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Graduation Checklist

Items to complete before graduating

Complete Petition for Graduation, send to Records Office.

 

 

The deadline is the semester prior to the semester for completion of requirements.

 

Curriculum Substitution(s):         

 

 

A process to request that a course taken substitute for one required in the prescribed curriculum for your program of study; see your advisor.  Have an alternate plan should the substitution not be approved.

 

Choose the correct catalog for your program of study:

 

 

You may choose any one catalog in effect while you have been a student at Georgia Highlands College; exceptions, see page 55 of semester catalog.

 

Residency:

 

 

18 semester hours of degree credit level classes must be completed at Georgia Highlands College.

 

GPA - must be 2.0 overall.

 

Georgia Constitution Requirements:

 

 

History 1000 for Career Programs  --- Political Science 1101 for Transfer Programs.

 

Georgia History Requirements:

 

 

History 1000 for Career Programs -- History 2111 or History 2112 for Transfer Programs.  NOTE:  students who transfer in credits for POLS 1101 or HIST 2111/2112 from an out-of-state institution must contact the Academic Dean for Social Science.

 

Computer Literacy Requirement:

 

 

FCCS 1100, CL090, CSCI 100, or higher level computer class will satisfy this requirement.  May be cleared through an exemption test.  Contact the Assessment Center.

 

Name Changes:

 

 

The Petition for Graduation requires your name as you intend to have it printed on your diploma.  Any changes must be submitted no later than February 1.   After that date, you may be charged for a replacement diploma.

 

Financial Obligations:

 

 

All fines, library fees, and traffic tickets must be cleared before you receive a diploma.  If you participated in a financial aid loan program, you must have an exit counseling interview.  It is the petitioner's responsibility to determine if financial obligations are assessed on their accounts.

 

 

Page last updated: September 8, 2014