Undergraduate Accelerator

Upon completion of the Undergraduate Accelerator, students progress into year two of their undergraduate education with a full year’s worth of academic credits.

Download the Progression Requirements for each of the 13 schools at KU. Students should meet with their advisor upon arriving on campus for full details of progression requirements for their chosen degree.

Major Degree

Additional Step Toward Major Entry

Requirements for Graduation

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (The College)
African & African-American studies B.A., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0.

American studies

B.A., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 

Anthropology

B.A., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Applied behavioral science B.A., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Astronomy B.A., B.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Atmospheric science B.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Behavioral Neuroscience B.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Biochemistry B.A., B.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Biology B.A., B.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Biotechnology B.A.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Chemistry B.A., B.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Classical antiquity B.A., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Classical languages B.A., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Communication studies B.A., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Economics B.A., B.S., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
English B.A., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Environmental studies B.A., B.S., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
European studies co-major Co-Major Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Geography B.A., B.G.S., B.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Geology B.A., B.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Global & international studies B.A. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
History B.A., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
History of art B.A., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Human biology B.A. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Human sexuality B.A., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Humanities B.A. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Latin American & Caribbean studies B.A., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Liberal arts & sciences B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Linguistics B.A., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Literature, language & writing B.A., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Mathematics B.A., B.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Microbiology B.A., B.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Molecular biosciences B.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Philosophy B.A., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Physics B.A., B.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Political science B.A., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Psychology B.A., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Religious studies B.A., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Russian, East European & Eurasian studies B.A. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Sociology B.A., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Speech-language-hearing: sciences & disorders B.A., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
Women’s Studies B.A., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0. 
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences: School of the Arts 
Dance B.A., B.F.A Requirements include an audition for entry into the Dance program. Minimum of 120 credit hours and “sophomore review” at the end of sophomore year.
Film & media studies B.A., B.G.S. Requirements include foundational course requirements (FMS 100, FMS 200, FMS 380) and a minimum GPA of 2.5 in foundational courses and department orientation. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including required subjects.
Theatre B.A., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Language Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Theatre & film B.A., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Language Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Theatre design B.F.A. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Language Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Visual art B.A., B.F.A. Requirements include submission of a portfolio and responses to three essay questions to the Department of Visual Art. Minimum of 139 credit hours; requires additional hours in student teaching, internship and graduate credit for Kansas licensure.
Visual art education B.A.E. Requirements include submission of a portfolio and responses to three essay questions to the Department of Visual Art. Minimum of 139 credit hours; requires additional hours in student teaching, internship and graduate credit for Kansas licensure.
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences: School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures
East Asian languages & cultures* B.A. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Language Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
French* B.A. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Language Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
German studies B.A. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Language Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Slavic languages & literatures* B.A. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Language Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
 Spanish B.A. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2 or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Language Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours for graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences: School of Public Affairs & Administration
Public administration B.A., B.G.S. Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in the IAP, AAP2, or AAP3 in order to progress into the College of Language Arts & Sciences. Minimum requirements include at least 100 major-related credit hours plus fulfillment of any additional KU Core requirements leading to a grand total of at least 120 total credit hours of graduation with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
School of Architecture, Design & Planning
Architecture M.Arch. Requirements include a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher including all college and university course work performed outside of KU. Submission of Architecture Interest Profile is also required. Other requirements may apply. Minimum of 180 credit hours, including required subjects.
Architectural studies B.A. Requirements include a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher including all college and university course work performed outside of KU. Submission of Architecture Interest Profile is also required. Other requirements may apply. Minimum of 124 credit hours, including required subjects.
Design B.F.A. Requirements include a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher including all college and university course work performed outside of KU. In addition, students must submit a digital portfolio, color inventory sheet, and responses to three essay questions as part of their application. Other requirements may apply. Minimum of 125 credit hours, including required subjects and 45 credits of courses 300 and above.
School of Business
Accounting B.S.B. Requirements include a minimum of 60 credit hours and minimum 2.5 GPA. Additional requirements may apply. For more information, see Business progression guide.

A minimum of 120 credit hours, including required KU Core courses and degree specific course work and a minimum 2.2 GPA. Additional requirements may apply. For more information, see Business progression guide.

 

Business administration B.B.A., B.S.B. Requirements include a minimum of 60 credit hours and minimum 2.5 GPA. Additional requirements may apply. For more information, see Business progression guide. A minimum of 120 credit hours, including required KU Core courses and degree specific course work and a minimum 2.2 GPA. Additional requirements may apply. For more information, see Business progression guide.
Finance B.S.B. Requirements include a minimum of 60 credit hours and minimum 2.5 GPA. Additional requirements may apply. For more information, see Business progression guide. A minimum of 120 credit hours, including required KU Core courses and degree specific course work and a minimum 2.2 GPA. Additional requirements may apply. For more information, see Business progression guide.
Information systems B.S.B. Requirements include a minimum of 60 credit hours and minimum 2.5 GPA. Additional requirements may apply. For more information, see Business progression guide. A minimum of 120 credit hours, including required KU Core courses and degree specific course work and a minimum 2.2 GPA. Additional requirements may apply. For more information, see Business progression guide.
Management & leadership B.S.B. Requirements include a minimum of 60 credit hours and minimum 2.5 GPA. Additional requirements may apply. For more information, see Business progression guide. A minimum of 120 credit hours, including required KU Core courses and degree specific course work and a minimum 2.2 GPA. Additional requirements may apply. For more information, see Business progression guide.
Marketing B.S.B. Requirements include a minimum of 60 credit hours and minimum 2.5 GPA. Additional requirements may apply. For more information, see Business progression guide. A minimum of 120 credit hours, including required KU Core courses and degree specific course work and a minimum 2.2 GPA. Additional requirements may apply. For more information, see Business progression guide.
Supply chain management B.S.B. Requirements include a minimum of 60 credit hours and minimum 2.5 GPA. Additional requirements may apply. For more information, see Business progression guide. A minimum of 120 credit hours, including required KU Core courses and degree specific course work and a minimum 2.2 GPA. Additional requirements may apply. For more information, see Business progression guide.
School of Education
Curriculum & Teaching
Elementary (K-6) B.S.E. Requirements include a 2.75 GPA in required classes as well as a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA. Other admission requirements include having no grade lower than C in English, Mathematics or Communication Studies. To complete this degree, the student must finish an approved program of at least 120 hours including required KU Core courses and degree-specific course work with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75. Other school requirements apply.
English secondary (6-12) B.S.E. Requirements include a 2.75 GPA in required classes as well as a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA. Other admission requirements include having no grade lower than C in English, Mathematics or Communication Studies. To complete this degree, the student must finish an approved program of at least 120 hours including required KU Core courses and degree-specific course work with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75. Other school requirements apply.
Foreign language (PK-12) B.S.E. Requirements include a 2.75 GPA in required classes as well as a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA. Other admission requirements include having no grade lower than C in English, Mathematics or Communication Studies. To complete this degree, the student must finish an approved program of at least 120 hours including required KU Core courses and degree-specific course work with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75. Other school requirements apply.
History & government secondary (6-12) B.S.E. Requirements include a 2.75 GPA in required classes as well as a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA. Other admission requirements include having no grade lower than C in English, Mathematics or Communication Studies. To complete this degree, the student must finish an approved program of at least 120 hours including required KU Core courses and degree-specific course work with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75. Other school requirements apply.
Science middle (5-8) B.S.E. Requirements include a 2.75 GPA in required classes as well as a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA. Other admission requirements include having no grade lower than C in English, Mathematics or Communication Studies. To complete this degree, the student must finish an approved program of at least 120 hours including required KU Core courses and degree-specific course work with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75. Other school requirements apply.
Unified early childhood (birth - grade 3) B.S.E. Requirements include a 2.75 GPA in required classes as well as a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA. Other admission requirements include having no grade lower than C in English, Mathematics or Communication Studies. To complete this degree, the student must finish an approved program of at least 120 hours including required KU Core courses and degree-specific course work with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75. Other school requirements apply.
Health, Sport & Exercise Sciences
Athletic training B.S. Requirements include a selective admissions process where applicants will be ranked, in part, based on the following: cumulative GPA (2.75 minimum), final grades in HSES 250 (or equivalent), ACI/ CI evaluations from HSES 251 (exception for transfers), recommendations from three former supervisors/mentors/teachers, and outcome of an on-campus staff interview. A minimum of 124 credit hours, including required KU Core courses and degree specific course work with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 is required for graduation.
Community health B.S.E. Requirements include a cumulative and core GPA of at least 2.75. However, minimum requirements do not guarantee admission into Community Health. A minimum of 120 credit hours, including required KU Core courses and degree specific course work with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 is required for graduation.
Exercise science B.S. Requirements include a cumulative GPA (including all transfer hours) of at least a 2.5. The candidate’s core GPA must also be at least a 2.75. Essay and letters of recommendation are also required. A minimum of 120 credit hours, including required KU Core courses and degree specific course work with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 is required for graduation.
Health & physical education teacher licensure (K-12) B.S.E. Requirements include a cumulative GPA (including all transfer hours) of at least a 2.5. The candidate’s core GPA must also be at least a 2.75. Essay and letters of recommendation are also required. A minimum of 120 credit hours, including required KU Core courses and degree specific course work with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 is required for graduation.
Sport management B.S. Requirements include a cumulative and core GPA of at least 2.75. A minimum of 120 credit hours, including required KU Core courses and degree specific course work with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 is required for graduation.
School of Engineering
Aerospace engineering B.S. Admission is competitive and variable. Earn a cumulative college transferable GPA of 2.5+ and earn grades of "C" or better in math (must include MATH 125 Calculus I or equivalent), science, and engineering applicable to the engineering degree. Minimum of 122 major specific and general education credit hours required for graduation. In many cases, more hours will be required. Requirements for graduation vary by major.
Architectural engineering B.S. Admission is competitive and variable. Earn a cumulative college transferable GPA of 2.5+ and earn grades of "C" or better in math (must include MATH 125 Calculus I or equivalent), science, and engineering applicable to the engineering degree. Minimum of 122 major specific and general education credit hours required for graduation. In many cases, more hours will be required. Requirements for graduation vary by major.
Chemical engineering B.S. Admission is competitive and variable. Earn a cumulative college transferable GPA of 2.5+ and earn grades of "C" or better in math (must include MATH 125 Calculus I or equivalent), science, and engineering applicable to the engineering degree. Minimum of 122 major specific and general education credit hours required for graduation. In many cases, more hours will be required. Requirements for graduation vary by major.
Civil engineering B.S. Admission is competitive and variable. Earn a cumulative college transferable GPA of 2.5+ and earn grades of "C" or better in math (must include MATH 125 Calculus I or equivalent), science, and engineering applicable to the engineering degree. Minimum of 122 major specific and general education credit hours required for graduation. In many cases, more hours will be required. Requirements for graduation vary by major.
Computer engineering B.S. Admission is competitive and variable. Earn a cumulative college transferable GPA of 2.5+ and earn grades of "C" or better in math (must include MATH 125 Calculus I or equivalent), science, and engineering applicable to the engineering degree. Minimum of 122 major specific and general education credit hours required for graduation. In many cases, more hours will be required. Requirements for graduation vary by major.
Computer science B.S. Admission is competitive and variable. Earn a cumulative college transferable GPA of 2.5+ and earn grades of "C" or better in math (must include MATH 125 Calculus I or equivalent), science, and engineering applicable to the engineering degree. Minimum of 122 major specific and general education credit hours required for graduation. In many cases, more hours will be required. Requirements for graduation vary by major.
Electrical engineering B.S. Admission is competitive and variable. Earn a cumulative college transferable GPA of 2.5+ and earn grades of "C" or better in math (must include MATH 125 Calculus I or equivalent), science, and engineering applicable to the engineering degree. Minimum of 122 major specific and general education credit hours required for graduation. In many cases, more hours will be required. Requirements for graduation vary by major.
Engineering physics B.S. Admission is competitive and variable. Earn a cumulative college transferable GPA of 2.5+ and earn grades of "C" or better in math (must include MATH 125 Calculus I or equivalent), science, and engineering applicable to the engineering degree. Minimum of 122 major specific and general education credit hours required for graduation. In many cases, more hours will be required. Requirements for graduation vary by major.
