Sociology Fast Track

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Get on the Sociology Fast Track

Earn credit toward your MA while you are still an undergraduate! The Fast-Track Program allows outstanding Sociology majors to take up to three graduate seminars in sociology that will earn credit toward both the BA and the MA degree in Sociology. Internships can be used toward your degree if approved by the department. Contact the department advisor before you begin your internship. You may also need to coordinate this with a UTA Anthropology faculty member.

The Fast Track Advantage

Complete the Fast-Track Program and your will be automatically accepted to the Sociology MA Program once the BA degree is awarded.  You will not be required to take the GRE, complete an additional application for admission to Graduate Studies, supply letters of recommendation, or pay an application fee.

When to apply:

Apply for the Fast-Track Program when you are within 30 hours of completing the Sociology BA degree.

Requirements:
  • Completion of 30 hours at UTA
  • Overall GPA of 3.0
  • GPA of 3.25 in the most recent 30 hours of courses.
  • Completion of the 4 required Sociology BA courses with a GPA of 3.5 Or Completion of 3 of the 4 required Sociology BA courses with a GPA of 3.66
  • The 4 required courses for the Sociology BA are Introduction to Sociology, Social Statistics, Sociological Theory, and Social Research.
  • Completion of at least two Sociology elective courses with a GPA of 3.5

How to Apply

For an application form or to obtain more details about this program, contact the Undergraduate Advisor.