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Academic Program The Bachelor of Arts degree is typically awarded for major areas of concentration in which (1) the primary focus is on the subjects and methods reflected in the traditional liberal arts, or (2) the curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment or graduate study in industry, education, and other related fields. The Bachelor of Science degree is typically awarded for major areas of concentration in which (1) the primary focus is on the subjects and methods reflected in mathematics and the sciences, or (2) the curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment or graduate study in technical or scientific fields.

Degree Requirements It is the responsibility of the student to monitor progress toward and to assure completion of all graduation requirements. Candidates for the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Bachelor of Science (B.S.), and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) degrees must complete the following: 1. The General Education Requirements; 2. The Major Area of Study;

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree is typically awarded for major areas of concentration in which (1) the primary focus is on the analytical, technical, and quantitative aspects of business, or (2) the curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment or graduate study in business-related fields. The Master of Arts degree, the Master of Business Administration degree, the Master of Education degree, and the Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree are awarded for concentrated study, research, and professional practice in the discipline. The Doctor of Education degree and the Doctor of Pharmacy degree are awarded for advanced study, research, and professional practice in the discipline.

3. A minimum of 128 credits exclusive of developmental courses; 4. An overall grade point average of 2.0, and a grade point average of 2.0 in courses used to satisfy the requirements for the major. Department Requirements 1. The department chair can substitute or waive courses in the major and minor, but not in the General Education Requirements. 2. An overall grade point average of 2.0, and a grade point average of 2.0 in courses used to satisfy the requirements for the major. 3. A student can take Credit/No Credit courses in the major if those courses are not used to satisfy the major requirements. General Education (Core) Requirements The General Education requirements of High Point University reflect the university’s historical commitment to the liberal arts. Students have the flexibility of choosing from a variety of courses to complete general education requirements. Transfer students and High Point University students returning after an absence must also fulfill the general education requirements.

Undergraduate Bulletin 2014- 2015  

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