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SI Program Qualifications for SI Leaders and Classes

Qualifications for SI Class:

  • Historically-difficult course (30% or higher failure rate; at UTPA can be as low as 25%)
  • Instructor must have one large class (90+ students) or several sections of the same class, for example, three sections of 30 students each

Qualifications for SI Leader

  • Junior, senior, or graduate status
  • Minimum 3.0 grade point average
  • Must have taken proposed SI class and passed it with A or B
  • Must have SI Class instructor’s approval
  • Must attend regularly scheduled workshops

Interested—please contact SI Coordinator Juan Ovalle at 665-2588 or