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Minnesota State College Southeast
A Technical & Community College
Student Handbook - Section E: Academic Success

Graduation Requirements

The Associate of Arts Degree (AA), Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS), Associate of Science Degree (AS), Diploma, or Certificate will be conferred upon all students who have:

  1. Completed all program major course requirements
  2. Maintained a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0
  3. Met all financial obligations to the college
  4. Completed a Graduation Application (available from the Student Services Office) by the published deadline for each term.

Credit Residency Definition and Requirements

To be eligible for a certificate, degree, or diploma, a student must earn a minimum of 1/3 of the requirements at MSC Southeast. Credits earned by examination (test out) do not fulfill residency requirements. Some programs may need to meet accreditation requirements to fulfill residency requirements.

Department Requirements

Some programs may have additional regulations due to licensing, program accreditation, or industry standards unique to their area. In some cases, these program/department regulations may supersede college regulations. For more information, contact the department chair.

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