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Degree Candidacy

Download Current Degree Candidacy Requirements (pdf)

Download Degree Candidacry Requirements beginning Fall/2018 Semester (pdf)

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 plus
ENGL 1113, ENGL/EXPO 1213, COMM 1113/2613
MATH 2123, ACCT 2123, BC 2813

What are the Minimum GPAs?

Our requirements will change Fall/2018. Please see link above for upcoming requirements.

Students must have at least a 2.50 OU and Combined overall Retention GPAs

o   For those students who transfer in two or less of the five courses at OU (or no more than two courses at another institution): at least a 3.0 cumulative (all attempts) GPA within the five courses and grades of C or better in each course.

o   For those students who take three or more of these courses at another institution: at least a 3.20 cumulative GPA within the five courses and grades of C or better in each course.

Students are not allowed to repeat a course in which an A or a B is earned.

 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 must apply for Degree Candidacy. Do NOT wait until you have finished your courses to submit an application. To apply, you must complete this online form. An additional link to the form can be found at the bottom of this page. 

The Summer Degree Candidacy application will be open from June 1, 2018 through August 5, 2018.  If you are taking any of the Basic Business Five courses outside of the University of Oklahoma, you must submit your transcript to OU Admissions before your application can be processed.  Grades must be uploaded by August 10, 2018 to be eligible for Degree Candidacy.

Students will be notified of Degree Candidacy status through OU email by August 17, 2018.

Please note that you will only be able to take upper-division business courses once you have completed ALL the required prerequisite courses listed above.


For more information, please contact Price Academic Advising Services.


Degree Candidacy Application