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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Education and Social Sciences


Dr. E.W. Henderson, dean

Old Main, Room 410 • WTAMU Box 60208
806-651-2600 • Fax 806-651-3602
ehenderson@wtamu.eduwtamu.edu

Dr. James Calvi, associate dean

806-651-2674 • jcalvi@wtamu.edu

The College of Education and Social Sciences is a student-centered learning community dedicated to educating tomorrow’s leaders through innovative academic and co-curricular undergraduate and graduate programs. The college is committed to ensuring that students have opportunities to succeed in their academic, extracurricular, social and civic endeavors while enrolled as WTAMU students—experiences that will prepare them for success throughout their personal and professional lives. Within the College of Education and Social Sciences, students have opportunities to participate in field experiences in international settings through the “Go Global” initiative, participate in meaningful service-learning opportunities at home and abroad, and develop effective leadership and critical-thinking skills.

The faculty of the College of Education and Social Sciences is actively engaged in scholarship, including conducting applied research and evaluation; disseminating knowledge; developing new products, practices and clinical procedures; collaborating with external partners; and performing clinical service. The faculty is committed to teaching excellence and maintaining high standards for classroom performance.

Accomplishments of the College of Education and Social Sciences include the preparation of school psychologists, the preparation of social work professionals through its nationally accredited program, the preparation of students for success in nationwide graduate programs in psychology, the direct engagement with the community through its programs in criminal justice and emergency management administration, and the preparation of students to pursue legal studies and careers in public service. Additionally, the college offers graduate degrees in education, including administration, curriculum and instruction, counseling, instructional technology and design, reading, special education and educational diagnostics. The college’s Office of Student Engagement (Old Main, Room 418) provides students a central point of contact for information and participation in service learning, student leadership, research and writing, and technology innovation. Outstanding faculty members coordinate these opportunities and facilitate student success.

The goal of the College of Education and Social Sciences is to exceed the expectations of students and the broader community that is served. Contact the dean or any faculty or staff member with questions or for assistance.

Department of Education

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Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice

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Department of Psychology, Sociology and Social Work

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