Second Degree

To qualify for a second baccalaureate degree, graduates of Centenary must present a minimum of thirty additional semester hours. Students with a baccalaureate degree from another institution must meet all core requirements, either by acceptable credits transferred from the first degree or by work at Centenary, and successfully complete a minimum of 45 hours in residence. Students must meet the degree requirements and meet all requirements of the catalogue of the year they enrolled for the second degree and complete them within five years.

No student is eligible for more than 2 undergraduate degrees at Centenary.

Students who satisfy all the requirements for a second degree may have both degrees conferred in a single ceremony and will receive two diplomas.

Students may lose eligibility for undergraduate financial aid once they earn a baccalaureate degree. They should check with the Financial Aid Office before determining whether to earn two baccalaureate degrees simultaneously.

Student may take a maximum of 6 semester hours P/F. However, the total number of P/F hours under both degrees may not exceed 18 semester hours. A student wishing to apply to a second major a P/F course taken under the first degree should consult with the chairperson of his major department. CA, p. 33; (2/16/76); (10/18/78); CA (2003-04), p. 58

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