Academic Policies & Procedures
Major, Minor, and Dissertation Course Requirements
Requirements totaling a minimum of 90 credits beyond the bachelor's degree are to be distributed as follows:
- Major area requires a minimum of 30 credit hours in the major department.
- Minor area requires 12 to 15 credit hours in a cognate field outside the major department.
- Dissertation requires 20 to 30 credit hours.
- Elective credit hours may range between 0 and 28. An optional second minor may be included in the elective credit hours. Courses used for the second minor may be within or outside the major department.
- Total, 90 credits.