Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
To graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville with the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, you must
- Earn a minimum of 120 semester credit hours of college or university credits.
- Complete the general education requirements.
- Complete a minimum of 21 credits in business administration courses by direction or evaluation of University of Wisconsin-Platteville faculty.
- Earn a minimum of 39 semester credit hours in upper-division course work.
- Earn a minimum of 32 semester credit hours by direction and/or evaluation of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville faculty.
- Complete 23 of the last 32 semester credit hours by direction and/or evaluation of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville faculty.
- Maintain a 2.00 grade point average on a scale of 4.00 for all course work and a 2.50 in all courses required for the major for courses offered under the direction of the faculty of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.
- Meet all financial obligations to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.
- Earn at least 40% of your total credits in areas outside of accounting and business.
- At least six months before your anticipated graduation date, contact your advisor to request an Intent to Graduate form. You will be sent the form via email.
- Schedule a review with your advisor of all course work, credits earned and possible waivers or changes to your degree.
- After you submit the appropriate graduation form, $25 graduation fee will be posted to your PASS account. Once the Distance Learning Center receives your payment, they can finish processing your form. The Distance Learning Center will notify the Registrar’s Office of your candidacy for graduation and your anticipated graduation date (May, August, or December.)
Approximately two months before graduation, you will receive information about the commencement ceremony, purchase of caps and gowns, ceremony tickets, and other graduation activities from the Distance Learning Center.
To purchase your cap, gown, and tassel contact the University Bookstore at 608.342.1486.
Contact the Distance Learning Center at 800.362.5460 or 608.342.1468 for more information.
Receipt of Degree
Once all grades are posted after your final semester (and financial obligation are met), students who have submitted their Intent to Graduate form will have a final audit completed by the Registrar's office. Once your degree has been posted by the Registrar’s office, an official student copy of your transcript will be sent to you reflecting the posted degree. About 8-10 weeks after the end of the semester, you should then receive your actual diploma/degree in the mail.