To be eligible for a baccalaureate degree from the College of Engineering and Applied Science on the Boulder campus, a student must meet all of the following minimum requirements:

  1. The satisfactory completion of the prescribed and elective work in any curriculum as determined by the college and the appropriate academic department/program. A student must complete a minimum number of semester hours, of which the last 45 must be Boulder coursework earned after admission to the university and the college.  The minimum number of semester hours is 128 for a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree and 120 for a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree.
  2. A University of Colorado cumulative grade point average of at least 2.000 for all courses attempted (prior to December 2021 graduates, this threshold was 2.250).
  3. A separately computed grade point average, Major GPA, of at least 2.000 (prior to December 2021 graduates, this threshold was 2.250).  The manner in which the Major GPA is computed is to take the most recently earned grade in all courses designated by the major department/program.
  4. The satisfactory completion of all Minimum Academic Preparation Standards (MAPS) deficiencies.
  5. Some majors require the successful completion of an outcome measurement prior to graduation (e.g., the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination).

Students should meet with their academic advisor to discuss progress towards degree requirements, and then if appropriate, apply for graduation via Buff Portal according to the timelines posted on the Registrar's website.