Undergraduate Basic Program
Please note: Effective Fall 2007 matriculation the University changed the Undergraduate General Education Requirements. Please refer to the catalog of your matriculation for old requirements.
Georgian Court University insists that a certain breadth of subject matter is essential for the complete development of the truly liberally educated person. The General Education Program and Graduation Requirements are divided into three areas: a) General Education Core Curriculum Part I: Common Core, b) General Education Core Curriculum Part II: Distribution Core, and c) Graduation Requirements. Students must complete the requirements of each area. Please refer to the University catalog for the requirements.
The specific requirements for each major are listed under the respective disciplines.
Every candidate for either the B.A., B.F.A., B.S., B.S.W. or B.S.N. degree must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours to qualify for graduation.
The expected period of study required of students who enter as freshmen is a minimum of four years.
Transfer students must be enrolled at Georgian Court during their last two years; they are required to take a minimum of 30 credit hours and at least half of their major and minor courses at Georgian Court.
Undergraduates who do not graduate within the normal four-year time frame must meet the requirements for graduation as published in the catalog in effect at the time of enrollment at the university or in the program.
Georgian Court students enrolled in a joint degree program may count, as Georgian Court credits, up to 30 credits taken at the accredited institution affiliated with the joint degree. These credits may not be used to satisfy the 30-credits-at-Georgian-Court requirement but may be used to entirely satisfy the one half-of-the-major-taken-at-Georgian-Court requirement.
Once a student has earned a total of 90 credits from all sources, all remaining credits must be taken at Georgian Court University.
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (C) must be maintained.
Unless otherwise indicated for a specific major, a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 grade point average must be maintained in the major field.