Students must submit a completed application for a degree to their major department according to the prescribed schedule in the Academic Calendar.  No late applications will be accepted.  Students must submit a new application for a degree if they have been unsuccessful with a graduation attempt.  A non-refundable graduation fee is assessed each time a student applies for graduation.

No later than the semester of expected graduation, students must successfully complete a comprehensive exit assessment in the subject matter of the student’s major.  An assessment may include, but is not limited to, a portfolio, a written examination, a presentation, a recital, and/or a capstone course.

A student must receive a grade of “C” or better in ENG 101 and 102, and a “D” or better in all other Liberal Studies Courses (the general studies core and IGS) and free electives. (Individual academic programs may require a “C” or better in certain Liberal Studies courses.)

A student must receive a grade of “C” or above in all courses required for the major, the area of specialization, and the minor.

A student must have a cumulative grade-point average of 2.0 or better in all University courses.

A minimum of 60 semester credit hours (excluding any college preparatory and remedial courses and any courses numbered below the 100 level) is required for the awarding of an associate degree.

A minimum of 120 semester credit hours (excluding any college preparatory and remedial courses and any courses numbered below the 100 level) is required for the awarding of a baccalaureate degree.  This includes a minimum of 42 semester credit hours in upper-level courses.