Other Degree Requirements
Major and Minor
A major when specified as a degree requirement shall consist of a minimum of 24 semester hours in one subject, 6 of which must be taken at this university. In English, the required freshman courses may not count as part of this amount.
A minor shall consist of a minimum of 18 semester hours in a subject closely related to the major. In English, the required freshman courses may not count as part of this amount.
At least 50% of the work offered in the major field must be advanced, and at least 6 semester hours of advanced work must be offered in the minor field.
Writing Intensive Requirement
Candidates for a bachelor’s degree must complete at least one course designated as Writing Intensive, preferably in their major field. Candidates must earn a grade of C or better in such a course. The designation of a writing intensive course is [WI] following the title of the approved course.
Candidates for a bachelor’s degree must have a minimum of 36 semester hours of advanced course work.
An overall average of C (2.0) or above on all work attempted at Texas A&M University-Kingsville must be maintained. The grade average in the major and minor field where required must be C or above. For purposes of grade point average calculation on Texas A&M University-Kingsville course work for graduation, grades stand as recorded unless the same course is repeated at this university.
Academic Residence Requirement
Candidates for a bachelor’s degree must have a minimum of 25 percent of total semester hours required for the degree completed in residence at this university. Twenty-four of the last 30 hours must be taken at this university.