Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education policy establishes the guidelines, criteria and standards for use by Oklahoma State System for Higher Education (public) institutions in developing programs for which degrees will be awarded.
Summary of Minimum Degree Requirements by Degree Type
(number and type of hours required)
|-||Associate in Arts / Associate in Science||Associate in Applied Science||Bachelor of Arts||Bachelor of Science/
Bachelor of (Specialty)
|Total semester credit hours required||60||60||120||120|
|Credit in residence at awarding institution*||15||15||30||30|
|Course work applicable to major||23||not applicable||not applicable||not
|Technical-occupational specialty||not applicable||27||not applicable||not
|Support and related courses||not applicable||0-15||not applicable||not
|Liberal arts and sciences course work||not applicable||not applicable||80||55|
|Credit from a baccalaureate degree-granting institution**||not applicable||not applicable||60||60|
|Area of specialization***||not applicable||not applicable||30||30|
*For bachelor's degrees, 15 of the final 30 hours or 50% of the major are also required in residence.
**40 hours must be upper-division courses.
***50% must be upper division courses.