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Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, Texas

Application Procedures


Undergraduate Application Requirements:
  • Application for Admission; Parts A, B and C
  • High school transcript
  • ACT/SAT scores for freshmen
  • Official transcripts for transfer students
  • Application Fees: $40 first time student, $10 re-application fee, $10 late fee-- Payments can be made online using a MasterCard or Visa
  • Application Deadline: Fall-Aug. 1, Spring-Dec.1, Summer I-May 15, Summer II-June 15
  • Scholarship Deadline: Varies/depends on scholarship
    Priority Dates: Fall - March 31, Spring - September 30, Summer - February 28
  • FICE Code: 003606
  • Additional Requirements: All students are required to have THEA (TASP) scores on file prior to registration.
Undergraduate Admissions Office
Box 2418
Huntsville, TX 77341
Phone: 936-294-1828
Toll Free: 866-232-7528
Fax: 936-294-3758
E-mail: admissions@shsu.edu
Website: www.shsu.edu/admissions/



Undergraduate Degrees And

Preprofessional Programs

ACC Accounting Business Administration
ACS Academic Studies Education
AGD Art - Advertising and Graphic Design Arts and Sciences
AGR Agriculture Arts and Sciences
AGB Agriculture - Agriculture Business Arts and Sciences
AGM Agriculture - Mechanization Arts and Sciences
ANS Agriculture - Animal Sciences Arts and Sciences
AAS Applied Arts and Sciences Arts and Sciences
ART Art Arts and Sciences
BFI Banking and Financial Institutions Business Administration
BIO Biology Arts and Sciences
CHM Chemistry Arts and Sciences
CHE Chemical Engineering (dual program) Arts and Sciences
CMB Composite Science (Biology) Arts and Sciences
CMC Composite Science (Chemistry) Arts and Sciences
CMG Composite Science (Geology) Arts and Sciences
CMP Composite Science (Physics) Arts and Sciences
ANT Computer Animation Arts and Sciences
CIS Computing / Information Science Arts and Sciences
CST Industrial Technology - Construction Management Arts and Sciences
CJ Criminal Justice Criminal Justice
CS Computing Science Arts and Sciences
DNC Dance Arts and Sciences
IDD Industrial Technology - Design and Development Arts and Sciences
ECO Economics Business Administration
TEE Industrial Technology - Electronics Arts and Sciences
ACS Academic Studies (Elementary Education) Education
ENG English Humanities and Social Sciences
ESC Environmental Science Arts and Sciences
FCS Family and Consumer Sciences Humanities and Social Sciences
FMD Family and Consumer Sciences - Fashion Merchandising Humanities and Social Sciences
FIN Finance Business Administration
FSM Family and Consumer Sciences - Food Service Management Humanities and Social Sciences
FSN Family and Consumer Sciences - Food Science and Nutrition Humanities and Social Sciences
FCH Forensic Chemistry Arts and Sciences
GBA General Business Administration Business Administration
GST General Studies (undecided major) Arts and Sciences
GEL Geology Arts and Sciences
GEO Geography Arts and Sciences
HLT Health Education
HIS History Humanities and Social Sciences
HRM Human Resources Management Business Administration
IM Industrial Technology - Industrial Management Arts and Sciences
IT Industrial Technology Arts and Sciences
INB International Business Business Administration
IND Family and Consumer Sciences - Interior Design Humanities and Social Sciences
KIN Kinesiology Education
MGT Management Business Administration
MIS Management Information Systems Business Administration
MKT Marketing Business Administration
MCM Mass Communication Humanities and Social Sciences
MTH Mathematics Arts and Sciences
MUS Music Arts and Sciences
MTR Musical Theatre Arts and Sciences
MUT Musical Therapy Arts and Sciences
MCR Musical Therapy - Correctional Arts and Sciences
PHL Philosophy Humanities and Social Sciences
PHO Photography Arts and Sciences
PHY Physics Arts and Sciences
PHE Physics Engineering (dual program) Arts and Sciences
POL Political Science Humanities and Social Sciences
PSY Psychology Humanities and Social Sciences
SCM Speech Communication Humanities and Social Sciences
SOC Sociology Humanities and Social Sciences
SPN Spanish Humanities and Social Sciences
THR Theatre Arts and Sciences
VCS Victim Studies Criminal Justice
PREPROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS
PDT Predental Preprofessional Studies
PDH Predental Hygiene Preprofessional Studies
PLW Prelaw Preprofessional Studies
PMD Premedical Preprofessional Studies
PRA Premedical Records Administration Preprofessional Studies
PNU Prenursing Preprofessional Studies
POT Preoccupational Therapy Preprofessional Studies
POD Preoptometry Preprofessional Studies
PPH Prepharmacy Preprofessional Studies
PPT Prephysical Therapy Preprofessional Studies
PPA Prephysician Assistant Preprofessional Studies
PPD Prepodiatry Preprofessional Studies
PRT Prerespiratory Therapy Preprofessional Studies
PVT Preveterinary Medicine Preprofessional Studies

