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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

12

Maximum number of hours allowed for Army ROTC credit

12

Maximum number of hours allowed for Air Force ROTC 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