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Do I Need to Take My Major Courses in Order?
Do I Need to Take My Major Courses in Order? Generally speaking, it is recommended that you take your Major courses in the order listed in your Academic Catalog . Most of your major courses do build on one another, which means that skipping or g...
How do I change my major?
You must initiate the program change request through your Student Advisor. To find out how your credits will transfer from your current program into a new one, your Student Advisor can request a hypothetical program change. This typically tak...
Why do I need electives?
To confer a bachelor's degree, students must complete at least 120 credits.  These credits are split between general education credits, major credits, and elective credits.  Depending on your program, the number of elective credits w...
What is my catalog year?
Your catalog year refers to the specific academic catalog which was published when you first started your program.  That catalog will have all the specifics about your individual program requirements at that time.  New catalogs come out ...
What is the difference between a Certificate and Continuing Education?
What is the difference between a Certificate and Continuing Education? A certificate is a stand-alone program that showcases your proficiency in a specific subject. Certificate programs consist of 4 courses for graduate students and 6 courses for...
How do I request a Certificate of Completion?
How do I request a Certificate of Completion? Continuing education, formerly referred to as Certificate of Completion,  is a set of courses (4 courses for graduate level and 5 courses for undergraduate level) that CSU-Global has put together...
Freshman Student Policies
Freshman Student Policies If you are enrolled at CSU-Global and are considered a Freshman student, you can expect the following restrictions on your enrollment until you have completed 24 or more credits: You will only be able t...
Master Degree vs. Master of Science vs. Master of Arts
Generally speaking, the difference between a Master of Arts, Master of Science, and Master degree is the content and objective of the degree program. Here is a high-level synopsis of each type of degree: Master of Arts: Focuses on the theory of a...