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DeGREE REQUIREMENTS

ASSOCIATE DEGREE

BACCALAUREATE DEGREES

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

UW-LA CROSSE GENERAL EDUCATION PROGRAM

 

 

General Education Program
Director - Emily Johnson
132 Graff Main Hall; (608) 785-5400
 

General Education is the common educational experience for all undergraduates at UW-L. It is uniquely concerned with the broad education of the whole person, and plays a vital role in preparing students for life beyond the university.

The primary purpose of General Education is to cultivate knowledge, skills, and dispositions essential for independent learning and thinking. As a result of General Education, students will be more knowledgeable in a wide variety of subject matter areas, and also better able and more willing to ask significant questions, seek appropriate solutions to complex problems, make sound judgments and formulate rational beliefs.

To these ends, the goals of General Education at UW-L are to develop:

            Communication skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening

Skills in analytical, logical and critical thinking in various branches of knowledge accomplished in part by each student completing at least one mathematics course

Oral and written communications skills in a second language for students who elect to do so

Knowledge of the development and interaction of human cultures

Understanding of concepts, ideas and systems of thought that underlie human activities

Understanding of and sensitivity to cultural diversity in the United States

Understanding of the social, political, and economic frameworks of societies within the global context

Understanding and appreciation of the arts

Understanding of nature, including the role of science and technology in environmental and social change

Knowledge and skills essential to physical well-being and a healthy lifestyle

The General Education program places special emphasis on helping students to become more intellectually skilled through inquiry-based teaching and learning. Inquiry-based General Education engages students actively in learning and thinking about essential knowledge, issues and questions. Each General Education course enhances students’ intellectual growth in some way. As students gain knowledge they also learn to use knowledge more effectively, to ask and answer questions, solve problems, develop ideas and make sound judgments.

The UW-La Crosse General Education program consists of two major components: skills and liberal studies. Skills courses improve students’ abilities to learn, think, and communicate effectively. Liberal studies courses engage students in the study of important areas of knowledge and experience and focus on central questions, issues, and problems we share as people and as members of the same society.

The General Education director, in conjunction with the General Education committee, is responsible for coordination, review, and assessment of the General Education curriculum. Membership of the committee consists of eight faculty, including at least one from each college and the director of General Education. The provost, registrar, and deans of each college serve as administrative consultants.

 

 

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Students must earn a minimum of 48 credits of General Education courses.

Students must earn the minimum credits within each category (totaling 39 credits.)

Students earn the remaining credits from any combination of categories.

 

I. Skills

Fundamental skills are those central to learning, analyzing, evaluating, integrating and communicating information and knowledge. These skills are essential in all fields of study and their development should be enhanced and refined throughout the college years. 
(Proficiency tests are available in skills courses. Contact appropriate department for information.)

 

A. Literacy: Tools for Skilled Communication

    Reading, writing, speaking and listening are the tools by which a person becomes educated. General Education skills courses improve students’ abilities to read, write, speak and listen with clarity, precision and depth of understanding. Courses in this area include writing, composition and oral communication. In addition, the program includes writing emphasis courses which enhance students’ abilities to communicate and learn through writing.    (6 credits required)  

CST 110: Public Oral Communication

ENG 110: College Writing I     

Note: Students receiving less than a grade of “C” in CST 110 must repeat the course. Students receiving a grade lower than “BC” in their initial enrollment in ENG 110 also must take one of the following: 
ENG 303:    College Writing II 
ENG 304:    Writing in the Arts and Humanities
ENG 305:    Creative Writing 
ENG 306:    Writing for Teachers 
ENG 307:    Writing for Management, Public Relations and the Professions 
ENG 308:    Technical Writing 
ENG 309:    Writing in the Sciences

Note: Second writing course does not count toward General Education.  

 

Writing Emphasis Courses (2 courses required)

All students must either complete two writing emphasis courses or complete a major that has a writing-in-the-major program. If completing two courses, they must be at the 200 level or above, one of which must be at the 300 level or above. One course must be in the major, (not core.) See the Timetable for information on offerings each semester.

