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Your Degree

Bachelor Degree Requirements

Minium Total Credits


of the last 60 Credits Completed at WOU

(you may have more than this)


Upper Division Credits

(300 and 400 level classes)


Major Required Credits

(classes required to complete your major)


Minimum GPA

(about a C average)

  • Minimum of 180 credit hours. Depending on your major and/or minor, you may need additional elective credits to reach 180 total credits.
  • 60 upper-division credits (300, 400, or 500 level classes)
  • Minimum of 2.00 (C) grade point average (GPA) in all work completed at WOU
  • Residence: minimum of 45 of the last 60 credit hours completed through WOU

General Education

For a Well-Rounded Education

For students who are starting at WOU on or after Summer of 2019

Please follow this link to the General Education requirements

Click here to download the General Education Requirements 2021.

Students can change their catalog year to the new general education program. Please contact your Advisor for further guidance

For students who started at WOU on or before Spring of 2019

Please follow the link for Liberal Arts Core Curriculum information


Explore Your Passion


Optional, but Encouraged

For specific information about your degree requirements, consult with a major advisor.