The University of Texas of the Permian Basin requires a minimum of 120 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. UTPB accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Additionally, UTPB has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 42% of students who start college at UTPB complete all the credits required within six years.
UTPB offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: UTPB may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
UTPB 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 language requirement
Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for UTPB.
Reminder: Check with UTPB directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, UTPB students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at UTPB.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
UTPB does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at UTPB
UTPB offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: 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 a graduate program.
✅ UTPB 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.
✅ UTPB has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ UTPB 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.
✅ UTPB offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
🟨 UTPB does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the The J. Conrad Dunagan Library: The Heartbeat of Campus and there are no other libraries on campus.
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.
UTPB offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in business administration
Does UTPB have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
UTPB does not have any ROTC programs.
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