   The following departments have writing-in-the-major programs: biology, clinical lab science, communication studies, computer science, exercise and sport science, health education/health promotion, mathematics, microbiology, modern languages, occupational therapy, psychology, radiation therapy, recreation management/therapeutic recreation, and sociology/archaeology. They incorporate writing requirements

across their curriculum rather than identifying specific classes as writing emphasis classes. Students with majors in these departments will fulfill their writing emphasis requirement by completing that major. Transfer students who transfer courses from another institution that are applicable to the major should consult the department about fulfillment of the writing emphasis requirement. 

Note: Writing emphasis courses do not count toward the 48-credit General Education requirement unless identified in one of the General Education categories. 

B.  Mathematical/Logical Systems and Modern Languages: Tools for Structured Analysis and Communication

General Education enhances students’ abilities to think, reason and solve problems with precision and clarity. Study in this area helps students to understand that words and symbols can have exact definitions and usage, analyses of some problems require strict use of structured rules, and that discoveries, results and ideas must be communicated clearly to others who may be unfamiliar with such rules or language. This area of study includes courses in mathematics, computer science, logic and foreign languages. Although these fields differ in many respects, each emphasizes the skilled use of symbols or language to analyze, evaluate or communicate more effectively.  

(Minimum of 7 credits required; a minimum of 3 credits must be taken in mathematics from List 1. In List 1, only one course in each of the “or” pairs may be used to meet General Education.)  

1.                                  MTH    150:   College Algebra  or    MTH    151:   Precalculus     
              MTH    175:   Applied Calculus 
or     MTH    207:    Calculus I
              MTH    145:   Elementary Statistics
or    MTH    250:    Statistics
              MTH    208:    Calculus II
 

2.                                   C-S    101:   Introduction to Computing 
              C-S     120:   Software Design I
              CHI    102:   Elementary Chinese II 
              CHI    201:   Intermediate Chinese I 
              CHI    202:   Intermediate Chinese II
              FRE   102:   Elementary French II 
               FRE   201:   Intermediate French I 
               FRE   202:   Intermediate French II 
               GER   102:   Elementary German II 
               GER   201:   Intermediate German I 
               GER   202:   Intermediate German II 
               mLG    102:   Elementary  (world language) II
               MLG    201:   Intermediate  (world language) I
               mLG    202:   Intermediate  (world language) II 
               PHL 101:   Introduction to Logic
               RUS   102:   Elementary Russian II 
               RUS   201:   Intermediate Russian I 
               RUS   202:   Intermediate Russian II 
               SPA   102:   Elementary Spanish II 
               SPA   201:   Intermediate Spanish I
               SPA   202:   Intermediate Spanish II  

Note: Non-native speakers of English may satisfy modern language option by exhibiting proficiency (a score of 70 or above) on the La Crosse Battery of exams for non-native speakers of English. (Contact the English as a Second Language Institute for eligibility and regulations.)

II.  LIBERAL STUDIES

    The liberal studies component of General Education engages students in the study of major areas of knowledge and experience. Liberal studies courses afford opportunities for students to evaluate critically their heritage and see beyond the boundaries of their culture, to think scientifically in both the natural and social spheres, to explore texts thoroughly and imaginatively, to respond sensitively to the expressive arts, and to plan a life which makes the best possible use of work and leisure time.

        The thematic categories and inquiry-based teaching and learning in liberal studies courses help students to see connections among fields of knowledge, and to understand different perspectives and ways of thinking about important questions. 

A.  Minority Cultures or Multiracial Women’s Studies

     An essential goal of General Education is to improve students’ understanding of and sensitivity to cultural diversity in the United States. All students take at least one course that focuses on minority cultures in the United States or women in the United States from a multiracial perspective. All courses in this category fulfill the UW System ethnic studies requirement.     (Minimum of 3 credits required)  
         ECO  336:   Women in the U.S. Economy 
         EFN  205:   Understanding Human Differences 
         ENG/ERS 207:   Multicultural Literature of the U.S. 
         ENG/ERS   210:   Literature of Black America 
         ENG/ERS   215:   African American Authors
         ERS   100:   Introduction to Minority Cultures in the U.S.
         HIS    306:   History of Ethnic  America 
         HIS    336:   Hispanics in the United States
         HON 207: Gender, Race, Power, Privilege 
         HON 220:   Global Roots of U.S. Literature 
         MUS 209:   History of Jazz Culture
         POL  205:   Women and Politics
         PSY   285:   Culture and Mental Health: An Applied Perspective 
         PSY   318:   Psychology of Women 
         SAH  307:   Changing the Culture: Women in Science
         SOC  225:   Racial and Ethnic Minorities 
        
