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Cornell University    
 
    
 
  Dec 17, 2017
 
Courses of Study 2011-2012 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graduation Requirements


In the Johnson Graduate School of Management .

To be eligible for graduation a student must:

2 Year Residential: Have four (4) residence units (semesters of at least twelve (12) credit hours). Have sixty (60) credit hours, including exemptions with credit, advanced standing credits, and credit for passing work (excluding F and U grades). The following restrictions apply: credit is allowed for the School’s courses, Cornell University courses taken at the graduate level, or other courses certified by the Academic Standards Committee. Have at least twenty-five (25) credit hours of the School’s elective courses.

AMBAs: Have three (3) residence units (semester of at lease twelve (12) credit hours). Have forty-five (45) credit hours, including exemptions with credit, advanced standing credits, and credit for passing work (excluding F and U grades). The following restrictions apply: credit is allowed for the School’s courses, Cornell University courses taken at the graduate level, or other courses certified by the Academic Standards Committee. Have at least twenty-two (22) credit hours of the School’s elective courses.

All Students:

  • Satisfy all core course requirements.
  • Have a grade point average of at least 2.7 overall and 2.5 in core courses, excluding the first grade for any course that was required to be retaken. Grades of incomplete (INC) count as an F in these averages.
  • Up to 6 credits of undergraduate credits may be counted as non-Johnson credits with approval of the Academic Standards Committee.
  • No more than eighteen (18) credit hours in a semester will be allowed to count toward the graduation requirement, subject to the following exception: up to four (4) hours in excess of the eighteen (18) hour maximum will count toward graduation if the student’s grade-point average for the semester is at least 3.7 and no grade was below B.
  • Up to two courses (regardless of credit) that are optionally graded and the student enrolls for the satisfactory/unsatisfactory option may be used towards graduation requirements.

Dual-degree students are expected to complete requirements of both programs before a degree can be granted. Please see Johnson School dual-degree requirements on the school’s website at  www.johnson.cornell.edu.