Geneva College

Academics

 

Requirements

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum five years experience after high school
  • Minimum of 64 transfer credits
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Writing competency demonstrated by a C- or higher in English Composition
  • Personal computer with internet access
  • Introduction to Psychology (human services majors only)

Bachelor's Degree Requirements

A bachelor’s degree from Geneva College consists of 126 credits made up of the following:
  • Core Requirements - Most colleges require students to take a number of core or liberal arts courses to ensure a broad-based educational experience.
  • Major - Your major is the field in which you earn your degree. Geneva College’s Adult Degree Programs offers majors in organizational leadership, organizational development, human resources, human services and Christian ministry leadership. Each of the four majors consists of 48 credits.
  • Electives - Additional credits may be necessary to complete your degree requirements. These courses may be in an area of interest to you.

Core Requirements

For graduation, students must successfully complete the following core requirements:

Humanities

Six credit hours—A study of literary, visual and musical arts in a historical and intellectual context. Options include:

  • Art appreciation and history
  • World literature
  • Western civilization
  • Music appreciation and history
  • History of philosophy
  • History of theater

Natural science

Six credit hours—Can be three credits of science and three credits of math. Options include:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Geology
  • Astronomy
  • Earth space or physical science
  • College-level math, minimum of two years of high school algebra
  • Statistics

Social science

Three credit hours—must be an introductory-level, survey course. Options include:

  • Economics
  • U.S. history
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Political science



 

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Upcoming Events
PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS
Johnstown Open House for Master's in Organizational Leadership
The event will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Johnstown Industrial Development Inc. on July 30.
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