Duke - The Fuqua School of Business

Graduation Requirements

  1. Successful completion of (or exemption from) all core courses.
  2. Completion of at least 79 credits or 65 credits for joint degree students. (Note: Summer Curricular Practical Training participants do not count the 1 CPT credit towards graduation; therefore, they will earn a total of 80 credits.)
  3. A GPA of at least a 3.0.

Total credits earned can be found on the ACES website.

79 required credits consist of: 

  • CL1 & 2 — 3 credits 
  • Management Communication core — 4 credits 
  • Business Computer Applications — 2 credits 
  • Core Courses (or electives if core is exempted) — 26 credits 
  • Electives — 44 credits

65 required credits for joint degree students consist of:

  • CL1 — 1 credit 
  • Management Communication core — 4 credits 
  • Business Computer Applications — 2 credits 
  • Core Courses (or electives if core is exempted) — 26 credits 
  • Electives — 32 credits

If you have any questions about your graduation requirements, please contact the Fuqua Registrars.