Policy 3.09

Graduation Requirements

Part 1. Graduation Requirements

Subpart A. Program Awards

As provided in Minneapolis College Policy 3.03, a student must successfully complete the specific award requirements established by the program and complete requirements in subds. 2-5 to earn an award and graduate from the college.

Subpart B. Grade Point Average

A student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better for coursework completed at Minneapolis College.

Subpart C. Intent to Graduate

A student must complete the intent-to-graduate process as required by the Registrar's Office.

Subpart D. Credits Earned at Minneapolis College

A student must earn a specified number of credits from Minneapolis College, as defined in Part 2 of this policy.

Subpart E. Financial Obligations

A student must fulfill all financial obligations to the college.

Part 2 Credits Earned at Minneapolis College

Subpart A. Degree Programs

A student who is seeking a degree from the College must earn a minimum of 20 credits at Minneapolis College to earn an associate of arts, associate of fine arts, associate of science or associate of applied science degree from the college.

Subpart B. Transferring Students

A student who is transferring from another institution within the Minnesota State Colleges and University system or the University of Minnesota must earn a minimum of 12 credits at Minneapolis College to earn an associate of arts degree from the college.

Subpart C. Diploma and Certificate Programs

A student must earn a minimum of one-third of the credits required by the program at Minneapolis College to earn a diploma or certificate from the college.


Date of Adoption: 3/31/2005

Date of Implementation (if different from from adoption date):

Date of Last Review: 3/31/2005

Date and Subject of Revisions: