Virginia Tech Credits Required for the Awarding of a Degree

Policy Memorandum No. 183

Approved by Commission on Undergraduate Studies and Policies: December 8, 1997
Approved by University Council: February 2, 1998
Approved by the President: February 2, 1998
Effective Date: Spring 1998

The University Council on recommendation of the Commission on Undergraduate Studies and Policies, unanimously approved a resolution concerning Virginia Tech credits required for the awarding of a degree.

Following is the text of the resolution as adopted by University Council.

WHEREAS,the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools states that all schools receiving accreditation must require that all degree recipients have earned at least one-fourth of their degree credit at the degree granting institution, and

WHEREAS, Virginia Tech does not now have in place, any explicit requirement stipulating that a minimum of one-fourth of the credit required for completion of a degree must be earned at Virginia Tech,

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that all students earning degrees from Virginia Tech must have earned a minimum of one-fourth of the credit required for their respective degrees from this institution, effective for students completing their undergraduate degree requirements Spring 1998.


President's Policy Memorandum