Requirements for Degree

Requirements for Degree

These are the requirements for a degree:

  1. Complete the specific course requirements for a major field of study together with required cognate courses, with a minimum grade point average of 2.00 (C) in those courses required by each major, minor, or secondary certification to be granted.
  2. Complete the integrative studies requirements.
  3. Complete a minimum of 124 credit hours.
  4. Have an overall grade point average of 2.0 (C average).
  5. Have Southwestern College course credit of at least 30 credit hours.
  6. Have taken 15 of the last 30 course credit hours at Southwestern.
  7. Complete the Application for Degree by the stated deadline.
  8. Be elected to the respective degree by the faculty and by the Board of Trustees.

Degree Requirements for Transfer Students

  1. Complete all items listed above.
  2. Regardless of grade points earned at other institutions, have at least a C average for all work taken at Southwestern College.
  3. For students transferring from two-year colleges, complete a minimum of 60 hours at a baccalaureate-degree-granting institution.
  4. Accept the judgment of school administrators in substituting transfer credits for courses in the Southwestern catalog.
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