Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS) & Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
To graduate from
Lindsey Wilson College, students must meet all general education
and major requirements specified in the catalog in effect when they
entered the College or all requirements specified in a subsequent
year. If a student leaves the College for a calendar year or
longer, he or she must satisfy all graduation requirements in
effect in the catalog year when the student returns or in a
All bachelor's degree candidates for graduation must complete a
minimum of 120 credit hours of acceptable academic work with a
minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 on a 4.00
scale. Some programs (Education and Human Services &
Counseling) require a higher GPA. Required courses in the
major and/or minor must be completed with a minimum grade of C
unless a division or program specifies a higher grade requirement.
Some students, depending upon their major, minor, and/or
general education choices, may exceed the 120 hour minimum.
Bachelor's degree candidates must complete:
- Essential Learning general education requirements (typically
36-64 credit hours), consisting of:
- Core courses (27-38 credit hours) that are drawn from the
traditional liberal arts;
- Intermediate courses (6-12 credit hours) that are typically
drawn from the student's major or minor; and
- Mastery courses (3-12 credit hours) that are typically drawn
from the student's major or minor.
- A major (typically 45 credit hours including 12 or more credit
hours of 3000-4000 level major courses in order to develop a depth
of knowledge in a discipline);
- 3000-4000 level courses comprising a minimum of 39 credit
- Elective courses.
Residency Requirements for BA/BS/BSN
In order to earn a bachelor's degree from Lindsey Wilson
College, students must successfully complete a minimum of 42 credit
hours at the College. At least 50% of the credits required in
a major or minor must be earned at the College.
Hours transferred to the College during completion of a degree
need prior approval of the Registrar's office. Education
methods classes may not be transferred to the College.
Programs have the right to require students to complete
program assessments prior to graduation.