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Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, Texas

Graduate Application Procedures


Graduate Application Requirements:
  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • A 2.8 GPA (4.0 scale), on last 60 hours of courses before earning the bachelor's degree or at least 2.5 GPA on all previous college studies (some programs require higher GPA) Some programs allow a lower GPA if accompanied with a sufficiently high GRE/GMAT score.
  • Official scores from standardized tests such as the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) general test. The College of Business Administration requires an official score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). In making an admission decision, results from these standardized tests are used along with other factors to assess an applicant's potential for successful graduate studies performance. State required immunizations
  • Application Fee: $20.00 -- Payments can be made online using a MasterCard or Visa
  • Application Deadline: Fall-Aug. 1, Spring-Dec.1, Summer I-May 15, Summer II-June 15
Graduate Studies Office
Box 2478
Huntsville, TX 77341
Phone: 936-294-1971
Toll Free: 866-232-7528
Fax: 936-294-1271
E-mail: graduate@shsu.edu
Website: www.shsu.edu/graduate/


Graduate Degree Programs

ADM Administration Education
ACC Accounting Business Administration
AGR Agriculture Arts and Sciences
BIO Biology Arts and Sciences
BA Business Administration Business Administration
CHM Chemistry Arts and Sciences
CJ Criminal Justice Criminal Justice
CJC Criminal Justice and Criminology Criminal Justice
CJM Criminal Justice Leadership and Management Criminal Justice
CIS Computing and Information Science Arts and Sciences
COU Counseling Education
CNE Counselor Education Education
DNC Dance Arts and Sciences
EDL Educational Leadership Education
EED Elementary Education Education
ENG English Humanities and Social Sciences
FCS Family and Consumer Sciences Humanities and Social Sciences
FIN Finance Business Administration
FCP Clinical Psychology Humanities and Social Sciences
FSI Forensic Science Criminal Justice
HED Health Arts and Sciences
HIS History Humanities and Social Sciences
IT Industrial Technology Arts and Sciences
IAS Information Assurance and Security Arts and Sciences
SPV Instructional Leadership Education
IST Instructional Technology Education
KIN Kinesiology Education
LS Library Science Education
MTH Mathematics Arts and Sciences
MUS Music Arts and Sciences
MUE Music Education Arts and Sciences
PHL Philosophy Humanities and Social Sciences
POL Political Science Humanities and Social Sciences
PSY Psychology Humanities and Social Sciences
PCL Psychology - Clinical Psychology Humanities and Social Sciences
PSS Psychology - School Psychology Humanities and Social Sciences
PA Public Administration Humanities and Social Sciences
RDG Reading Education
SED Secondary Education Education
SOC Sociology Humanities and Social Sciences
SPD Special Education Education
STS Statistics Arts and Sciences

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Revised: 12 July 2007