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Graduation Standards

A Vermont Tech degree demonstrates not only accomplishment in the major field, but also acquisition of the fundamental transferable skills required for success in todayís world. For this reason, Vermont Tech is committed to ensuring that graduates have achieved proficiency in written and oral communication, quantitative reasoning, and information literacy.

All degree students will be required to demonstrate competence in these disciplines at the appropriate level for their degree program. Students will have more than one opportunity to meet the expected level of performance.

All transfer students are required to take all graduation standards except:
  • Students with a bachelorís degree or higher 
  • Students who have completed the assessments at another VSC college 
  • Students who are granted a special exemption by the Academic Dean
Procedures for completing the graduation standards are outlined in the Student Handbook.