Graduation Requirements

Bachelor Degree Graduation Requirements:

Students must complete a minimum of 121.5 semester credit hours to meet the Bachelor Degree Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in International Trade Management, which must include all of the following course requirements with a grade of C  (2.0 on a 4.0 scale or better):

Bachelor Degree Program Requirements:

  • 121.5 Total Semester Credits comprised of:
    • 62 General Education Course semester credits
    • 59.5 semester credits ITM Degree Emphasis Courses.

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSE Requirements

The following 30 semester credit hours must be completed to meet the General Education requirement:

  • A total of 6 semester credit hours in communications, 3 of which must meet the English Composition requirement.
  • A total of 6 semester credit hours in the humanities
  • A total of 6 semester credit hours in mathematics
  • A total of 6 semester credit hours in the social sciences.
  • A total of 3 semester credit hours in Science Technology
  • A total of 3 semester credit hours in the physical sciences.

Electives: The remainder of the courses in addition to the General Education and Degree Requirements to meet the 121.5 semester credits needed to graduate are considered Electives. Student may chose any of the other courses offered by the DSU, transfer in accredited credits from other schools, or provide CLEP credits to meet this requirement.

A Strong Foundation Upon which to Build your Career

Dunlap-Stone University believes that a solid education is one that contains a breadth and depth of knowledge and viewpoints. A strong foundation in general education topics is the hallmark of a college education, and separates a collegiate experience from that of training.

General education courses with real value are seen by DSU as an opportunity to create teaching and learning experiences for students that excite learning.

Our courses help build valuable career skills sets. In every course, student’s develop at least one of the following core competencies:

  1. Written Communication: Competency in written communication includes the ability to communicate effectively in written language, the ability to use a variety of modern information resources and supporting technologies, the ability to differentiate content from style of presentation, and the ability to suit content and style to the purpose of communication.
  2. Scientific and Quantitative Reasoning: Competency in scientific and quantitative reasoning includes the ability to locate, identify, collect, organize, analyze and interpret data, and the ability to use mathematics and the scientific method of inquiry to make decisions, where appropriate.
  3. Critical Analysis and Reasoning: Competency in critical analysis and reasoning includes the ability to arrive at reasoned and supportable conclusions using sound research techniques, including inference, analysis and interpretation.
  4. Technological Competency: Technological competency includes the ability to use computer technology and appropriate software applications to produce documentation, quantitative data presentations and functional graphical presentations appropriate to various academic and professional settings.
  5. Information Literacy: Information Literacy includes the ability to identify, locate and effectively use information from various print and electronic sources.
  6. Global and Cultural Perspectives Appreciation: Appreciation of global and cultural perspectives includes comparing, contrasting, examining, and integrating diverse viewpoints and maintaining an environment of inclusiveness.