Most of the degree programs at the University of Harford are offered by individual schools or colleges within the University; however, a few programs pull courses from more than one college.
The University awards the following undergraduate degrees:
All associate's degree programs include basic literacy requirements, distribution requirements, and a concentration in the degree area. To earn an associate's degree, you must complete a minimum of 60 credits.
All bachelor's degree programs include three components: general education requirements, a major program in a departmental field of specialization, and a number of elective courses. To earn a bachelor's degree, you must complete a minimum of 120 credits.
Degree programs are designed for both breadth and depth of learning. General education requirements provide breadth and seek to ensure basic capabilities in written and oral communication, language literacy, analytical, scientific, and quantitative reasoning, as well as providing exposure to a range of disciplines including the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and the arts. The courses required in the student's major progress from the introductory level to the advanced level, ensuring an in-depth understanding and appreciation for a particular subject area.
Note: These requirements will vary depending on your college of matriculation, your major, whether you enter the University with few or no transfer credits, or whether you have 24 or more transfer credits. In other words, the general education requirements for a business student or an engineering student, for example, will differ from those listed here. For specific degree requirements, refer to the section for your major in the undergraduate bulletin or speak with your faculty advisor.
Minimum total for Bachelor of Arts degree: 120 credits
If you wish to see a listing degree programs offered at each school or college at the University, visit admission.hartford.edu.