Traditional Undergraduate Degree Requirements

Fulfillment of all degree requirements is the student's responsibility.

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Admission standards for the A.A. degree are the same as the B.A. degree. There is no difference between courses offered for the A.A. degree and the B.A. degree.   A student who holds a bachelor’s degree may not be awarded an associate’s degree.  A student may not be awarded a bachelor’s degree and an associate’s degree at the same commencement.  A student may not declare for an associate’s degree after completing their sophomore year. Students who obtain their A.A. degree from Asbury University and continue towards their B.A. or B.S. degree at the University will be required to satisfy the Cross-Cultural Experience.

All candidates for an undergraduate associate’s degree conferred must meet the following requirements:

1. Complete a minimum of 60 semester hours

2. Earn a minimum 2.00 cumulative grade point average

3.  Fulfill all liberal arts core requirements with the exception of the Cross Cultural Experience.

3. Complete a minimum 30 hours of course-work (not institutional credit) at Asbury University, and 50% of any elected emphasis (minor) must be completed at Asbury University.

4. Complete comprehensive examinations and assessment tests as required by individual departments and programs or the University administration. 

5. Must receive a passing grade of “P” in their final registration in chapel (including summer semester).

6. Students must graduate under the requirements of the Bulletin in effect at the time of first enrollment (note exceptions)

a. Students may be graduated under new requirements placed in effect while enrolled.  Students are expected to meet all of the requirements (foundational, major, and minor) for a particular Bulletin.

b. A student who re-enrolls or requests permission to complete degree requirements after an absence of two years becomes subject to degree requirements in effect at the time of re-enrollment or requested completion.

7. Students may choose to complete an additional emphasis using an undergraduate minor.  All requirements for the minor must be complete to graduate with the emphasis.

8.  Students must file a Graduation Application form in the Registrar’s Office by posted February deadline for the commencement year.

Note: Cross-Cultural Experience Policy - Students who earn their A.A. degree from Asbury University and continue towards their B.S. or B.S. degree at the University will be required to satisfy the Cross-Cultural Experience. 

Students with waivers of any foundational requirements must still complete the total 60.0 credits required for graduation with an associate’s degree.

 

BACHELOR OF ARTS and BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

All candidates for an undergraduate Bachelor’s degree must meet the following requirements to graduate:

1. Complete a minimum of 124 semester hours.

2. Earn a minimum 2.00 cumulative grade point average

3. Satisfy the residence requirement (three semesters in sequence including two as a senior).

4. All majors except for non-language education majors must fulfill all liberal arts core requirements, including Foreign Language, to receive the Bachelor of Arts.

5. Non-language education majors must fulfill all liberal arts core requirements excluding Foreign Language requirement to receive the Bachelor of Science.  However, if these majors complete the Foreign Language requirement they will be awarded the Bachelor of Arts.

6. Fulfill the requirements for at least one major.  All majors and minors on a student’s record must be completed to graduate with these listed on record.  Second majors and minors are not required for graduation and can be dropped by the student.

7. Must receive a passing grade of “P” in their final registration in chapel (including summer semester).

8.  Students must file a Graduation Application form in the Registrar’s Office by posted February deadline for the commencement year.

9. Complete a minimum of 49 hours (not institutional credit) at Asbury University.

10. 50% of the hours/courses for all majors and minors must be completed at Asbury University.

11. Complete comprehensive examinations and assessment tests as required by individual departments and programs or the University administration. 

12. Students must graduate under the requirements of the Bulletin in effect at the time of first enrollment (note exceptions)

a. Students may be graduated under new requirements placed in effect while enrolled.  Students are expected to meet all of the requirements (foundational, major, and minor) for a particular Bulletin.

b. A student who re-enrolls or requests permission to complete degree requirements after an absence of two years becomes subject to degree requirements in effect at the time of re-enrollment or requested completion. 

Additional requirements for education majors seeking certification.

Education majors earn the bachelor’s degree by meeting the above requirements.  Additional requirements must be met to complete teacher certification.

See details at the School of Education.

 

KCTCS SCHOOL ASSOCIATE OF ARTS OR ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREES

Any student accepted into Asbury University who presents an Associate of Arts (A.A.) or Associate of Science (A.S.) degree awarded by one of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System schools will be deemed to have satisfied the Asbury University Foundational requirements with the exception of the Bible/Theology (9) and Foreign Language requirement (0-9).   [This agreement does not apply to a KCTCS associate of applied science degree.]  Any foundational courses which are also required courses for a major or minor cannot be waived.  Asbury can transfer up to the maximum of 60.0 credits from these institutions, but will not transfer credit hours counted in the KCTCS degree which have grades below ”C”, are remedial, or are usually not accepted in transfer.

Students with waivers of any foundational requirements must still complete the total 124.0 credits required for graduation with a bachelor’s degree.

 

Fulfillment of all degree requirements is the student's responsibility.  

Note: The University reserves the right to change degree requirements, major and minor requirements, and course offerings, as well as to cancel any course not selected by a sufficient number of students (low enrollment) at the time offered.  

 

2014-2015 BULLETIN    08/13/2014