All students in baccalaureate degree programs must earn a minimum of 20 credits in their major from UMF, and earn either their final 32 credits or 48 of their final 64 credits from UMF. This requirement may be waived under special circumstances by the provost or a designee of the provost. Courses taken from another institution as part of the National Student Exchange or approved study abroad programs are counted toward the residency requirement.
This policy applies to all transfer students, including those transferring from within the UMS.
Completion of at least 128 credits and other requirements of the specific program (see descriptions of each major), with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5.
Completion of at least 128 credits and other requirements for specific program, with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.
Bachelor of General Studies (B.G.S.)
Completion of a minimum of 128 credits and other requirements specific to the program, with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0. The BGS degree may be awarded when a student has completed no particular major, but has earned 128 or more credits and has met all of the general education and other graduation requirements. A student may only apply to complete this degree when within 16 credit hours of completing all graduation requirements. The BGS may not be combined with any other major or degree program, including self-designed majors. Students interested in pursuing this degree should contact Jonathan Cohen, Associate Provost.
All uncompleted course work must be finished before a student may graduate. No student may graduate with grades of I, DG, or MG on the transcript.