Liberal Arts Degree
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
The liberal arts bachelor’s degree program in Minnesota is designed for students seeking a biblically-based education within the liberal arts sector of the Humanities and Social Sciences Department, in preparation for variety of professional goals or graduate education. Careers in private business, public service and ministry are open to students with a strong liberal arts background.
Working with an academic adviser, students choose elective courses with a strong arts and humanities orientation, to tailor their educational and professional goals to their program. The Christian studies core allows students to fully integrate their Christian faith with their academic studies.
Faculty members provide students with broad knowledge of the liberal arts, infused with God’s word and worldview. Students develop excellent written and communication skills, and critical thinking and practical problem solving abilities, in preparation for additional academic work, professional training or immediate employment.
DID YOU KNOW?
At Crown College, well over 90% of our new graduates are employed or continuing their education in a master’s degree program.
The Office of Career Development at Crown is here to help you with your future career and can assist with resume development, career counseling, internships, and job placement. We encourage you to visit the office during your first year to begin planning your internship opportunities as well as developing a professional network.
Liberal Arts Major (B.A.) Courses
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.
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.
To view these courses in our online catalog system, click here.
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