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Degree Requirements

General Education: 40-45 credit hours minimum

Major/Minor: 42 credit hours
(Common Core Courses: 27-30 credit hours; Institution-Focused Courses: 12-15 credit hours)*

Professional Elective and Free Electives: 37-42 credit hours**

Grand Total: 124 credit hours

*These courses will be defined by each individual institution.
**Courses could include prior academic credit on transcript and/or up to 30 hours of extrainstitutional credit through CLEP, DANTES, military or prior learning assessment (maximum of 15 hours in this category).

    • 2.0 grade point average for graduation/retention.

    • 60 credit hours at a four-year institution, excluding physical education activity courses.

    • 40 hours of upper-division course work (3000 and 4000 level), excluding physical education activity courses.

    • 30 hours of residency at the degree granting (home) institution.

    • At least 15 of the final 30 hours or half the major from the institution granting the degree. 

    • English proficiency as defined by the institution granting the degree.

    • Computer proficiency as defined by the institution granting the degree.



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