Texas Tech University

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Box 42191
Lubbock, Texas 79424

Texas Tech University is the educational home to over 32,000 students. Founded in 1923, Texas Tech University leads research efforts driven by top-flight faculty and has the distinction of being the largest comprehensive higher education institution in the western two-thirds of the state. As part of the University’s efforts to increase student access, Texas Tech University offers online and off-campus bachelor’s degree options. These options allow place-bound students the ability to pursue a quality education through Texas Tech.

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Branch Campuses

TTU at Fredericksburg

102 E. San Antonio Street
Fredericksburg, TX 78624

TTU at El Paso

9050 Viscount Blv Ste A625
El Paso, TX 79925

TTU at Highland Lakes

Frank Fickett Educational Ctr., 806 Steve Hawkins Pkwy.
Marble Falls, TX 78654

TTU at Waco

1400 College Drive, MAC 119
Waco, TX 76708
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Transfer Information

Degree Completion Programs: Texas Tech offers a Bachelor of General Studies and Bachelor of Arts/Science in University Studies. The BGS is a program in the College of Arts & Sciences. The BUS is a program in the Office of the Provost.
Average Tuition and Fees: For tuition and fee information visit our website at www.depts.ttu.edu/distancelearning/tuition/
Associate Degree Required: An Associate Degree is not required.
Technical/ vocational Course Credit Accepted: Technical/Vocation Credit is not accepted.
Credit For Experience: University Studies partners with the Department of Military Science at Texas Tech. This new partnership will allow active and veteran military students to earn academic credit for equivalent military experience, training, and coursework. Active military and veteran students will be able to transfer college credit hours and military training credit earned through their participation in military academic and technical program completed during their military service. Transfer credit can be applied toward the completion of a Bachelor of Arts or Science degree in University Studies. For more information about earning college credit for your military service, please contact us at 806-742-7100. In order for us to evaluate potential college credit you might receive please have available:

  • Transcripts from each institution of higher learning.
  • Military transcripts showing enlistment rank.
  • DD214 showing honorable discharge.
  • Delivery Method: Online, Face-to-Face (TTU campus in Lubbock)
    Minimum Grade: Transfer students must have a minimum grade of a C in all courses for areas of concentration.
    Credits (Min/Max): Students may transfer up to 72 credits from a two-year and an additional 18 credits from a four-year institution that may be applied to a degree. Students must complete the last 30 credit hours of required coursework through Texas Tech University.
    Transfer Policy Document: Texas Tech U Transfer Credit Policy.pdf
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    Application Deadlines


    November 15


    March 1


    May 1
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    Application Requirements

    Minimum GPA: If you present the required combination of transferable hours and GPA below, you are assured admission into Texas Tech. You are also assured admission into either the Bachelor of General Studies or Bachelor of Arts/ Science in University Studies programs. The BGS is a program in the College of Arts & Sciences. The BUS program is administered by the Office of the Provost. GPA is cumulative for all transferable courses from all schools attended, and courses taken for grade replacement are used for GPA calculation only if the same course is repeated at the same institution where it was originally taken. Transferable Hours GPA Requirements 12 - 23 hours 2.50 cumulative 24 or more hours 2.25 cumulative.
    Official Transcripts: Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended are required. An unofficial high school transcript is necessary for academic advising, but not required for admission.
    SAT Scores: SAT/ACT scores are not required for transfer students.
    Letters of Recommendation: Letters of recommendation are optional. Up to three letters will be considered. Students applying for a B.A./B.S in University Studies will also be required to submit a Statement of Educational Goals and complete a Concentration Declaration Form.
    Essay: Complete topics A,B,C, or D of the Apply Texas Application.
    Application Fee: $60.00 non-refundable fee, submitted with online application. Students can request a fee waiver at http://www.admissions.ttu.edu/transfers/requirements/default.asp.
    Interview: Interviews are not required for admission.
    Other Requirements: For information on admission requirements for transfer students, visit http://www.admissions.ttu.edu/transfers/ requirements.
    apply online: www.applytexas.org
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    Scholarships and Financial Aid

    If you are planning to be considered for financial aid, complete the online FAFSA form (www.fafsa.ed.gov) as early as possible. The school code for TTU is 003644. Visit the Office of Financial Aid Website (www.fina.ttu.edu) for more information.

    Texas Tech University

    Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science in Applied Leadership
    Common Core Requirements (14 courses/44 credits)
    Communication (3 courses/9 credits)
    1. Written Communication: 6 hours
    2. Oral Communication: 3 hours
    Life and Natural Sciences (2 courses/8 credits)
    Life and Natural Science 8 hours (two 3 hour lecture classes, each with a
      related 1-hour laboratory class)
    Mathematics (2 course/6 credits)
    1. Mathematics: 3 hours
    2. Mathematics or Logic:     3 hours
    Social and Behavioral Sciences (1 courses/3 credits)
    Social and Behavioral Sciences 3 hours
    American History (2 courses/6 credits)
    American History 6 hours
    Government/Political Science (2 courses/6 credits)
    Government/Political Science 6 hours
    Language, Culture, and Philosophy (1 course/3 credits)
    Language, Culture, and Philosophy 3 hours
    Creative Arts (1 course/3 credits)
    Creative Arts 3 hours
    Required Major Courses
    Applied Associate (Specialization) (36 credits)
    Students will have 36 hours applied to the degree for Applied Associate degree.
    2 Areas of Concentration 12 courses/36 credits)
    Students will complete 2 areas of concentration with 6 courses (18 credits) of coursework in each concentration. All areas of concentration must be approved by the BAAS advisor.
    Multicultural (1 course/3 credits)
    Multicultural      3 hours

    Capstone (1 course/3 credits)

    Capstone 3 hours
    Elective courses need to reach 120 credits and/or JR/SR level coursework required.