Can I take a graduate course for graduate credit?

An undergraduate may enroll in a graduate course for graduate credit under the following conditions:

  1. The student must have a 3.0 overall UT grade point average.
  2. The student must have completed 90 undergraduate hours.
  3. The student cannot register for more than 15 semester hours in a long semester or for more than twelve semester hours in the summer session.
  4. Courses reserved for graduate credit are limited to a total of twelve semester hours.
  5. A student who has previously earned a bachelor's degree may NOT reserve courses for graduate credit.
  6. Only graduate courses may be reserved for graduate credit.
  7. Courses reserved for graduate credit may not also be used to fulfill the requirements of an undergraduate degree.
  8. The grade earned in the graduate course will not be included in the student's graduate grade point average.

To request to take a graduate course for graduate credit, please complete a Reservation of Course for Graduate Credit form and turn it into the CS Graduate Office (GDC 2.726) by the 12th class day in a long-session semester or the fourth class day in the summer session.

How can I change from the BS to the BA degree plan?
We automatically promote our students into the BS degree plan, but you can email our advising office to request to be changed to the BA degree plan. You can also see a list of the differences between the BS and the BA on our websiteYou must include your EID in all communication, by phone, voicemail, or email, for our office to assist you.