W-S   100:   Gender, Race and Class in American Institutions 
         W-S   210:   Women’s Voices/ Women’s Culture 
         W-S   230:   Women’s Diversity: Race, Class and Culture

 

B. International and Multicultural Studies: Becoming World Citizens Knowledge about the variety of human experience is an integral part of liberal education. Moreover, the international dimensions of politics, commerce, economics, and culture touch our lives every day. We live in an interdependent world in which understanding of other cultures and societies is essential. These General Education courses include world history and global studies courses that focus on the peoples, cultures and societies of the world. Some courses in this category fulfill the UW System ethnic studies requirement.

     (Minimum of 6 credits required)   

1. World History (One course required)
HIS 101: Global Origins of the Modern World or
HIS 102: Global Transition and Change 

2. Global and Multicultural Studies (One course required) 
ANT, ECO, GEO, HISPOL, or SOC 202: Contemporary   Global Issues
ART 201:     Multicultural Survey of Art
ECO  120:     Global Macroeconomics 
ENG  208:     International Studies in Literature
ENV  201:     Introduction to Environmental Studies
FRE   220:     France and the Francophone World
GEO  110:     World Cultural Regions 
GEO  200:     Conservation of Global Environments 
HIS 101 or HIS 102: whichever was not taken from list above
HIS    220:     The United States in the Global Community
INS    250:     Orientation to Study Abroad
and
INS    251:     Study Abroad Practicum: Journaling and
INS    252:     Cross-Cultural Re-entry from Study Abroad (must complete all three courses to count)
MUS 201:     Musical Cultures
MUS 204:     Latin American Music: Its Context and Impact 
PHL   230:     Multicultural Philosophy
POL   234:     Comparative Political Systems 
PSY   280:     Cross-Cultural Development
THA  351:     World Theater

C. Science: Understanding the Natural World

As the health and prosperity of our society becomes more dependent on science and technology, our future becomes increasingly dependent upon a scientifically literate population. Individuals in our society must be sufficiently knowledgeable about scientific facts and applications to make skilled decisions concerning their use in addressing society’s problems. Courses in this area include the study of basic scientific knowledge, the role of applied science and technology as agents of change in society, and a laboratory component to develop an understanding of scientific inquiry. (Minimum of 4 credits required; one course must be a Natural Laboratory Science from List 1.)  

1.           Natural Laboratory Science 
   ANT  102:   Introduction to Physical Anthropology
   BIO    103:   Introductory Biology 
or   BIO    105:   General Biology 
   CHM 100:   Contemporary Chemistry
   CHM 103:   General Chemistry I 
   ESC    101:   Earth Environments
   HON  290:   Science: Creative Search for Understanding 
   MIC   100:   Microbes and Society
   PHY   103:   Fundamental Physics I
   PHY   106:   Physical Science for Educators 
   PHY   125:   Physics for the Life Sciences 
   AST/PHY 155:   Solar System Astronomy
or   AST/PHY 156:   Starts, Galaxies and the Universe
   PHY   203:   General Physics I  

2.           Science, Technology and Society:   Emphasizing the Role of Applied  Science and Technology as Agents of Change in Society 
   BIO    102:    Contemporary Issues in Biological Sciences 
   BIO/PSY 107:    Brain Basics: Linking Society and Neuroscience
   HON  295:   Decisions in a World of Science and Technology

 

D. Self and Society: Understanding Oneself and the Social World 
Each person, although unique, lives in a social world that exerts profound influence upon his or her attitudes, values and behavior. It is important to gain a sound understanding of oneself in relation to others and an understanding of the social institutions that people create and which serve to influence our lives. Courses in this area focus on the study of human behavior and social institutions. (Minimum of 3 credits required) 
         ANT 101:   Human Nature/ Human Culture
         ARC  100:   Archaeology: Discovering our Past
         ECO 110:   Microeconomics and Public Policy 
         ENG 220:   Women and Popular Culture
         ERS   110:    Myth and Reality: An Introduction to Ethnic and Racial Stereotyping
       HIS    206:   Life in Twentieth Century America
         HON    204:    Human Nature, Culture and Reality
         HON    206:   Human Nature and    Political Life
         POL 101:   American National    Government 
         POL 102:   State and Local Government 
         PSY   100:   General Psychology 
         SOC 110:   The Social World 
         SOC 120:   Social Problems 
         UWL 100:   First Year Student Seminar

