General Requirements for a Bachelor's Degree
General education courses
To graduate with a bachelor’s degree, students must satisfy the following general education requirements:
- STC 108 Exploring Consciousness
- PH 101 Physiology is Consciousness
- PHYS 310 Foundations of Physics and Consciousness
- A college-level math course
- WTG 192 CCTS College Composition 2
- FOR 431 Higher States of Consciousness
- FOR 103 Fit for Life
- Forest academy courses at the beginning of each semester
Completion of requirements for a major field of study
Development of consciousness
Students are expected to participate in the Development of Consciousness Program on campus or online during their undergraduate or graduate career. This program, in addition to supporting the continuous development of a student’s cognitive and socio-emotional learning abilities, promotes holistic health and all-round happiness. It begins with instruction in the Transcendental Meditation® technique before or shortly after beginning classes and then continues with regular morning and afternoon meditation.
- Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher
- General university assessments administered by the Evaluation Department as part of the University’s evaluation of its academic programs. They have no bearing on students’ standing, but every student is required to participate upon entry to the University and again prior to graduation.
- Placement test to determine which courses students need to enroll in to satisfy their mathematics requirements.
A minimum of 128 credits (semester hours) is required for students to graduate with a bachelor’s degree. This may include up to 90 transfer credits.
Undergraduate degree students can apply transfer credits to cover electives, some general education requirements, and up to half the course work in the major, for a maximum of 90 total credits. General transfer credits are accepted for courses completed with a grade of “C” or higher.
The above information is subject to change anytime. Students already enrolled at the University should contact the graduation director for their degree requirements.