What is Degree Candidacy?
Degree Candidacy is the process all students seeking a degree from Price College must undergo. It requires students to complete certain prerequisite courses and maintain minimum GPAs in order to enroll in upper-division courses.
What are the required prerequisite courses?
The following courses must be completed in order to begin upper-division business courses:
All courses in the Basic Business category listed on
Price College’s Curriculum Sheets
ENGL 1113, ENGL/EXPO 1213, COMM 1113/2613
What are the Minimum GPAs?
Students must have at least a 2.50 OU and Combined Retention GPA
At least a 2.75 Cumulative (all attempts) GPA with grades of ‘C’ or better in five of the Basic Business courses:
ACCT 2113, ECON 1113, ECON 1123, ECON 2843 and MIS 2113
We strongly encourage students to complete these five courses at OU.
What do I have to do to receive Degree Candidacy?
In the semester you are finishing your Basic Business Five courses, you may apply for Degree Candidacy. To apply, you must complete this online form. An additional link to the form can be found at the bottom of this page.
Please note that you will only be able to attend upper-division business courses once you have completed ALL the required prerequisite courses listed above.
For more information, please contact Price Academic Advising Services.