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7.1 Academic Regulations and Requirements for Undergraduate Certificates

In addition to the requirements presented here, students must satisfy the university regulations (see the Academic Regulations of the University section of this Calendar).


An undergraduate certificate is defined as a structured set of at least 4.0 undergraduate credits in a particular discipline or area of study that introduces the student to — or extends their knowledge of — that discipline or area of study. It is normally constituted by a structured set of sequential courses. An undergraduate certificate is a stand-alone credential that may be taken concurrently with a bachelor’s program or independently. When taken concurrently, the student is simultaneously considered a Degree Student and a Certificate Student.

Program Requirements

  • A minimum of 4.0 credits
  • Minimum grade requirements may apply
  • Consult the individual program entries for details