|Definition:||This policy establishes the requirements that a student who already holds a bachelor's degree must satisfy in order to receive a second bachelor's degree.|
|Authority:||Title 5 Sections 40402.1, 4043, 4045, 40405.1, 40405.2, 40405.4 and 40508; Education Code Section 66055.8; and CSU Executive Order 1065.|
|Scope:||Undergraduate students repeating CSUSM courses at CSUSM.|
|Responsible Division:||Academic Affairs|
|Signature Page/PDF:||View Graduation Requirements for Second Bachelor's Degree Policy|
I. GENERAL EDUCATION EXEMPTION
A student who holds a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education--or has completed equivalent academic preparation as determined by the appropriate campus authority--is exempt from all general education requirements (including U.S. History, Constitution and American Ideals requirement).
In order to receive a second bachelor’s degree, a student must complete the following:
Second bachelor’s candidates returning for a degree in Nursing are exempt from any other CSU San Marcos requirements that are not specifically required for the Nursing major.
Second bachelor’s degree candidates are required to achieve a 2.0 grade point average each semester to maintain good academic standing.