Information technology B.S. Admission is competitive and variable. Earn a cumulative college transferable GPA of 2.5+ and earn grades of "C" or better in math (must include MATH 125 Calculus I or equivalent), science, and engineering applicable to the engineering degree. Minimum of 122 major specific and general education credit hours required for graduation. In many cases, more hours will be required. Requirements for graduation vary by major.
Interdisciplinary computing B.S. Admission is competitive and variable. Earn a cumulative college transferable GPA of 2.5+ and earn grades of "C" or better in math (must include MATH 125 Calculus I or equivalent), science, and engineering applicable to the engineering degree. Minimum of 122 major specific and general education credit hours required for graduation. In many cases, more hours will be required. Requirements for graduation vary by major.
Mechanical engineering B.S. Admission is competitive and variable. Earn a cumulative college transferable GPA of 2.5+ and earn grades of "C" or better in math (must include MATH 125 Calculus I or equivalent), science, and engineering applicable to the engineering degree. Minimum of 122 major specific and general education credit hours required for graduation. In many cases, more hours will be required. Requirements for graduation vary by major.
Petroleum engineering B.S. Admission is competitive and variable. Earn a cumulative college transferable GPA of 2.5+ and earn grades of "C" or better in math (must include MATH 125 Calculus I or equivalent), science, and engineering applicable to the engineering degree. Minimum of 122 major specific and general education credit hours required for graduation. In many cases, more hours will be required. Requirements for graduation vary by major.
School of Health Professionals
Clinical laboratory science  B.S. Requirements include an overall GPA of 2.70, and prior to entering the program, students must complete 2 years of undergraduate college course work including a total of 57 semester credit hours. Other admission requirements may apply. Successful completion of the clinical OR molecular biotechnology concentration and awarding of the baccalaureate degree allows the student to sit for the national certification examination for the American Society for Clinical Pathology. Upon passing the exam, the student will be credentialed as an MLS(ASCP) or MB(ASCP). 
Health information management B.S.  Requirements include completing 2 years of undergraduate college course work with a total of 60 credit hours. An overall GPA of 2.5 for college course work is required to be eligible to apply. Minimum of 120 hours including 60–63 major hours is required for graduation. In addition, students must take the national registry exam offered by AHIMA to allow the student to use the Registered Health Information Administration (RHIA) credential.
Respiratory care B.S.  Requirements include 2 years of undergraduate college course work including 50 hours of prerequisite courses, as well as an overall GPA of 2.5. In addition, student transcripts must document an individual course grade of no less than C on each prerequisite course. Minimum of 120 credit hours including 67 major hours is required for graduation. In addition, students must pass the National Board for Respiratory Care exam as well as participate in clinical rotations.
School of Journalism & Mass Communications
News & information B.S.J. Requirements include complete/enroll in 24 or more credit hours (at KU or elsewhere) with 2.5 KU GPA or higher and complete/enroll in JOUR 101 by application period and earn C or higher. Minimum of 120 credit hours including 40 hours in journalism and 72 hours outside journalism are required. Also a minimum GPA of 2.75 is required to graduate.
Strategic communication B.S.J. Requirements include complete/enroll in 24 or more credit hours (at KU or elsewhere) with 2.5 KU GPA or higher and complete/enroll in JOUR 101 by application period and earn C or higher. Minimum of 120 credit hours including 40 hours in journalism and 72 hours outside journalism are required. Also a minimum GPA of 2.75 is required to graduate.
School of Music
Bassoon B.M. All music students must audition for acceptance to a music degree program, including various GPA requirements. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including GPA standard, is required for a Bachelor of Music.
Clarinet B.M. All music students must audition for acceptance to a music degree program, including various GPA requirements. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including GPA standard, is required for a Bachelor of Music.
Double bass B.M. All music students must audition for acceptance to a music degree program, including various GPA requirements. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including GPA standard, is required for a Bachelor of Music.
Euphonium B.M. All music students must audition for acceptance to a music degree program, including various GPA requirements. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including GPA standard, is required for a Bachelor of Music.
Flute B.M. All music students must audition for acceptance to a music degree program, including various GPA requirements. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including GPA standard, is required for a Bachelor of Music.
French horn B.M. All music students must audition for acceptance to a music degree program, including various GPA requirements. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including GPA standard, is required for a Bachelor of Music.
Harp B.M. All music students must audition for acceptance to a music degree program, including various GPA requirements. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including GPA standard, is required for a Bachelor of Music.
