Bachelor’s Degree Requirements

The University will confer the Bachelor’s degree when the following conditions have been met:

  • Recommendation of the faculty of the college or the School awarding the degree.
  • Certification by the Dean of the College or the School concerned that all requirements of the degree being sought have been completed.
  • A minimum of 128 semester hours in acceptable coursework is required for the BS in Civil Engineering. A minimum of 127 semester hours in acceptable coursework is required for the BS in Environmental Engineering.
  • Completion of the last 30 credit hours at the University. Exceptions (normally not to exceed six hours) may be made in advance by the appropriate Dean.
  • Completion of the University Core Curriculum.
  • Earned a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher at the University.
  • Earning the grade requirements for major, core courses, and course sequences established by the appropriate College or School.
  • Completion of 8-10 credits in one foreign language (American Sign Language is acceptable). Students who entered the University with a foreign language requirement deficiency, regardless of whether the student holds an A.A., must now complete 8-10 credits in one foreign language. Transfer credits is applicable to the requirement, and exemption by examination is available through the Testing Office. Also, students who completed two years of high school foreign language study in one language are considered to have met the requirement. a. Students who can demonstrate continuous enrollment in a degree program at an SUS institution or Florida Community College since Fall term 1989 (continuous enrollment is defined by the state to be the completion of at least one course per year) will be exempt from this requirement. b. Also exempt are students holding an A.A. degree from a Florida Community College or SUS institution prior to Fall term, 1989.

Two Bachelor’s Degrees

Two Bachelor’s degrees may be awarded simultaneously when the following conditions have been met;

  • Requirements for two majors have been completed as certified by the appropriate academic units.
  • A minimum of 30 appropriate semester hours in addition to the requirements of one degree has been earned.

A graduate from an accredited four-year institution who applies for admission to work toward a second Bachelor’s degree must meet the requirements of the major department which shall include (but is not limited to) a minimum of 30 semester hours of coursework.