Academic Requirements

Academic requirements

To graduate with a Bachelor of Art degree from Transylvania University, you must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Completion of 36 course units*, including 18 units in residence at Transylvania

    Each class you take falls into one of the following categories:

    • General education (GE) course
    • Primary course in the major 
      Must have minimum grade of C-
    • Allied course in the major 
      May be used to satisfy GE requirements; minimum grade of D-; not required of all majors
    • Elective 
      Often second major/minor courses fall here
  • 2.000 minimum cumulative grade-point average (GPA)
  • Completion of general education requirements
  • Completion of at least one major

*The basic curricular measure at Transylvania is the course unit. One unit is considered to be equivalent to four semester hours.

Contact the Transylvania registrar at (859) 233- 8116 or