Graduate Courses Taken by Undergraduate Students Policy

Custodian of Policy: Graduate Council

Relevant Minnesota State system Policy:

Effective Date: Fall 2020

Last Review: Fall 2020

Next Review: Fall 2027


  1. Undergraduate students who meet the following requirements may enroll in 500 or 600 level courses for graduate credit:
    1. Completion of a minimum of 90 semester credits towards a bachelor’s degree.
    2. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
    3. Any course prerequisites must be satisfied.
    4. “Request by Undergraduate to Register for Graduate Credit” form must be signed and approved by the instructor and the Office of Graduate and Extended Learning in advance of registration.
  2. Graduate credits may be applied to meet requirements for the baccalaureate degree with approval from the graduate program coordinator and undergraduate advisor.


Existing policy in Graduate Bulletin.