​Graduation Requirements

The following text is taken from The University of Findlay's undergraduate catalog.

Associate of Arts Degree Requirements

To be eligible for an associate of arts degree, the following requirements must be met:

I. Successful completion of 60 semester hours of credit with an overall 2.00 grade point average or better (EDUC 088 and developmental courses may not be included in this 60 semester hours; see the section on Developmental Courses for more information);

II. Successful completion of a major;

III. Successful completion of the general education program for a total of 36 hours for an associate degree:

​A. A minimum of 18 semester hours of general education courses, completed with a "D" or higher, including three semester hours of approved courses from each of the following areas: fine arts (ART, COMM, MUSC, THEA), humanities (ENGL, GEND, HIST, HUMN, PHIL, RELI, BLMC, ENIN), natural science (BIOL, CHEM, ESOH, GEOL, NSCI, PHYS), social science (ECON, FNCE, GEOG, GERN, PLAW, POLS, PBAD, PSYC, SOWK, SOCI, SSCI), mathematics (MATH 123, 306, 316, or 410), and English (ENGL 202, 272, 282, 302, 305, or 306).

B. The competency requirements for all students, as well additional requirements established by the major area. All students are required to meet the following competencies:

  1. Earn a grade of "C" or better in ENGL 106, 107, or 206.
  2. Pass a computer science competency exam or earn a grade of "C" or better in CSCI 148, 149, 150, or 190.
  3. Pass a communication competency exam or earn a grade of "C" or better in COMM 110 or 211.

​C. Successful completion of nine-15 additional hours of approved general education courses completed with a "D" or higher. These courses may include the competencies listed in III.B, approved general education courses required by individual programs, and approved general education courses listed in III. A. or from the following prefixes: ANTH, CSCI, CJUS, EDUC, FREN, GERM, JAPN, or SPAN.

D. Participation in required assessment activities as determined by the faculty.

IV. Application of not more than 12 semester hours of “D+,” “D,” and “D-” grades toward a degree and at least a “C” grade in the major and in courses required to fulfill competency requirements;

V. Application of not more than 15 semester hours obtained by one or any combination of the following toward a degree: International Baccalaureate Organization’s Diploma Program, proficiency examinations, portfolio credit, advanced placement credit, or transfer of extension and/or correspondence credit;

VI. Participation in graduation exercises unless excused by the vice president for academic affairs for a reason beyond the candidate’s control;

VII. If course work is transferred to The University of Findlay; successful completion of no less than 50 percent of the hours required in the major must be completed at UF for an associate's degree.

VIII. The last 15 semester hours (minimum) must be completed at The University of Findlay.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​