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University Studies

Program Info

Students can receive an Associate or Bachelors of University Studies degree.   A major, minor, or area of concentration is not required for the Bachelor of University Studies degree. Students may take a wide variety of subjects or concentrate all studies beyond the general education requirements in a single discipline.

 

Accreditations

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools - SACS

Morehead State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

 

Associate of University Studies

Bachelors of University Studies

Admission to Morehead State University (see MSU admission requirements).

Associate of University Studies Degree Requirements  

  • Complete a minimum of 60 semester hours of prescribed and elective college credit. A prescribed program is not required for the Associate of University Studies degree.
  • Earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on all work at the University.
  • Complete at least 16 semester hours at Morehead State University, including one semester preceding graduation. Correspondence courses do not satisfy this requirement.
  • Complete the three credit hour FYS 101: First Year Seminar course during the student's first academic year if the student begins as a freshman or transfers to MSU with less than 24 credit hours.
  • For students with 24 or more transfer credit hours, the FYS 101 requirement is waived but the student must complete an additional course in SBS I or SBS II to meet general education requirements.
  • Complete 15 semester hours of general education requirements. See the general education course requirements for Associate's Degree Requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog.  

Note: Credit earned by a combination of correspondence courses and credit by examination cannot exceed 32 semester hours toward a baccalaureate degree or 16 semester hours toward an associate degree. 

Bachelor of University Studies Degree Requirements

  • Complete a minimum of 120 semester hours of prescribed and elective college credit, 42 semester hours of which must be courses numbered 300 or above.
  • Earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on all work completed at the University
  • Complete at least 32 hours at Morehead State University , with the last 16 hours preceding graduation earned from MSU. Correspondence courses do not satisfy this requirement.
  • Complete 36 semester hours of general education courses. See the general education course requirements for Bachelor's Degree Requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog.
  • Complete a three credit hour FYS 101: First Year Seminar course during the first academic year if the student begins as a freshman or transfers to MSU with less than 24 credit hours.
  • For students with 24 or more transfer credit hours, the FYS 101 requirement is waived but the student must complete a course in SBS I or SBS II to meet general education requirements.  

Note: Credit earned by a combination of correspondence courses and credit by examination cannot exceed 32 semester hours toward a baccalaureate degree or 16 semester hours toward an associate degree.

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