Bachelor of Arts (Liberal Arts)

Core Requirements – 72-78 hours

Christian Literacy – 18-24 hours

Lower Level Courses

  • BI 1211/1311 Life of Christ
  • BI 1214/1314 Book of Acts
  • BI 2202/2302 Pentateuch
  • BI Elective (2/3 hours)

Upper Level Courses

  • BI 3311 Marriage and Family
  • BI 4311 Christian Cultural Heritage
  • BI Elective (2/3 hours)
  • BI Elective (2/3 hours)

Cultural Heritage Literacy – 12 hours

  • HU 1310 Western Cultural Heritage I
  • HU 1320 Western Cultural Heritage II
  • HU 2310 Western Cultural Heritage III
  • HY 2320 American Cultural Heritage

Mathematical and Scientific Literacy – 11 hours

Mathematics Requirement:

MH 1338 (Finite Mathematics) or higher

Physical Science Requirement:

One course form Physical Science, Chemistry, or Physics with the accompanying lab.

Natural Science Requirement:

one course from Biology with the accompanying lab

Information and Communication Literacy – 21 hours

Composition and Literature

  • EH 1301 English Composition I
  • EH 1302 English Composition II
  • EH 2301 or EH 2303 or EH2304

Communication

EH 1303 Speech Communication

Technology (one from the following list)

  • CA 1302 Computer Applications or
  • CS 2305 Intro to Computer Science & Programming or
  • INF 1300 Information Research and Strategies

Foreign Language: in a given foreign language – 6 hours

Personal and Social Literacy – 10 hours

Personal

  • PE 1300 Lifetime Fitness
  • FAFE 1111 or FATE 2111 Freshman Experience/Transfer Experience
  • PE Activity – Two one-hour activity courses

Social Science

PY 1310 Introduction to Psychology

Service Learning

  • FASL 1090 Experience in Service Learning I
  • FASL 2090 Experience in Service Learning II
  • FASL 3090 Experience in Service Learning III
  • FASL 4090 Experience in Service Learning IV

Professional Literacy – 57 hours

Major Field Requirements – 30 hours

  • BA 2303 Macroeconomics or BA 2304 Microeconomics
  • EH 3301 Advanced Composition
  • HU 3301 Western Philosophic Heritage
  • HU 3302 Moral Philosophy
  • HU 3303 Logic for Liberal Arts
  • HU 4300 Senior Seminar in the Humanities
  • MU 4331 Christian Aesthetics and Philosophy of Fine Arts
  • PS 3308 Constitutional Government

Literature Elective (one from the following list)

  • EH 4301 Literary Criticism
  • EH 4313 Shakespeare Survey
  • EH 4333 Chaucer and Medieval Studies
  • EH 4365 World Literature

Elective (one from the following list)

  • HY 3307 Non-Western Civilization
  • HY 4301 Middle Ages
  • HY 4302 Renaissance and Reformation
  • HY 4303 Early Modern Europe
  • HY 4304 Modern Europe
  • HY 4313 Historiography/Philosophy of History

Departmental Requirements – 24 hours

Area of Concentration or Minor – 18 hours

  • Six courses are drawn from any of the disciplines within the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Biblical Studies or Business
  • Foreign Language 6 hours (This requirement is in addition to the six hours of foreign language required for all Bachelor of Arts degree plans

Total Hours – 129-135 hours

* If a student takes the internship course within their minor area, HU 4390 is waived and replaced with three hours of upper-division electives.

Note

48 hours of upper level credits are required for graduation. This number decreases by one hour for each upper level BI course taken for 2-hour credit.