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Bachelor's Degree Requirements

Undergraduate students at Olivet University must fulfill the following Bachelor's degree requirements for graduation:

Graduation

Students must meet minimum academic requirements to be eligible for graduation, according to the prescribed course of study outlined in the curricula of their respective programs, with an appropriate academic grade point average. Students must also satisfy all financial responsibilities to the university to qualify for graduation.

Students enrolled in undergraduate programs of the university must maintain an average grade of "C" (2.00) for graduation. The grade average will be determined on the basis of grades recorded before enrollment for the final term of study.

Students are required to be present for both rehearsal and commencement exercises. If a student cannot be present, graduation in absentia may be approved for reasons satisfactory to the faculty. Arrangements must be made six weeks before the commencement exercises, and must be made by written petition.

Students registering in the university for the first time should complete their work for the degree according to the requirements of the Catalog of the year in which they entered.

Students who withdraw may wish to return under their original Catalog if they have missed no more than three consecutive regular quarters (for example, fall/winter/spring). All other students must return under the requirements of the current Catalog.

Catalog years begin with the fall quarter. Students entering for the first time in a summer quarter will be subject to the Catalog for the fall quarter immediately following.

Additional Requirements

Time Limits

The Bachelor of Arts in Information Technology degree program usually is completed in four years of fulltime study. All requirements for the degree must be completed within six years of the initial date of enrollment, except under extenuating circumstances. Students who have not completed the requirements within the six-year period must apply to the Registrar's Office for a continuation for each year beyond this period, up to a maximum of eight years from the initial date of enrollment.

Master's Degree Requirements

Graduate students at Olivet University must fulfill the following Master's degree requirements for graduation:

Graduation

Students must meet minimum academic requirements to be eligible for graduation, according to the prescribed course of study outlined in the curricula of their respective programs, with an appropriate academic grade point average. Students must also satisfy all financial responsibilities to the university to qualify for graduation.

Students enrolled in graduate programs of the university must maintain an average grade of "B" (3.00) for graduation. The grade average will be determined on the basis of grades recorded before enrollment for the final term of study.

Students are required to be present for both rehearsal and commencement exercises. If a student cannot be present, graduation in absentia may be approved for reasons satisfactory to the faculty. Arrangements must be made six weeks before the commencement exercises, and must be made by written petition.

Students registering in the university for the first time should complete their work for the degree according to the requirements of the Catalog of the year in which they entered.

Students who withdraw may wish to return under their original Catalog if they have missed no more than three consecutive regular quarters (for example, fall/winter/spring). All other students must return under the requirements of the current Catalog.

Catalog years begin with the fall quarter. Students entering for the first time in a summer quarter will be subject to the Catalog for the fall quarter immediately following.

Additional Requirements