Academic Requirements

A bachelor's degree at Eckerd College is comprised of a minimum of 36 courses with each course equivalent to 3.5 semester hours. These courses are taken at Eckerd College, brought in through transfer credit, or awarded based on the evaluation of experiential learning.

The specific number of courses you will need to complete your degree will be individually determined based on the amount of previous college credit and experiential learning credit awarded.

All students need to complete satisfactorily at least nine courses at Eckerd College regardless of previous work. You will work with an advisor to plan a program of study suited to your goals and to determine the requirements you must complete to earn your bachelor's degree.

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