Graduation Requirements

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 reference 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 semester 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

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 reference 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 semester 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

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