Texas A&M College of Liberal Arts

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Texas A&M College of Liberal Arts
Texas A&M Liberal Arts logo.PNG
Parent institution Texas A&M University
Dean Dr. Jose Luis Bermudez
Academic staff 306[1]
Students 7,252
Undergraduates 6,419
Postgraduates 833
Website clla.tamu.edu

Texas A&M College of Liberal Arts is a college of Texas A&M University in College Station. The college offers courses in social and behavioral sciences, humanities, and the performing arts, and is a major source of international education.

Academics[edit]

Psychology Building

The College of Liberal Arts has the largest collegiate faculty on campus with 306 faculty members and, with 6,883 students, has the second largest enrollment at Texas A&M, behind the Dwight Look College of Engineering. The college houses 12 departments and offers both discipline-specific and interdisciplinary degrees in 44 degree programs, including 23 bachelors, 11 masters, and 10 Ph.D. degrees. The college has a living alumni base of 33,000 graduates, 61% of whom have graduated since 1990.

Departments and majors[edit]

Interdisciplinary majors[edit]

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Support[edit]

The college has a $39 million budget, augmented by $5.5 million in competitively awarded extramural funding. More than $1.2 million of income is received from permanent endowments that total more than $24 million, benefiting 11 chairs, 23 professorships, and 9 faculty and graduate fellowships.

Faculty awards and honors[edit]

Since 1975, 56 faculty members have been recipients of the Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award. The college has presented 41 teaching awards, 14 research awards, and one administration award. In addition, the faculty has been awarded five Regents Professor Service Awards and two Texas A&M University Presidential Professors for Teaching Excellence, and includes seven distinguished professors and 15 recipients of individual recognition

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Faculty Salary Study". Texas A&M University Office of Institutional Studies and Planning. Retrieved 2007-02-28. 
  2. ^ http://liberalarts.tamu.edu/html/majordept.html

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