A checklist and planning forms are available to help students plan how to meet degree requirements.
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.
40-45 credit hours minimum
42 credit hours
Common Core Courses*
27-30 credit hours
12-15 credit hours
Professional Elective and Free Electives**
37-42 credit hours
124 credit hours
*These courses will be defined by each individual institution.
**Students may earn up to 30 hours of extrainstitutional credit through CLEP, DANTES, military or prior learning assessment (maximum of 15 hours in this category).