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New Tarleton & Texas Tech degree options coming to MCC's University Center

Posted: July 8, 2019

Tarleton State University and Texas Tech University will offer six new bachelor's degree options beginning in the Fall 2019 semester through the University Center at McLennan Community College.

The offerings expand on the success of the University Center, where students complete their first two years of classes at MCC and remain on campus to complete requirements for bachelor's degrees. Tarleton State and Texas Tech professors lecture in Waco or online from their respective campuses.

Tarleton students may now earn:

Topics of study include human cognitive processes, psycholinguistics, child psychopathology, psychological testing, and measurements.

Topics of study include abnormal psychology, behavior analysis and management, neuropsychopharmacology, psychological testing, and measurements.

Topics of study include criminology, juvenile delinquency, criminal evidence, homeland security, and ethics.

Texas Tech students may now earn:

Topics of study include organizational and socioeconomic structures, personal relations, interrelations of culture and community, and sociological theory.

Curriculum includes 24 hours of mathematics requirements, in addition to educational teacher preparation and secondary teaching experiences. Internship and student teaching are both completed in Waco.

Topics of study include specialized writing skills designed for communicating and advertising in a global society, communications theory and research, advertising creativity, and sales.

Students pay tuition to the university whose classes they take, and financial aid is available. Tuition at Tarleton State ranges from $600-900 per course, and Texas Tech tuition ranges from $900-1,100 per course.

For more information on degree options through the University Center, contact Annette Scott at ahscott@mclennan.eduor 254-299-8380, or visit