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University of Texas at Austin Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Austin, TX

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Advertising
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Arabic Language and Literature
  • Archeology
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Astronomy
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Behavioral Aspects of Health
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Dance, General
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Ethnic Studies
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Geophysics and Seismology
  • German Language and Literature
  • Hebrew Language and Literature
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • History, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Hydrology and Water Resources Science
  • Interior Design
  • International/Global Studies
  • Islamic Studies
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Technology
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Portuguese Language and Literature
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
  • Public Health, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio and Television
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian Studies
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Turkish Language and Literature
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Women's Studies
  • Writing, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Engineering, Business/marketing, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, engineering, nursing, social work, computer science
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
2,534
Part-Time Faculty
570
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
74%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 6% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 17% of classes
Over 100 students: 5% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 7% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 46% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 32% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 9% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
13,680,834
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
3150
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Laws, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science in Engineering, Master of Science in Computer Science, Master of Science in Community and Regional Planning, Master of Science, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study

  • Adult Nursing
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Art Education
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Astronomy
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Child Development
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Clinical Laboratory Sciences/Medical Technology
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Computational Sciences
  • Dance
  • East European and Russian Studies
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Family and Consumer Sciences-General
  • Film, Television, and Video Production
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • German
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Education
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Maternal and Child/Neonatal Nursing
  • Mechanics
  • Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Plant Biology
  • Political Science
  • Portuguese
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Spanish
  • Sport Psychology
  • Technology and Public Policy
  • Theater
  • Toxicology
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Writing

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Pharmacy, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Audiology

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Adult Nursing
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Animal Behavior
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Child Development
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Clinical Laboratory Sciences/Medical Technology
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Computational Sciences
  • Dance
  • Ecology
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Family and Consumer Sciences-General
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • German
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Education
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Maternal and Child/Neonatal Nursing
  • Mechanics
  • Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy
  • Plant Biology
  • Political Science
  • Portuguese
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Spanish
  • Sport Psychology
  • Theater
  • Toxicology
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Water Resources Engineering

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