The University of Texas at Arlington requires a minimum of 120 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at UT Arlington, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. UT Arlington accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, UT Arlington has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 42% of students who start college at UT Arlington finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
UT Arlington offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: UT Arlington may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
UT Arlington 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 not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with UT Arlington directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, UT Arlington students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at UT Arlington.
Student Designed Majors
UT Arlington allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
UT Arlington does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at UT Arlington
UT Arlington 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 require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
✅ UT Arlington does offer 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.
✅ UT Arlington has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ UT Arlington 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.
✅ UT Arlington 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. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at UT Arlington.
🟨 UT Arlington 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 Central Library and there are 2 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.
UT Arlington offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in business administration
•Psychology, health care administration
What is 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.
Does UT Arlington have any ROTC programs?
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 Arlington 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 Arlington include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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