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Double Majors

Policy Information

Issuing Office

Registrar's Office

Affected Parties

Students

Policy Language

Undergraduate associate and bachelor level students who wish to complete a double major must contact the Academic Advising Department and declare the double major via phone or their Liberty University webmail account. Double majors are not applicable to certificate seeking students.

Students pursuing a bachelor's degree must have 30 unique hours within the core of the first or second major or degree. The Core Competency Requirements may be shared if they are the same, however, if any requirements are different, the student must fulfill the higher of the two requirements.

Policy Rationale

To establish the policies and parameters of a double-major.

Definition of Glossary Terms

None specified

Procedural Information

Procedures

The requirements from one major can be used as electives for the second major, and vice versa. At least 50% of the course work in each major must be earned at Liberty University.

Students who wish to earn an A.A. degree with two majors must have at least 15 unique hours in the core of the first or second major.

Students with a conferred A.A. degree who wish to earn a second A.A. degree must complete at least 15 additional hours through Liberty University, and there must be at least 15 unique hours in the core of the first or second major.

Students who currently hold a bachelor’s degree and want to pursue an associate’s degree will need to take a minimum of 15-hours through Liberty University of which 15-hours must be unique in the core of the major.

Students who currently hold a bachelor’s degree and want to pursue another bachelor’s degree will need to take a minimum of 30-additional hours through Liberty University of which 30-hours must be unique in the core of the major.

Sanctions

None specified

Exceptions

None