ACADEMIC PROGRAMS REQUIREMENTS

DEPARTMENT OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

(SYMBOLS: EGL, HST, POL, PSY)

LIBERAL ARTS

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts (B.S.L.A.) online degree

 

1. General Education – 42 hours

English Composition - 6 hrs
Humanities/Fine Arts - 9 hrs*
Natural Science - 3 hrs
Mathematics - 3 hrs
Natural Science/Math - 3 hrs
Social/Behavioral Science - 9 hrs*
Health/Physical Education - 3 hrs
Biblical Studies - 6 hrs**

These hours are in addition and separate from the hours in the program requirements.

*Maximum 8 hours in one discipline

**If you have not had Biblical Studies courses, online options are available at JBU -- talk with your academic advisor if you need to fulfill this requirement

2. Courses Specified by this program - 48 hours

The student will complete two areas of concentration:

A.  Psychology of Human Interaction

PSY-2383 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
PSY-3203 Psychological Testing
PSY-2233 Theories of Counseling
PSY-4333 Cognitive Psychology
PSY-4343 Theories of Learning
PSY-3423 Social Psychology
PSY-2393 Research Methods
PSY-4213 Abnormal Psychology

B.  Civic Engagement and Social Justice

HST-2153 20th Century World History
RPH-3003 Introduction to Philosophy
RPH-4423 Ethics
POL-3003 Political Philosophy
POL-3133 Politics of Social Policy
COM-3453 Social Movements
COM-4636 Political Communication
COM-4373 Online Advocacy

3. Additional required courses - 6 hours

COR-1103 Gateway to Online Adult Learning
EGL-4003 Masterpieces of Literature

3. Additional approved college credit (hours outside of the program) - 28 hours

These hours should be chosen in consultation with your advisor.

Minimum total semester hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124