Academic Catalog

Earning a Second Undergraduate Degree

Simultaneous Second Degree. The conferring of two bachelor’s degrees at the same commencement requires completion of a minimum of 144 credits, including fulfillment of all requirements for both degree programs. Both degree must follow the same catalog year.

Consecutive Second Degree. A student who has completed one undergraduate baccalaureate degree may earn an additional undergraduate degree by completing the all requirements for the second degree. If there has been a break in matriculated status or the previously-earned degree is from another institution, the student must apply through the regular admission process. In all instances, completion of a consecutive second degree requires a minimum of 144 credits, including all requirements for the subsequent degree program. However, the student is not required to complete the Integrative Studies Program (ISP) or the required 40 credits at the upper-level. The second degree must follow the catalog year of readmission.