Policy Title

Minimum Hours for Undergraduate Degree




This policy applies to undergraduate students.

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Effective Date:01/01/2015
Date Reviewed: 11/01/2014
Last Review Date: 04/20/2021
Responsible Official: Faculty Conference
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1.0 Specific meanings of bold terms seen throughout this policy can be found within the University's policy definition glossary by following the link below.

1.1 http://www.winthrop.edu/policy-definitions-glossary

The baccalaureate degrees require the completion of a minimum of 120 semester hours of credit, including all courses required in the specified degree program, with a final grade-point average of 2.00 or better on all courses which are taken on a letter-grade basis at Winthrop University.

Records and Registration ensures the minimum number of hours is earned at the time of clearing for graduation. A diploma is not issued to anyone with less than 120 hours.

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