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Colleges / The University of Texas at Dallas

UT Dallas Academics

The University of Texas at Dallas requires a minimum of 120 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree. If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program.

UT Dallas does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, UT Dallas has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Around 72% of students who started college at UT Dallas complete all the credits required within six years.

UT Dallas offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Which Courses Are Required at UT Dallas?

UT Dallas has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a lanuage requirement, but there is a math and science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Majors at UT Dallas

When choosing a major, UT Dallas students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at UT Dallas below.

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.

If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. UT Dallas does not require a senior project for all students.

Does UT Dallas Offer Learning Disability Services?

UT Dallas offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does UT Dallas Have An Online Program?

UT Dallas has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does UT Dallas Offer Credit for AP Classes?

UT Dallas offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does UT Dallas Have An Honors Program?

UT Dallas offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.

Does UT Dallas Require Internships?

UT Dallas does not require an internship for any students. Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While UT Dallas does not require internships for students in any majors, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.

ROTC

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

UT Dallas has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at UT Dallas include: - an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus - an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

Dual Degree Programs at UT Dallas

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

UT Dallas offers these dual degree programs: - 3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Abilene Christian University, Austin College, Paul Quinn College and Texas Womans University

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UT Dallas Majors & Subject Areas

American/United States Studies/Civilization
Latin American Studies
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Technology
Information Science/Studies
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Mathematics Teacher Education
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Software Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Telecommunications Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Systems Engineering
Comparative Literature
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Biochemistry
Molecular Biology
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Bioinformatics
Biotechnology
Neuroscience
Mathematics, General
Statistics, General
Biological and Physical Sciences
Cognitive Science
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Developmental and Child Psychology
Experimental Psychology
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Public Administration
Public Policy Analysis, General
Criminology
Economics, General
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
Political Science and Government, General
Sociology
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Game and Interactive Media Design
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Audiology/Audiologist
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Business/Commerce, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Accounting
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Finance, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Science
Actuarial Science
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
History, General

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

28,669

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

79%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$13,992

Out-of-State

$38,970

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