Amount and Quality of Work

Candidates for a degree must earn a minimum of 120 credit hours. Candidates must also earn a minimum number of grade points equal to twice the number of credit hours attempted at Marquette (2.000 grade point average). Lower-division courses are numbered 1000 to 2999; upper-division courses are numbered 3000 to 4999. Thirty-two hours of credit in upper-division courses must be earned by candidates for a degree.

Students may be required to submit a portfolio or take part in some other non-credit activity to satisfy Diederich College of Communication or departmental assessment requirements.

Applications for graduation are submitted via the Student Center in CheckMarq by the deadline indicated in the Academic Calendar.

It is the responsibility of students to know and fulfill all university and college requirements, including those outlined in the University Graduation Policy in this bulletin.