October 31, 2019

COSAS: Graduation: Bachelor’s Degree Requirements

To Earn a Bachelor’s Degree from UCF within the College of Sciences, Students Must:

  • Fulfill the requirements for the chosen major
  • Earn a minimum of 120 unduplicated credit hours with at least a “C” average (2.0 GPA)for all UCF coursework attempted. Some majors require more than 120 hours
  • Earn at least 48 of those 120 credit hours in 3000-level courses or above (upper-division);
  • Earn a minimum or 30 of their last 39 hours in regular courses at UCF. Credit by examination may not be used to satisfy this requirement
  • Earn a minimum of 25% of the total hours required for the degree in residence at UCF. For programs that require the minimum of 120 total hours, the specific residency requirement increases proportionally and is listed with the requirements for the specific degree program
  • Earn a minimum of 60 credit hours after CLEP credit has been awarded
  • Apply no more than 45 credit hours in any combination of extension, correspondence, CLEP, University Credit by Examination and Armed Forces credits toward an undergraduate degree
  • Fulfill the General Education Program requirements
  • Fulfill the Gordon Rule requirements
  • Fulfill the Foreign Language requirements as defined by your degree program
  • Earn a minimum of nine credit hours during Summer terms, if applicable
  • NOT attend another institution (be transient) in their graduating semester
  • Complete the Graduating Student Surveys

Remember: This is for planning purposes only.

See your catalog for specific information concerning these and other degree requirements. Final confirmation of all requirements is subject to department, college, and university review and will only take place at the end of the term of intended graduation.