A maximum of 75 credit hours is applicable toward the baccalaureate degree at Russell Sage College. Second degree students must complete a minimum of 45 additional credit hours, including at least one-half the major field requirement. Second degree students possessing an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university in the United States are exempt from all general education requirements at Russell Sage College. Students may appeal to the Dean of the College for a waiver of this requirement based on evidence of prior service learning experience. Those holding bachelor’s degree from international institutions may appeal to the Academic Dean for a waiver of all or a portion of general education requirements.