The Bachelor of Arts degree consists of four years of course work that places the student's major field of study in the context of a liberal arts education. To encourage a wide range of studies, the degree requires a greater concentration of general studies courses than do other degrees and a minor in an area distinct from the major, while it allows a greater number of electives. In the tradition of the liberal arts, all Bachelor of Arts degree majors require foreign language study.
The Bachelor of Business Administration degree consists of a four-year program with concentrations available in accounting, entrepreneurship and small business management, finance, international business, management, and marketing. For specific requirements, see the School of Business section of this bulletin.
The Bachelor of Music degree consists of four years of course work primarily in the major field of study with modified requirements in general studies. The degree is offered with a choice of two majors, Performance or Music Education. For the modified general studies program and other specific requirements, see the Music section of this bulletin.
The Bachelor of Science degree consists of four years of course work that places the student's major field of study in the context of a liberal arts education. The degree permits somewhat greater concentration in the field of study and requires fewer general studies courses than does the Bachelor of Arts degree. No foreign language study is required. No minor is required with the exception of Elementary Education.
The Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree is a four-year program accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org, requiring 200 quarter hours of course work. It is designed to prepare students for entry into the profession of engineering and for lifelong learning including programs of advanced study in civil, computer, electrical and mechanical engineering or associated fields. For the modified general studies program and other specific requirements, see the Engineering section of this bulletin.
The Bachelor of Social Work degree is a four-year program approved by the Council on Social Work Education, the accrediting body for all social work education programs. It prepares students for entry level positions in a variety of social service agencies. For specific requirements, see the Social Work and Sociology section of this bulletin.