Catalogue: Traditional Program: Courses of Instruction

Numbering of Courses

A hyphenated course (e.g. 101-102) is one that continues throughout the year, the second semester of which has as a prerequisite the first semester. A non-hyphenated course (e.g. 101, 102) is one that continues throughout the year, the second semester of which does not have as a prerequisite the first semester.

Generally first semester courses are represented by odd numbers; second semester by even numbers.

Offering of Courses

Belhaven University reserves the right to cancel any course for which there is an enrollment of fewer than five students.

Credit hours are indicated in parentheses following course titles.

Divisions of Instruction

Division of the Arts
Art
Arts Administration
Creative Writing
Dance
Graphic Design
Interdisciplinary Studies
Music
Theatre

Division of Education
Elementary Education
Geography
Physical Education
Division of Business Administration
Accounting
Business Administration
Economics
Sports Administration
Division of Ministry and Human Services
Biblical Studies and Ministries
Family Studies
International Studies
Psychology
Social Work
Sociology

Division of Humanities
Classical Education Studies
Communication
English
Foreign Languages
History
Humanities
Philosophy of Worldviews
Political Science
Specialized Communication

Division of Natural Science
Biology
Chemistry
Mathematics
Nursing
Physics
Sports Medicine: Exercise Science
Extradepartmental
Council Studies
Honors Colloquium
Leadership Studies

Departmental Abbreviations

Accounting ACC
Art ART
Arts Administration AAD
Biblical Studies and Ministries BIB
Biology BIO
Business Administration BUS
Chemistry CHE
Classical Education Studies CES
Communication COM
Council Studies COS
Creative Writing CWR
Dance DAN
Economics ECO
Education EDU
English ENG
English as a Second Language ESL
Family Studies FAM
French FRE
Geography GEO
German GER
Graphic Design GDS
Greek GRE
Health and P.E. HPE
History HIS
Honors Colloquium HNS
Humanities HUM
Interdisciplinary Studies IDS
International Studies IST
Leadership Studies LDS
Mathematics MAT
Music MUS
Nursing (BSN) NUR
Nursing (RN-BSN) NRN
Philosophy of Worldviews PHI
Physics PHY
Political Science PSC
Psychology PSY
Reading REA
Sociology SOC
Social Work SWK
Spanish SPA
Specialized Communication SPC
Sports Administration SAM
Sports Medicine and Exercise Science SME
Theatre THE
Worldview Curriculum WVC