2021-2022 Academic Catalog

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements

Communication (9 Hours)

ENG-1100English Composition3
COM-1100Speech Communication3
ENG-2000Writing About Literature3

Humanities and Fine Arts (9-10 Hours)

At least one course in Humanities or Social/Behavioral Sciences must have a Global Studies. Courses with a (+) following their title have a Global Studies.

Select one course for three hours from the following:3
Vocation and College Success (incoming freshmen)
U.S. Latina/o Literature(s)
African American Literature
Arts and Ideas (incoming freshmen, transfer students exempt)
Intro to American Cultural Studies
Introduction to Logic
Mathematical Proof
Humanities
Select one of the following Foreign Language, History or Literature courses:
U.S. Latina/o Literature(s)
African American Literature
Intro to American Cultural Studies
Introduction to Logic
Fine Arts
Select one of the following Art, Film, Music or Theatre courses:3
Introduction to the Visual Arts
Two-Dimensional Basic Studio
Three-Dimensional Basic Studio
Non-Western Art (+)
Introduction to Film Studies
Global Documentary (+)
Media Literacy
Exploration of Music
Survey of Western Music
Music of World Cultures (+)
History of Jazz
Introduction to Theater
Contemporary Theater
Approved History, Literature, and Foreign Language courses

Social/Behavioral Sciences (9 Hours)

At least one course in Humanities or Social/Behavioral Sciences must have a Global Studies. Courses with a (+) following their title have a Global Studies.

SBS-1995People and Society (Special Topics)3
MGT-2041Leading Teams and Groups in a Global Environment (required)3
Select one of the following courses from a different discipline:3
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (+)
Geography of North America
World Geography: Culture Patterns (+)
The Developing World (+)
Introduction to Global Cultural Studies
Engaging Diversity: U.S. Perspectives
American Government and Politics
General Psychology
Introduction to Sociology

Natural Sciences (7-8 Hours)

Physical Science
One approved Physical Science Course 13
Life Science
One approved Life Science Course 13
Lab Course
One of the above courses must include a lab3

Mathematics/Logic (6 Hours)

Any two mathematics courses6

Three math credits may be waived if student has prior credit for or completes one of the following courses with a grade of “C- ” or better:

College Algebra
Calculus for Business and Life Sciences 1
Calculus I 1

Theology (6 Hours)

Biblical Course
Select one of the following:3
The Bible
Introduction to the Old Testament
Introduction to the New Testament
Christian Doctrine Course
THY-1210Introduction to Christianity3

 Health/Fitness (1 Hour)

PES-1010Fitness and Wellness1

Additional Requirements

Major course requirements and double counting credits:

  • Coursework for majors in the College of Business can be found in succeeding pages in this section.
  • No more than half of the courses (equaling no more than one half of the credits) for a major can be used toward another major within the College of Business. 
  • All courses taken for the major and within the College of Business must achieve a grade of “C” or better.

Major course requirements and double counting credits:

  • Optional
  • Minors for the College of Business can be found in succeeding pages in this section.
  • Up to two-thirds of the courses used toward a minor can be double-counted from a major.
  • One third of the courses used toward a minor must be unique from anywhere else in a student’s program.

Elective

Minimum of 9 hours or as specified to meet the 128-hour degree requirement.