Bachelor of Science Degree Graduation Requirements

The requirements for obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree are detailed below. See individual programs for related details.

  1. CAPSTONE courses must be completed with a minimum "C" grade.
  2. A minimum 2.0 grade point average is required overall in the MAJOR CORE and in the EMPHASIS CORE. 
  3. Each professional course in the paralegal studies and healthcare management programs must be completed with a minimum "C" grade.
  4. A student must successfully complete three 3000-level and three 4000-level courses at National American University. These courses are chosen from the MAJOR CORE and EMPHASIS CORE.
  5. A student must successfully complete a specified number of courses or credits at NAU to be eligible to graduate. Non-traditional or prior learning credit does not apply toward the number required.
    1. A minimum of 25% of the total number of program credits must be taken at NAU unless otherwise specified by the degree or articulation.  Non-traditional or prior learning credit cannot apply to this 25% requirement.
  6. A graduation application must be submitted no earlier than three terms and no later than two terms prior to their anticipated graduation date.
  7. Students must satisfy all financial obligations with the university.
  8. Candidates for graduation must have official transcripts from all previous post-secondary institutions on file in the registrar's office. No student will be eligible for graduation while holding a special or non-degree status.
  9. In all undergraduate bachelor’s degree curricula, a minimum of 180-quarter hours of credit is required, however specific program requirements may vary.