Additional Baccalaureate Degree or Double Major (Policy 3030)
University Policy 3030
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Last Revision Date
January 22, 2021
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, (208) 426-1202
Office of the Registrar, (208) 426-4249
Scope and Audience
This policy applies to all students seeking an additional baccalaureate degree or double major.
University Policy 3210 (Credits to be Taken at Boise State University)
1. Policy Purpose
To establish the University’s requirements for an additional baccalaureate degree or double major.
2. Policy Statement
This policy ensures that a uniform procedure is in place for obtaining an additional baccalaureate degree or earning a double major at Boise State University.
3. Responsibilities and Procedures
3.1 Additional Baccalaureate Degrees
3.1.1 Credit Hour Requirement
A minimum of thirty (30) additional upper-division credit hours beyond the hours acquired for the first degree are required for each subsequent degree. This does not apply to double majors. Credits must be completed at Boise State University.
3.1.2 Major Field Requirements
Satisfaction of all requirements in the major field selected is required for the additional degree. University Foundation requirements are not required for second and subsequent baccalaureate degrees.
3.2 Double Majors
A student may be granted a single baccalaureate degree with more than one major if all requirements are satisfied for each major and the degree sought.
a. Double majors earned simultaneously that result in the same degree (such as a BA in English and History) do not require the additional thirty (30) credit hours.
b. Double major(s) earned simultaneously that result in the student earning two different degrees (such as a BBA in Accounting and a BA in English) do not require the additional thirty (30) credit hours.
January 2008; December 2018; January 22, 2021