Getting Oriented with Campus
This summer, an estimated 2,200 freshmen will visit SHSU to learn about the university, its traditions and what's in store for them as Bearkats.
Choosing Victory Over Victimhood
Rising from a childhood living on the streets of Houston, JaCola Caldwell has found inspiration at SHSU, traveling the world and securing a post-graduation job in China.
Practicing What She Teaches
As the 2013 Excellence in Teaching award recipient, education professor Joyce McCauley is lauded for her passion, dedication and philosophy of “modeling” in her classroom.
Taking THE Walk
More than half a century after earning his degree, alumnus Jon LaBaume had a wish fulfilled when he was able to participate in SHSU's commencement ceremonies this May.
After a banner year, SHSU has been recognized as the top athletics program in the league with its fourth Commissioner’s Cup All-Sports trophy and its first Women’s Cup.
Bearkat Battalion members gained leadership training with senior cadets from West Point and universities all over the country.
Sigma Delta Pi inducted 18 into the national Spanish honor society based on achievement in foreign language classes.
The seniors who graduated from cadets to second lieutenants will serve all over the world.
Aurora and Moon Dreams
a planetarium series program, on May 24 at 7 p.m. in Farrington Building Room 102.
Summer I Session
Residence halls open for occupancy at 11 a.m. on May 29, and classes begin on May 30.
Memorial Day Holiday
Sam Houston State will be closed on May 27 in observation of Memorial Day.
SHSU English students find a source of personal enrichment in their coursework. They develop verbal, analytic, and cultural skills that are readily adaptable to a variety of careers. The department offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in English (with and without a teaching certification), and minors in English, creative writing, technical and professional writing, and a minor in English with a standard secondary certification. Students in the Master of Arts program can qualify for a number of graduate assistantships. The department's 27 faculty members represent a wide range of disciplinary foci, teaching courses in British, American, world, and multicultural literature; creative writing; rhetoric and composition; technical and professional writing; and linguistics.
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