Baccalaureate Degree Programs Undergraduate degrees available at Illinois State

Baccalaureate degree programs undergraduate degrees

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Baccalaureate Degree Programs Undergraduate degrees available at Illinois State University include the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Education, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Social Work degrees. When applying for gradua- tion, the student indicates the specific degree which he or she is qualified to receive. Other requirements are specified for each degree below. Statement of Purpose for the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degree: The Bachelor of Arts degree provides for the acquisition of written and oral communication skills, creative thinking, abilities in the critical analysis of texts, the understanding of cultures, and a working knowledge of social, politi- cal, and historical contexts. The degree is typically pursued by those students whose academic empha- sis in their major area of study is directed toward the humanities, arts, and selected areas of the social sciences disciplines. Statement of Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degree: General Education require- ments, general requirements for graduation, and knowledge of a foreign language as demonstrated by successful completion of FOR 115 (or the equivalent). A student seeking a B.A. degree takes Foreign Languages 115 in place of Middle Core Quantitative Reasoning. NOTE: All graduates of the College of Arts and Sciences must satisfy a foreign language require- ment that may be met by: 3 years of one foreign language in high school or completion of the sec- ond semester or higher of college-level foreign lan- guage with a grade of C or better or equivalent proficiency as determined by examination. American Sign Language may be used to fulfill this requirement by transfer credit or by proficiency. 72 D E G R E Q Degree Requirements
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Statement of Purpose for the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree: The Bachelor of Science degree provides for the acquisition of oral and writ- ten communication skills and the acquisition of ana- lytical skills for examining and solving problems. The degree is typically pursued by those students whose academic emphasis in their major area of study is directed towards the natural sciences, mathe- matics, statistics or a technological field. Statement of Requirements for the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree: General Education requirements, general requirements for graduation, and increased knowledge of the natural sciences, mathematics, statistics, and/or technology. This knowledge is demonstrated by the successful com- pletion of a three-hour course, beyond those required for General Education, selected from an approved list of courses that involve natural sciences, mathe- matics, statistics, and technology (SMT). Statement of Purpose for the Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S. in Ed.) Degree: The Bachelor of Science in Education degree encourages acquisition of communication skills, development of analytical skills for examining and solving problems, and the understanding of cultures with special
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