Graduation

Standards for Graduation

A student is eligible for the bachelor or associate degree upon successful completion of general education, the major, and total credit requirements for that degree as specified in the appropriate section of this catalog

A cumulative grade-point average of 2.0 or higher for all credits attempted at WestConn is required for graduation, as well as a grade-point average of 2.0 or higher in all courses for the major. Certain programs have a higher minimum standard. In addition, at least 30 credits and at least half of the major requirements must be completed at WestConn. Note that two components constitute a major in the Ancell School: the business core and the specialization, e.g., accounting, finance, etc. All B.B.A. candidate must complete at least half of the total number of credits that comprise the business core and the specialization and at least half of their specialization at WestConn. Some programs require meeting additional and/or higher academic standards as noted in the appropriate catalog section.

Application for Graduation

Degrees are awarded at the end of each semester and summer session. Applications for a degree must be filed in the Registrar’s Office by November 1 for the following May graduation, February 1 for August degree recipients, and April 1 for January degree recipients.

Undergraduates who will be within eight credits of those required for the degree are eligible to participate in the commencement exercises if they have applied for August graduation and intend to complete these credits during the summer.

Commencement Exercises

All candidates for the bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, bachelor of business administration, bachelor of music and associate in science degrees are expected to attend the commencement exercises, held in May.


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