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Previous Catalog: 2012-14 UTSA Undergraduate Catalog


The Alma Mater

“Hail UTSA”
From our hills of oak and cedar
To the Alamo,
Voices raised will echo
As, in song, our praises flow.
Hail Alma Mater!
Through the years our loyalty will grow.
The University of Texas San Antonio.

The Mascot

The roadrunner, a bird representative of the
Texas Hill Country and the Southwest,
was voted the UTSA mascot in 1977.

The School Colors

Official colors of The University of Texas System
are orange and white. Upon recommendation from
the UTSA Student Representative Assembly, the
Board of Regents approved the addition of blue to
the orange and white for UTSA’s school colors


The University of Texas at San Antonio is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master’s, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of The University of Texas at San Antonio.


The provisions of this document do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, between any applicant, student, or faculty member and The University of Texas at San Antonio or The University of Texas System. This document is a general information publication, and it does not contain all regulations that relate to students.

The University of Texas at San Antonio reserves the right to withdraw courses at any time and to change fees, tuition, rules, calendar, curriculum, degree programs, degree requirements, graduation procedures, and any other requirement affecting students. The policies, regulations, and procedures stated in this catalog are subject to change without prior notice, and changes become effective whenever the appropriate authorities so determine and may apply to both prospective students and those already enrolled. University policies are required to be consistent with policies adopted by the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System and are in compliance with state and federal laws.

STUDENTS ARE HELD INDIVIDUALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR MEETING ALL REQUIREMENTS AS DETERMINED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM. FAILURE TO READ AND COMPLY WITH POLICIES, REGULATIONS, AND PROCEDURES WILL NOT EXEMPT A STUDENT FROM WHATEVER PENALTIES HE OR SHE MAY INCUR.

No person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by The University of Texas System or any of its component institutions on any basis prohibited by applicable law, including, but not limited to, race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, or disability. Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression are also prohibited pursuant to University policy.

Date posted: June 2014