Catalog: Volume 46 U & G
2023-2024, effective August 1, 2023

Published by
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
6300 Ocean Drive
Corpus Christi, Texas 78412
Telephone: (361) 825-5700


Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (

The Athletic Training Education Program which offers a Master of Science degree with a Major in Athletic Training is accredited by The Commission on accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), 2001 K Street NW, 3rd Floor North, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: 512-733-9700 or Toll Free: 844-GO-CAATE.

The Accounting and Business Master’s degree programs are accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, 777 South Harbour Island Boulevard, Suite 750, Tampa, FL 33602-5730; USA; telephone 813-769-6500; fax 813-769-6559.

The master’s degree program in nursing and post-graduate APRN certificate program at TAMUCC is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

The Counseling and Educational Psychology Department’s master’s programs in Addictions Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, and Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling, as well as the doctor of philosophy in Counselor Education are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), 500 Montgomery Street, Suite 350, Alexandria, VA 22314 – telephone: (703) 535-5990, email:

In addition, numerous memberships are held by the University in selective associations and societies that recognize high standards in specific fields.

Student Responsibility

University personnel may assist students in progressing toward the degree that they are seeking. However, the final and ultimate responsibility for understanding and following the degree requirements rests with the students themselves. Each student is held responsible for knowing degree requirements, for enrolling in courses that fit into degree programs and for taking courses in the proper sequence to ensure orderly progression of work. The student must seek advice about degree requirements and other University policies when necessary. The student is held responsible for knowing and abiding by University regulations regarding the standard of work required to continue in the University, as well as those dealing with academic integrity, scholastic probation, suspension, and dismissal. Additionally, the student is expected to comply with the rules in the Student Code of Conduct, as well as the processes in the latter, which are administered by the Office of Student Affairs. The Student Code of Conduct is accessible at

The University reserves the right to require a student to withdraw at any time, as well as the right to impose probation on any student whose conduct is unsatisfactory. An admission on the basis of false statements or documents is void upon discovery of the fraud, and the student is not entitled to any credit for work that the student may have done at the University. Upon dismissal or suspension from the University for cause, there will be no refund of tuition and fees. The balance due the University will be considered receivable and will be collected.

Equal Educational/Employment Opportunity

With respect to the admission and education of students; the availability of student loans, grants, scholarships and job opportunities; the employment and promotion of teaching and non-teaching personnel; and the student and faculty activities conducted on premises owned or occupied by the University, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi shall not discriminate either in favor of or against any U.S. citizen on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

Catalog Subject To Change

The provisions of this catalog do not constitute a contract, express or implied, between any applicant, student, or faculty or staff member of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi or The Texas A&M University System. This catalog is for informational purposes only. The University reserves the right to change or alter any statement herein without prior notice. This catalog should not be interpreted to allow a student that begins his or her education under the catalog to continue the program under the provisions in the catalog.