Upper-Division Requirement

Most specialization in bachelor’s degree programs is pursued through upper-division coursework. Upper-division courses are numbered 30000–49999 and expect both greater familiarity with the subject matter and greater intellectual sophistication. Students must complete the appropriate prerequisites in specified lower-division courses before entering upper-division courses. In general, baccalaureate programs require the successful completion of minimum 39 upper-division credit hours of coursework.