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Degree Information

Graduation Requirements

Total minimum credits for graduation are 128 hours for a baccalaureate degree with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 overall. A Core Curriculum in general education is required of all students.

All baccalaureate students must complete a minimum of 36 hours in upper-division courses numbered 300 or above. 

major of at least 36 hours as described in the major department, 24 or more of which are in the major department, must be presented for graduation. At least ten hours in the major must be upper-division courses. No programs allow grades less than C- to count in their majors, and the average of all courses in the majors must be at least C. Some programs have more stringent requirements.

To be granted a bachelor's degree from Huntington University, the student must have completed either the last 30 hours or a minimum of 90 hours in residence through Huntington University. One-half of the courses in the major must have been taken through Huntington University.

Associate of Science Degree

  1. Completion of at least 64 semester hours accepted by Huntington University
  2. Achievement of a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (4.0 system) or above
  3. Completion of the major with C- or better in all courses
  4. Fulfillment of the Core Curriculum requirements

Bachelor of Science Degree

  1. Completion of at least 128 semester hours accepted by Huntington University
  2. Achievement of a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (4.0 system) or above
  3. Completion of the major with C- or better in all courses
  4. Fulfillment of the Core Curriculum requirements

Bachelor of Social Work Degree

  1. Completion of at least 128 semester hours accepted by Huntington University
  2. Achievement of a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (4.0 system) or above
  3. Completion of the major with C- or better in all courses and a minimum GPA of 2.5
  4. Fulfillment of the Core Curriculum requirements

Degree Residency Requirements

General University residency guidelines are met by taking the Professional Programs courses as the major in residence. Bachelor and associate degree students who transfer some courses in the major must complete at least 30 hours through Huntington University.

Awarding of Degrees

Students meeting the graduation requirements will receive the associate of science, bachelor of science, or bachelor of social work degree.

All students are required to participate in Commencement exercises for the conferral of the degree.

Designation of Honors

Dean’s List

Dean’s List honors designation is made at the end of November and April each year for the previous semester. Students must have been classified as regular Professional Programs students and have been enrolled full time with a load of 12 hours or more in graded courses with a semester GPA of at least 3.50.

Graduation Honors

Bachelor students who have completed all requirements with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.7 on the date of graduation will receive an honor cord. Students who participate in graduation ceremonies as July graduates and whose current grade point averages exceed the requirements for graduation honors will receive and be able to wear the honor cord for the graduation ceremony. Honors will be listed in the graduation bulletin with the designation "Honors anticipated upon completion of requirements."