EASTERN DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
1. Eastern’s LIBERAL ARTS CORE (LAC) REQUIREMENTS up to 46 credits
Note: LAC Tier I requirement is waived for those transferring a minimum of 27 credits of liberal arts and sciences course work that includes a math course above College Algebra and English composition.
At least two Tier II LAC courses and the Tier III LAC course must be taken through Eastern.
2. Your ACADEMIC MAJOR OR MAJOR/MINOR CONCENTRATIONS for the BGS degree up to 45 credits. See here for available options or design your own BGS degree or Individualized Major. Call the School of Continuing Education for information.
Note: A minimum of 15-24 credits of your Major or Major Concentration must be earned through Eastern and 15 credits must be 300-level or higher.
One of the two required BGS concentrations must be from a subject in the School of Arts and Sciences at Eastern.
3. ELECTIVES as needed
Utilize previous credits here – no matter how long ago you took them, or apply for Credit for Lifelong Learning.
Degree Minimum 120 credits
Note: Within the total 120 credits required for the bachelor’s degree, a minimum of 30 credits must be earned through Eastern coursework. Students must complete 30 credits of coursework numbered 200-level or higher and 30 credits must be 300-level or higher.
Students who transfer fewer than 75 credits must also meet Eastern’s University Writing Competency Requirements.