Catalog 2016-2017


Residency Requirements

To be awarded a West degree, students must earn a minimum number of credits through completion of University coursework.

  • A minimum of eighteen (18) credits must be earned through West resident courses for issuance of an associate’s degree.
  • A minimum of thirty (30) total credits must be earned through West resident courses for issuance of a West bachelor’s degree.
  • A minimum of thirty-nine (39) upper division (300-400 level) credits (transfer or West) must be completed for issuance of a West bachelor's degree.
  • A minimum of eighteen (18) graduate-level credits must be earned through West resident courses for issuance of a master’s degree.

 Please see Professional Studies for residency requirements of certificate programs.