Graduation Requirements

Approved by:  University Curriculum and Policies Committee

History:  Revised Spring 2016  | Revised Fall 2022                                         

Related Policies:  General Major Requirements | General Minor Requirements

Related Forms, Procedures and References:  Undergraduate Catalog | Intent to Graduate or Complete Certificate form (located on the Office of the Registrar forms page)

For Questions Contact:  Office of the Registrar | 651.690.6531 


Associate Degree Programs

To be eligible to graduate from an associate degree program, students must fulfill the following graduation requirements:

  • Completion of all program requirements within seven years of admittance to St. Catherine University
  • Completion of LIFE  core requirements
  • Completion of the residency requirement of 30 semester credits in residence
  • Completion of all professional courses within five years of beginning the sequence
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0
  • Completion of a Graduation Application form

Approved by:  University Curriculum and Policies Committee

History:  Revised Spring 2016  | Revised Fall 2022                                         

Related Policies:  General Major Requirements | General Minor Requirements

Related Forms, Procedures and References:  Undergraduate Catalog | Intent to Graduate or Complete Certificate form (located on the Office of the Registrar forms page)

For Questions Contact:  Office of the Registrar | 651.690.6531 


 
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Associate Degree Programs

To be eligible to graduate from an associate degree program, students must fulfill the following graduation requirements:

  • Completion of all program requirements within seven years of admittance to St. Catherine University
  • Completion of LIFE  core requirements
  • Completion of the residency requirement of 30 semester credits in residence
  • Completion of all professional courses within five years of beginning the sequence
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0
  • Completion of a Graduation Application form

Certificates

  • Completion of certificate requirements
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0

Baccalaureate Degree Requirement for Students Enrolling or Re-Enrolling at St. Catherine University Fall 2022 or Later1

Candidates for a B.A., B.S., or B.S.N.2 degree must fulfill the following graduation requirements:

  • A minimum of 120 semester credits including:
    • completion of the LIFE core curriculum3
    • acceptance into and completion of the requirements for an approved major
  • Completion of the residency requirement of 32 semester credits in residence (this applies to students seeking their first or second bachelor's degree)
  • Completion of a minimum of 36 upper-division (3000- or 4000-level) credits
  • Completion of a Graduation Application form
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0
    1

    Students who enrolled prior to fall 2022 are advised to refrence the requirements of the catalog applicable to their term of enrollment.

    2

    Candidates for a B.S.N. degree enrolled in the RN-BSN Degree Completion section are required to complete a minimum of 30 semesters credits in residence. This requirement is reduced to 26 semester credits for RN-BSN students who have completed a previous baccalaureate degree.

    3

    As applicable to the student based on previous academic credentials