Standard 11.16


Standard 11.16

 

11.16 Undergraduate degree programs offered include an appropriate general education core.

a. Bachelor degree programs in liberal arts colleges (institutions offering Bible related programs and at least one other non-Bible related program) include a minimum of 44 semester hours (or equivalent), with at least 3 semester hours (or equivalent), in each of the humanities/fine arts, behavioral/social sciences, communications, and natural sciences/math.

b. Bachelor degree programs in Bible colleges (institutions offering only Bible related programs) include a minimum of 36 semester hours (or equivalent), with at least 3 semester hours (or equivalent), in each of the humanities/fine arts, behavioral/social sciences, communications, and natural science/math.

c. Associate degree programs meet one-half of the minimum semester hours requirements (or equivalent), of the appropriate bachelor degree programs.

Compliance:

The general education requirements are foundational to each bachelor degree program of the Institution.

  • Bachelor Degrees in Bible require a minimum of 37 hours of core classes and 40 hours of Bible.
  • Bachelor Degrees in Education require 52 hours of core classes and 16 hours of Bible.
  • Bachelor Degrees in Music require a minimum of 36 hours of core classes, 40 hours of music and 21 hours of Bible.
  • Bachelor Degree in Religious Arts requires 44 hours of core classes and 32 hours of Bible.

Bachelor degrees require a minimum of 129 hours.

Minimums for each Bachelor Degree in each core area are met as follows:

Humanities/fine arts

Every Bachelor Degree requires American Literature (3 hrs)

Behavioral/social sciences

Every Bachelor Degree requires History of Civilization (6 hrs)

Communications

Every Bachelor Degree requires Public Speaking (4 hrs)

Natural science/math

Bachelor Degrees in Christian Education require Biology (6 hrs)

Bachelor Degree in Religious Arts requires Basic Survey of Math (3 hrs)

Music Degrees Requires a Basic Survey of Math or Math Elective (3 hrs)

Bachelor Degree in Bible requires:

Computers in the Ministry (3 hrs)

Finance (2 hrs)

The Business Certificate requires 14 hours of core classes and 12 hours of Bible.

Documentation:

Appendix B: Catalog 2016-2017, pp. 29-45

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