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General Academic Requirements for Arts and Science

Four- and Three-Year Baccalaureate Degree Programs

Arts and Science Programs (Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science)
Program requirements not more than 72 credits within a 120 credit program and 42 credits within a 90 credit program.
Core course requirements of 33 credits are required in both 120 and 90 credit programs:

  • The Ambrose Experience (UNI 101) (non-credit, compulsory during first 30 credits)
  • 9 credits in Christian Formation
  • 3 credits in Fine or Performing Arts
  • 3 credits in Science
  • 3 credits in Science or Mathematics
  • 6 credits in Social Sciences
  • 9 credits in Humanities

Electives

  • Normally, Open Electives constitute a maximum of 18 credits from the total number of a 120 credit degree.
  • Arts and Science Electives
  1. A minimum of 72 credits must be at the 200-level or higher for a four-year degree, 45 credits must be taken at the 200-level or higher for a three-year degree.
  2. A maximum of 72 credits may be taken in any one discipline for a four-year degree and 42 credits for a three-year program.
  3. Every program will have a capstone course.
  4. Up to 60 credits may be transferred from another institution for a four-year degree and 45 for a three-year degree.
  5. A minimum of 60 credits for four-year degrees and 45 credits for three-year degrees must be completed at Ambrose University.
  6. A cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 2.0 is required to graduate, with a CGPA of 2.0 in disciplinary courses.

 

Professional Programs

Bachelor of Music
Music requirements of 57 credits
Core course requirements of 33 credits:

  • The Ambrose Experience (UNI 101) (non-credit, compulsory during first 30 credits)
  • 9 credits in Christian Formation
  • 3 credits in Science
  • 3 credits in Science or Mathematics
  • 6 credits in Social Sciences
  • 9 credits in Humanities

Music Ensemble 9 credits
Applied Music 18 credits
Cognate Requirements 6 credits

  1. A minimum of 72 credits must be at the 200-level or higher for a four-year degree, 45 credits must be taken at the 200-level or higher for a three-year degree.
  2. A maximum of 72 credits may be taken in any one discipline for a four-year degree and 42 credits for a three-year program.
  3. Every program will have a capstone course.
  4. Up to 60 credits may be transferred from another institution for a four-year degree and 45 for a three-year degree.
  5. A minimum of 60 credits for four-year degrees and 45 credits for three-year degrees must be completed at Ambrose University.
  6. A cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 2.0 is required to graduate, with a CGPA of 2.0 in disciplinary courses

 

Bachelor of Business Administration
Business requirements not more than 63 credits
Core course requirements of 33 credits

  • The Ambrose Experience (UNI 101) (non-credit, compulsory during first 30 credits)
  • 9 credits in Christian Formation
  • 3 credits in Fine and Performing Arts
  • 3 credits in Science 
  • 3 credits in Science or Mathematics
  • 6 credits in Social Sciences
  • 9 credits in Humanities
  • Pre-Professional Requirements

Electives

  • Business and Society Elective
  • Normally, Open Electives constitute a maximum of 18 credits from the total number of a 120 credit degree.
  • Optional Business Streams
  1. A minimum of 72 credits must be at the 200-level or higher for a four-year degree, 45 credits must be taken at the 200-level or higher for a three-year degree.
  2. A maximum of 72 credits may be taken in any one discipline for a four-year degree and 42 credits for a three-year program.
  3. Every program will have a capstone course.
  4. Up to 60 credits may be transferred from another institution for a four-year degree and 45 for a three-year degree.
  5. A minimum of 60 credits for four-year degrees and 45 credits for three-year degrees must be completed at Ambrose University.
  6. A cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 2.0 is required to graduate, with a CGPA of 2.0 in disciplinary courses