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May 15, 2013

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Students are required to follow the Academic Handbook and Code of Student Responsibility

​A student who has received one bachelor's degree from DePaul University or another institution may receive a second bachelor's degree provided that: 

  1. All admission requirements are met. 
  2. The second degree is not in the same major as the first.
  3. Students who received a DePaul bachelor’s degree, the second degree is different from the first.  If the degree is the same, the student may pursue a second major.
  4. At least 50% of the major specific credit hours required for the second degree are completed through DePaul coursework.
  5. A minimum of 60 quarter hours of credit beyond those applied to the first degree, and after the conferral of the first degree, are earned through DePaul coursework.
  6. All graduation requirements are met.  Graduation requirements are determined by the degree requirements in place at the time of the student's first enrollment term for the second degree.

Exceptions

  1. Applicants who have already earned a bachelor's degree from the College of Business or earned a bachelor’s degree in business from another institution are not eligible to earn a second bachelor’s degree from the College of Business. 
  2. Applicants who have already earned a bachelor’s degree from the College of Education or earned a bachelor’s degree in education at another institution are not eligible to earn a second bachelor’s degree from the College of Education. 

A student may earn a second bachelor's degree at DePaul simultaneously with the first degree, provided that:

  1. All admission requirements are met.
  2. The second degree is different from the first (example: Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science)
  3. The second degree is not in the same major as the first. 
  4. All graduation requirements for both degrees are met.  Graduation requirements are determined by the degree requirements in place at the time of the student's first enrollment term for the second degree.
  5. A minimum of 252 quarter hours of credit are earned, of which 120 quarter hours are earned in residence at DePaul.