Requirements for Degrees
University Requirements for an Associate Degree
- Completion of at least 64 semester hours of credit.
- The final 16 credits must be taken at this University with a minimum of 8 hours in the major.
- Remedial and Pre-College courses may not be applied to meeting graduation requirements.
- A minimum quality point average of a C (2.00) with the GPA of the core being a minimum of 2.25.
- Students must earn at least a C in each of these courses: Freshman Composition I and II (ENGL119 and ENGL120),God and Human Life (RELB113) and all cognates. If they earn less than a C in either course, they must repeat it until they raise their grade to at least a C.
- Additional requirements are listed in the University Bulletin.
University Requirements for a Bachelors degree
- All bachelors degrees require a minimum of 128 semester hours composed of: general education requirements (45-51 hours); major requirements; and electives, as necessary with a minimum cumulative average of C (2.00) as well as the GPA for the major (inclusive of cognates) being 2.50 and the minor 2.25.
- The final 32 credits must be taken at this University with a minimum of 20 in the upper division courses distributed in the major and minor.
- Credit hours earned in Remedial or Pre-College courses are institutional credit; they are not applicable to credit hours required for baccalaureate or associate degrees.
- Students must earn at least a C in each of these courses: Freshman Composition I and II (ENGL119 and ENGL120),God and Human Life (RELB113) and all cognates.
- If they earn less than a C in these courses, they must repeat it until they raise their grade to at least a C.
- In addition, students who seek the Bachelor of Arts degree must complete a minimum of 6 semester hours of a single foreign language at the college level. None of these hours can be applied toward satisfying the humanities requirement.
- Variations in the total hours required for degree completion or in the general education requirements are noted in the bulletin sections of the appropriate departments. Please consult the appropriate academic department or advisor for details.