General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements

Each candidate for the baccalaureate degree must fulfill the following requirements:

  1. File an approved Patriot Advising Report (PAR) with the academic department and complete those requirements.
  2. Complete Core Curriculum requirements with a grade of "C" or better in each course.
  3. Complete a minimum of 42 upper-division semester credit hours (Refer to your major for any specific additional requirements.)
  4. Complete at least 25% of the hours required for the degree at UT Tyler
  5. Complete at least 24 of the last 30 upper-division credit hours in residence at UT Tyler.
  6. Complete a minimum of 6 upper-division hours in the major field of study at U.T. Tyler. (colleges or departments may establish more stringent requirements).
  7. Complete a minimum of 120 hours with a 2.0 grade point average.
  8. Maintain a 2.0 overall grade point average.
  9. File for graduation at least one semester before graduation. See Graduation Guidelines below.