E. Humanistic Studies: The Search For Values and Meaning

Academic study of the humanities involves the study of language as a medium for recording human experience and of the major forms of such records: philosophical, historical, and literary. Students have the opportunity to test specialized knowledge and personal experience of humanity. These courses focus on what it means to be human, and what was, is, and should be valued by human beings.
(Minimum of 3 credits required; one course must be a literature course from List 1.)
 

1.                       ENG   200:   Literature and Human Experience 
   ENG  201:   American Literature I
   ENG  202:   American Literature II
   ENG  203:   English Literature I
   ENG  204:   English Literature II
   ENG  205:   Western Literature I
   ENG  206:   Western Literature II
   HON  203:   Literary Studies: The Battle of the Books
   HON  205:   Classical Myths and Modern Literature
   MLG 299:   Foreign Literature in  Translation

 

2.                        HIS 205:   History of Ethical Values in World Religions
  
HON  100:   Search for Values: The Enduring Quest
   PHL   100:   Introduction to Philosophy 
   POL   251:   The Individual and the State: Values and Power

F.  Arts: The Aesthetic Experience

The arts represent a fusion of the emotional, spiritual and intellectual realities of the human condition. Study of the arts leads to heightened aesthetic experiences and deepens cultural understanding. This includes courses that focus on understanding, appreciating and experiencing the fine and performing arts. (Minimum of 4 credits required) 
         APH  102:   Photography Appreciation
         ART  102:   Art Appreciation 
         ESS    104:   Dance Appreciation 
         HON 201:   Dramatic Literature and Theater Arts
         MUS 105:   Music Appreciation
or      MUS 110:   The Listening Experience in Music
         THA 110:   Theatre Appreciation

 

G. Health and Physical Well-Being: Learning to Create Healthy Lives

The miracles of modern medicine exist side by side with many kinds of limiting physical conditions such as heart disease and obesity. Many health problems could be prevented or ameliorated by alterations in the ways that people live. The courses in this area focus on knowledge and skills necessary for the appreciation and enhancement of a healthful lifestyle. They emphasize health and physical well-being throughout the life span and explore major health issues, physical fitness and effective use of leisure. (3 credits required) 
         HON 202:   Body, Mind and Well-Being
         HPR  105:   Creating a Healthy, Active Lifestyle
         SAH  105:   Analysis of Health,    Wellness and Disease for the Healthcare Consumer

 

degree Requirements

 

Associate Degree

Candidates for the associate degree must complete the following: 
1. Earn a total of 60 or more semester credits applicable to a bachelor’s degree at UW-L. (At least 15 credits must be earned at UW-L.) 
2.  Achieve a 2.00 cumulative grade point average. 
3.  Complete a minimum of 13 credits in General Education Skills courses (see SKILLS below) 
4.  Complete a minimum of 36 credits of General Education Liberal Studies courses  (see
LIBERAL STUDIES            below)
5.  Complete one two-semester sequence of courses.
6.  File an application for the associate degree with the Records and Registration Office. 
7.  Remove all indebtedness to the university
 

SKILLS   (Proficiency tests are available in skills courses. Contact appropriate department for information) 

Literacy: Tools for Skilled Communication (6 credits required)
        — ENG 110, 3 cr.; CST 110, 3 cr. 
                  

Note: Students receiving a grade lower than C in CST 110 must repeat the course. 

Note: Students receiving a grade lower than BC in their initial enrollment in ENG 110 must also take one of the following (3 cr. each):
ENG 303; ENG 304; ENG 305; ENG 306; ENG 307; ENG 308;       ENG 309 

Note: Second writing course does not count toward General Education.

 

Mathematical/Logical Systems and Modern Languages: Tools for Structured Analysis and Communication (minimum of 7 cr. required; minimum of 4 cr. must be taken in mathematics from List 1) 

List 1 Mathematics
MTH  150 or 151; 175 or 207; 145 or 250; 208. 

