This degree can be completed in four years of undergraduate study. The first two years are spent earning Andrews Core Experience credits and completing prerequisite courses in the major area. The major consists of 46 credits in core and elective courses, and may be completed in the third and fourth years of study. 124 credits are needed for graduation from Andrews University. Remaining credits may be earned in a minor area of study or elective courses. The GPA requirement is 3.0 overall and 3.0 in the major courses wth an SPPA acronym. A grade lower than a C in major courses or cognates will not count toward either reqirement.