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Time Frame to Obtain a Degree

  • All baccalaureate degree requirements at this university will be completed within the ten (10) year period preceding award of the degree.
  • This ten-year time frame applies to all newly admitted students and former students returning.
  • All major and support courses required for the baccalaureate degree must be completed within the aforementioned ten-year period immediately preceding award of the degree.
  • Courses completed prior to this ten-year period may be revalidated by a demonstration of competence or knowledge of the subject as may be prescribed by the department offering the course.
  • Students with unusual problems may file a Petition for Special Consideration.

Academic Senate Resolution AS-389-92/IC (PDF)

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