Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies (A.A.)
For this degree, you must complete the general education requirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree, except ENG 312 and the Senior Seminar. See listing in the General Education section of the undergraduate catalog. Of the additional hours needed to complete the 64 credit hours required for the degree, no more than 12 may be in one discipline.
Associate of Arts in a Specialized Program (A.A.)
You may earn an Associate of Arts degree by concentrating in one of the following areas: accounting, business, or child development. The requirements for these degrees, including General Education, can be found in the appropriate program section of the undergraduate catalog. Any remaining hours necessary to complete the minimum of 64 credit hours are electives selected by the student with the assistance of an advisor.
Overview of Bachelor (Baccalaureate) Degree Requirements
Marygrove has established general undergraduate degree requirements that apply to all candidates for bachelor (or baccalaureate) degrees. In order to earn a bachelor’s degree at Marygrove, you must meet the following criteria:
Total Credit Hours
Candidates for a bachelor’s degree must complete a minimum of 128 semester hours of credit in an approved degree program.
Credit Hours in Developmental and Foundational Studies
In order to earn a bachelor’s degree, you must complete all the Developmental/Foundational studies courses in mathematics, learning strategies, and composition that were indicated by your placement test results. Credits in Developmental level courses do not count in your total hours toward your degree.
Only 12 hours of lower division (100-200 level) composition courses, whether transfer or Marygrove credit, may be included in the 128 credit hours needed for a bachelor’s degree. If you have more than 12 hours of lower division composition credits, the surplus hours will count as general college credit beyond the minimum of 128 credits required for a degree.
Only 3 hours of basic algebra may be included in the 128 credit hours needed for the bachelor’s degree. If you have more than 3 algebra credits at a level below Marygrove’s MTH 105, they will count as general college credit beyond the minimum of 128 credits required for a degree.