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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Undergraduate Studies


The College of Undergraduate Studies is a comprehensive first- year experience designed to provide students with a historical context in which to view the school and the core values that are important to the institution. Further, The College of Undergraduate Studies provides a network of resources to help students as they matriculate so that students are prepared for success in their upper- level classes. The College of Undergraduate Studies does this with a core of dedicated faculty, staff and Student Success Coaches who are committed to the success of first- year students and who understand the unique challenges of the first-year experience.


Student Success Center

  • Academic Services
    • Individual and Group Advisement
    • Degree Planning
    • ASAP Appeals
    • Early Alert Monitoring
  • Career Services
    • Career and Graduate Fairs
    • Resume Critiques
    • Mock Interviewing
    • Employability Skills
    • Internships
    • Graduate School and Career Recruitment Sessions
  • Academic Support Services
    • Student Success Workshops
    • Resources and Referrals
  • Repository for Commonly Used Forms
    • Change of Major
    • Drop/Add
    • Graduation Audits
    • Transient Student Request
    • Course Overrides
    • Withdrawal
    • Grade Forgiveness
    • Course Substitutions
    • Independent Study

Referral Services

The Student Success Center will also serve as the main point of contact for referring students to academic resources on and off campus. In part, the SSC is designed to streamline academic protocols and processes by directing all students in the University towards the many support services provided in the Student Success Center and across campus. Referral services include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Academic Schools
  • Athletics
  • Computer Information Technology
  • Financial Aid and Student Accounts
  • Health and Counseling Services
  • Honors College
  • Library
  • Multicultural Affairs
  • Residence Life
  • Student Development

Honors College

Mission Statement

The mission of the Honors College is to provide students with exceptional educational and personal growth opportunities within the context of an active community of students and faculty that share a dedication to academic distinction and personal scholarly achievement. The Honors College provides conventional coursework, labs, intensive seminars, symposiums, conferences, workshops, field trips, internships, fellowships, honor societies, study-abroad, student selected research projects and service experiences in a curricular array suitable for students from their freshmen to senior year. The Honors College and its programs provide rigorous, creative, faculty-student engagement, a dedication to academic integrity, and community enrichment.

Philosophy of the Honors College

The Honors College is devoted to providing an array of formal and informal learning opportunities intended to deepen each student’s overall experience at Bethune-Cookman University. Our goal is to encourage interaction between students and faculty that stimulates intellectual and student self-growth. We are dedicated to working with the rest of the B-CU faculty to develop well-crafted curricula as the foundation for the Honors College.

To achieve this, the Honors College heightens the level of communications at B-CU by promoting and nurturing in Honors students a direction of intellectual quest, and an inspired approach to learning. The Honors College joins the larger University community in promoting the significance of life-long learning among its students, faculty, administration and staff.

Students in Honors College are Presidential, Excelsior and Merit Scholars. Also, students with 3.3 and above GPA with approval of the Dean of Honors College are considered for Honors College.

General Education Curriculum - Honors

EN 134-135 - College English I and II, Honors - 6 Hours
HON 201 - Honors Colloquium - 0 Hours
MAT 141 - College Algebra, Honors - 3 Hours
MAT 142 - College Mathematics, Honors - 3 Hours
MAT 143 - Applied Calculus I, Honors* - 3 Hours
MAT 144 - Applied Calculus II, Honors* - 3 Hours
RE 261 - Critical Reading, Honors - 3 Hours
RP 240 - Ethics, Honors - 3 Hours
BI 150 - General Biology*, Honors - 3 Hours
PH 240 - Physical Science*, Honors - 3 Hours
HI 140 - African-American History, Honors - 3 Hours
SC 240 - Introduction to Effective Oral Communication, Honors - 3 Hours
HU 233 - Romanticism to Contemporary Humanities, Honors - 3 Hours
RP 230 - Ethics, Honors - 3 Hours
RP 241- Religions of the World, Honors - 3 Hours