Entrance Requirements

Bachelor of Business Administration

Christian Literacy – 12 hours

  • BI 1311 Life of Christ – 3 hours
  • BI 1314 Book of Acts – 3 hours
  • BI 2302 Pentateuch – 3 hours
  • Bible Elective – 3 hours

Students who transfer in core curriculum requirements for the BBA program can substitute 12 hours in general education courses for this requirement. Students who take courses at Faulkner University to satisfy the core curriculum requirements for the BBA program must take a Bible course within every 15 hours to satisfy the university’s Christian Literacy requirement.

Cultural Heritage Literacy – 3 hours

One course in humanities or history will satisfy this requirement. – 3 hours

Mathematical and Scientific Literacy – 9 hours

  • MH 1300 College Math (or higher) – 3 hours
  • Natural or Physical Science – 3 hours
  • Mathematics or Natural or Physical Science – 3 hours

Information and Communication Literacy – 6 hours

  • EH 1301 English Composition I – 3 hours
  • EH 1302 English Composition II – 3 hours

A course in computer literacy is recommended for students prior to taking the professional literacy area.

Personal and Social Literacy – 12 hours

Social Sciences: Four courses in any social science area such as history, political science, economics, psychology, sociology, anthropology, library science, geography, etc.

Electives* – 18 hours

Core Curriculum – 60 hours

*Students who plan to complete an emphasis area will only need 12 hours of electives for a total of 54 hours of entrance competencies.

 

Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management

Christian Literacy – 12 hours

  • BI 1311 Life of Christ – 3 hours
  • BI 1314 Book of Acts – 3 hours
  • BI 2302 Pentateuch – 3 hours
  • Bible Elective – 3 hours

Students who transfer in core curriculum requirements for the HRM program can substitute 12 hours in general education courses for this requirement. Students who take courses at Faulkner University to satisfy the core curriculum requirements for the HRM program must take a Bible course within every 15 hours to satisfy the university’s Christian Literacy requirement.

Cultural Heritage Literacy – 3 hours

One course in humanities or history will satisfy this requirement. – 3 hours

Mathematical and Scientific Literacy – 9 hours

  • MH 1300 College Math (or higher) – 3 hours
  • Natural or Physical Science – 3 hours
  • Mathematics or Natural or Physical Science – 3 hours

Information and Communication Literacy – 6 hours

  • EH 1301 English Composition I – 3 hours
  • EH 1302 English Composition II – 3 hours

A course in computer literacy is recommended for students prior to taking the professional literacy area.

Personal and Social Literacy – 12 hours

Social Sciences: Four courses in any social science areas such as history, political science, economics, psychology, sociology, anthropology, library science, geography, etc. – 12 hours

Electives* – 30 hours

Core Curriculum – 72 hours

*Students who plan to complete the Health Administration emphasis will only need 18 hours of electives for a total of 60 hours of entrance competencies.

 

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Christian Literacy – 12 hours

Four lower level courses in Bible (BI 1311; BI 1314; BI 2302 and one BI elective). Students who transfer in core curriculum requirements for the BCJ program can substitute 12 hours in general education courses for this requirement. Students who take courses at Faulkner University to satisfy the core curriculum requirements for the BCJ program must take a Bible course within every 15 hours to satisfy the university’s Christian Literacy requirement.

Cultural Heritage Literacy – 3 hours

One course in humanities or history will satisfy this requirement

Mathematical and Scientific Literacy – 9 hours

  • Mathematics Requirement (MH 1300 College Math or higher) – 3 hours
  • Natural or Physical Science Requirement – 3 hours
  • Mathematics or Natural or Physical Science – 3 hours

Information and Communication Literacy – 9 hours

  • EH 1301 English Composition I – 3 hours
  • EH 1302 English Composition II – 3 hours
  • Technology – Computer Applications (CA 1302) – 3 hours

Personal and Social Literacy – 12 hours

Social Sciences: Four courses in any social science area such as history, political science, economics, psychology, sociology, anthropology, library science, geography, etc.

Electives – 21 hours

Core Curriculum – 66 hours

MINIMUM REQUIRED HOURS

Applicants for BBA and BCJ must complete all core requirements before admission will be granted. Applicants for HRM must complete at least 60 of the 72 required core hours including English Composition I and II and all required math before being admitted.

Students enrolled in Faulkner University’s degree completion programs will not be granted permission to simultaneously take core classes. Transfer credit for core requirements will not be accepted from other schools if taken while enrolled in the degree completion programs.

TRANSCRIPTS

It is the student’s responsibility to request official transcripts from each college or university previously attended. Official transcripts must bear the official college seal, the signature of a designated official, and must be mailed directly from the issuing institution to Faulkner University.