Undergraduate Accelerator

progression requirements

To progress from the International Accelerator Program to an undergraduate degree program at AU, students must pass all IAP courses (credit and noncredit) and earn a minimum GPA 2.5 (or higher as indicated in the table below) with no grade lower than a “C.” For information by program, see below. To graduate from an undergraduate degree program at American University students should have a minimum of 120 credit hours, completed their college writing requirement, and completed their university mathematics requirement.

Major
College of Arts and Science
American Studies  
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.5
Anthropology
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Applied Mathematics
DegreeBachelor of Science
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Arab World Studies
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.5
Arabic Studies
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0 and departmental approval
Art History
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0 and departmental approval
Asian Studies
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0 and departmental approval
Audio Production
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0 and departmental approval
Audio Technology
DegreeBachelor of Science
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0 and departmental approval
Biochemistry
DegreeBachelor of Science
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Biology
DegreeBachelor of Science
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Chemistry
DegreeBachelor of Science
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Computational Science
DegreeBachelor of Science
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Computer Science
DegreeBachelor of Science
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Economics
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Economics
DegreeBachelor of Science
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Environmental Science
DegreeBachelor of Science
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Environmental Studies
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Fine Arts
DegreeBachelor of Fine Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Foreign Language and Communication Media
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
French Studies
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0 and departmental approval
German Studies
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0 and departmental approval
Graphic Design
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Health Promotion
DegreeBachelor of Science
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.7
History
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Jewish Studies
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Language and Area Studies: French/Europe
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
3.0
Language and Area Studies: German/Europe
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
3.0
Language and Area Studies: Russian/Area Studies
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
3.0
Language and Area Studies: Spanish/Latin America
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
3.0
Liberal Studies
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Literature
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Mathematics
DegreeBachelor of Science
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Mathematics and Economics
DegreeBachelor of Science
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
3.0
Music
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0 and departmental approval
Neuroscience
DegreeBachelor of Science
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Performing Arts: Musical Theatre
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0 and departmental approval
Performing Arts: Theatre
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0 and departmental approval
Philosophy
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Physics
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Physics
DegreeBachelor of Science
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Psychology
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Public Health
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Public Health
DegreeBachelor of Science
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Religious Studies
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Russian Studies
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0 and departmental approval
Sociology
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Spanish Studies
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0 and departmental approval
Statistics
DegreeBachelor of Science
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Studio Art
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.0
Kogod School of Business
Accounting
DegreeBachelor of Science
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.75
Business Administration
DegreeBachelor of Science
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.75
Business and Entertainment
DegreeBachelor of Science
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.75
Business, Language, and Culture
DegreeBachelor of Science
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.75
Finance
DegreeBachelor of Science
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.75
School of Communication
Communication: Communication Studies
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.5
Communication: Film and Media Arts
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.5
Communication: Journalism
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.5
Foreign Language and Communication Media
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.5
Public Relations and Strategic Communication
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.5
School of Education
Elementary Education
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.7
Secondary Education
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.7
School of International Service
International Studies
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
3.0
School of Public Affairs
Interdisciplinary Studies: Communication, Legal
Institutions, Economics, and Government
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.5
Justice and Law
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.5
Law and Society
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.5
Political Science
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.5
Joint Degrees
Computational Science
DegreeBachelor of Science
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.5
Foreign Language and Communication Media 
DegreeBachelor of Arts
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.5
Mathematics and Economics
DegreeBachelor of Science
MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
2.5
Major Degree MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENT TO PROGRESS FROM
THE INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR
College of Arts and Science
American Studies   Bachelor of Arts 2.5
Anthropology Bachelor of Arts 2.0
Applied Mathematics Bachelor of Science 2.0
Arab World Studies Bachelor of Arts 2.5
Arabic Studies Bachelor of Arts 2.0 and departmental approval
Art History Bachelor of Arts 2.0 and departmental approval
Asian Studies Bachelor of Arts 2.0 and departmental approval
Audio Production Bachelor of Arts 2.0 and departmental approval
Audio Technology Bachelor of Science 2.0 and departmental approval
Biochemistry Bachelor of Science 2.0
Biology Bachelor of Science 2.0
Chemistry Bachelor of Science 2.0
Computational Science Bachelor of Science 2.0
Computer Science Bachelor of Science 2.0
Economics Bachelor of Arts 2.0
Economics Bachelor of Science 2.0
Environmental Science Bachelor of Science 2.0
Environmental Studies Bachelor of Arts 2.0
Fine Arts Bachelor of Fine Arts 2.0
Foreign Language and Communication Media Bachelor of Arts 2.0
French Studies Bachelor of Arts 2.0 and departmental approval
German Studies Bachelor of Arts 2.0 and departmental approval
Graphic Design Bachelor of Arts 2.0
Health Promotion Bachelor of Science 2.7
History Bachelor of Arts 2.0
Jewish Studies Bachelor of Arts 2.0
Language and Area Studies: French/Europe Bachelor of Arts 3.0
Language and Area Studies: German/Europe Bachelor of Arts 3.0
Language and Area Studies: Russian/Area Studies Bachelor of Arts 3.0
Language and Area Studies: Spanish/Latin America Bachelor of Arts 3.0
Liberal Studies Bachelor of Arts 2.0
Literature Bachelor of Arts 2.0
Mathematics Bachelor of Science 2.0
Mathematics and Economics Bachelor of Science 3.0
Music Bachelor of Arts 2.0 and departmental approval
Neuroscience Bachelor of Science 2.0
Performing Arts: Musical Theatre Bachelor of Arts 2.0 and departmental approval
Performing Arts: Theatre Bachelor of Arts 2.0 and departmental approval
Philosophy Bachelor of Arts 2.0
Physics Bachelor of Arts 2.0
Physics Bachelor of Science 2.0
Psychology Bachelor of Arts 2.0
Public Health Bachelor of Arts 2.0
Public Health Bachelor of Science 2.0
Religious Studies Bachelor of Arts 2.0
Russian Studies Bachelor of Arts 2.0 and departmental approval
Sociology Bachelor of Arts 2.0
Spanish Studies Bachelor of Arts 2.0 and departmental approval
Statistics Bachelor of Science 2.0
Studio Art Bachelor of Arts 2.0
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Bachelor of Arts 2.0
Kogod School of Business
Accounting Bachelor of Science 2.75
Business Administration Bachelor of Science 2.75
Business and Entertainment Bachelor of Science 2.75
Business, Language, and Culture Bachelor of Science 2.75
Finance Bachelor of Science 2.75
School of Communication
Communication: Communication Studies Bachelor of Arts 2.5
Communication: Film and Media Arts Bachelor of Arts 2.5
Communication: Journalism Bachelor of Arts 2.5
Foreign Language and Communication Media Bachelor of Arts 2.5
Public Relations and Strategic Communication Bachelor of Arts 2.5
School of Education
Elementary Education Bachelor of Arts 2.7
Secondary Education Bachelor of Arts 2.7
School of International Service
International Studies Bachelor of Arts 3.0
School of Public Affairs
Interdisciplinary Studies: Communication, Legal
Institutions, Economics, and Government
Bachelor of Arts 2.5
Justice and Law Bachelor of Arts 2.5
Law and Society Bachelor of Arts 2.5
Political Science Bachelor of Arts 2.5
Joint Degrees
Computational Science Bachelor of Science 2.5
Foreign Language and Communication Media  Bachelor of Arts 2.5
Mathematics and Economics Bachelor of Science 2.5

Dates and Deadlines

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