University College

University College

Bachelor of Science in University Studies

To earn a Bachelor of Science in University Studies, you must complete 120 credit hours and have a 2.0 cumulative grade-point average upon completing the course requirements. Of the 120 total hours, you must complete at least 36 advanced credit hours (3000- and 4000-level courses). You must also meet the residency requirements for completing a degree at UT Arlington.

There are three areas of curriculum to complete for each degree plan: Major Content, Core Curriculum, and Electives*.

*A maximum of 30 hours of courses from the College of Business can be used for the UNiversity Studies degree.

MAJOR CONTENT

  • Comprised of a 24 hour primary and 21 hour secondary content area selected by the student with a University Studies advisor for a total of 45 hours
  • At least 12 of the 24 hours required for primary content area must be advanced (3000-4000 level) courses.
  • At least 6 of the 21 hours required for secondary content area must be advanced (3000-4000 level) courses.
  • For each content area selected, students may only take courses from the approved department prefixes listed.

AREA I: Art, Media, Humanities

ADVT, ARCH, ART, BCMN, CHIN, CLAS, COMM, COMS, CTEC, DNCE, ENGL, FREN, GERM, GREK, HIST, HUMA, INTD, JOUR, LATN, LING, MODL, MUSI, PHIL, PORT, PREL, RUSS, SPAN, THEA

AREA II: Business, Community Studies, Social Science**

ACCT, ANTH, BCOM, BEEP, BLAW, BSTAT ECON, CRCJ, CRCJ, ECED, EDML, EDUC, FINA, GEOG, INSU INSY, LIST, MANA, MARK, OPMA, POLS, PSYC, REAE, SOCI, SOCW, SOCW, URPA, URPA

AREA III: Engineering, Health & Wellness, Science

BE, BIOL, CE, CHEM, CSE, EE, ENGR, GEOL, HEED, IE, KINE, MAE, MATH, MSE, NE, NURS, PHYS, SCIE

**No more that 15 hours of coursework from the College of Business combined can be used in the content area.

CORE CURRICULUM

See Catalog for core course requirement.  Core Curriculum 

ELECTIVES

Students must complete a sufficient number of electives to fulfill the 120 hours required for the degree as well as 36 hours of advanced (3000-4000 level) coursework required. No more than 4 hours of EXSA or DNCA courses can be counted toward the electives.  In addition, a maximum of 15 hours of courework transferred in as WECM can be used toward the University Studies degree.