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Double Major 2014-2015 Catalog Year


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A student who satisfies the requirements for two majors, within the same college and of the same degree type (for example: BA and BA or BS and BS), will be awarded a single diploma if they have a single graduation date for both majors.

  • Both majors will be indicated on the student’s permanent academic record.
  • A double major does not require a minimum number of credit hours beyond what is necessary for completing degree requirements.
  • The graduation application must indicate both majors.

Simultaneous Degrees from the Same College

A student who satisfies the requirements for two degrees, within the same college and of different degree types (for example: BA and BS) will be awarded two degrees.

  • It is the student’s responsibility to inform his/her advisor(s) of the intent to earn two degrees.
  • Both degree programs will be indicated on the student’s permanent academic record. The student will receive two diplomas.
  • A minimum of 150 credit hours is required.
  • A graduation application must be submitted for each degree.

Simultaneous Degrees from Different Colleges

A student who satisfies the requirements for two majors or degrees, from different colleges, will be awarded two degrees.

  • It is the student’s responsibility to inform both advisors of the intent to earn two degrees.
  • Both degrees and majors will be indicated on the student’s permanent record. The student will receive two diplomas.
  • The student will need to earn a minimum of 150 credit hours and must work with an advisor in each college to ensure satisfactory completion of requirements.
  • A graduation application must be submitted to both colleges.