Writing Competency Requirement

May be met with transfer credit.

  • 2 courses in English composition with a "C-" grade or higher

CLEP Examination may satisfy 1 of the 2 courses required.  Contact Sue Norton Costa for information at snc4@stmarys-ca.edu.

Core Curriculum Requirements (similar to General Education requirements)

2 humanities courses - 6 semester units

1 science course - 3 semester units

2 social science courses - 6 semester units

 Students may earn elective credit through:

  • transfer credit from accredited post-secondary institutions;
  • credit from assessment of college-comparable experiential learning (portfolio developed in LDSH101 and LDSH110);
  • selected CLEP and DANTES examinations
  • approved credit from American Council on Education recommendations for military service schools or professional courses

Completion of the 12 major course program

Which includes...

  • 10-course Leadership major;
  • Collegiate Seminar requirement - met by Seminar I and Seminar 163 courses
  • Religious Studies requirement - met by Seminar 163

A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0, computed on all courses taken or accepted for credit at Saint Mary's College, and a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in courses required for the major.

A total of 120 semester units with a minimum of 56 semester units at the upper division level.


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