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Concentration and Declaration Overview

All students accepted into the Bachelor of Arts in Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication (ATEC) are placed on the ATEC General concentration.  A student must complete either a full year or a full semester depending on how they were admitted; freshman or transfer, respectively. This is designed to assess the skills, abilities, and overall preparedness of students before declaring a concentration, to their Bachelor of Arts in Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication.  

 

Criteria for evaluation include:

  • High academic achievement
  • Evidence of problem-solving skills and critical thinking
  • The ability to express ideas clearly in writing, and
  • Satisfactory completion of all parts of the Pathway/Concentration Application

 

Eligibility

Students eligible to apply for a concentration must:

  • If a student began at UT Dallas as a freshman student, they will need to complete two (2) long semesters (Fall/ Spring), preferably including some courses in the School of ATEC.
  • If a student began at UT Dallas as a transfer student, they will need to complete one (1) long semester (Fall/ Spring), preferably including some courses in the School of ATEC.
  • Be following the Fall 2017 degree plan or later
  • Have more than 10 classes remaining to graduate regardless of concentration 
  • Be in good standing; (2.0+ overall and major GPA)
  • See concentration checklists above for specifics on course and grade requirements

 

General Application Timeline 

Week 3:   Concentration Information Session 
Week 5:   Concentration Application Due 
Week 8:   Students Notified about Application Decisions
Week 10: The schedule for the following semester is released, and Enrollment Dates are Assigned in Orion
Week 12: Registration Begins

 

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