At the College of Applied Arts at Texas State University, the paths of alumni, faculty, staff, parents and current students begin and converge. Since the university started awarding degrees more than a century ago, we have advanced the value of education and knowledge in order to meet society’s needs. We use the skills and training of faculty and students to mentor, teach, inspire, discover and lead as we transform students to engage and become part of our global community.
The mission of the College of Applied Arts is to prepare undergraduate and graduate students for careers through programs of high quality in academic, professional and technical areas; to further faculty excellence in teaching supported by quality scholarship; and to enhance our involvement with local, state, national, and international constituencies. We do this by providing students with opportunities to collaborate with faculty, engage themselves with the community through internships, research and classroom projects.
An academic degree from the College of Applied Arts carries with it a tradition of excellence. The following are examples of the achievements of our programs, faculty, and graduates:Country music star George Strait graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture in 1979. He has since established an endowment to further excellence in agriculture at Texas State.
As we look to further the mission and goals of the College of Applied Arts, the need for private support of the students, faculty and programming is greater than ever. Your support will make a difference. Your support will help us to ensure that tomorrow's leaders in the College of Applied Arts are receiving the very best education today at Texas State University. Please join and help us define the future. Please click here to support our college.
We are pleased to hear that you are interested in attending Texas State University for your graduate degree, and I hope you will enroll in one of the exciting graduate programs in the College of Applied Arts. As you consider our programs, it is important that you become well-acquainted with the web sites of the College of Applied Arts and the Graduate College. These sites provide information about our degree programs and the faculty and staff who can answer your questions.