Each student is solely responsible for satisfying all degree requirements listed below and as detailed in their individual program sheet.
Each candidate for a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree must:
The registrar, in consultation with the department chairs, makes the final review to ensure that all course requirements have been successfully completed in each student’s intended curriculum. Students must be officially registered in their chosen curriculum for at least two semesters prior to graduation in order to be eligible for a degree in that discipline.
Students who are six credits or fewer short of completing graduation requirements after the spring semester may participate in the commencement ceremony only if these courses are not in their major concentration. The remaining course(s) must be completed during the summer or the next semester the courses are taught. Students who are short credits by graduation receive their diplomas at the end of the term in which all degree requirements listed above are met. Transcripts confirm graduation status when the missing requirements are completed.