Prospective Students

Texas College has been providing a liberal arts education since 1894 and exists to help people succeed by assisting them in developing their academic skills and self-confidence, as well as enlarging their perspectives on life. We are dedicated to providing citizens of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds with the opportunity for life-long learning through an engaging academic program.

Texas College believes in motivating our students, urging them to be active in setting and achieving their goals. Students are encouraged to utilize all of our facilities; to seek extra help from our faculty; and to converse with our advisors and other dedicated staff members.

Academic Programs

Texas College awards baccalaureate degrees in the arts and the sciences to students in one of its four major divisions: General Studies and Humanities, Business and Social Sciences, Natural and Computational Sciences and Education.

The College also awards associate degrees in Early Childhood Education and General Studies. Attention is given to a common base of general knowledge in the liberal arts, upon which a program of generalization can be built. To this end, a common core of academic foundation courses must be completed satisfactorily by all students regardless of degree plans.

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.

Choose from 12 bachelor’s degree programs. Call Enrollment Services at (903) 593-8311, ext. 2297 for information about all of the academic programs at Texas College:

  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • English
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
    (Educator Preparation Program)
  • Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Religion
  • Social Work

Or choose from two associate degree programs:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • General Studies

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to visit the College prior to their acceptance of admission. A personal visit enables the student and college representatives to meet and determine how the college can accommodate the student’s physical and learning needs. Individuals with disabilities that affect access to campus facilities should contact the Vice President for Academic Affairs. Students with disabilities who are requesting academic assistance should contact the Vice President for Academic Affairs. Reasonable accommodations will be provided after the documentation has been received and reviewed by the Vice President for Academic Affairs. All requests are handled on a case-by-case basis. Students are encouraged to submit their documentation shortly after being admitted to the college.

Texas College Viewbook

General Studies and Humanities Brochure

Teacher Education Brochure

Natural and Computational Sciences Brochure

Business and Social Sciences Brochure

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Open Admission Policy

Students entering the four-year baccalaureate degree program are expected to have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00 or its equivalent. Students with less than a 2.00 cumulative grade point average at the time of admission will be directed to the association of arts program and must meet with the admission committee or be advised by that committee through correspondence.