Minimum UTSA Residence Requirements
The following minimum UTSA residence requirements are in accordance with requirements established for all institutions in The University of Texas System and are requirements for all bachelor’s degrees:
- A minimum of 25 percent of the total number of semester credit hours required for a bachelor’s degree must be completed at UTSA before a degree can be conferred.
- Twenty-four of the last 30 semester credit hours applied to the degree program must be completed in residence, with the exception that among University of Texas System components, a student may, with the approval of the appropriate dean, transfer additional coursework to the program at the degree-granting institution.
- Of the minimum 39 upper-division semester credit hours required in all degree programs, 18 must be earned in UTSA courses.
- At least 6 semester credit hours of upper-division coursework in the major must be completed at UTSA. Additional hours in the major sequence may be required under individual UTSA degree plans.