The first step to declaring most Liberal Arts majors is to make an appointment with an academic advisor in that department. If you are currently a student in another college at the University of Texas at Austin, please see the following about internal transfer.
Some Liberal Arts majors require that you first attend an information session. Below is a list of current semester sessions and links to the departments' internal transfer or advising policies.
Starting in spring 2016, current UT students will need to submit an application (available in January 2016) to the Economics Department by stated deadlines and meet eligibility requirements in order to declare an Economics major.
Completion of the following courses with a grade of at least C minus in each:
Optional Information Session Dates:
Thursday, February 9, 5:30-6:30pm, CLA 1.302E
Tuesday, March 7, 10:00-11:00am, CLA 1.302B
Wednesday, March 22, 5:30pm-6:30pm, CLA 1.302B
Wednesday, April 19, 5:30-6:30pm, CLA 1.302B
Monday, May 8, 3:00-4:00pm, CLA 1.302B
Tuesday, January 24th, 10:00-11:00am, in JGB 4.102
Wednesday, February 8th, 2:00-3:00pm, in JGB 4.102
Thursday, February 16th, 3:00-4:00pm, in JGB 4.102
Thursday, March 2, 9:00 – 10:00am, in BAT 5.108
Tuesday, March 21, 2:00 – 3:00pm, in BAT 5.108
Wednesday, March 29, 11:00am – 12:00pm, in BAT 5.108
Tuesday, April 4, 8:30 – 9:30am
Thursday, April 13, 3:30 -4:30pm
Friday, April 21, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Wednesday, April 26, 9:00 - 10:00am
To RSVP for a session: https://utexas.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_5C1xbopVLo4XZRj
Internal transfer students must meet GPA criteria and have taken certain courses to apply. The application deadline for admission to the spring 2017 semester is Dec 1, 2016.
Friday, Feb 10, 3:00 - 4:00pm, CLA 1.302D
Thursday, Feb 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm, CLA 1.302D
Monday, March 6, 10:00 - 11:00am, CLA 1.302D
Tuesday, March 21, 2:00 - 3:00pm, CLA 1.302D
Wednesday, April 5, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, CLA 1.302D
Thursday, April 20, TBA
Monday, May 1, 4:00 - 5:00p, CLA 1.302D
Summer/Fall: May 1, 11:59pm
Spring: November 1, 11:59pm
Internal transfer students must meet GPA criteria and have taken a psychology class in residence.
Information session dates:
Tuesday, March 28, 2:00 - 3:00pm, CLA 1.302D
Wednesday, April 5, 10:00 - 11:00am, BUR 214
Thursday, April 13, 10:00 - 11:00am, BUR 214
Monday, April 17, 9:00 - 10:00am, BUR 214
Friday, April 28, 1:00 - 2:00pm, BUR 214
Monday, May 1, 3:00 - 4:00pm, BUR 214