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Degree Requirements

To earn a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree, several requirements must be met. Please review the links to the left for more information about each requirement, and speak with your advisor about any questions you may have.

You must complete all University of Tennessee degree requirements stated in the UT Undergraduate catalog, including those listed in the table below:

Required Curriculum Required Hours
Minimum total hours 120 hrs
Credit hours in Major 30-48 hrs
Credit hours at 300 level or above 42 hrs
General Education requirements Cell_Content
Foundations Cell_Content
Perspectives Cell_Content
Upper Level Distribution Cell_Content
Credit hours in one or more optional minors 15-28 hrs
Credit hours in U.S. History (H.S. credit applies) 6 hrs
Minimum credit hours in major taken at UT 9 hrs
Minimum credit hours in minor taken at UT 6 hrs
Credit hours at a four-year institution 60 hrs
Final credit hours at UT 30 hrs

Please note: In any area outside the major, minor, Foundations, Perspectives, and Upper Level Distribution requirements, you may take up to 20 credit hours of course work graded Satisfactory/No Credit.