Double Degree Information

Undergraduate Double Degrees

A candidate pursuing a second baccalaureate degree must have completed all the essential work of the second curriculum not covered in the first. In all such cases, the total semester hours required must be at least 30 hours additional to the greater number required for either degree. The student must have a minimum of 36 hours of 300- and 400-level courses, 12 of which must be in the major field of study, in residence at Texas A&M. The student must also meet the citizenship requirements for history and political science. (From Texas A&M University Student Rule 14.4)

Each degree awarded by Texas A&M University has its own unique program requirements. In order to determine the specific program requirements a student will need to complete in order to earn a second degree in degree program, please contact the academic department or college which offers the degree. Please also refer to Texas A&M University Student Rule 14.4 to view additional University general degree requirements for a student wishing to pursue a second undergraduate degree at Texas A&M.

Undergraduate Double Degree Request Form Instructions

The following fields on the Undergraduate Double Degree Request Form should be filled out accordingly:

Form Field Field Content
Name Student's first and last name
Student ID Number Student's ID Number (preferably the 'T' number)
Primary Program Student's primary program code
Catalog Term Student's catalog term (The student should remain in the catalog under which they entered Texas A&M University unless permission is given from the dean or designee per Texas A&M University Student Rule 14.5)
Expected Graduation Term Term in which the student is expected to graduate
Degree Candidate Check the "Yes" box if the student plans to graduate in the current term. This allows the Degree Audit Office to verify the student's application for graduation has been received.
Secondary Program Program code for the degree to be added
Secondary Concentration If the secondary program has a concentration, enter the concentration code here
Comments These fields are optional and may be used to provide any additional information to the Degree Audit staff

The signature lines at the bottom of the form are for printed names and signatures of those who may need to approve the request. All signatures may not be essential for approval depending on the policies of the colleges or departments of either degree program.

However per Texas A&M University Student Rule 14.4.2, a student currently enrolled at Texas A&M University must have the specific approval of the college offering the second bachelor's degree or certification. A Change of Curriculum form, stating that the student has been approved to pursue a second degree concurrently with the first degree, must be sent immediately to the department, program, or college in which the first degree is located.

After approval has been acknowledged by both departments, the form must be sent to the Degree Audit staff for processing.