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Total credit hours: 120

Students must complete a minimum of 120 semester hours with a minimum of 32 semester hours at the upper level.

The B.A.I.S. concentration includes a sequence of two capstone courses and a minimum of 30 semester hours of classes from at least two departments. The capstone hours can count toward the hours for the concentration. Students must complete at least 15 semester hours at the upper level within their approved concentration or pre-professional program.

Students must earn a minimum G.P.A. of 2.0 in all coursework and a minimum G.P.A. of 2.5 in the Interdisciplinary Studies concentration or pre-professional program.

At least 30 semester hours toward the overall degree, 16 upper-level hours, and at least 18 semester hours in the concentration or pre-professional program must be completed at Lourdes University.

If required, students must successfully complete ENG 097 College Reading Strategies with a C* (2.0) or better within their first two semesters at Lourdes University. If required, students must successfully complete ENG 098 College Writing Strategies with a C* (2.0) or better within their first two semesters at Lourdes University.

Students must take ENG 101 Composition I: Essay Writing and ENG 102 Composition II: Research and Writing during their first four semesters at Lourdes.

First time college students must successfully complete MTH 097 (if required) with a C* (2.0) or better within the first 20 semester hours at Lourdes; MTH 098 (if required) must be successfully completed with a C* (2.0) or better within the first 40 semester hours. At least one of the math courses required for general education (MTH 110 or higher) must be completed within the first 60 semester hours.

Students transferring more than 20 semester hours of credit must successfully complete MTH 097 (if required) with a C* (2.0) or better within the first 15 semester hours at Lourdes. MTH 098 (if required) must be successfully completed with a C* (2.0) or better within the first 30 semester hours. At least one of the math courses required for general education (MTH 110 or higher) must be completed within the first 45 hours at Lourdes University.