Degree Program Requirements

Earning a degree enables you to pursue the career of your choice.

Southwest University’s degree programs are designed to provide both breadth and depth in your academic experience.

Concentrations provide an area of focus for in-depth study.

Undergraduate

Associate of Science in Business Administration
Associate of Science in Criminal Justice
Associate of Science in General Studies
      •   A total of sixty (60) semester hours is required
      •   A minimum of thirty (30) semester hours must have been earned at Southwest University
      •   Cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA)
BSBA Human Resource Management
BSBA International Business
BSBA Leadership and Management
BSBA Management
BSBA Marketing
BSBA Organizational Management
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
      •   A total of one hundred twenty (120) semester hours is required
      •   A minimum of thirty (30) semester hours must have been earned at Southwest University
      •   Cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better

Graduate

Master of Science in Criminal Justice
Master of Arts in Management
Master of Arts in Organizational Management
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
      •   Thirty-six (36) semester hours beyond the Bachelor’s Degree
      •   A minimum of twenty-seven (27) hours must have been earned at Southwest University
      •   No Thesis required
      •   Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better

MBA Management
MBA Organizational Management
      •   Forty-eight (48) semester hours beyond the Bachelor’s Degree
      •   A minimum of thirty-nine (39) semester hours must have been earned at Southwest University
      •   No Thesis required
      •   Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better

Second Southwest University Graduate Degree
     (Business to Business)
           •   First Graduate Degree earned and awarded at Southwest University
           •   A total of eighteen (18) semester hours is required
           •   Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better

Second Southwest University Graduate Degree
     (Business to Criminal Justice OR Criminal Justice to Business)
           •   First Graduate Degree earned and awarded at Southwest University
           •   A total of twenty-one (21) semester hours is required
           •   Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better

Graduation requires the student to complete the courses of study prescribed by the University.
Graduation can occur at any time the student has completed all the study requirements, has met all financial obligations, and has been recommended for graduation.