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Graduation Requirements

Fairhaven students are required to complete the following in order to graduate:


Fairhaven Core Curriculum

The Fairhaven College Core Curriculum is required of all Fairhaven students and has 3 curriculuar stages: Core Curriculum | Curriculum Stages


  • Exploratory Studies
  • Concentrated Studies
  • Advanced Studies


Major requirements for:

  • Fairhaven Interdisciplinary Concentration more
  • Upside-Down Program more
  • Law, Diversity & Justice Concentration more
  • or other WWU approved major (EXCEPT General Studies) or minor more


Minimum of 180 credits, including:

  • 60 upper-division credits (300-400 level courses)
  • 45 credits in residence
  • at least 25 credits at Fairhaven
  • 50 credits outside of Fairhaven (WWU and/or transfer coursework)
  • WWU writing proficiency requirements (FAIR 305a and FAIR 403a)
  • Minimum 2.0 in graded WWU coursework



Upper-Division Core Requirements

Find a list of courses that meet the Upper-Division (300-400 level) Core Requirements


Filing for Graduation

Graduation Checklist: Download PDF Graduation Filing Checklist (PDF, 27KB)




Requirements common to all undergraduate divisions of WWU are listed in the WWU catalog.