The University Senate of Michigan Technological University



The following replaces section 8.5. Requirements for Graduation from the Board of Control Policy Manual.

8.5. Residency Requirements for Graduation

The residency requirements for a student to receive a baccalaureate degree from Michigan Technological University are the following:

a. Thirty of the last 36 semester credit hours of academic work to be applied to the degree must be completed at Michigan Technological University. Study abroad and co-op credits earned through Michigan Tech may be included in this 30 hours of Michigan Tech courses if the student has completed 30 credit hours of courses at Michigan Tech among the last 60 credit hours to be applied to the degree.

b. Thirty semester credit hours of advanced level courses (3000 or higher) must be completed at Michigan Tech.

Courses which meet the "at Michigan Tech" requirement are defined as courses listed in the course catalog and taught by Michigan Tech faculty either on campus, at field locations, or through distance learning.

The President or the President's designee, the Provost, is authorized to grant exceptions to these requirements in extraordinary individual cases.

Degree programs with special requirements may apply for exemptions. The President or the President's designee, the Provost, may grant such programmatic exemptions upon recommendation of the Senate.

Adopted by Senate: April 11, 2001
Approved by President: May 5, 2001
Became Senate Policy 408.1