List 2  Logical Systems and Modern Languages 
CHI 102; 201; 202
FRE 102; 201; 202
GER 102; 201; 202
RUS 102; 201; 202
SPA 102; 201; 202
MLG 102; 201; 202
C-S 101; 120
PHL 101

LIBERAL STUDIES           

Science: Understanding the Natural World (minimum of 8 cr. required; one course must be from List 1) 

List 1  Natural Laboratory Science
ANT 102; BIO 103 or 105;   CHM 100; CHM 103; ESC 101; HON 290; MIC 100; PHY 103; PHY 106; PHY 125;         AST/PHY 155 or AST/PHY 156; PHY 203 

List 2  Science, Technology and Society: Emphasizing the Role of Applied Science and Technology as Agents of Change in Society
BIO 102; BIO/PSY 107; HON 295 

International and Multicultural Studies/Self and Society (Minimum 9 credits required from two disciplines. Must take at least one course from List 1, 2 and 3. Max. 15 cr.) 

List 1  World History
— HIS 101 or 102 

List 2  Global and Multicultural Studies 
 ANT/ECO/GEO/HIS/POL/SOC 202; ART 201; ECO 120; ENG 208; ENV 201; FRE 220; GEO 110; GEO 200; HIS 101 or 102 (whichever not used above); HIS 220; MUS 201; MUS 204; PHL 230; POL 234; PSY 280; THA 351 (INS 250, INS 251 and INS 252 can satisfy this requirement if all three courses are completed successfully). 

List 3  Self and Society
ANT 101; ARC 100; ECO 110; ENG 220; ERS 110; HIS 206; HON 204; HON 206; POL 101; POL 102; PSY 100; SOC 110; SOC 120 

List 4  Freshman Seminar
UWL 100 

Humanistic Studies and the Arts (Minimum of 9 credits required. One course must be from List 1. Two courses must be from List 3 although no more than 6 credits may be from List 3) 

List 1  Literature
ENG 200; 201; 202; 203; 204; 205; 206
MLG 299
HON 203; 205 

List 2  Humanities
HON 100; HIS 205; PHL 100; POL 251 

List 3  Arts: the Aesthetic Experience
APH 102; ART 102; ESS 104; HON 201; MUS 105; MUS 110; THA 110  

Integrated Studies (Minimum of 3 cr. required) Minority Cultures/ Multiracial Women’s Studies
ECO 336; EFN 205; ENG/ERS 207; ENG/ERS 210; ENG/ERS 215; ERS 100; HON 207; HON 220; HIS 306; HIS 336; MUS 209; POL 205; PSY 285; PSY 318; SAH 307; SOC 225; W-S 100; W-S 210; W-S 230. 

Health and Well-Being (one course required)
HON 202; HPR 105; SAH 105

 

TWO-SEMESTER SEQUENCE OF COURSES (One two-semester sequence required)
ACC 221 and ACC 222
ART 104 and ART 106
BIO 312 and BIO 313
CHM 103 and CHM 104
C-S 120 and C-S 220
ENG 201 and ENG 202
ENG 203 and ENG 204
ENG 205 and ENG 206
ESS 205 and ESS 206
HIS 101 and HIS 102
HON 204 and HON 207
MUS 201 and MUS 202
MUS 235 and MUS 236
PHL 205 and PHL 206
PHY 103 and PHY 104
PHY 203 and PHY 204
PSY 210 and one from PSY 310, PSY 311 or PSY 312
PSY 212 and one from PSY 310, PSY 311 or PSY 312
THA 250 and THA 251
THA 350 and THA 351

 

Baccalaureate Degrees

Candidates for the bachelor of arts or the bachelor of science degrees must accomplish the following:

1. Fulfill the General Education requirements.

2.  Complete at least one ethnic studies (diversity) course.

3.  Complete the courses prescribed by the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee for the degree desired in the respective school or college. (Note: No substitutions for graduation may be made in course requirements for a major or minor after the fourth week of the last semester of the senior year.)

4.  Earn a minimum of 120 semester credits with at least a 2.00 cumulative GPA.* At least 40 credits must be earned in 300 and 400 (senior college) level courses.

5.  Complete major and minor requirements with at least a 2.00 GPA* in each major and minor (and concentration or emphasis, if selected.) 6.            Fulfill the minimum requirements for study in residence.

