More than 35 majors and programs of study are offered at Bluffton College. To graduate, Bluffton students must complete 122 hours of academic work, including general education requirements and a major.
The following links provide information about major, minor and program requirements and course descriptions as found in the 2000-02 Bluffton College catalog.
The following abbreviations are used for the various academic areas:
Computer science (CPS)
Criminal justice (CRJ)
Economics, business administration and accounting (EBA)
Family and consumer sciences (FCS)
Health, physical education and recreation (HPR)
Liberal arts and sciences (LAS)
Natural science (NSC)
Organizational management (OMP)
Peace and conflict studies (PCS)
Political science (PLS)
Recreation management (REC)
Special education (SED)
Social sciences (SSC)
Social work (SWK)
The faculty is organized into the following departments:
Communication and Theatre
Criminal Justice/Psychology/Sociology/Social Work
Economics, Business Administration and Accounting
English and Language
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health, Physical Education and Recreation
Courses are numbered to correspond with the recommended sequence in which they should be taken. Normally numbers also correspond with the college level at which they are taken. Courses numbered 300 or higher are upper-level courses primarily for juniors and seniors, though open to other qualified students; courses numbered lower than 300 are primarily for first-year students and sophomores. Students are advised to note prerequisites listed in course descriptions and to confer with their academic advisers or the registrar concerning sequence and level of specific courses.
Portions updated 11/17/00
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