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Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS) & Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Graduation Requirements

Catalog Requirements

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.
 

Credit Hours

All bachelor's degree candidates for graduation must complete 120 credit hours of acceptable academic work with a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 on a 4.00 scale.  Some programs (Education and Human Services & Counseling) require a higher GPA.  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.

Bachelor's degree candidates must complete:

  • Essential Learning general education requirements (typically 36-64 credit hours), consisting of:
    • Core courses (27-38 credit hours) that are drawn from the traditional liberal arts;
    • Intermediate courses (6-12 credit hours) that are typically drawn from the student's major or minor; and
    • Mastery courses (3-12 credit hours) that are typically drawn from the student's major or minor.
  • A major (typically 45 credit hours including 12 or more credit hours of 3000-4000 level major courses in order to develop a depth of knowledge in a discipline);
  • 3000-4000 level courses comprising a minimum of 39 credit hours; and
  • Elective courses.

 

Residency Requirements for BA/BS/BSN Degrees

In order to earn a bachelor's degree from Lindsey Wilson College, students must successfully complete a minimum of 42 credit hours at the College.  At least 50% of the credits required in a major or minor must be earned at the College.

Hours transferred to the College during completion of a degree need prior approval of the Registrar's office.  Education methods classes may not be transferred to the College.  Programs have the right to require students to complete program assessments prior to graduation.

 

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