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Candidacy for the Degree

All members of the senior class must be approved by the department heads before they are eligible to participate in commencement exercises or to receive the bachelor of arts degree. To qualify as a candidate for the bachelor of arts degree from Luther College, a student must have completed all requirements for the degree, or must register in the final semester for all remaining requirements for the degree (or arrange with the registrar to complete them). Students accepted for candidacy are expected to participate in commencement exercises at the conclusion of the academic year.