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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Humanities and Fine Arts (BA Degree)

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Humanities and Fine Arts (45 hours) + Liberal Arts Core (47 hours)

Interdisciplinary Programs

Interdisciplinary majors and minors are offered with general concentration options in three academic areas: Humanities and Fine Arts, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences. All prerequisites must be met for all courses attempted for these majors and minors. Minors offered within this program may only be used in combination with the specific majors offered in this program.

Major Concentration

In addition to the Liberal Arts Core, 45 hours must be selected from courses listed under the major concentration. A limit of 5 courses may be taken in any of the department areas. For the Natural Science major, 5 of the courses must be at the 300 or 400 level.

Minor Concentration

In addition to the Liberal Arts Core, 21 hours must be selected from courses under one of the two minor concentrations listed. A limit of three courses may be taken in one of the department areas listed.

Major Concentration (45 hours)

A combination of courses from the following fields:

Art, Christian Studies, Communication, English, Foreign Language and Literature (any), History and Music

Minor Concentration (21 hours)

Select (1) Social Science OR (2) Natural Science:

  1. Includes: Accounting, Aerospace, Healthcare Management, Business Administration, ECBA, ECEC, Economics, Education, Geography, Health Promotion, Hospitality and Tourism, Human Resource Management, Kinesiology, Management, Marketing, Military, Political Science, Project Management, Criminal Justice, Psychology and Sociology
  2. Includes: Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Geology, Mathematics*, Physics, Nursing** and Computer Science


  and   do not count for this major.
** Only former nursing program students may use nursing courses. Students earning this degree may not take the nursing license exam.

Recognition of Credit Earned which Satisfies Requirements in both (1) the Major and (2) the Minor or Second Major*

  1. Credit hours earned for any class are only counted once in the cumulative hours used for graduation, and are counted once on the student’s transcript.
  2. Credit hours earned for a class required in one’s major that also meet the requirements in one’s minor or second major may be recognized in both areas subject to:

During degree checks or degree audits, credit hours which meet the requirements in more than one area (including Liberal Arts Core) will only be counted once toward the 125(+) hours needed for graduation.

* Interdisciplinary programs have different rules regarding the application of major, minor and liberal arts core credit. Any course used in the liberal arts core will not apply to the major or minor.


All students must have at least 125 hours to graduate. Students must meet the Residency Requirements  described in this catalog.

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