About 700 students are scheduled to participate in Angelo State University’s fall commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 14, in the Junell Center/Stephens Arena, 2235 S. Jackson St.
Graduates of the College of Education, Archer College of Health and Human Services, and College of Graduate Studies and Research in those academic fields will walk the stage during a 10 a.m. ceremony. Graduates of the College of Arts and Humanities, Norris-Vincent College of Business, College of Science and Engineering, and College of Graduate Studies and Research in those academic fields will walk the stage in a 2 p.m. ceremony.
All of ASU’s commencement activities are open free to the public, and the two ceremonies may also be viewed live on the ASU website at www.angelo.edu/commencement.
During ASU’s commencement, 220 master’s degrees and 487 bachelor’s degrees are scheduled to be presented. Graduate students will earn 23 master of arts, five master of professional accountancy, 37 master of business administration, 105 master of education, 42 master of science, seven master of science in nursing, and one master of security studies degrees.
Undergraduates will receive 67 bachelor of arts, two bachelor of applied arts and sciences, 94 bachelor of business administration, six bachelor of fine arts, seven bachelor of intelligence and analysis, 28 bachelor of interdisciplinary studies, five bachelor of music, 195 bachelor of science, 11 bachelor of science in civil engineering, 23 bachelor of science in health science professions, 33 bachelor of science in nursing, 14 bachelor of security studies, and two bachelor of social work degrees.
In conjunction with commencement, the ASU Nursing Department will conduct the annual Fall Pinning Ceremony for its graduates on Friday, Dec. 13, at 6:30 p.m. in the Houston Harte University Center, 1910 Rosemont Drive. Pinning ceremonies became a U.S. tradition in the early 1800s to mark students’ completion of their education and entry into the profession.