Degree Completion Major Requirements


George Fox University confers these undergraduate degrees within the Department of Professional Studies: bachelor of arts and bachelor of science. The university also confers the bachelor of science degree within the School of Education.

A major is successfully completed when all major courses are completed with no grade below a C- and with a major GPA of 2.0 or above. A minimum of 36 semester hours within the major must be completed at George Fox University. All bachelors degrees at George Fox University require the successful completion of a minimum of 126 semester hours.

Admission to a Major

The Elementary Education program has specific requirements for admission to the major that can be found here.

For the Department of Professional Studies, with 62* approved semester hours, students apply to the major and once accepted, join a group (cohort) of no more than 20 students. Each cohort completes the remaining classes together, providing mutual support and motivation.

*Students entering with at least 20 approved semester hours first take additional classes and pursue Prior Learning strategies to fulfill general education and elective requirements. Advising from each department is available and encouraged.


Elementary Education (BS)

Management and Organizational Leadership (BA)
Project Management (BS)

Healthcare Administration (BA)

Social/Behavioral Studies
Social and Behavioral Studies (BA)