Degree Requirements

In order to graduate from the Newark College of Arts and Sciences or University College - Newark all students must complete the following four requirements:


1. Successfully completing at least 124* academic credits. 

     residency requirement

     credit overload request

     NCAS and UC-N credit load


 2. Successfully completing the college's Core Curriculum


3. Successfully completing one of the major programs of study and for students following the Core Curriculum, at least one Second Concentration

     declaring a major


4. Successfully earning a cumulative grade-point average of 2.0 or better.

     scholastic standing

     Grade Forgiveness

     GPA calculator

* Effective September 1, 2015, a minimum of 120 degree credits would be required to graduate

Page last edited: 5/29/2015