Core Curriculum/General Education Requirements

To achieve a general education while pursuing a specific concentration in a chosen field of study, each undergraduate student will construct a curriculum that includes coursework in key areas. Read more.

Examinations and Reports

Final examinations are held at the end of each term. Read more.


Degrees are conferred at the close of each fall and spring semester and summer term. Read more.

Majors and Degrees

Degree programs may provide academic, pre-professional, or professional experiences and preparation. Read more.

Postgraduate Students

A student holding a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning may earn a second bachelor’s degree, in most instances, from The University of Alabama by fulfilling a specific set of requirements at both the College and University level. Read more.


Prior to registering for classes each term, students may require academic advising using the procedures established by each college. Read more.

UA System Cooperative Exchange Program

The University of Alabama System has a Cooperative Exchange Program that allows a student at any of the system's campuses (Birmingham, Huntsville, or Tuscaloosa) to enroll in one course at one of the other campuses. Read more.