Please note: This is NOT the most current catalog.

Graduation Requirements

A student admitted to St. Olaf College is considered a degree candidate and registers under the regulations and degree requirements listed in the catalog for the academic year the student first enters St. Olaf as a degree candidate. No candidate for a degree will receive a diploma until all requirements have been fulfilled. While some course requirements may be fulfilled differently, graduation requirements themselves are not subject to waiver for individual students.

A student in doubt about how certain requirements are interpreted should consult the Academic Regulations section of this catalog or contact the registrar.

Responsibility for understanding and meeting graduation requirements stated in the St. Olaf Catalog rests entirely with the student. Faculty advisors and the registrar assist in every way possible.

Note: For numerical purposes, the term “course” means a full (1.00) course credit, as distinguished from fractional course credits.

Degrees at St. Olaf

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degree

Students pursue the general requirements and comprehensive (general education) requirements Bachelor of Arts degrees.

Bachelor of Music (B.M.) Degree

The Music Department listing describes the graduation requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Music. Questions should be directed to the Music Department in person or by phoning 507-646-3180.

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Music Double-Degree Option