Music B.A. All music students must audition for acceptance to a music degree program, including various GPA requirements. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including GPA standard, is required for a Bachelor of Music.
Music composition B.M. All music students must audition for acceptance to a music degree program, including various GPA requirements. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including GPA standard, is required for a Bachelor of Music.
Music education B.M.E. All music students must audition for acceptance to a music degree program, including various GPA requirements. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including GPA standard, is required for a Bachelor of Music.
Music theory B.M. All music students must audition for acceptance to a music degree program, including various GPA requirements. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including GPA standard, is required for a Bachelor of Music.
Music therapy B.M., B.M.E. All music students must audition for acceptance to a music degree program, including various GPA requirements. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including GPA standard, is required for a Bachelor of Music.
Musicology B.M. All music students must audition for acceptance to a music degree program, including various GPA requirements. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including GPA standard, is required for a Bachelor of Music.
Oboe B.M. All music students must audition for acceptance to a music degree program, including various GPA requirements. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including GPA standard, is required for a Bachelor of Music.
Organ B.M. All music students must audition for acceptance to a music degree program, including various GPA requirements. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including GPA standard, is required for a Bachelor of Music.
Percussion B.M. All music students must audition for acceptance to a music degree program, including various GPA requirements. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including GPA standard, is required for a Bachelor of Music.
Piano B.M. All music students must audition for acceptance to a music degree program, including various GPA requirements. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including GPA standard, is required for a Bachelor of Music.
Saxophone B.M. All music students must audition for acceptance to a music degree program, including various GPA requirements. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including GPA standard, is required for a Bachelor of Music.
Trombone B.M. All music students must audition for acceptance to a music degree program, including various GPA requirements. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including GPA standard, is required for a Bachelor of Music.
Trumpet B.M. All music students must audition for acceptance to a music degree program, including various GPA requirements. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including GPA standard, is required for a Bachelor of Music.
Tuba B.M. All music students must audition for acceptance to a music degree program, including various GPA requirements. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including GPA standard, is required for a Bachelor of Music.
Viola B.M. All music students must audition for acceptance to a music degree program, including various GPA requirements. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including GPA standard, is required for a Bachelor of Music.
Violin B.M. All music students must audition for acceptance to a music degree program, including various GPA requirements. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including GPA standard, is required for a Bachelor of Music.
Violoncello B.M. All music students must audition for acceptance to a music degree program, including various GPA requirements. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including GPA standard, is required for a Bachelor of Music.
Voice B.M. All music students must audition for acceptance to a music degree program, including various GPA requirements. Minimum of 120 credit hours, including GPA standard, is required for a Bachelor of Music.
School of Nursing
Nursing B.S.N. Requirements include a total of 62 semester hours of credit with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Admission is competitive. Minimum of 124 credit hours is required including GPA standards. Graduation from the School of Nursing does not guarantee a nursing license from the State of Kansas or other states.
School of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Pharm.D Students applying for the fall 2016 semester must have completed, or plan to complete prior to the fall 2016 semester, the 68 credit hours of required pre-pharmacy courses. The Doctor of Pharmacy degree requires completion of all the required pre-pharmacy and professional courses for a total of 208 credit hours with an overall grade point average of 2.25, as well as a 2.25 grade point average in professional courses.
School of Social Welfare
Social work B.S.W. Requirements include completion of 36 hours of course work, including mathematics and English Composition I and II. A 2.5 or higher GPA is required. Minimum of 120 credit hours of course work, including 12 credit hours of field practicum, at least 30 hours taken in residence, and a 2.5 minimum GPA for all classroom work.

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*Meeting Minimum Requirements does not guarantee admission.

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