303.9 - Graduate Degree Completion

University Group Policy #303.9

Policy Statement

A culminating experience is required for graduate degree completion. The graduate program will determine the nature of the experience, including style and passing requirements within the guidelines of its field or accreditation standards. The culminating experience may be a thesis, an examination, a case study, a research project, a portfolio, or other approved capstone activity. Appropriate credit hours must be awarded for the culminating experience.


This policy are applicable to graduate students at Winston-Salem State University.

Responsible Division: Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Authority: Board of Trustees


  • Adopted March 20, 2015