Jun 02, 2020  
Online Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Online Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020

Liberal Arts, B.S.

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Student Learning Outcomes for the BS in Liberal Arts

  • Moral and Ethical Judgment - Make moral and ethical judgments based upon a Christian worldview.
  • Communication Media - Utilize various communications media to develop civic engagement.
  • Analyzing Issues - Demonstrate the ability to draw upon historical knowledge in order to analyze relevant historical and contemporary issues.
  • Engaged Citizenship - Demonstrate engaged citizenship by developing a broad understanding of social and political issues.
  • Understanding Human Behavior - Demonstrate an understanding of human behavior and how it impacts a person’s worldview.
  • Utilizing Personal Strengths - Demonstrate an understanding of one’s own strengths and how to utilize them.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts (BSLA) degree

General Education - 35 hours

  • English Composition - 6 hours
  • Humanities/Fine Arts - 9 hours*
  • Natural Science - 3 hours
  • Mathematics - 3 hours
  • Social/Behavioral Science - 6 hours
  • Health/Physical Education - 2 hours
  • Biblical Studies - 6 hours**

*Maximum 8 hours in one discipline

**If you have not had Biblical Studies courses, options are available at JBU – talk with your advisor if you need to fulfill this requirement

Emphases Options - must choose at least one emphasis

Additional approved college credit - 46 hours

These hours should be chosen in consultation with your academic advisor.

Minimum total semester hours - 120

In order to graduate, each BSLA major must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (4.0 scale) or above for all degree work and 2.25 in the major.

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