Lincoln College

Undergraduate Catalog :: Normal Campus

General Studies Degrees & Policies

Degrees Offered

Bachelor of General Studies Degree Requirements

Competency Courses

Grade of C or better required in each of the following:

General Studies Core (33 hours)

Complete any 33 hours in the Arts and Sciences beyond the general education requirements or associate degree distributed as follows:

Concentration Courses (18 hours)

Complete 18 hours of an additional concentration of courses in a specific field of study beyond the general education requirements or associate degree. Such concentrations may include:

Arts and Sciences Electives (9 hours)

World Culture/Diversity Requirement

Associate of Arts in General Studies Degree Requirements

Successful completion of the Associate in Arts Curriculum (60 hours)

Communications (9 hours)

Each of the following courses totaling a minimum of 9 hours:

Language and Humanities (9 hours)

Any three of the following courses totaling a minimum of 9 hours. Selected courses must be from two separate disciplines.

Natural Sciences (7 hours)

Two courses from list below – One Physical Science and One Life Science; One course must have a lab.

Mathematics (3-4 hours)

One course from the list below.

Social Sciences (9 hours)

Three courses from the list below.– from two different disciplines.

Physical Education (2 hours)

One course from the list below.

Last 27 credit hours must be completed at Lincoln College.

Lincoln College cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.00 or above for at least 60 credit hours applied toward associate in arts.

*Courses that do NOT meet Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) transfer course.

Associate of Science in General Studies Degree Requirements

Successful completion of the Associate in Science Curriculum (61 hours)

Communications (9 hours)

Language and Humanities (9 hours)

Any three of the following courses totaling a minimum of 6 hours. Selected courses must come from two different disciplines.

Natural Sciences (7 hours)

Any one course from the Life Sciences and any one course from the Physical Sciences as follows. At least one course must be a lab course.

Mathematics (3-4 hours)

One course from the list below.

Social Sciences (9 hours)

Three courses – from two different disciplines.

Last 27 credit hours must be completed at Lincoln College.

Lincoln College cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.00 or above for at least 61 credit hours applied toward associate in science.

* Courses that do NOT meet Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) transfer course.