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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Requirement Guides

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COB Requirement Guides

Bulletin Expiration Policy:

The privilege of graduating under the requirements of an undergraduate bulletin extends no longer than six years from the term of the student's original enrollment.

The requirements outlined in any bulletin becomes effective at the beginning of the fall semester of that academic year. Although no student can graduate under requirements outlined in a bulletin of more than six years preceding the date of graduation, the student may elect to graduate under a more recent bulletin. However, students must complete all the requirements under a single bulletin, except for new programs.


While specific requirements for a degree may expire or change, students never "lose" college credits they have earned. They may have to take additional coursework, or fulfill different requirements to obtain a degree under a new bulletin.