Completion Requirements

Students should meet on a regular basis with their academic advisors to assure progress is being made toward completion of their academic program.

To qualify for an award, each student must meet the following requirements:

A student must

  • Satisfy the degree requirements in place at the time s/he declares a major.
    • Note: If the student does not enroll at SLCC for one semester or more, the student must satisfy the degree requirements as approved by the college and generally described, or amended, in the catalog at the time s/he re-enrolls. If degree requirements change during a period in which a student is continuously enrolled (no interruption), the student has the option of satisfying the new degree requirement, as amended, or completing those described in the catalog when the student first declared their major.
  • Have a degree program adjusted SLCC cumulative average of 2.0.   ​
    • Note: The degree program adjusted grade point average is based on grades earned on all courses (adjusted for repeats), which are applied to a degree to meet graduation requirements at SLCC. The courses included may be from both transfer work and SLCC or only SLCC.
  • Have earned at least 25 percent of the credit hours required for the degree through SLCC courses.
  • Have earned at least a “C” in each course unless stated by a specific program.  
    • Note: The last successful grade (A, B, C) earned is the official grade in any repeated course.
  • Used no more than one-third credit in required major courses and no more than 50 percent of credit hours total from non-traditional sources (CPL) to meet the degree requirements, unless required by a specific program.
  • Completed at least the number of credits stipulated in the degree program. In cases where programs are revised and a course is no longer available, an appropriate substitution may be made.
  • Received in writing through all administrative channels approval for any deviation from the curriculum, as stated in the Catalog being followed.

Note: remedial/developmental courses are not acceptable as electives toward an associate degree program. Neither are community education, continuing education, and/or adult education courses.