Requirements for Graduation

Associate of Science in Business Administration

  1. The basic requirements for an Associate of Science degree from Averett University are a minimum of 60 semester credit hours with at least 2.00 cumulative grade point average on all work attempted.  Other specific requirements are listed below:
  2. Students must satisfactorily complete all general education and elective requirements.
  3. Students must achieve satisfactory completion of a specified major area of study.
  4. Students must file an application for graduation with the Registrar’s Office by the designated date in the semester in which graduation is planned. See the University calendar for the exact dates. Appropriate forms are available on the University’s website.
  5. Students must have completed all requirements for graduation in order to participate in commencement exercises.
  6. Students must have met all financial obligations to the University in order to participate in graduation. All tuition, fees, fines and other bills must be paid in full prior to participating in graduation.

Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Sociology/Criminal Justice

The basic requirements for a Bachelor degree from Averett University are a minimum of 120 semester credit hours with at least 2.00 cumulative grade point average on all work attempted. 

Other specific requirements are listed below:

  1. Students must satisfactorily complete all general education and elective requirements.
  2. Students must achieve satisfactory completion of a specified major area of study.
    Students must file an application for graduation with the Registrar’s Office by the designated date in the semester in which graduation is planned. See the University calendar for the exact dates. Appropriate forms are available on the University’s website.
  3. Students must have completed all requirements for graduation in order to participate in commencement exercises.
  4. Students must have met all financial obligations to the University in order to participate in graduation. All tuition, fees, fines and other bills must be paid in full prior to participating in graduation.

Executive Master of Business Administration

A student will be considered eligible to receive the Executive Master of Business Administration degree when the following requirements have been met:

  1. Completion of the 41 credit hour curriculum of which no more than 6 semester credit hours may be transferred from another institution.
  2. Maintenance of a 3.0 grade point average throughout the graduate program.
  3. Students must not have more than two “C’s” in the program.
  4. Students must have met all financial obligations to the University in order to participate in graduation. All tuition, fees, fines, and other bills must be paid in full prior to participating in graduation.
  5. Students must file an application for graduation with the Registrar’s Office by the designated date in the semester in which graduation is planned. See the University calendar for the exact dates. Appropriate forms are available on the University’s website.
  6. Completion of degree requirements within six years from the start of the student’s program.

Master of Education

A student will be considered eligible to receive the Master of Education degree when the following requirements have been met:

  1. Completion of the 30 credit hour curriculum of which no more than 6 semester credit hours may be transferred from another institution.
  2. Successful completion of the comprehensive examination.
  3. Students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average throughout the program.
  4. Students must not have more than two “C’s” in the program.
  5. Students must file an application for graduation with the Registrar’s Office by the designated date in the semester in which graduation is planned. See the University calendar for the exact dates. Appropriate forms are available on the University’s website.
  6. Students must have met all financial obligations to the University in order to participate in graduation. All tuition, fees, fines and other bills must be paid in full prior to participating in graduation.
  7. Completion of degree requirements within six years from the start of the student’s program.

It is the student’s responsibility to be familiar with and to fulfill all requirements for graduation.

If degree requirements are changed so that a once-required course is no longer offered, the University may substitute a comparable course requirement.

A student may choose to graduate under the requirements of any Averett University catalog in effect from the date of the student’s entrance through the year of the student’s graduation, providing enrollment has not been interrupted.

Associate of Science in Business Administration

The basic requirements for an Associate of Science degree from Averett University are a minimum of 60 semester credit hours with at least 2.00 cumulative grade point average on all work attempted.  Other specific requirements are listed below:

  1. Students must satisfactorily complete all general education and elective requirements.
  2. Students must achieve satisfactory completion of a specified major area of study.
  3. Students must file an application for graduation with the Registrar’s Office by the designated date in the semester in which graduation is planned. See the University calendar for the exact dates. Appropriate forms are available on the University’s website.
  4. Students must have completed all requirements for graduation in order to participate in commencement exercises.
  5. Students must have met all financial obligations to the University in order to participate in graduation. All tuition, fees, fines and other bills must be paid in full prior to participating in graduation.

Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Sociology/Criminal Justice

The basic requirements for a Bachelor degree from Averett University are a minimum of 120 semester credit hours with at least 2.00 cumulative grade point average on all work attempted. 

Other specific requirements are listed below:

  1. Students must satisfactorily complete all general education and elective requirements.
  2. Students must achieve satisfactory completion of a specified major area of study.
  3. Students must file an application for graduation with the Registrar’s Office by the designated date in the semester in which graduation is planned. See the University calendar for the exact dates. Appropriate forms are available on the University’s website.
  4. Students must have completed all requirements for graduation in order to participate in commencement exercises.
  5. Students must have met all financial obligations to the University in order to participate in graduation. All tuition, fees, fines and other bills must be paid in full prior to participating in graduation.

Executive Master of Business Administration

A student will be considered eligible to receive the Executive Master of Business Administration degree when the following requirements have been met:

  1. Completion of the 41 credit hour curriculum of which no more than 6 semester credit hours may be transferred from another institution.
  2. Maintenance of a 3.0 grade point average throughout the graduate program.
  3. Students must not have more than two “C’s” in the program.
  4. Students must have met all financial obligations to the University in order to participate in graduation. All tuition, fees, fines, and other bills must be paid in full prior to participating in graduation.
  5. Students must file an application for graduation with the Registrar’s Office by the designated date in the semester in which graduation is planned. See the University calendar for the exact dates. Appropriate forms are available on the University’s website.
  6. Completion of degree requirements within six years from the start of the student’s program.

Master of Education

A student will be considered eligible to receive the Master of Education degree when the following requirements have been met:

  1. Completion of the 30 credit hour curriculum of which no more than 6 semester credit hours may be transferred from another institution.
  2. Successful completion of the comprehensive examination.
  3. Students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average throughout the program.
  4. Students must not have more than two “C’s” in the program.
  5. Students must file an application for graduation with the Registrar’s Office by the designated date in the semester in which graduation is planned. See the University calendar for the exact dates. Appropriate forms are available on the University’s website.
  6. Students must have met all financial obligations to the University in order to participate in graduation. All tuition, fees, fines and other bills must be paid in full prior to participating in graduation.
  7. Completion of degree requirements within six years from the start of the student’s program.

It is the student’s responsibility to be familiar with and to fulfill all requirements for graduation.

If degree requirements are changed so that a once-required course is no longer offered, the University may substitute a comparable course requirement.

A student may choose to graduate under the requirements of any Averett University catalog in effect from the date of the student’s entrance through the year of the student’s graduation, providing enrollment has not been interrupted.