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Admission/Graduation Requirements

BLS Degree

Admission to the BLS degree program is governed by the general admission policies of the University as stipulated in this Undergraduate Bulletin. Applicants to the BLS program must have successfully completed a high school diploma or Graduation Equivalency Diploma (GED/HSED) and, in the case of reentry and transfer students, must enjoy good academic standing with a minimum of a 2.5 cumulative grade point average for all prior collegiate work.

  • Graduation requirements:

    • The BLS Degree requires the completion of a minimum of 120 earned semester credits, including required general education course work, the required courses for the Liberal Studies major, the Organizational Administration or Leadership Development emphases and a sufficient number of elective credits to meet the 120 credit requirement.

  • General Baccalaureate Degree requirements:

    • At least 30 credits of the 120 semester credits applied to the degree must be earned in UW Oshkosh courses.

    • At least 15 of the final 30 semester credits applied to the degree must be earned in UW Oshkosh courses.

    • A minimum of 35 of the 120 semester credits must be earned in upper-level courses (courses recognized and numbered at the 300 and 400 level).

    • The BLS degree requires a minimum grade point average of 2.00 (on a 4.00 scale) in the following categories:

      • Official grade point average

      • All upper-level credits attempted

      • All credits in the major

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