Academic Requirements

VWU requires 128 or more credits to graduate and the satisfying of various other academic requirements. Below are links that outline and explain those requirements.

Curriculum Guide: Pathways to Graduation
This guide lays out an overview of the components of degree including General Education requirements, majors, and electives.

Academic Catalog
The Academic Catalog is the official guide to University programs, requirements, offerings, resources, and other vital information.

General Education Curriculum
The purpose of the general education curriculum is to introduce a broad range of academic pursuits and to teach students to integrate knowledge and use multiple perspectives to inform thinking and problem solving.

Majors and Minors
Students begin their academic careers undeclared and have until the end of their sophomore year to declare their major. Your Academic Advisor will work with you to help you choose a major.