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3. UAlbany Degree Requirements

Degree Audit Reports (DARS) - Part 5

Your Degree Audit report will be prepared after the University receives your admission deposit.

These reports are accessed through MyUAlbany. Click for instructions.

Elective Courses
Elective courses are simply courses that do not meet any other graduation requirement in your program.  The credits are important in earning the 120 credits required for graduation.  There is no set number of elective credits required. (NCAA atheletes have a different rule concerning electives. Check with Athletics.)

UAlbany Academic Summary

A semester by semester listing of all the courses you take at UAlbany. 
You will see this if you have taken courses at UAlbany.
From left to right you will see:
the semester in which you took a class,
the course number
the number of credits earned for the class,
the grade earned,
the name of the class.
Additionally, the cumulative GPA is listed, along with each individual semester GPA

Helps to understand the various characters used throughout the DARS audit.