Jul 16, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2024-2025 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2024-2025

What’s New in 2024


2024-2025 JBU Undergraduate Catalog Highlights

 

New departments:

New major programs of study:

New minors:

New areas of interest:

Renamed majors and minors:

Discontinued majors, minors, and areas of interest:

  • Art and Illustration, B.S.
  • Christian Discipleship Area of Interest
  • Film, B.S.
  • Graphic Design, B.S.
  • Leadership and Community Minor
  • Linguistics Minor
  • New Testament Greek Minor
  • Photography, B.S.
  • Reconciliation Studies Minor
  • Visual FX, B.S.
  • Visual FX Minor

New prefixes:

  • PHL (Philosophy), housed in the Department of Humanities
  • REL (Religion), housed in the Department of Bible and Ministry

New courses approved for the 2024-2025 academic year:

Click here  for a list and links to course descriptions for new courses.

Academic Policy updates to the 2024 catalog:

  • Fresh Start Policy
  • Non-Attendance Resulting in Withdrawal

Accelerated Master’s Program Opportunities:

John Brown University undergraduate students may begin work on a graduate degree after reaching junior status (60 completed hours) by declaring an Accelerated Master’s Program. Students may receive permission to substitute JBU graduate courses for required or elective courses in an undergraduate degree program and then subsequently count those same courses as fulfilling graduate requirements in a related graduate program that the institution offers. A maximum of 12 graduate hours is allowed. Refer to Accelerated Master’s Programs in the current catalog or contact your advisor for details.

  • Accelerated Master’s Program - Business
  • Accelerated Master’s Program - Counseling
  • Accelerated Master’s Program - Cybersecurity
  • Accelerated Master’s Program - Design Thinking & Innovation
  • Accelerated Master’s Program - Leadership
  • Accelerated Master’s Program - Outdoor Program Management
  • Accelerated Master’s Program - School Counseling
  • Accelerated Master’s Program - Special Education
  • Accelerated Master’s Program - Teaching

In case you didn’t know…

JBU Graduate Studies

     Master of Arts

  • Education Studies, M.A.

Master of Arts in Teaching

  • Teaching, M.A.T.

Master of Business Administration

  • Business Administration with Accounting Concentration, M.B.A. (36 hours)
  • Business Administration with Accounting Concentration, M.B.A. (45 hours)
  • Business Administration with Cybersecurity Concentration, M.B.A. (36 hours)
  • Business Administration with Cybersecurity Concentration, M.B.A. (45 hours)
  • Business Administration with Data Analytics Concentration, M.B.A. (36 hours)
  • Business Administration with Data Analytics Concentration, M.B.A. (42 hours)
  • Business Administration with Data Analytics Concentration, M.B.A. (51 hours)
  • Business Administration with Design Thinking and Innovation Concentration, M.B.A. (36 hours)
  • Business Administration with Design Thinking and Innovation Concentration, M.B.A. (36 hours)
  • Business Administration with Design Thinking and Innovation Concentration, M.B.A. (45 hours)
  • Business Administration with Healthcare Administration Concentration, M.B.A. (36 hours)
  • Business Administration with Healthcare Administration Concentration, M.B.A. (45 hours)
  • Business Administration with International Business Concentration, M.B.A. (36 hours)
  • Business Administration with International Business Concentration, M.B.A. (45 hours)
  • Business Administration with Management Concentration, M.B.A. (36 hours)
  • Business Administration with Management Concentration, M.B.A. (45 hours)
  • Business Administration with Marketing Analytics Concentration, M.B.A. (36 hours)
  • Business Administration with Marketing Analytics Concentration, M.B.A. (42 hours)
  • Business Administration with Marketing Analytics Concentration, M.B.A. (51 hours)
  • Business Administration with Organizational Leadership Concentration, M.B.A. (36 hours)
  • Business Administration with Organizational Leadership Concentration, M.B.A. (45 hours)
  • Business Administration, M.B.A. (36 hours)
  • Business Administration, M.B.A. (45 hours)

Master of Education

  • Educational Studies, M.Ed.
  • School Counseling, M.Ed.
  • Special Education, M.Ed.

Master of Science

  • Counseling, M.S.
  • Cybersecurity, M.S.
  • Design Thinking and Innovation, M.S.
  • Organizational Leadership, M.S.
  • Outdoor Program Management, M.S.

     Other Programs

Emphasis:

  • Adventure Therapy Emphasis
  • Marriage & Family Therapy Emphasis
  • Play Therapy Emphasis

Endorsement:

  • Special Education Resource K-6, 7-12 Endorsement

Licensure:

  • School Counseling License Endorsement
  • Special Education K-12 Licensure Option

    Certificate:

  • Cybersecurity Certificate
  • Data Analytics Certificate
  • Marketing Analytics Certificate

 

Refer to the 2024 Graduate Catalog for additional information.