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Summary of Undergraduate Academic Requirements and Limits

Baccalaureate Degree Requirements and Limits
122 Minimum number of hours required for an undergraduate degree
36 Minimum number of hours required toward the degree at or above the 300 course level
31 Minimum required hours in residence at UNCG
31 Minimum required hours in residence at UNCG beyond the first degree for a second undergraduate degree
2.0 Minimum cumulative GPA required for graduation
Credit Hour Regulations and Limits
12 Minimum number of credit or semester hours in which undergraduates must enroll per semester to qualify for full-time status
19 Maximum number of hours per semester in which an undergraduate may enroll without special permission
64 Maximum number of hours allowed for 2-year transfer credit
8 Maximum number of hours allowed for physical education credit
Non Credit Courses
The courses listed below do not count toward graduation nor are they calculated in the student’s GPA.
SAS 100, SAS 200 
Undergraduate Classifications
0–29.9 hours completed Freshman
30–59.9 hours completed Sophomore
60–89.9 hours completed Junior
90 or more hours completed Senior
Deans' List Qualifications
6 Minimum number of hours a student must have completed at UNCG to be eligible for Deans' List
6 Minimum number of hours in which a student must be enrolled for a given semester
3.50 Minimum required GPA for the semester
B- Minimum grade earned for the semester (no grade may be lower than B-)
Chancellor’s List Qualifications
30 Minimum number of hours a student must have completed at UNCG to be eligible for Chancellor’s List
12 Minimum number of hours in which a student must be enrolled for a given semester at UNCG
3.65 Minimum required cumulative GPA

Transfer students must be enrolled for at least one semester at UNCG to be eligible for the Chancellor’s List.

Graduation with Honors Requirements
45 Minimum number of hours a student must complete in residence at UNCG by end of senior year to be eligible for graduation with honors
3.90 Minimum required GPA for Summa cum laude
3.70 Minimum required GPA for Magna cum laude
3.50 Minimum required GPA for Cum laude
Second Degree Honors Required Hours
45 Minimum number of hours a second degree candidate must complete toward the second degree in residence at UNCG, with the required GPA, to be eligible for graduation with honors
Simultaneous Baccalaureate Degrees Residency Hours
31 Minimum number of hours in residence a student must complete beyond requirements for the first degree in order to receive a second, simultaneous baccalaureate degree

 

This page was last updated on June 9, 2010.