Shape Your Future With the Education and Human Services Academy

The A&M-Commerce Education and Human Services Academy at Dallas College is a unique partnership bringing transformative instruction to Dallas students interested in education and human services. As an Education and Human Services Academy student, you may be eligible to take courses toward your bachelor’s degree while completing your course work at Dallas College, including some courses taught directly by A&M-Commerce faculty. You will complete your first two years in Dallas before transferring to A&M-Commerce full time.

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Education and Human Services Academy

Education (BA/BS) Middle School Emphasis

Our bachelor’s degree with middle school certification offers a number of specialties, allowing you to concentrate on specific interests. Learn to design engaging lessons, develop curriculum for diverse students and foster an inclusive learning environment.

Where It Is Offered Commerce, Corsicana (Navarro College), McKinney (CHEC), Mesquite, Online
Duration

4 to 4.5 Years

Foreign Language

Foreign language Optional

Delivery Combination (40-50% Online), Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

120 to 132 Hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Education (BS) All-Level Special Education

A graduate with all-level Generic Special Education certification should possess the following competencies: knowledge of disabling conditions; knowledge of professional roles, strategies for promoting learning and development; and techniques to promote achievement in English language arts, reading and math.

Where It Is Offered Commerce, Online
Duration

4 Years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

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

120 Hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Mathematics (BS) Teaching Emphasis

A degree in mathematics along with a teacher certification will allow you to combine your interest and passion for mathematics with influencing and shaping the lives of the next generation.

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration

4 years

Foreign Language

Required for BA, not BS

Delivery Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

120-122 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Spanish (BA) Teaching Emphasis

Our program encourages and equips Spanish educators. No matter your proficiency level, we have language courses designed for you. You’ll study the history, politics, social structures and traditions of Spain and Latin America. Our combined Spanish and teaching program prepares you for the high school classroom. You’ll take courses in methods for teaching Spanish, issues in Spanish literature and culture, and Hispanic linguistics. After graduating, you’ll be certified to teach Spanish at the secondary level (grades 7-12).

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration

1 to 1.5 Years

Foreign Language

Foreign language credits or testing required

Delivery Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

36 Hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Learning & Technology (BS)

The Bachelor of Science in Learning and Technology equips entry-level personnel in the field of eLearning (adult training and development) for practice in public education, private education, business, industry and non-profit organizations. Learning and technology are intertwined to develop next-generation trainers and leaders who implement technology and learning strategies across a variety of curricula and classrooms.

Where It Is Offered Commerce, Online
Duration

4 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Blended (50-85% Online), Face-To-Face, Online (86-99% Online)
Total Credit Hours

120 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Kinesiology & Sports Studies (BS)

The bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and sports studies prepares students for employment in a wide variety of settings in the fitness industry, in the sports and allied health field, rehabilitation clinics, sports teams, and more. The Human Performance track is designed to prepare individuals for graduate school (e.g. kinesiology, physical therapy, occupational therapy).

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration

4 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

120 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Nursing (BSN)

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program enables you to integrate scientific knowledge from theory and research, high-level skills, and concepts of leadership into the care of individuals, families and groups. When you successfully complete our pre-licensure program, you meet the educational requirements of the Texas Board of Nursing to take the licensure examination to become Registered Nurses. Our RN to BSN program allows AAS (associate degree) nurses to build on their initial nursing education to obtain a BSN.

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration

Pre-RN (3-4 years) and RN-to-BSN (1-2 years)

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

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

Pre-Licensure (121 hours) and RN-to-BSN (121 hours, 30 at TAMUC)

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Psychology (BS)

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology explores human behavior and cognition, and prepares students for careers in higher education, school counseling, and business analytics.

Where It Is Offered Commerce, McKinney (CHEC), Online
Duration

4 Years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

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

120 Hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Social Work (BSW)

Our faculty will provide you with the vast knowledge of expertise, research and practice experience in the social work field including areas of social welfare, social justice and diversity. You will have an opportunity to take a variety of courses from instructors who have a strong desire and commitment to social work education and further advancement of the social work profession.

Where It Is Offered Commerce, Frisco, Mesquite
Duration

4 Years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

120 Hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Ed and HS Academy :: Eligibility & Admission

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Eligibility and Admission

Students completing their first two years of coursework at Dallas College and students with AAS credentials in education and human services fields are encouraged to consider joining the Texas A&M University-Commerce Education and Human Services Academy.

As an Education and Human Services Academy student, you may be eligible to take courses toward your bachelor’s degree while completing your course work at Dallas College, including some courses taught directly by A&M-Commerce faculty. You will complete your first two years in Dallas before transferring to A&M-Commerce full-time.

Ready to join the academy? You must first apply and be accepted to Dallas College. After acceptance, you will be connected to your A&M-Commerce success team, who will guide you through the A&M-Commerce Education and Human Services Academy.

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Education Academy :: Benefits

Benefits

The College of Education and Human Services at A&M-Commerce offers excellence-driven programs that prepare student-scholars to become scientists, teachers, administrators and practitioners who proactively address the transformational challenges of a complex digital environment and global society.

You’ll enjoy several benefits as a student in the A&M-Commerce Education and Human Services Academy.

Career services: You will have access to a network of independent school districts and companies in North Texas and beyond to help launch your career as a teacher, counselor, and many more education and human services professions.

Multiple pathways in teacher education: As a student in the Education and Human Services Academy, you can pursue certifications to work in multiple educational settings, including elementary, middle and secondary schools.

Lion network: The College of Education and Human Services at A&M-Commerce boasts a network of 20,000 alumni who are willing to assist you as you pursue a career in the field of education and human services.

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Ed and HS Academy :: schedule and CURRICULUM

Transfer pathway/curriculUm

Once you have joined the A&M-Commerce Education and Human Services Academy, you can enroll in pathway core curriculum courses at any one of the Dallas College campuses. Some courses may also be taught by A&M-Commerce faculty.

In one or two years, depending on the time it takes to complete these early courses, you will transition to A&M-Commerce to complete your bachelor’s degree in the highly ranked College of Education and Human Services.

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Program Costs

Tuition and fees for undergraduate students attending A&M-Commerce taking 12 credit hours are $4,126 for Texas residents and $9,034 for non-residents. To see the cost of attending classes at Dallas College, view their tuition calculator.

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