UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2016-2017

Policies and Procedures by Keyword: Graduation

Administrative Graduation Policy (Undergraduate)

Upon review by the Office of Undergraduate Studies, students who accumulate more than 140 earned units may be graduated administratively if they have completed any major, whether or not they have declared that major. Enrollment beyond the 140 units will be restricted to courses required to graduate in the major for which the student has …

Applying for a Bachelor’s Degree and Diploma

Undergraduate Degree Services assists students who apply for their bachelor’s degree and diploma and verifies that all degree requirements have been met. The student’s Application for Bachelor’s Degree and Diploma initiates the graduation process, participation in Commencement and receipt of the diploma. Students may apply for graduation once they have completed 90 units (including work in progress). There are …

Applying for a Second Bachelor’s Degree

Undergraduate Degree Services assists students who apply for their second bachelor’s degree and diploma and verifies that all degree requirements have been met. The Application for Bachelor’s Degree and Diploma initiates the graduation process, participation in Commencement and receipt of the diploma. Follow these steps: Print and complete the Application for Bachelor’s Degree and Diploma (.pdf). Schedule …

Bachelor’s Degree Requirements

To graduate from CSUN, students must complete all of the following requirements: The applicable General Education program, which includes Title 5 requirements in American History and U.S. State and Local Government. The requirements for a major. Writing Skills Requirements as listed below. Lower Division Requirement The University requires of all students a 3-unit lower division course …

Graduation with Distinction (Graduate Policy)

A student may receive the master’s degree with distinction by maintaining a 3.885 or higher GPA on all formal master’s degree program coursework. The notation “With Distinction’’ is posted with the degree on the transcript, and also will appear on the diploma.

Honors at Graduation (Undergraduate)

To receive honors at graduation, a student must: Complete a minimum of 30 units of work in letter-graded courses at CSUN. Earn a GPA of 3.50 or above in all work taken at CSUN. Earn a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or above in all units attempted, including transfer units. The following are the categories of honors …

Second Bachelor’s Degree Requirements

A post-baccalaureate student who holds a recognized bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution may pursue a program leading to a second bachelor’s degree in approved majors. The major may not be the same as the previously awarded degree. All students are urged to consult with a department advisor to determine whether a second bachelor’s degree …

Second Bachelor’s Honors at Graduation

To receive Honors at graduation, a second bachelor’s student must: Complete a minimum of 45 units of work in letter-graded courses at CSUN. Earn a GPA of 3.50 or above in all work taken at CSUN. Earn the following GPA in all undergraduate and post-baccalaureate courses, including transfer work. Honor GPA Summa Cum Laude GPA …