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Graduation Requirements
All students must submit to the Office of the Registrar a completed Application for Graduation and pay the required graduation fee of $35.00 by the application deadline for the given semester. It is highly recommended that the Application for Graduation be completed one full semester prior to expected completion of the program. An overall minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.00 is required for all graduates. All specific degree program requirements, including those regulating minimum GPA in programmatic courses, must be met in addition to the College's graduation requirements.

Baccalaureate degree candidates must:
  1. Earn an overall Grade Point Average of 2.0 (C)
  2. Successfully complete a minimum of 120 semester credits
  3. Successfully complete all courses required in the degree program
  4. Successfully complete a minimum of 42 general education credits (Areas A - E) as established by the college
  5. Successfully complete a minimum of 25% of course work (approximately 30 semester hours for most programs) at CCGA and meet any additional program requirements for minimum number of credits to be earned in the major.
  6. Earn a "C" or better in all AREA F courses
  7. Meet the State of Georgia requirement for proficiency in United States and Georgia history and U.S. and Georgia constitutions. An explanation of the requirements can be found in the catalog section entitled LEGISLATIVE REQUIREMENT IN HISTORY AND CONSTITUTION
  8. Complete physical education as required*
  9. Satisfy Regents' Reading and Writing requirements
  10. Satisfy all financial obligations to the college
  11. Complete the Student Satisfaction Survey
  12. Complete all program specific requirements and testing. See program advisor for details
  13. Receive formal approval by the faculty after all the grades have been reported to the Registrar

Associate degree candidates must:
  1. Successfully complete all courses required in a degree program
  2. Complete physical education if required*
  3. Earn a minimum overall Grade Point Average of 2.0 (C)
  4. Meet the State of Georgia requirement for proficiency in United States and Georgia history and U.S. and Georgia constitutions. An explanation of the requirements can be found in the catalog section entitled LEGISLATIVE REQUIREMENT IN HISTORY AND CONSTITUTION.
  5. Satisfy Regents' Reading and Writing requirements, if required
  6. Complete 20 of the last 30 semester hours preceding graduation at the College. Graduation application must be on file in the Registrar's Office prior to completing course work at another institution.
  7. Satisfy all financial obligations to the college
  8. Complete the Student Satisfaction Survey
  9. Take the Measure of Academic Proficiency and Progress (MAPP)
  10. Receive formal approval by the faculty after all the grades have been reported to the Registrar

Additional Associate Degrees
  • A student may earn multiple degrees and/or multiple programs of study from CCGA. All requirements of each program of study must be met along with the institutional requirements and must include 18 additional hours in residence beyond the first degree.
  • A student may be granted a degree under the requirements specified in the catalog at the time of admission within a period of 10 years from date of first entry if a break in enrollment has not occurred or the current catalog. See individual program requirements for possible age limitations of specific courses.
  • * Any student with special problems of physical limitations or disabilities who needs an individualized program to meet a physical education requirement must consult the ADA Service Provider, at (912) 279-5803.