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Associate of Arts

Graduation Requirements 


Catalog Requirements and Credit Hours

To graduate from Lindsey Wilson College, students must meet all general education and major requirements specified in the catalog in effect when they entered the College or all requirements specified in a subsequent year.  If a student leaves the College for a calendar year or longer, he or she must satisfy all graduation requirements in effect in the catalog year when the student returns or in a subsequent year.


Students Entering AY 2013-2014 with 0 to 23 Hours

Beginning in fall 2013, all students seeking an associate's degree who have earned 0 to 23 hours of acceptable college credit will be required to complete the Essential Learning general education program.  

Also beginning in fall 2013, all students seeking an associate's degree who have earned 0 to 23 hours of acceptable college credit must complete 60 credit hours of acceptable academic work with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.  Required courses in the major must be completed with a minimum grade of C unless a division or program specifies a higher grade requirement.

Students must complete 60 credit hours to earn an associate's degree from Lindsey Wilson College.  Associate's degree candidates must complete:

  • Essential Learning general education requirements (typically 24-39 credit hours), consisting of:
    • Core courses (27-37 credit hours) that are drawn from the traditional liberal arts; and
    • Intermediate courses (6-12 credit hours) that are typically drawn from the student's major or minor.
  • A major (typically 24 credit hours); and
  • Elective courses.


Students Entering AY 2013-2014 with 24 or More Hours and Continuing Students

Students who are admitted to the College with 24 or more hours of acceptable college credit as well as currently enrolled students will be required to complete the previous general education curriculum unless they choose to complete the Essential Learning general education program implemented in fall 2013.  Students considering a change in their general education course of study should consult with their advisor.

These associate's degree candidates must complete 64 credit hours of acceptable academic work with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00 on a 4.00 scale.  Required courses in the major and/or minor must be completed with a minimum grade of C unless a division or program specifies a higher grade requirement.

Students must complete 64 credit hours to earn an associate's degree from Lindsey Wilson College.  Associate's degree candidates must complete:

  • General education requirements (typically 18-29 credit hours);
  • A major (typically 24 credit hours); and
  • Elective courses.


Residency Requirement for BA/BS/BSN Degrees -- All Students

In order to earn an associate's degree from Lindsey Wilson College, students must successfully complete a minimum of 24 credit hours at the College.  At least 50% of the credits required in a major must be earned at the College.

Hours transferred to the College during completion of a degree need prior approval of the Registrar's office.  Programs have the right to require students to complete program assessments prior to graduation.

 

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