Apply for Graduation

What You Need to Know

Graduation Dates

Graduation Forms

• Complete your Intent to Graduate Form, Major Sheet (signed by advisor) and  Minor Sheet (signed by advisor) two semesters prior to expected graduation

• Must have at least 120 hours to graduate

• 30 of those must be at ETSU

• Entire last semester (12 hrs) must be completed at ETSU.

• Must have 50 hours of 120 from a senior institution, i.e. 4 year university or  college

• CSCI 1100 is an ETSU graduation requirement; EVERYONE must take it or pass the proficiency exam.

• Developmental courses do not count towards the graduation hours or GPA.

• Bachelor of Arts, Science, and Social Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences all have separate course requirements for the degrees, they are all listed in the undergraduate catalog.

• Some departments give major field tests, those departments change annually. If required, your department will notify you of the test and dates available.

• All undergraduates must take the senior exit exam before graduation. The testing center sends an email to all students when they have completed 90 hrs with testing information.  For additional info., visit

• All undergraduates must complete intensive course requirements: 4 writing (2 in major or minor, 2 at the 3000/4000 level), 2 oral (general education SPCH does not qualify for oral intensive because it is required in general education), and 1 technology intensive outside of CSCI 1100, in major or minor. All transfer students or readmit students with more than 50 hours will only complete ½ of the intensive requirements.

• If you are pursuing a teaching license with your major, you must be advised also by the College of Education regarding the teaching requirements.