2020-2021 University Catalog

Graduation Requirements

General Requirements

Each student receiving a degree from Multnomah University must meet the following standards:

  1. Demonstration of commendable spiritual life and Christian character in harmony with the school’s code of conduct stated in the student handbook.
  2. Attendance at required devotional meetings.
  3. Classification as a registered student the year of graduation.
  4. Application for graduation filed two semesters prior to graduation.
  5. Financial clearance from the Business Office.

Bachelor’s Degree Requirements

  1. Minimum of 124 semester hours of credit.
  2. An 18 semester hour core in Bible and theology. Transfer students may have a reduced requirement.
  3. A major as detailed in the following pages.
  4. General education courses as prescribed in the program.
  5. A minimum of 32 semester hours must be completed through Multnomah University. These must include 15 hours student’s major. 
  6. At least 36 hours of upper-division credit.
  7. A minimum 2.0 grade point average including a minimum 2.0 in the major. 
  8. Six Service learning non­academic credits.
  9. Normally complete the program within an eight year period from the date of initial enrollment.

Graduation Honors

Graduating seniors will be honored for outstanding academic achievement based on their cumulative grade point average as of the end of fall semester of their senior year. Highest Honors will be awarded to those with a 3.95-4.0 g.p.a. High Honors will be awarded to those with a 3.80-3.94 g.p.a. Honors will be awarded to those with a 3.50-3.79 g.p.a. Students earning academic honors will be noted in the com­mencement­ program and have a gold seal indicating the honor affixed to their diploma.