The online degree in liberal arts from JBU provides you with a flexible path to complete your bachelor’s degree. Each of the online classes is eight (8) weeks in length.

To graduate with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Liberal Arts through JBU's Degree Completion Program you must:

  1. Complete 39 semester hours in the program
    COR 1103 - Orientation to Learning
    EGL 4003 - Masterpieces of Literature
    HST 2153 - 20th Century World History
    RPH 3003 - Introduction to Philosophy
    RPH 4423 - Ethics
    ART 2233 - Art History I
    BBL 3003 - Evangelical Theology
    SST 1113 - Introduction to Sociology
    MUS 2083 - Masterpieces of Music

    Communications (choose two):
    COM 3453 - Social Movements
    COM 4363 - Political Communication
    COM 4373 - Online Advocacy

    Government (choose two):
    POL 2013 - American Government
    POL 3003 - Political Philosophy
    POL 3133 - Politics of Social Policy

  2. Complete a total of 124 (including 39 hours above) semester hours accepted by John Brown University

  3. Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (4.0 scale) or above for all degree work and 2.25 in the major

  4. Complete the following general education requirements:
    English Composition - 6 hours
    Humanities/Fine Arts - 9 hours* 
    Natural Science - 3 hours
    Mathematics - 3 hours
    Natural Science/Math - 3 hours
    Social/Behavioral Science - 9 hours*
    Health/Physical Education - 3 hours
    Biblical Studies - 6 hours**


    *8 hours maximum in one discipline

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

    Note: The last number in the course number indicates the total credit hour(s) per course

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