Academic Majors, Academic Minors, and Field of Study
A baccalaureate degree program must contain a minimum of 120 semester hours, at least 21 of which must be upper division hours in the major field. The program must require at least 39 semester hours of upper division work overall.
A minor must contain 15 to 18 semester hours of coursework, at least 9 of which must be upper division coursework. Courses taken to satisfy Core Areas A through E may not be counted as coursework in the minor. Courses taken in Core Area F may be counted as coursework in the minor. Courses taken to satisfy the major requirements may not be used to satisfy the minor requirements.
For a program of study in which a minor is not required, the field of study consists of all upper division coursework in the major field. For a program of study in which a minor is required, the field of study consists of all upper division coursework in the major field and the minor field. In a chosen major or minor, no deviation from the requirements may occur without written approval from the student's academic advisor, the student's department head, and the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs. A student must achieve at least a 2.0 institutional grade point average in the field of study in order to receive a baccalaureate degree.