Students must follow the degree requirements that correspond to the academic year during which they enter the University (each fall marks the beginning of an academic year).  

General Degree Requirements for Graduation

See the University policy, Academic Regulations for Undergraduates (XIII), for general degree requirements and the Busch School section of Undergraduate Announcements for a complete list of policies.

  • Complete 120 credit-hours (typically 40 courses of 3 credit-hours). A minimum of 60 credits, and 30 of the last 36 credits, must be taken at Catholic University (including the Consortium and the Rome campus).
  • Satisfy minimum 2.00 cumulative grade point average (GPA) for courses taken at the University.
  • Satisfy all requirements of the University’s Liberal Arts Curriculum (see business-specific guidance here).
  • Complete the Career Discernment course sequence.
  • Satisfy degree specific requirements of a program, including core courses, major courses, math/statistics courses, elective courses, comprehensive assessments, etc. 
  • Complete all required business courses, math courses and ENG 101 with a grade of C- or higher.
  • Pass a senior year comprehensive assessment. 

Liberal Arts Core Approved Courses 

Click below to see approved courses to meet liberal arts requirements. Underlined courses are those offered in the upcoming/current semester (updated each term at the time enrollment opens).

Please note: For your BSBA or BSA business degree, your Social Science and Math requirements are met by the business core curriculum and you do not need to take additional courses.

Degree Requirements, BSBA

See Google Doc here.

BSBA Specialization Options & Requirements

See Google Doc here.

Degree Requirements, BS in Accounting


Degree Requirements, Secondary Major in Business