New August Semester Gives Students Opportunity to Reach Graduation Sooner

Published: May 31, 2013

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is offering a new August semester for motivated students who want to reach their goals of graduating sooner than expected. The new session will run for two-weeks, from Tuesday, Aug. 13, through Tuesday, Aug. 27, and gives a semester’s credit for the intensive course.  

            The August semester was created to fulfill a high student demand for an additional session. This is the third minimester created by the University, and the second one debuted this year. In January, the University offered courses during a new January session. A total of 319 students signed up to take one of 16 courses offered. The University is currently finishing the Maymester term that runs from May 16-31.

“We listened to the positive feedback from our students to develop a new session that will help them get ahead in completing their coursework,” said University President Flavius Killebrew. “This is what our students asked for, and we delivered.”

            There will be seven courses offered for the August semester in areas of biomedical sciences, biology, oil spill prevention and response, oil spill management, legal issues in sports, marketing, and sociology.