Combined BA/MA Degree


Total Hours: 9 Credit Hours

Applicable Undergrad Majors: Communication, English, Criminal Justice, History, Mathematics, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology

Program Description: Undergraduate students in the College of Arts & Sciences may take up to 9 hours of Graduate coursework if accepted into the BA/MA program. All program requirements must be met during junior year. Accepted students will begin taking Graduate courses during their last year of Undergrad and are required to maintain a overall "B" in their Graduate coursework.

Interested BA/MA students must still begin the process by submitting a Graduate School application online via ApplyTexas.


Program Requirements:

  • Junior-standing
  • Overall GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • Field GPA of at least 3.5 (or 3.25 for Mathematics)
  • Must be pursuing one of the above mentioned applicable Undergraduate majors
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation (1 from Faculty Advisor & 1 from Faculty Member)


Visit our Catalog for more information about maintaining 'Good Standing' within the BA/MA program.

Department Contact:

TAMIU Graduate School


Zaffirini Student Success Center 206