General Studies Requirements for Bachelor's Degrees (1000 and 2000 level courses)
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B.A.
B.S.
B.B.A.
B.M.
B.M.E

B.B.S/

B.A.S.

Computer Science
3
3
3
3
3
3
  COSC 1301
Developing A Christian Mind
3
3
3
3
3
     0
  DCM 2301
English
12
9
9
9
9
9
  ENGL 1301, 1302, and 2301, and/or 2302
Fine Arts
3
3
3
0
3
3
 

(B.A.; B.S.; B.B.A.; B.B.S./B.A.S.)  FINE 1306

(B.M.E.)   MUSI 2305

Foreign Language
6-14*
0
0
0-8**
0
0
  *Six hours at the 2000 level if adequate prerequisites are met.
**B.M. students with Performance majors are required to take eight hours of 1000 level French or German.
Foundations for Excellence
0-1
0-1
0-1
0-1
0-1
0
  FOUN 1101 Required of all first year and transfer students with fewer than 15 semester hours. (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count toward these 15 credit hours). 
History
6
6
6
6
6
6
  HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, or 2302
Kinesiology
0-2
0-2
0-2
0-2
0-2
0-2
  KNES 1101 and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived.
Mathematics
3-4
3-4
6
3-4
3
3-4
 

(B.A.; B.M.) MATH 1301 or 1303 or 1307 or 1405  

(B.M.E) MATH 1303

(B.A.S.; B.B.S.) MATH 1301 or 1303 or 1304 or 1307 or 1308 or 1405   (BBS.CISC does not accept MATH 1301)
(B.S.) MATH 1303 or 1307 or 1405
(B.B.A.) MATH 1307 and 1308

[eMAT Advising Tool required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite].

Natural Science with Lab
3-4
15
3-4
3-4
4
3-4
  One laboratory science or 15 semester hours of laboratory science (B.S.) selected from two or more areas of Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics.
Religion
6-12
6-12
6-12
6-9
9
6-12
  RELI 1301, 1302, and six additional semester hours depending on semester hours transferred at time of initial enrollment.  College of Education and Department of Music students should refer to their specific programs for their religion requirements.
       
Social Science
6
6
12
3
3
6
 

POLS 2301 American National Government required for all students.

Economics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology. (B.B.A.) ECON 2301, 2302; and three hours from Psychology or Sociology.

(B.M.E.) POLS 2301

(Teacher Certification) POLS 2301 and 2302.

(Biblical Studies) POLS 2301 and PHIL 2301

       
Speech
0-3*
0-3*
3
3
0
0
  COMA 1302
       
  * Required for some Education majors            
Maximum Total General Studies Hours 51-73 54-67 54-64 39-55
43-46
39-49

NOTE: Chapel is a required part of the educational experience, except for students 25 years of age or older as of the first class day of the first enrolled semester at DBU.

NOTE: Refer to the appropriate major for specific General Studies and course requirements. For General Studies requirements in the B.A.S. and B.B.S. degrees and the B.A. and B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies degrees refer to the College of Professional Studies section of this catalog.

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