Core Requirements: Minimum of 38-40 credits in the core curriculum required of all students. Students who enter as first-time freshmen must take an entering freshman and rising junior assessment to complete core requirements.
Other Major Requirements: 1.) At least 24 credits in the program must be earned at the 300- or 400- level at FSU. 2.) Students must earn a C or better in all classes that serve major requirements, to include electives. 3.) Students will receive transfer credits only for courses in which they earned a final grade of C or better; transfer credit will not be awarded for developmental/ remedial courses. 4.) For students who have earned an associate’s degree, a maximum of 60 credits will be applied to the program. These credits will be applied to the core curriculum and the concentration. Additional transfer credits may be awarded with approval from the BSPS Advisory Committee. 5.) Students will develop a concentration in consultation with the Program Coordinator to meet the student’s prior experience and professional goals and interests. A concentration will usually fit one of the designs found below. All proposed concentrations must be approved by the BSPS Advisory Committee. 6.) Classes that are used to satisfy a University College core requirement cannot be used/ counted twice in order to satisfy a BSPS program requirement.
Graduation Requirements: All graduating seniors are required to complete the Graduating Senior Assessment after completing 90 or more semester hours (including credit by examination), but not later than the graduation semester.