General Education Requirements

DEGREES & REQUIREMENTS

Undergraduate Degrees Offered:

  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

All Bachelor Degrees Require:

  • 120 credits of college work.
  • At least 60 credits from accredited, four-year institutions.
  • At least 56 credits from accredited, four-year institutions if transferring to UD with an Associate’s degree.
  • At least 30 of the last 36 credit hours earned must be earned in residence at the University of Dubuque. On-line courses offered by UD are considered to be courses in residence, as are cross-registered courses to Clarke and Loras.
  • A minimum grade point average of 2.0 for all work completed at UD.
  • A minimum grade point average of 2.0 for all courses taken in a major is required unless a particular major requires a higher grade point average.
  • Review departmental descriptions of majors for details.
  • A grade of C or better when the minimum acceptable grade is stated to be a C (a grade of C- will not suffice).
  • Completion of the UD Core Curriculum.
  • A completed academic major.
  • Completion of all specific degree requirements.
  • Good academic standing.

SPECIFIC DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

  • A major in a department that offers the BA.

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

  • A major in Business Administration, Accounting, or Computer Information Systems.

Bachelor of Science (BS)

  • A major in a department that offers the BS.

Associate of Arts (AA)

  • A minimum of 64 credits.
  • Core curriculum requirements.
  • Elective credits may be concentrated into a specific area of interest if the student chooses.
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.0 for all work completed.
  • At least 30 of the last 36 hours must be completed in residence at the University of Dubuque.

Associate of Science (AS)

  • A minimum of 64 credits.
  • Core curriculum requirements  Page 9
  • Elective credits are to be concentrated, as specified, in departments that offer the BS.
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.0 for all work completed.
  • At least 30 of the last 36 hours must be completed in residence at the University of Dubuque.