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Faculty Regulations

54.7 Graduation

54.7.1 Grades Required in Courses Presented for the Bachelor's Degree


Courses presented for the Bachelor's degree are limited to those in which a grade of at least D has been attained. If a student has successfully completed more than the number of credits required for the degree, the courses presented to satisfy all the requirements are chosen to the student’s advantage.


A student must achieve a Graduation Grade Point Average (GGPA) of at least 2.0 to be eligible for a bachelor’s degree. The GGPA is based on the last *90 presented for the degree (whether earned at Augustana Faculty, University of Alberta or elsewhere).


A student must achieve a GPA of at least 2.0 in each declared area of study. Each GPA major or minor is calculated over all presented courses that apply to the area of study, including those courses contributing to the first *30.


The degree is awarded “with distinction” to a student who achieves a GGPA (as defined in item 2, above) of at least 3.5.

54.7.2 Graduation Requirements


Students wishing to receive an Augustana Faculty degree at an upcoming convocation must apply for graduation on Bear Tracks ( in accordance with the deadlines specified in §11. Also see §23.7. The University of Alberta Augustana faculty will hold one convocation ceremony each year at Augustana campus, normally scheduled in May. Students registered in Augustana Faculty who are eligible to graduate in the fall season may attend the fall convocation held on North campus.


In order to graduate, a candidate must fulfill all program requirements and satisfy the grade point average and residence requirements specified above.


If a graduand has not paid all outstanding fees and accounts, the degree parchment and transcripts will be withheld until all amounts owing are paid in full.

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