Admission is through a formal declaration of major. The department counsels freshmen and new transfer students.
120 credit hours with a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or better
Completion of college writing requirement
Completion of university mathematics requirement
General Education Requirements
A total of ten courses, consisting of two courses from each of the five foundational areas
At least one course from Area Five: The Natural and Mathematical Sciences must include a laboratory science component
No more than two courses may be taken in the same discipline
39 credit hours with grades of C or better, a minimum of 18 credit hours at or above the 300-level, and at least 18 credit hours earned in residence, of which 15 credit hours must be at or above the 300-level.
American University offers students the opportunity to earn both undergraduate and graduate degrees through its combined bachelor's/master's programs. See Combined Bachelor's and Master's Degreesfor more information.