Jul 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Shepherd University Catalog 
2023-2024 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Policies


Degrees Offered: The Bachelor of Arts* degree is conferred upon majors in contemporary theater studies, communication and new media, English, global studies, history, music, psychology, elementary education, secondary education, Spanish, and students in the Regents Bachelor of Arts Program. The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree is conferred upon graduates majoring in art. The Bachelor of Music in Performance is conferred upon graduates major in music performance. The Bachelor of Music Education is conferred upon graduates majoring in music education. The Bachelor of Science degree is conferred upon graduates majoring in accounting, biology, business administration, chemistry, computer and information sciences, computer and information technology, computer engineering, data analytics, economics, engineering science, environmental studies, health promotion and exercise science, communication and new media, mathematics, nutrition, political science, recreation and sport studies, and sociology. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is conferred upon majors in nursing. The Bachelor in Social Work is conferred upon majors in social work.

A newly or formerly enrolled Shepherd University student wishing to complete requirements for more than one distinct degree or major must meet the requirements detailed in the section, Graduation Requirements.

*In addition to the Core Curriculum   and the requirements for the major and minor, students pursuing the Bachelor of Arts must satisfy the B.A. Foreign Language Requirement .