Board of Trustees
3335-9-29 Degrees and certificates.
(A) Degrees and certificates shall be awarded undergraduate and professional students by the board of trustees upon recommendation of the college or school faculties and the university senate, transmitted to the board by the president.
(B) Degrees and certificates shall be awarded graduate students by the board of trustees upon recommendation of the research and graduate council and the university senate, transmitted to the board by the president. (See rule 3335-5-35 of the Administrative Code.) (B/T 6/7/2005)
3335-9-30 Requirements for an undergraduate baccalaureate degree.
To obtain an undergraduate baccalaureate degree from this university, an undergraduate student must:
(A) Have earned a minimum of thirty semester credit hours through regular course enrollment at this university.
(B) Have been enrolled in the college or the school recommending that degree during the last semester, summer term, or session necessary to complete degree requirements. The executive committee of the college, the federation of the colleges of the arts and sciences, or the school recommending the degree may, on petition by the student, waive this requirement.
(C) Have satisfactorily completed the number of credit hours required for the curriculum being pursued. The minimum number of credit hours required in each curriculum shall include the credit hours required under rules 3335-8-06 and 3335-8-07 of the Administrative Code. Credit hours required to satisfy admission conditions shall not be used to satisfy the requirements of rules 3335-8-06 and 3335-8-07 of the Administrative Code. Credit hours are considered as "satisfactorily completed" only if the student has received, at this university, the mark "A," "A-," "B+," "B," "B-," "C+," "C," "C-," "D+," "D," "EM," "K," "S," or "PA" in those hours (see rule 3335-8-21 of the Administrative Code).
(D) Have earned credit points (see rule 3335-8-25 of the Administrative Code) totaling at least twice the number of credit hours attempted at this university for which calculable grades ("A," "A-," "B+," "B," "B-," "C+," "C," "C-," "D+," "D," "E," or "EN") were given.
(E) Have satisfactorily met all additional college and curricular requirements for the degree involved.
(F) Have filed an application for the degree in accordance with rules prescribed by the college or school.
(G) Except for paragraph (B) of this rule, waiver of any part of this rule in the case of individual students may be made only by the council on academic affairs following prior approval by the appropriate executive committee. The executive vice president and provost shall transmit all affirmative actions of the council on academic affairs under this paragraph to the secretary of the student's college and to the university registrar for notation on the student's permanent record. (B/T 4/4/97, B/T 12/4/98, B/T 6/4/2004, B/T 6/7/2005, B/T 6/22/2012, B/T 2/1/2013)