ENG courses that are specifically TESOL/Linguistics focused.

Modality

ENG TESOL courses are regularly available online and face-to-face in Commerce, TX

Consider the Graduate Certificate in TESOL

The Department of Literature and Languages offers a Graduate Certificate in TESOL that is 19sch. You may want to pursue this certificate to meet your 18sch requirement and to be able to list a Graduate Certificate in TESOL on your CV/Resume.

Graduate Programs

You may be able to earn your 18sch in conjunction with one of the following graduate degrees from our University:
  • Master’s in Applied Linguistics, emphasis in TESOL
  • Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Master’s in English
  • Ph.D. in English
  • Master's in Higher Education, emphasis in College Teaching
  • Master's in Secondary Education

Questions about ENG courses?

Contact MATESOL@tamuc.edu

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Political Science

Courses

Access our University’s Graduate Catalog for a full list of graduate Political Science (PSCI) courses.

Modality

PSCI courses are available face-to-face in Commerce, TX with occasional online offerings available. Please note that you will have to attend classes in Commerce, TX in order to obtain 18 hours in political science.

Graduate Programs

You may be able to earn your 18sch in conjunction with one of the following graduate degrees from our University:

  • Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Master's in Higher Education, emphasis in College Teaching
  • Master's in History
  • Master's in Political Science - History Track
  • Master’s in Secondary Education

Questions about PSCI courses?

Contact PoliSci@tamuc.edu

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Theatre

Courses

Access our University’s Graduate Catalog for a full list of graduate Theatre (THE) courses.

Modality

THE courses* are regularly available online and face-to-face. Face-to-face courses are offered in Commerce, TX.

*Important note: Graduate Theatre courses are not introductory courses. Our ideal student would have had theatre training/education prior to enrolling in graduate-level Theatre courses. We would prefer that you hold a completed theatre major, minor, or at least 18sch of theatre courses within your bachelor’s degree. If you did not study theatre in your undergraduate degree but have significant professional experience in theatre, you may still be a likely candidate for our courses. You can express your professional/educational experience by contacting us at Theatre@tamuc.edu

Graduate Programs

You may be able to earn your 18sch in conjunction with one of the following graduate degrees from our University:

  • Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Master's in Higher Education, emphasis in College Teaching
  • Master's in Theatre
  • Master’s in Secondary Education

Questions about THE courses?

Contact Theatre@tamuc.edu

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Art (Studio Art and Visual Communication)

Courses

Access our University’s Graduate Catalog for a full list of graduate Art courses.
Course acronyms include ART, ARTH, ARTS.
Art (ART)

Art History (ARTH)

Studio/VisCom (ARTS)

Modality

Art courses* are regularly available face-to-face. Face-to-face courses for Studio Arts are primarily offered in Commerce, TX. Face-to-face courses for Visual Communication are regularly offered in downtown Dallas, TX.

*Important note: Graduate Art courses are not introductory courses. The Department of Art does allow grad students from any background or department to take graduate-level Art History courses without screening if they have been accepted by, and are in good standing with, the Graduate School. Outside of Art History, ideal students interested in other graduate-level Art courses offered by the department would have Art training/education prior to enrolling in these graduate-level Art courses. We would prefer that you hold a completed Art major, minor, or at least 18sch of Art courses within your bachelor’s degree. If you did not study Art in your undergraduate degree but have significant professional experience in Art, you may still be a likely candidate for our courses. You can express your professional/educational experience by contacting us at MFA.Art@tamuc.edu

Graduate Programs

You may be able to earn your 18sch in conjunction with one of the following graduate degrees from our University:

  • Master’s in Art with emphasis in Studio Art
  • Master's in Art with emphasis in Visual Communication
  • Master's of Fine Art with emphasis in Studio Art
  • Master's of Fine Art with emphasis in Visual Communication
  • Master's in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Master's in Higher Education, emphasis in College Teaching
  • Master’s in Secondary Education

Questions about ART courses?

Contact MFA.art@tamuc.edu

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Music

Courses

Access our University’s Graduate Catalog for a full list of graduate Music (MUS) courses.

Modality

Music courses* are regularly available face-to-face in Commerce, TX all year and Mesquite, TX during summer terms.

*Important note: Graduate Music courses are not introductory courses. Our ideal student would have had Music training/education prior to enrolling in graduate level Music courses. We would prefer that you hold a completed Music major, minor, or at least 18sch of Music courses within your bachelor’s degree. If you did not study Music in your undergraduate degree but have significant professional experience in Music, you may still be a likely candidate for our courses. You can express your professional/educational experience by contacting us at Music@tamuc.edu

Graduate Programs

You may be able to earn your 18sch in conjunction with one of the following graduate degrees from our University:

  • Master's in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Master's in Higher Education, emphasis in College Teaching
  • Master of Music, emphasis in Performance or Piano Pedagogy
  • Master of Music, emphasis in Secondary or Elementary Education
  • Master’s in Secondary Education

Questions about MUS courses?

Contact Music@tamuc.edu

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Educational Technology Leadership

Courses

Visit the department's webpage.

Graduate Programs

You may be able to earn your 18sch in conjunction with one of the following graduate degrees from our University:

  • Master's in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Master's in Higher Education, emphasis in College Teaching
  • Master’s in Secondary Education

Questions about courses?

Contact Jennifer.Faunce@tamuc.edu

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Health, Kinesiology, and Sport Studies

Courses

Visit the department's webpage.

Graduate Programs

You may be able to earn your 18sch in conjunction with one of the following graduate degrees from our University:

  • Master's in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Master's in Higher Education, emphasis in College Teaching
  • Master’s in Secondary Education

Questions about courses?

Contact Jennifer.Faunce@tamuc.edu

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Early Childhood Education

Courses

Visit the department's webpage.

Graduate Programs

You may be able to earn your 18sch in conjunction with one of the following graduate degrees from our University:

  • Master's in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Master's in Higher Education, emphasis in College Teaching
  • Ed.D. Supervision, Curriculum and Instruction

Questions about courses?

Contact Jennifer.Faunce@tamuc.edu

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Secondary Education

Courses

Visit the department's webpage.

Graduate Programs

You may be able to earn your 18sch in conjunction with one of the following graduate degrees from our University:

  • Master's in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Master's in Higher Education, emphasis in College Teaching
  • Ed.D. Supervision, Curriculum and Instruction

Questions about courses?

Contact Jennifer.Faunce@tamuc.edu

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Reading

Courses

Visit the department's webpage.

Graduate Programs

You may be able to earn your 18sch in conjunction with one of the following graduate degrees from our University:

  • Master's in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Master's in Higher Education, emphasis in College Teaching
  • Master’s in Secondary Education
  • Ed.D. Supervision, Curriculum and Instruction

Questions about courses?

Contact Jennifer.Faunce@tamuc.edu

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Bilingual Education

Courses

Visit the department's webpage.

Graduate Programs

You may be able to earn your 18sch in conjunction with one of the following graduate degrees from our University:

  • Master's in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Master's in Early Childhood Education
  • Master's in Higher Education, emphasis in College Teaching
  • Master’s in Secondary Education
  • Ed.D. Supervision, Curriculum and Instruction

Questions about courses?

Contact Jennifer.Faunce@tamuc.edu

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Application

Applying for a Master's or Doctoral degree:

Learn more about our 40+ graduate programs and their admissions requirements.

Applying as a non-degree seeking student:

Learn more about applying as a non-degree student.

Questions?

Contact a Graduate Recruiter!

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