Liberal Arts (B.A.)

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Liberal Arts Degree

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

The Liberal Arts Bachelor’s degree program on our Minnesota offers one of the most flexible degree options with career opportunities in business, public service, and ministry. Graduates are also qualified to pursue additional academic degrees at the master’s level.

The Liberal Arts degree offered at our Minnesota campus, incorporates an interdisciplinary curriculum with multiple elective options. We cover multiple fields of study and, at the same time, provide our students with a deeper understanding of the Bible and a Christian worldview.

  • Courses

    Liberal Arts Major (B.A.) Courses

    Program Requirements


    Christian Studies Core


    I. Christian Studies - 24 Credits


    General Education Core


    II. General Education - 40 Credits


    Major Core


    III. Liberal Arts Major - 42 Credits


    IV. Electives - 19 Credits*


    * Some courses from the Christian Studies Core and Major Core can be used to fulfill requirements in the General Education Core. By doing that the number of electives needed would increase so that the minimum of 125 credits is reached.

    Total - 125 Credits


    1 Select humanities electives from COM, ENG, ESL, FAR, HIS, HUM, LAN, MUS, PHI, or PRC.

    2 Select social science electives from ANT, CSJ, ECO, ESL, GEO, HIS, POL, PSY, or SOC.

    3 Fine arts courses include music, art, drama, and dance. COM 328  also qualifies as a fine arts elective. (Only three credits of music organizations and/or lessons can be counted toward humanities/fine arts requirements.)

    4 Select Liberal Arts electives from the humanities (at least 12 hours from COM, ENG, ESL, FAR, HIS, HUM, LAN, MUS, PHI, and PRC ) and the social sciences (at least 12 hours from ANT, CSJ, ECO, ESL, GEO, HIS, POL, PSY, or SOC).

    5 A literature elective is a course whose title contains Literature or whose main content is literature. EED 239 - Children’s Literature  is excluded.

     

    Recommended Electives:


    Four-Year Suggested Program for the Liberal Arts Major


    Freshman Year


    Fall Semester - 16 Credits


    Spring Semester - 16 Credits


    Sophomore Year


    Fall Semester - 16 Credits


    • BIB/THE - Bible or Theology Elective 3 Credits
    • Liberal Arts Elective (300-400 level) 3 Credits 4
    • PHI 232 - Introduction to Philosophy 3 Credits
    • SCI - Lab Science Elective 4 Credits
    • Fine Arts or Foreign Language Elective 3 Credits

    Spring Semester - 16 Credits


    • Social Science Elective 3 Credits2
    • Humanities, Math, Science or Social Science Elective 3 Credits
    • Humanities, Math, Science or Social Science Elective 3 Credits
    • THE 231 - Christian Doctrine 3 Credits
    • Humanities Elective 3 Credits 1
    • Elective 1 Credits

    Departmental Acceptance


    Students apply for departmental acceptance during their sophomore year spring semester or their junior year fall semester. A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA and completion of half of the Christian Service requirements are required for departmental admission in the Liberal Arts major.

    Junior Year


    Fall Semester - 16 Credits


    Spring Semester - 15 Credits


    Senior Year


    Fall Semester - 15 Credits


    • BIB 434 - Romans 3 Credits
    • 300-400 Liberal Arts Elective 3 Credits4
    • 300-400 Liberal Arts Elective 3 Credits4
    • 300-400 Liberal Arts Elective 3 Credits4
    • Elective 3 Credits

    Spring Semester - 15 Credits


    • BIB/THE - Bible or Theology Elective 3 Credits
    • HUM 461X - Senior Interdisciplinary Seminar 3 Credits
    • 300-400 Liberal Arts Elective 3 Credits4
    • 300-400 Liberal Arts Elective 3 Credits4
    • 300-400 Liberal Arts Elective 3 Credits4


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  • Tuition

    On-Campus (SAS) Tuition

    On-Campus Undergraduate 2018-2019 Costs

    Per Semester Yearly
    Tuition* $12,865 $25,730
    Technology Fee $130 $260
    Wellness Fee $105 $210
    Meal Plan (standard plan) $2,115 $4,230
    Residence Hall Basic $2,215 $4,430
    Total $17,430 $34,860

    *Nursing students add $1,440 per semester ($720 per clinical)

    (less than 12 credits per semester) $1,070 per credit
    Overload (more than 18 credits per semester) $690 per credit

    NOTE: The FAFSA is required for all federal and state grants and federal student loans.

    Meal Plans Per Semester Yearly
    15 meals/week (standard) or 10 meals/week (FLEX) $2,115 $4,230
    Block Plan (seniors only) $1,235 $2,470
    Fees
    Graduation Application Fee $115
    Parking Fee (general parking) $105 per semester

    Check Course Catalog for any additional fees related to your specific program.

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