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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)

Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.)

Bachelor of Individualized Study (B.I.S.)

Bachelor of Music (B.M.)

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.)

Bachelor of  Social Work (B.S.W.)
 

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

 

Credit Hours

Foreign language courses (intermediate level required)1

0-14

General Education courses 2

41

Philosophy course  

3

(in addition to General Education courses) 3

 

Major concentration courses and electives 4

62-76

 

120

 
 Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)

 

Credit Hours

B.B.A. core courses

44-45

General Education courses 2

41

Major courses

24

Electives

11-21

 

120

 
 Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.)

 

Credit Hours

Core program — art courses

24

General Education courses 2

41

Art emphasis courses

54

Electives

1

 

120

 

Bachelor of Individualized Study (B.I.S.)

 

Credit Hours

General Education courses 7

41

Major concentration courses

30

Electives

49

 

120

 Bachelor of Music (B.M.)

 

Credit Hours

Core music program courses

27

General Education courses 2

41

Major concentration courses and electives

56-63

 

124-131

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

 

Credit Hours

General Education courses 2

41

Mathematics course

3

(in addition to General Education courses) 5

 

Social science or natural science course(s) 6

3-4

(in addition to General Education courses)

 

Major concentration courses and electives 4

72-77

 

120

 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.)

 

Credit Hours

General Education courses 2

41

Nursing courses

61

Other supportive courses

14

Electives

5-8

 

120

Bachelor of  Social Work (B.S.W.)

 

Credit Hours

Core program — social work courses

42

General Education courses 2

41

Social work electives

6

Electives

32-35

 

120

 

1

The foreign language requirement may be satisfied by successful completion of the second semester of the intermediate level of the student’s chosen language (typically 232), or by placing out of that language through the Department of Foreign Language’s placement test.

2

The General Education program contains a set of requirements each student must fulfill. The number of credit hours necessary to fulfill these requirements may vary.

3

100-, 200-, 300- or 400-level course acceptable, or consult the list of courses satisfying Bachelor of Arts degree requirements at http://www.jmu.edu/registrar.

4

Would include education courses leading to licensure in teacher education.

5

Students are strongly encouraged to complete one of the following sequences: GISAT 141B –ISAT 142, MATH 107-108, MATH 135-235, MATH 155-220, MATH 156-220, MATH 205-206 or MATH 235-236.

6

Social science to be chosen from the list of courses satisfying Bachelor of Science degree requirements at http://www.jmu.edu/registrar.

7

The Adult Degree Program contains a set of requirements each individualized study major must fulfill. The university recognizes this alternate general education program as a nontraditional equivalent to The Human Community.

 

 
 
 
 
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