To graduate from Eastern Michigan University, students must fulfill general requirements, satisfy major and minor requirements, and earn a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, or one of the baccalaureate degrees pertinent to fields of study as authorized by the University. Candidates must also submit an application for graduation online via My.Emich.
The minimum number of credits hours required for graduation is 124. To earn a degree, students must complete:
The catalog requirements in effect at the time of the student's initial registration at the University or the requirements of a subsequent catalog may be used to complete graduation requirements.
In the event the student does not complete degree requirements within seven years of the date of his/her original registration, the student may be required to have his/her credits re-evaluated by the Office of Records and Registration in keeping with more recent catalog requirements.
Each student must complete a major subject of at least 30 semester hours, and a minor subject of not less than 20 semester hours, with the following two exceptions:
Hours of credit counted on a minor may not be applied to a major or another minor or vice versa. General Education courses may be applied towards a major or a minor where appropriate.
Professional education courses do not count toward majors and minors except in cases in which such courses are specifically required or indicated as permissible as part of a major or minor.
All students, including transfer students, must complete at Eastern Michigan University the following minimum requirements in advanced courses numbered 300 or above in their majors and minors, unless specifically exempted by the department concerned: