To qualify for graduation from Newberry College, a student must do the following:
- Successfully complete a minimum of 120 semester hours with at least a minimum grade-point average of 2.0 on degree credit hours attempted at Newberry College;
- Complete the Core Curriculum;
- Complete all requirements for a major;
A minimum grade point average of 2.0 must also be maintained on work performed in the major field and in the minor field.
A minimum of twenty-one (21) semester hours for junior college transfer students and twelve hours for senior college transfer students in the major and eight hours in the minor must be completed at Newberry College. Students must complete the last thirty (30) hours at Newberry College. Any and all academic appeals related to these requirements must be directed to Faculty Council via correspondence with the College Registrar or to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Some programs require certification through a state or national board. These programs may require additional course work and/or other scholastic achievement for certification. These programs include teacher certification and nursing.
If Core or general requirements for graduation are changed during a student’s continuous enrollment at Newberry College, the student has the option of following either the requirements listed in the catalog that was in effect at the time of that student’s original enrollment, or those requirements in effect in the revised catalog.
If requirements in the student’s major field are changed after a Degree Audit has been filed in the Office of the Registrar, the student has the option of following either the requirements in effect at the time of declaring the major or the requirements in effect in the revised catalog. In the latter event, a new Degree Audit form will have to be filed.