a) Approval of degree candidacy from the admission committee after submission of an application for admission. A student must be admitted before accumulating 18 semester hours (including transfer hours) toward a degree.
b) Satisfactory completion of a minimum of 62 semester hours of work according to a prescribed curriculum with an average grade of “C” (2.0 Cumulative GPA) for all Drury work. Students are required to notify the university by the first week of the semester of graduation of intent to graduate.
c) ENGL 150 and three additional hours of English, either literature or composition, for a total of six hours in English ( ENGL 109, 110, 111, 112, 115, 116, 117 may not be counted toward meeting this requirement) .
d) Three hours of college-level mathematics.
e) A distribution including a minimum of six hours in each of the three fields of knowledge with at least three hours in two or more departments excluding the major department . The three fields of knowledge are:
(1) Humanities and Fine Arts: art and art history, communication, languages and literature, music, philosophy, religion, theatre and English ( ENGL 109, 110, 111, 112, 115, 116, 117 and 150 may not be counted toward meeting this requirement)
(3) Social Sciences: PLSC 101 Government and Politics and nine additional hours in accounting, business administration, criminal justice, economics, education, geography, global studies, history, leadership studies, paralegal studies, political science, psychology and sociology.
f) At least the final 15 undergraduate hours must be earned at Drury University.
g) A completed academic area of concentration.
h) The university expects all candidates for degrees to be present at the commencement exercises.
i) No student who has any unsettled accounts with the university will be graduated.