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General Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The faculty at UTPB recognize the real need, particularly in West Texas, for there to be multiple venues for students to achieve their academic dreams. UTPB also offers a variety of online dual credit courses to partner school districts and serves as the hub for a number of Early College High Schools.

The programme

Whether in person or online, I am confident that you will find courses and degree plans to suit your career goals. UTPB has a terrific team of academic advisors ready to answer your questions and get you started on the path to success. Career fairs and local business leaders are also frequently on campus to share real world experiences and help you choose the career that’s right for you. A degree from UT Permian Basin is a terrific investment in your future. According to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, UTPB is among the top public universities in Texas for its graduates getting jobs or going on to graduate or professional school.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Biology 
  • Biology for Non-Science Majors 
  • General Chemistry 
  • Physical Geology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Completed electronic application 
  • Non-refundable Application Fee of $40.00
  • Official High School transcript
  • If taking Dual Credit/Early College course work, please have an official college transcript sent to UTPB from all colleges or universities attended
  • SAT or ACT exam scores

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Odessa

  • 1002 - 1860 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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