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2021-2022 Catalog

Course Credits

The minimum number of course credits per degree can be found in the table below.


Degree Type

Course Credits Needed

Bachelor of Arts


Bachelor of Science (non-Engineering)


Bachelor of Science (Engineering)


Dual Degree

(Bachelor of Arts + Bachelor of Science)



Dual Degree

(Bachelor of Science + Bachelor of Science)



At least one-half of the courses for the degree(s) and the major(s) must be completed at Lafayette. Some departments may have more restrictive transfer / study abroad policies regarding credits applied towards the major.

Additionally, the senior year must be completed in full-time residence at Lafayette. "Full-time" is defined to be a minimum of three courses per semester.