Academic Catalog

The Academic Catalog includes a list of all degree requirements for each major plus all other academic rules and regulations the student must follow to earn a degree.

Students may choose to follow the edition of the Catalog in effect when they first matriculate or any edition published after their matriculation. They may not choose an earlier edition of the catalog. One exception is specified by the Seven-Year Catalog Policy. This states that the Catalog used to determine graduation requirements may not be older than seven years at the time of the student’s graduation. Students may follow different catalogs for their major requirements and their minor requirements.

Readmitted students receive a memo from the Undergraduate Studies Office (and their advisors receive a copy) telling them the oldest Catalog they may use for graduation purposes. This will be the Catalog of original admission if that will be less than seven years old at the time the degree will be completed (unless the student is a teacher certification candidate—teacher certification candidates who readmit must use the newest catalog at the time of readmission).

In Plymouth Magazine

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Congratulations to the Class of 2016

PSU President Donald L. Birx at the 145th Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 14, 2016, his first as president, and the first to be held in ALLWell North. Nearly 1,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees were awarded before a crowd of 4,500 guests. Photo highlights>> Watch the video>>

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¡Bienvenidos a Cuba!

PSU professor and her students discover the challenges and joys of visiting Cuba » Political science professor Filiz Otucu Ruhm always dreamed of going to Cuba. In fact, she planned on visiting the island more than a decade ago. “The social scientist in me wanted to observe Castro’s Cuba, then go back after Castro, and […]

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And Justice for All

Alisha Medeiros ’15 wants to help troubled youth make better choices and live fulfilling lives. This desire, influenced by a family tragedy, led her to pursue a career in criminal justice.