Oct 25, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

1440 Academic Residence Requirement


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Associate’s Level

Academic residence is defined as being enrolled in one or more courses at Georgia State University; this is not to be confused with status as a legal resident of the State of Georgia for fee determination purposes. The minimum academic residence requirement for each baccalaureate degree is as follows:

  • For Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees, the candidate must earn 18 semester hours at Georgia State with an average grade of at least a C (2.00 GPA);
  • For Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene, Nursing, and Radiologic Technology degrees, the candidate must earn 25% of their semester hours at Georgia State with an average grade of at least a C (2.00 GPA) and complete all professional curriculum as expected according to program requirements.

Transfer credit, credit by examination, credit by validation, CLEP credit, AP credit, IB credit, and courses specifically excluded by university policy cannot be used to meet the academic residence requirement.

Bachelor’s Level

Academic residence is defined as being enrolled in one or more courses at Georgia State University; this is not to be confused with status as a legal resident of the State of Georgia for fee determination purposes. The minimum academic residence requirement for each baccalaureate degree is as follows:

  • The candidate must earn 39 semester hours at Georgia State in courses numbered 3000 or above with an average grade of at least a C (2.00 GPA); and
  • At least one-half of the hours comprising the major must be taken at Georgia State.

Up to 9 hours of 3000/4000 credit earned at another institution as part of an official Georgia State University joint degree, dual degree, or exchange program may be counted toward the academic residency requirement.

Transfer credit, credit by examination, credit by validation, CLEP credit, AP credit, IB credit, and courses specifically excluded by university policy cannot be used to meet the academic residence requirement.