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Dimond DeCuir Midterm Presentation
Dimond DeCuir 4th hour 12-17-12
Texas A&M UniversityAddress: College Station, TX77840Phone Number: (979-845-3211)
History§ The State of Texas agreed to create a college on November of 1866 under the term of the Morrill Act.§ Formation didn’t come until the establishment of Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas on April 17, 1871.§ Teaching began in 1876§ In the 1960s the college began admitting women and minorities.§ In 1963 the Texas state legislature renamed the school to what is now Texas A&M University.§ The George Bush Presidential Library and museum opened in 1997.
Degrees offeredBachelorvMastersvPh.D. (Doctor of PhilosophyvFor example, you can earn these degrees in engineering.
My Major ProgramI will study liberal arts and get myvdegree in history and post-secondaryteaching.
Curriculum of Major ProgramMust maintain a 2.0 or highervNo grade below a C in the major and minor requirementsvHistory major is 33 semester hours, 18 have to be taken at Texas A&M University.vHave to take two intensive writing classes (6 hours)vRequires 120 semester hours for Bachelor degreevHistory majors must complete a minorv
Other InformationTexas A&M colors are maroon and white.qThere mascot is a Reveille VIII, a full-blooded collie.qA&M students were referred to as farmers in theqearly 1900s.A&M stand for Agricultural and Mechanical.q
Why I want to attend this university?I want to attend this university because I want to major inhistory and become a post-secondary teacher. Texas A&Mhave a program to get a certificate to become a post-secondary teacher. The program can be taken while in collegeto get your masters degree. This will be efficient because Iwouldn’t have to go back to get certified, or having a class onteaching, after getting my masters degree.