To graduate you must have earned an overall GPA of 2.5 in CDS courses. CDS courses with a grade of less than C- will not be acceptable for the departmental average requirement and must be retaken for a grade of C- or better. You are not allowed to elect S/U grading in department courses. The major includes 32 required credits that must be taken in the CDS department and 30 required credits to be taken outside the CDS department. Of the 32 credits of departmental courses, a minimum of 20 credits of CDS courses must be completed at UB. Please see curriculum file below for complete details of degree requirements.