To qualify for graduation with a bachelor’s degree, a student must complete, through Texas State coursework, at least 25% of the minimum number of semester hours required for the degree; within this requirement, at least 24 semester hours must be advanced and at least 12 hours of the advanced work must be completed in the major at Texas State. Additionally, at least 24 semester hours of the last 30 hours completed that are required for the degree must be taken at Texas State. Correspondence, extension, and off-campus coursework completed through Texas State may be applied toward residency requirements. Credit-by-examination may not be applied toward residency. Additionally, business students must complete 50% of their business courses in residence at Texas State.
a. Reading: Grade of "C" or higher in two of the following: HIST 1310, HIST 1320, POSI 2310, or POSI 2320 or its equivalent
b. Oral Communication: Grade of "B" or higher in COMM 1310 or its equivalent
c. Written Communication: Grades of "C" or higher in ENG 1310 and 1320 or their equivalents
d. Critical Thinking: Grade of "C" or higher in PHIL 1320 or its equivalent
e. Mathematics: A grade of "C" or higher in MATH 1315 or 1319 or 2417 or 2471 or successful completion of the mathematics requirement in the selected major for secondary and all-level certificates
To be eligible for graduation with honors, a student seeking a bachelor's degree must have completed a minimum of 54 semester credit hours at Texas State preceding graduation. Calculation of the GPA to determine honors status is based on all Texas State work applied to the first bachelor's degree, including work completed in the final semester.
Honors begins with a 3.40 GPA and is designated by the following:
To be eligible to graduate with a BBA, a minimum of 120 hours are required and all specific course requirements must be completed.
Texas State Correspondence requires at least 45 days to complete a course and some may take longer. It is strongly recommended that correspondence courses be started before the last semester.