Jun 01, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Program Descriptions

Purdue University Fort Wayne is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Information about North Central accreditation is available from the vice chancellor for academic affairs (KT 170, 260-481-6116). You may also contact the Higher Learning Commission directly at www.ncahlc.org; or by writing to 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411; or by phone at 800-621-7440.

The following is an alphabetical list of all undergraduate degree, certificate, minor, and transfer programs available at Purdue University Fort Wayne.

  • A degree is an award earned by satisfactorily completing a specified program of courses and adhering to the applicable academic regulations. Each degree includes one or more major fields of study. Completion of a degree program is acknowledged by receipt of a diploma. The most common degree earned by Purdue University Fort Wayne students is the bachelor’s degree (abbreviated B.A. for Bachelor of Arts and B.S. for Bachelor of Science).
  • A certificate is not a college degree, but is composed of a series of courses that focus on a specialized area of knowledge or specific skills. The university recognizes completion of the required courses and satisfaction of applicable academic regulations by awarding a certificate.
  • A minor is a less comprehensive program of study that is chosen in conjunction with a major field of study. To earn a minor, the student must complete a degree program in a different subject area.
  • A transfer program is a series of courses that will apply toward a degree to be awarded by another campus of IU or Purdue. Credits for these courses can be transferred to the other campus, but students are required to satisfy the admission and graduation requirements of the campus to which they transfer.

Baccalaureate Framework

Category (General Education Courses)





Dual Degree



Special Programs

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