Second Baccalaureate Degree

The student who has a baccalaureate degree from Averett University or another accredited institution of higher education may receive a second baccalaureate degree upon the successful completion of an additional minimum of 30 semester hours of work at Averett University. Specific course requirements for the major field for the second degree must be satisfied. The student will be considered to have completed the General Education requirements of Averett University by possessing a baccalaureate degree. However, if the first degree was a Bachelor of Science and the second degree is to be a Bachelor of Arts, the student must have completed the intermediate level of a modern foreign language or Greek 101, 102 and Hebrew 101, 102. Similarly, if the first degree was a Bachelor of Arts and the second degree is to be a Bachelor of Science, the student must have completed at least 6 semester hours of mathematics and at least one lab science (4 hours).

The student may add a second major to his/her degree after graduating provided the second major is completed within one calendar year following the awarding of the diploma. The student must declare intent to complete the second major prior to the final semester of coursework for the first major.