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Undergraduate Catalog :: Normal Campus

Lincoln College: Normal Campus Academics: Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts Degrees & Policies

Degrees Awarded

  • Bachelor of Arts

Degree Requirements

  • Liberal Arts Core Major GPA of 2.25 or higher
  • Cumulative LCN GPA of 2.00 or higher
  • Final 30 credit hours completed with Lincoln College-Normal
  • Minimum of 39 hours of upper division credit (300/400 level)
  • Complete 120 credit hours
  • Complete Lincoln College-Normal general education requirements.  (ABE students complete IAI General Education Core Curriculum (37 hours) or an earned Associate degree.)

Communications (9 hours)

Three courses from the list below – “C” or better required for all.

  • CMN 301: Communication Theory
  • CMN 302: Techniques of Persuasion
  • CMN 303: Presentation Design (Prereq. SPE 101)
  • CMN 310: Conflict Management
  • ENG 302: Professional Writing (Prereq. Eng 102)
  • SPE 260: Small Group Discussion

Social Sciences (9 hours)

Three courses from the list below – “C” or better required for all.

  • ECO 302: Current Economic Issues
  • GEO 301: Cultural Geography
  • HIS 301: Studies in Leadership
  • POS 301: International Relations
  • POS 391: Constitutional Law I (Prereq. POS 101)
  • POS 392: Constitutional Law II (Prereq. POS 101)
  • SOC 301: Organizational Theory & Behavior for the Liberal Arts
  • SOC 306: Sociology of Social Institutions

Science, Technology and the Environment (6 hours)

Two courses from the list below – “C” or better required for all.

  • ANT 302: Global Issues
  • BIO 301: The American Environment (Prereq. BIO 101/102)
  • SOC 304: Issues in Information Technology

Critical Reasoning and Analytic Methods (6 hours)

Two courses from the list below – “C” or better required for all.

  • CRT 301: Critical Thinking (Prereq. Jr/Sr standing)
  • CRT 303: Research Methods (C or better in Prereq. MAT 110, Jr/Sr standing)

Humanities (9 hours)

Three courses from the list below – “C” or better required for all.

  • ART 301: Understanding the Arts (Prereq. Jr/Sr standing)
  • ENG 308: Contemporary Literature
  • ENG 309: Advanced Literary Genres
  • HUM 304: The American Landscape
  • PHL 301: Philosophy in Popular Culture
  • PHL 302: Values and Choices
  • PHL 303: Contemporary Philosophy & Politics

Senior Coursework (6 hours)

Two courses from the list below – “C” or better required for all.

  • SIT 403: Capstone Seminar (taken in final semester)
  • SIT 402 Senior Research Project (Prereq. CRT 303 and Sr. standing) or SIT 491: Senior Internship (Prereq. Sr. standing)