2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Bachelor of Science General Education Requirements

University Requirement

COL-1995Vocation and College Success (Freshman only, transfer students are exempt)1
Theology University Requirements ( 6 hours)
Biblical Studies Course (Select one)3
The Bible (B)
Introduction to the Old Testament (B)
Introduction to the New Testament (B)
Christian Doctrine Course (Select one)3
Introduction to Christianity (S)
Martin Luther's Small and Large Catechisms (S)

General Education Requirements 

Communication (9 Hours)

ENG-1100English Composition 23
COM-1100Speech Communication3
ENG-2000Writing About Literature 23

Humanities and Fine Arts (9 Hours)

Humanities
Select one of the following:3
American Sign Language I
American Sign Language II
Non-Western Literature
Society and Literature
U.S. Latina/o Literature(s)
Greek & Roman Mythology
African American Literature
Classical World Literature
Modern World Literature
Survey of Early Modern Europe, 1350-1815
German for Reading I
German for Reading II
Greek I
Greek II
Hebrew I
Hebrew II
Survey of Modern Europe Since 1815
Survey of World History to 1350
Survey of the World Since 1350
History of the American People to 1877
History of the American People since 1877
U.S. Women's History
African American History
Hispanic and Latino American History
Ancient Greek and Roman Civilizations
A History of Illinois
Latin I
Latin II
Primer in Philosophy
Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion
Introduction to Logic
Social and Political Philosophy
Elementary Spanish I
Elementary Spanish II
Intermediate Spanish I
Intermediate Spanish II
Fine Arts
Select one of the following courses:3
Introduction to the Visual Arts
Two-Dimensional Basic Studio
Three-Dimensional Basic Studio
Western Art: Pre-History through Renaissance
Western Art: Post Renaissance through Contemporary
Non-Western Art (+)
Introduction to Film Studies
Global Documentary
Exploration of Music
Survey of Western Music
Music of World Cultures
History of Jazz
Introduction to Theater
Select one of the following Humanities or Fine Arts from the following list:3
Introduction to the Visual Arts
Two-Dimensional Basic Studio
Three-Dimensional Basic Studio
Western Art: Pre-History through Renaissance
Western Art: Post Renaissance through Contemporary
Non-Western Art (+)
American Sign Language I
American Sign Language II
Introduction to Film Studies
Global Documentary
Non-Western Literature
Society and Literature
U.S. Latina/o Literature(s)
Greek & Roman Mythology
African American Literature
Classical World Literature
Modern World Literature
German for Reading I
German for Reading II
Greek I
Greek II
Hebrew I
Hebrew II
Survey of Early Modern Europe, 1350-1815
Survey of Modern Europe Since 1815
History of the American People to 1877
History of the American People since 1877
Survey of World History to 1350
Survey of the World Since 1350
U.S. Women's History
African American History
Hispanic and Latino American History
Ancient Greek and Roman Civilizations
A History of Illinois
Arts and Ideas
Intro to American Cultural Studies
Latin I
Latin II
Primer in Philosophy
Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion
Introduction to Logic
Social and Political Philosophy
Exploration of Music
Survey of Western Music
Music of World Cultures
History of Jazz
Elementary Spanish I
Elementary Spanish II
Intermediate Spanish I
Intermediate Spanish II
Introduction to Theater

Social/Behavioral Sciences (9 Hours)

Select three courses with different prefixes from the following:9
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Foundations of Economics
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
Social and Political Philosophy
International Relations
Introduction to Comparative Politics
General Psychology
The Mind and the Brain
Developmental Psychology: Life Span
Child and Adolescent Psychology
Social Psychology
People and Society (Special Topics)
Introduction to Sociology
Marriage and the Family
Sociology of Gender/Sexualities
Race, Ethnicity, & Racisms in the U.S.
Social Inequality: Class, Status and Power

Physical and Life Sciences (7-8 Hours) One class taken must include a lab,  classes with an * include a lab 

Physical Science
Select one class 14
Elements of Earth Science
Consumer Chemistry
Chemistry in the World Today
Health Science Applications in Chemistry
Fundamentals of Chemistry
Concepts in Chemistry and Biology
Concepts in Physics and Earth Science
Energy and Our Environment (*)
Introduction to Sustainability (*)
Life Science
Select one of the following: 13-4
Biology in the World Today
Medical Terminology
Fundamentals of Microbiology (*)
Concepts in Chemistry and Biology (*)
Energy and Our Environment (*)
Introduction to Sustainability (*)

Mathematics (3 Hours)

Select one of the following: 13
Finite Mathematics
College Algebra
Pre-Calculus
Statistics
Discrete Mathematics
Calculus for Business and Life Sciences
Calculus I
Calculus II
Calculus III
Total Hours3

Additional Requirements

Major

  • Coursework for majors in the College of Health, Science & Technology can be found later 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 Health, Science & Technology. 
  • A course in the major must have the grade C or higher to apply to the major.
  • The department of Natural Science and Geography requires a minimum grade of C for courses within the major that are not prerequisites for other courses. For courses that are pre-requisites, the C minimum remains unless superseded by admission grade requirements for specific programs, e.g., nursing at Oak Point University (formerly Resurrection University), microscopy at Hooke College, medicine/dentistry/pharmacy at LECOM, etc.)
  • No course in a major may be taken on the Pass/Fail grade option.

Minor             

  • Optional
  • Minors for the College of Health, Science & Technology can be found later in this section.
  • One-third of the courses used toward the minor must be unique from anywhere else in a student’s program.
  • Electives: As needed to meet the 120-hour degree requirement.