Basic Facts about the PUG
Change in Admission Policy to the School of Journalism and Mass Communication Effective November 1, 2013.
Any student admitted to Texas State may declare and be admitted to the program under a temporary status called pre-mass communication. Once a student meets the requirements outlined below, the student will be admitted to the school in full-major status. Students who fail to meet these requirements will not be admitted to the major.
*Or a score of 70 or higher on the school's punctuation, usage, and grammar (PUG) test.
*Change in Admission Policy to the School of Health Administration Effective Now for Students Taking the PUG for the Fall of 2017 Class.
There is no limit to the number of times students can take the PUG in order to pass it.
*A score of 70 or more is considered a passing score.