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COLLEGE OF INNOVATION AND DESIGN

Welcome to the College of Innovation and Design

The College of Innovation and Design was created with you in mind! Your college delivers a unique blend of services and programs designed to help you reach your educational and career goals.

Our online degree options are perfect for working adults who are seeking to earn a degree or certificate. Whether you choose our self-paced, competency-based programs or our online programs that provide a more structured environment, you are sure to find learning opportunities that match your learning style. Our dedicated advisers ensure your needs are met and provide one-on-one guidance, either virtually or face-to-face.

The First-Year TRAC program and Office of Career Development are integral parts of the College of Innovation and Design. The award-winning First-Year TRAC program provides freshmen with unique learning opportunities. The Office of Career Development offers career guidance and assistance to students throughout their college experience.

By combining unique programs, personalized advising and career planning, the College of Innovation and Design provides students with the knowledge, confidence and practical tools needed to become career-ready professionals, prepared to compete in the marketplace and add value to the global environment.

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Benefits of A&M-Commerce Innovation and Design

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Welcome from the Dean

The College of Innovation and Design is a university-wide hub that works collaboratively with faculty, students, alumni and industry to assess and prepare students for the demands and opportunities of our ever-changing world and workplace. The college serves as an incubator for new initiatives, badges, certificates and degrees that transcend single disciplines or departments. Together, we ensure students are successful for their first year of college as well as for their first, second or third career later in life.

Make a difference. Make a living. Make a life.

Signature of Yvonne Villanueva-Russell
Dean, College of Innovation and Design
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College of Innovations and Design :: Academic Degree Programs

Academic Degree Programs

Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Certificate

You live in an increasingly diverse world. The Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) certificate program will help increase your awareness of world events, enhance your social and professional communication skills and solidify your commitment to make the world a better place.

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration

2 semesters

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Blended (50-85% Online)
Total Credit Hours

12 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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College of Innovation and Design :: Departments

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College of Innovation and Design- Meet our Faculty and Staff

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Frequently Asked Questions

How many hours should I take?

Students initially register for six hours (two courses per-term). You have the opportunity to accelerate into another course with the expectation that you will complete the coursework by the end of the term. You may continue to add courses, one at a time, through the 5th Friday of the term.

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How do I get into Graduate School?

You can begin graduate coursework after you receive your bachelor’s degree, and sometimes even while you are finishing it up. Please visit us in the dean’s office of the College of Innovation and Design for graduate program assistance.

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What is the “mandatory advising” hold on my student account?

All new and transfer students have an advising hold automatically placed on their account until they have contacted an advisor and declared a major. If you feel this hold is in error, please contact the College of Innovation and Design advising center at [email protected].

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What does the Basic Skills policy have to do with me?

Please review the University Basic Skills policy for information on this rule so that we can better ensure your success in your higher educational endeavors.

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Can I get credit for prior learning and training?

Please contact the A&M-Commerce Testing Center ([email protected] or 903.886.5122) for information about receiving credit for your previous learning and training.

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How do I start the graduation process?

Contact your academic advisor to begin the College of Innovation and Design graduation checkout process. Pay careful attention to the dates. You must also file for graduation with the Office of the Registrar.

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Why can’t I drop my Math or English course and What does the Basic Skills policy have to do with me?

Math courses include: PJCM 306/300 or Math 131/141/175

English courses include: ENG 100/110/101

ENG 100 must be taken concurrently with coordinating college-level courses according to the University Basic Skills Policy found in the Student Guide. As a CID student, you must be continuously enrolled in mathematics until you complete your math requirements.

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How does financial aid work for general studies or applied arts and sciences?

You have to be enrolled in at least six hours (2 courses) to be considered half-time and eligible for grants and loans. Full-time enrollment is 12 hours (4 courses).

For more information, visit the Cost and Assistance page.

Please email [email protected] or call 903.886.5096 for questions about applying for financial aid.

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How can I review my degree evaluation (audit)?

To see your degree evaluation, log into myLEO, select the Student Resources tab, then select the Undergrad DegreeWorks link.

To see degree requirements for a degree that is not listed:

  • While in your Undergrad DegreeWorks, click “What-If”
  • Select the term of your current catalog and choose the major from the dropdown menu
  • Click “Process What-If”

If you have trouble getting your degree evaluation from the myLEO system, you can contact the college of your major to obtain a copy.

If you continue to have difficulty with this process, visit the College of Innovation and Design advising office on the second floor of the library. You may also call 903.886.5155 or email [email protected].

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College of Innovation and Design :: Contact

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  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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