The mission of the Office of Academic Affairs is to implement and maintain a viable and dynamic academic program that is “student centered” and will continue its efforts in support of the belief that emphasizes the instrumental role played by the College and fostering the intellectual, social, economic, cultural and civic vitality of its community.
The Office of Academic Affairs' major responsibilities include academic planning, programs, and support services; academic policy; academic services; budgets; faculty affairs, governance, appointments, and advancements. Additionally, the Office of Academic Affairs is responsible for assisting both students and faculty in achieving their academic and professional goals. Academic Affairs administers existing programs, revises and reviews those programs, and develops new ones. Currently there are seven areas that encompass the area of Academic Affairs. These areas are: Library, Student Learning Center, Institutional Effectiveness, and (four divisions of study) Education Preparation Program, Humanities and General Studies, Business and Social Sciences, and Natural and Computational Sciences.
Office of Academic Affairs
Location: Martin Hall, 1st floor
Phone: (903) 593-8311, Ext. 2342
Fax: (903) 526-4426
Additionally, Academic Affairs has been divided into a lower college (representing the freshmen and sophomore years and the two Associate of Arts degree programs) and an upper college (representing the junior and senior years and 12 Bachelor degree programs).
General Studies (Associate degree)
Early Childhood Education (Associate degree)
The College has computer laboratories throughout the campus and in residence facilities. The D. R. Glass Library contains the Teacher Education Distance Learning Technology Center , over 73,500 print volumes, 151 online databases, as well as, digital, audio and video support for the academic program. Tutorial services and electronic learning options are provided to assist students in meeting the academic requirements.