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Michael R. Anderson, Director 305 E. 23rd Street, A1300 78712 • 512-232-6344

Internal Transfer Admission

As of August 15th, all internal transfers into the IRG major will need to complete an application for admission.

The number of students who want to major in IRG exceeds the number who can be adequately instructed by the faculty.  There are likely to be more students who will be eligible to apply to the IRG major than can be admitted, so meeting the minimum requirements in not a guarantee of admission to the IRG major.  

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for internal transfer into the IRG major as an undergraduate student you must meet all of the following criteria:

  1. Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA with at least 12 hours in residence taken for a letter grade.
  2. Must be prior to the fifth long semester in college, at UT Austin or at a previous institution.  Transfer students entering the university with 4 or more semesters can only apply in their first semester.*
  3. Must have at least two of the following in progress or completed:
    • At least one foreign language course with a grade of C or higher
    • ECO 301, 304K or 304L
    • GRG 305
    • ANT 302, RTF 312C or SOC 302
    • Three hours from the minor area
  4. Must attend one of the following internal transfer information sessions to be considered for spring 2015 admission.
    • Wednesday, 9/10, 3pm in CLA 1.302D
    • Tuesday, 9/23, 2pm in CLA 1.302E
    • Monday, 10/6, 3pm in CLA 1.302D
    • Thursday, 10/23, 10am in CLA 1.302E
    • Friday, 10/31, 11am in CLA 1.302D

Please Note: The intent of the internal transfer sessions is to enhance your understanding of IRG as a major at UT and therefore help you determine if IRG is the right major for you.  Please RSVP here for the Internal Transfer Session that you plan on attending.  

* Students will have an opportunity to explain any special circumstances related to this criterion, e.g. a reduced course load accommodation through Services for Students with Disabilities.

IRG Application Deadlines

FALL: November 1, 2014 11:59PM (application opens October 1, 2014 at 12:01 am)
SPRING: TBA

Internal Transfer Info Sessions for Fall 2014:

9/10, 3pm 
9/23, 2pm
10/6, 3pm
10/23, 10am
10/31, 11am

RSVP for session HERE

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