7.  File a completed “Intent to Graduate” form with the Records and Registration Office as soon as you have registered for, but no later than two weeks after the beginning date of the final semester or summer session in residence.  

     Note: No degree will be awarded unless all requirements are fulfilled and recorded within thirty (30) days after the official ending date of each term. 

*Grade point average requirements for some programs will be considerably higher than 2.00.  Re-entering students may be required to earn credits in excess of the 120 needed for graduation in any curriculum in order to replace credits earned in courses in which the content has changed substantially in recent years. Each case will be judged on its own merit. 

 

  

Second Baccalaureate Degree

A graduate who has earned one baccalaureate degree at UW-L and who subsequently becomes a candidate for a second baccalaureate degree must meet all core, professional and major requirements for the second degree and must earn at least 30 resident credits ** beyond the first degree. Students with a previously earned baccalaureate degree from another regionally accredited institution must meet all core, professional and major requirements for the second degree and must earn at least 30 resident credits beyond the first degree. Students wishing to use credits from their first degree to fulfill requirements of a second degree must obtain approval from the dean of the college in which they are enrolled. All General Education requirements are satisfied by students who have completed the first baccalaureate degree. UW System policy requires that every student complete a diversity course. If this was not done as part of the first degree, it must be fulfilled for the second degree. 

**Resident credit means credit registered for and earned through UW-L.

 

 Second Major

A graduate who has earned one baccalaureate degree at UW-L who wishes to complete the requirements for another major, must meet all professional and major requirements. A notation will be made on the student’s transcript that an additional major has been completed. Students with demonstrated evidence of a previously earned baccalaureate degree from another regionally accredited institution, who wish to complete the requirements for another major at UW-L must enroll as a Special Student and fulfill all professional and major requirements. If all required courses are earned in residence, a notation will be made on the student’s transcript indicating an additional major has been completed.

 

Undergraduate Residence Requirement

A minimum of 30 semester credits in residence at UW-L is required for graduation. The last 24 credits to be applied toward a degree must be earned as resident credits.** The Records and Registration Office and the appropriate academic dean may give permission for seniors to earn not more than the last ten credits at another institution. A request to earn more than the last ten credits at another institution must be submitted to and approved by the faculty through an appeal by petition to CAPS (Committee on Academic Policies and Standards).

 

Four-Year Graduation Agreement

Entering freshmen are offered the opportunity to participate in an agreement that ensures graduation within four years of your initial enrollment. If you satisfy all of the conditions of the agreement, but degree completion is delayed because the university did not fulfill its requirements of the agreement, then UW-L will relieve you of tuition for the required course(s) remaining after the four-year time period. Not all UW-L academic programs are included as part of this formal agreement. More information about the conditions of the four-year agreement is available from the dean’s office in each college. The agreement must be signed within the first seven weeks of your initial enrollment when you meet with a four-year agreement adviser.

 

Graduation Fee

Upon completion of 95 semester credits toward the bachelors degree, each individual will be billed a graduation fee. This is a one-time fee assessed regardless of whether or not a student chooses to attend the commencement ceremony. Students earning a second degree are also assessed the graduation fee.

 

Commencement Honors

Commencement honors determine which students may wear an honor cord (foragers) during commencement exercises. Commencement honors are noted beside students’ names in commencement programs. Calculations for commencement honors and highest honors are based on grade point averages earned at the end of the last term in residence prior to the term of graduation. To be eligible, you must have earned no fewer than 45 semester credits in residence at UW-L prior to the beginning date of the term in which you intend to graduate. You must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.50 to wear the honor cord or at least 3.75 to wear the cord designating highest honors. Only resident credits are used in the GPA calculation.

 

Graduation Honors

Graduation honors are posted on permanent academic records if students have earned no fewer than 60 semester credits in residence at UW-L. You must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.50 for graduation with honors or at least 3.75 for graduation with highest honors at the end of your last term in residence. Only resident credits are used in the GPA calculation.

 

 

Mailing Diplomas

Diplomas earned by graduates will be sent approximately six weeks after the ending date of the semester a student graduates, to the current legal address on the university computer system unless the Records and Registration Office has been notified differently in writing. All indebtedness to the university must be cleared before a diploma will be released.

 

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