2017-2018 Graduate Studies Catalog

21 fraternity  Pi Alpha, The National Honor Society for Physician Assistants  Pi Gamma Mu, Texas Theta Chapter, international social science fraternity  Pi Kappa Lambda, national music honor society  Sigma Alpha Iota, Gamma Phi Chapter, international professional fraternity for women in music  Sigma Delta Pi, Beta Sigma Chapter, national Spanish honor society  Sigma Tau Delta, Xi Epsilon Chapter, national literary fraternity  Psi Chi, national honor society in psychology, open to majors and minors who meet GPA requirements A DMISSION E NTRANCE R EQUIREMENTS Completed Bachelor’s Degree Admission to HSU Graduate Study requires a completed bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. The degree must contain a minimum of 42 advanced semester hours (courses designed for juniors and seniors). Hours given for life experience may not be counted toward the 42-hour requirement. Students presenting degrees with less than 42 advanced hours must satisfy all other entrance requirements and complete sufficient undergraduate upper- level hours before they may be admitted. Each student must submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. Official transcripts may be delivered electronically to Megan.B.Verette@hsutx.edu or mailed to: Office of Admission HSU Box 16050 Abilene TX 79698 Test Scores Official test scores, if required, must be transmitted to the Office of Admission directly from the testing service. Some programs do not require the GRE or GMAT if the student meets the academic requirements for full or provisional admission. Degree Admissions Criteria Specific admissions criteria are listed in the degree program sections of the catalog. A PPLICATION P ROCESS Time Limit for Application Application materials and credentials will be retained by the Office of Admission for one year past the semester for which the application is made. Application Materials Materials submitted for application are confidential. Students should not request copies of transcripts, test scores, or letters of recommendation from the Office of Admission or the Office of the Registrar. Meningitis Vaccination Texas legislation mandates that every new student and new transfer under the age of 22 to any Texas university, regardless of living on campus or off campus, will be required to have a