Summary of the Program
The 120-credit hour Bachelor of Arts Degree program provides a philosophically-based Catholic honors liberal arts curriculum with a major in Philosophy, Theology, English in the Humanities or History in the Social Sciences. The program is designed to give the student the proper preparation for graduate work in a related area, for teaching or for ministry.
The B.A. program requires an understanding of Philosophy, Theology, Humanities, Social Sciences, Mathematics and the Physical Sciences.
A maximum of ninety credit hours with a grade of C or higher will be accepted for transfer into the B.A. program, provided credits are from accredited colleges, have not already been used for a Bachelor’s degree or higher and are applicable to the B.A. degree. Of accepted transfer credits, only fifteen may be in a student’s area of concentration. Acceptance of transfer credits is at the discretion of the Academic Dean.
There is a six-year time limit from entry into the program for completion of the degree requirements.
Admission Requirements to the B.A. Program
Applicants for the B.A. program should follow the College Division Admissions Procedure. They must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Applicants must be able to show proficiency in English, either evidenced by previous college experience, or by proficiency exam.
Bachelor of Arts Degree Curriculum
Number of Core or Recommended Courses: (a major constitutes 10 courses in the areas of Theology, Philosophy, History in the Social Sciences, and English in the Humanities). Students may double major by taking ten courses in each of two areas.
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|20 Core Courses x 3 Credits each = 60 Credit Core|