Year One Business

Program Description

Year One in Business will prepare you to enter a bachelor’s degree path at the University of Texas at San Antonio in the field of your choice (see below). Upon successful completion of this program and meeting university requirements for undergraduate admission, you may continue with your undergraduate studies at UTSA. The College of Business is dedicated to creating and sharing knowledge that enhances the translation of theory to practice. The College combines rigor with relevance and provides innovative solutions to global business challenges. The College is currently accredited by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) International and is one of a select group of programs internationally with separate accreditation at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels in accounting. Students who graduate from the College of Business will enter a dynamic employment market that values graduates with market-based skills. To meet the demands of our students and the employment market, the College of Business offers 13 undergraduate majors. Additionally, students can select from 14 different minors to augment the knowledge and skills acquired in their major. The College also offers seven supporting business competencies which are multidisciplinary sets of electives combined to create valuable skills. Finally, the College currently offers three undergraduate certificate programs.


Scheduled date to begin instruction:
Fall 2024

 



Degree Path Progression

Where will this degree path take me?

  • B.B.A. in Accounting
  • B.A. in Economics
  • B.B.A. in Economics
  • B.B.A. in Finance
  • B.B.A. in Real Estate Finance and Development
  • B.B.A. in Information Systems
  • B.B.A. in Cyber Security
  • B.B.A. in Management
  • B.B.A. in Actuarial Science
  • B.B.A. in Business Analytics
  • B.B.A. in Management Science
  • B.S. in Statistics and Data Science
  • B.B.A. in Marketing

Learn more about this degree program and complete requirements.

What do I need to progress?

Learn more about pathway entry and exit requirements.


Undergraduate Admission Requirements

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Admission Requirements

New students must complete the application to the UTSA International Pathway and submit required documentation to be considered for admission.

HOW TO APPLY TO UNDERGRADUATE PATHWAY

  1. Apply online at ApplyTexas.org or CommonApp.org
  2. Complete the “International” application
  3. Pay $70 application fee
  4. Submit official high school or secondary school transcripts/mark sheets (plus English translation if in another language; 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale)
  5. Submit English language proficiency test scores

English Language Requirements

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1-Semester Pathway

  • TOEFL iBT 71 or equivalent

 2-Semester Pathway

  • TOEFL iBT 61 or equivalent

 3-Semester Pathway

  • TOEFL iBT 57 or equivalent

Sample Course Maps - B.B.A. in Management

[Sample Course Map] Undergraduate Program: Year One (Program), 3 Semester

3-Semester Pathway
Course Map

Program Components

15 credit hours apply from pathway toward degree completion (B.B. A. in Management)
105 credit hours remaining toward degree completion (B.B. A. in Management)

 

Entry requirements
  • High School Diploma
  • 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • TOEFL iBT 57 or equivalent
  • Meet admission requirements for track
Semester 1 Progression Requirements
  • 80% or above in all non-credit courses
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA in all credit-bearing courses

These courses are delivered through the UTSA English Language Center and are required to develop English proficiency

Course Title ELC hours
Credit-bearing hours
Reading for Academic Success I 3
Writing for Academic Success I 3
Academic Skills for Scholars I 3
MAT 1053 Mathematics for Business 3
Total 12
Semester 2
Course Title ELC hours
Credit-bearing hours
Writing for Academic Success II 3
Communication for Academic Success I 3
Academic Skills for Scholars II 3
POL 1013 Introduction to American Politics 3
AIS 1203 Academic Inquiry and Scholarship 3
Total 15
Semester 3
Course Title ELC hours
Credit-bearing hours
Reading for Academic Success II 3
Communication for Academic Success II 3
Academic Skills for Scholars III 3
WRC 1013 Freshman Composition I 3
POL 1133 Texas Politics and Society 3
Total 15

[Sample Course Map] Undergraduate Program: Year One (Program), 2 Semester

2-Semester Pathway
Course Map

Program Components

12 credit hours apply from pathway toward degree completion (B.B. A. in Management)
108 credit hours remaining toward degree completion (B.B. A. in Management)

 

Entry requirements
  • High School Diploma
  • 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • TOEFL iBT 61 or equivalent
  • Meet admission requirements for track
Semester 1 Progression Requirements
  • 80% or above in all non-credit courses
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA in all credit-bearing courses

These courses are delivered through the UTSA English Language Center and are required to develop English proficiency

Course Title ELC hours
Credit-bearing hours
Writing for Academic Success II 3
Communication for Academic Success I 3
Academic Skills for Scholars II 3
MAT 1053 Mathematics for Business 3
AIS 1203 Academic Inquiry and Scholarship 3
Total 15
Semester 2
Course Title ELC hours
Credit-bearing hours
Reading for Academic Success II 3
Communication for Academic Success II 3
Academic Skills for Scholars III 3
WRC 1013 Freshman Composition I 3
POL 1013 Introduction to American Politics 3
Total 15

[Sample Course Map] Undergraduate Program: Year One (Program), 1 Semester
1-Semester Pathway
Course Map

Program Components

6 credit hours apply from pathway toward degree completion (B.B. A. in Management)
114 credit hours remaining toward degree completion (B.B. A. in Management)

Entry requirements
  • High School Diploma
  • 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • TOEFL iBT 71 or equivalent
  • Meet admission requirements for track
Semester 1 Progression Requirements
  • 80% or above in all non-credit courses
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA in all credit-bearing courses

These courses are delivered through the UTSA English Language Center and are required to develop English proficiency

Course Title ELC hours
Credit-bearing hours
Reading for Academic Success II 3
Communication for Academic Success II 3
Academic Skills for Scholars III 3
WRC 1013 Freshman Composition I 3
MAT 1053 Mathematics for Business 3
Total 15

Tuition & Fees

UTSA offers top-quality education and services at a competitive price. Click here to learn more about tuition and fees for Year One in Business.


Housing & Dining Options

Campus Life

 Whether students join organizations to make friendships, serve within the city or further their careers, they thrive when they get connected to the UTSA and San Antonio communities. Discover all that is available to students seeking a vibrant campus life experience at UTSA.

 

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Live On Campus

For incoming students, UTSA offers several distinct housing options that are available in either a residence hall or apartment style on both the Main and Downtown Campuses. Each housing option comes with plenty of space for storage, studying, sleeping and socializing. 

 

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Dining Options

Dining on campus isn’t one size fits all.  UTSA Dining and Campus Services encourage students to review all available meal plans to determine the one that best fits their needs, budget, and dining style.

 

 

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