Undergraduate students are expected to familiarize themselves with the Undergraduate Catalog and to satisfy all published degree requirements. Failure to do so does not provide
a basis for exceptions to academic requirements or policies. It is expected that students
will receive assistance from general academic and faculty advisers, but students must
assume responsibility for completing published degree requirements.
Beginning Fall 2011 the university has adopted new General Education requirements.
Freshmen admitted Fall 2011 or later follow the Core Curriculum Course List.
A list of Core Courses can be found here Core Curriculum.
Students using the 2010-2011 catalog or earlier follow the General Education Requirements.
Graduate students are expected to familiarize themselves with the Graduate Catalog and to satisfy all published graduation requirements. Failure to do so does not provide a basis for exceptions to academic requirements or policies. It is expected that students will receive assistance from their graduate program director and/or advisor, but students must assume responsibility for completing published requirements found on their program's catalog page.
Basic graduate student requirements are now functioning for all students.
Towson University offers a number of combined bachelor's and master's degree programs of which there are two types 1) structured programs and 2) individualized plans. Undergraduate students typically are screened into a combined program when they have earned 60-89.5 units (junior standing) by the department chairperson and/or the graduate program director.
Up to 9 units of graduate work can be counted toward the undergraduate degree and later applied to the graduate degree. The units and GPA for graduate courses taken as part of the combined program will count toward the undergraduate degree. Only the course units (not the GPA) for these graduate courses will be applied toward the graduate degree. Students can earn only one master's degree through a combined bachelor's and master's program. Admission to the graduate portion of the combined program is not guaranteed.
Graduate tuition and fees are assessed for graduate level courses taken on the undergraduate career and are not covered by undergraduate tuition.
Students, with senior standing, wishing to take graduate level coursework without being screened into a combined bachelor's to master's program should contact the Registrar's Office to discuss other options.
Combined Bachelor's to Master's Screening and Enrollment Process