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Academics

The University of Texas at Austin offers bachelor’s degree-seekers more than 170 fields of study across 13 colleges and schools. 

Some of these come with prerequisites; check them out before you apply.


School of Architecture

The School of Architecture offers admission only to the fall semester.

  • Architectural Studies
    • Architectural History
  • Architecture
  • Architecture/Architectural Engineering*
  • Interior Design

McCombs School of Business

The McCombs School of Business offers freshman admission only to the summer or fall semesters, and transfer admission only to fall. Apply to Unspecified Business, then declare a specialization in:

  • Accounting
  • Business Honors Program
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Science and Technology Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Moody College of Communication

The Moody College of Communication offers admission only to the fall semester.

  • Advertising
  • Communication and Leadership
  • Communication Studies
    • Corporate Communication
    • Human Relations
    • Political Communication
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders
    • Audiology
    • Education of the Deaf/Hearing Impaired
    • Speech/Language Pathology
  • Journalism
  • Public Relations
  • Radio-Television-Film
  • Undeclared

College of Education

  • Applied Learning and Development
    • Early Childhood to Grade 6 Generalist
    • Early Childhood to Grade 6 Bilingual Generalist Certification
    • All-Level Generic Special Education
    • Youth and Community Studies
      (Apply to any major, then declare a specialization.)
  • Athletic Training
    (Apply to Pre-Athletic Training; see Special Programs for more information.)
  • Kinesiology and Health Education
    • Applied Movement Science
    • Health Promotion
    • Physical Culture and Sports
    • Sport Management
      ​(Apply to Physical Culture and Sports; see Special Programs for more information.)

Cockrell School of Engineering

The Cockrell School of Engineering offers freshman admission only to the summer or fall semesters, and transfer admission only to fall.

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computational Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering 
  • Geosystems Engineering and Hydrogeology**
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering

College of Fine Arts

The College of Fine Arts offers admission only to the fall semester.

  • Acting
    (Offers admission only to freshman applicants)
  • Art History
  • Arts and Entertainment Technologies
    (Offers admission only to freshman applicants)
  • Dance
  • Dance Studies
    (Apply to Dance, then declare a specialization.)
  • Design
    (Offers admission only to freshman applicants)
  • Jazz
  • Music (B.A.)
  • Music Composition
  • Music Performance
  • Music Studies
    • Choral Music Emphasis
    • Instrumental Emphasis
  • Studio Art
  • Theatre and Dance
  • Theatre Studies
  • Visual Art Studies

Jackson School of Geosciences

The Jackson School of Geosciences offers admission only to the fall semester.

  • Environmental Science (Geological Sciences)
  • Geological Sciences
    (Apply to Geological Sciences, then declare a specialization.)
    • General
    • Geophysics
    • Hydrogeology
    • Teaching
  • Geosystems Engineering and Hydrogeology**

College of Liberal Arts

  • African and African Diaspora Studies
  • American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Asian Cultures and Languages
    (Apply to Asian Cultures and Languages, then declare a specialization.)
    • Chinese
    • Hindi/Urdu
    • Japanese
    • Korean
    • Malayalam
    • Sanskrit
    • Tamil
  • Asian Studies
    (​Apply to Asian Studies, then declare a specialization.)
    • East Asia
    • South Asia
    • Taiwan
  • Classical Languages
    (Apply to Classical Languages, then declare a specialization.)
    • Classics
    • Greek
    • Latin
  • Classical Studies
    (​Apply to Classical Studies, then declare a specialization.)
    • Ancient History
    • Classical Archaeology
  • Economics
  • English
  • Environmental Science (Geographical Sciences)
    (​Offers admission only to the fall semester)
  • Ethnic Studies
    • Asian American
    • Mexican American
  • European Studies
  • French
  • Geography
  • German
  • German, Scandinavian and Dutch Studies
  • Government
  • Health and Society
  • History
  • Human Dimensions of Organizations
  • Humanities
    (Apply to Undeclared; see Special Programs for more information.)
  • Iberian and Latin American Languages and Cultures
  • International Relations and Global Studies
  • Islamic Studies
  • Italian
  • Jewish Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Plan II Honors Program
    (Offers freshman admission only to the fall semester)
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Writing
  • Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies
  • Sociology
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Undeclared
    (Offers admission only to freshman applicants)
  • Urban Studies
  • Women’s and Gender Studies

College of Natural Sciences

Apply to the major at the “entry-level” then declare a specialization, or apply directly to the major’s BSA degree option.

  • Astronomy
    • BSA
  • Biochemistry
    • BSA
  • Biology
    • BSA
    • Cell and Molecular Biology
    • Computational Biology
    • Ecology, Evolution and Behavior
    • Human Biology
    • Marine and Freshwater Science
    • Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
    • Neurobiology
    • Plant Biology
    • Teaching
  • Chemistry
    • BSA
    • Computation
    • Teaching
  • Computer Science
    (Offers transfer admission only to the fall semester)
    • BSA
  • Environmental Science (Biological Sciences)
    (Offers admission only to the fall semester)
  • Human Development and Family Sciences
    • BSA
    • Early Childhood
    • Families and Personal Relationships
    • Families and Society
    • Human Development
  • Human Ecology
    • BSA
  • Mathematics
    • Actuarial Science
    • Applied Mathematics
    • BSA
    • Mathematical Sciences
    • Pure Mathematics
    • Teaching
  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • Neuroscience
    • BSA
  • Nutrition
    • BSA
    • Dietetics
    • International Nutrition
    • Nutritional Sciences
    • Nutrition and Public Health
  • Physics
    • BSA
    • Biophysics
    • Computation
    • Radiation Physics
    • Space Sciences
    • Teaching
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Public Health
  • Textiles and Apparel
    • Merchandising and Consumer Sciences
    • Apparel, Functional and Technical Design
  • Undeclared
    (Offers admission only to freshman applicants)

School of Nursing

The School of Nursing offers admission only to the fall semester.

  • Nursing

College of Pharmacy

  • Pharmacy
    (Apply to Pre-Pharmacy in the College of Natural Sciences; see Special Programs for more information.)

School of Social Work

  • Social Work

School of Undergraduate Studies

The School of Undergraduate Studies offers freshman admission only.

  • Undeclared

* Dual degree plan

** Offered jointly by the Cockrell School of Engineering and the Jackson School of Geosciences; freshmen should apply to the Jackson School, while transfers should apply to Cockrell