The individualized major is an alternative that allows A.S. students to replace the Business and Leadership major by creating a major from at least 30 credits of selected courses within a single academic discipline that is more directly applicable to their individual educational and/or career goals. Consult a CAPS student success advisor to learn more.

 
General Education
CHMN140Spiritual Quest3
ENGL130Successful Writing3
HIST250U.S. History in Dialogue with the Present3
SOCS110Succeeding in College3
Select one course from each of the following General Education categories:18
Academic Research Writing (R category)
Technology in Our World (T category)
Health and Wellness (Y category)
Mathematics (M category)
Global Cultures and the American Mosaic (E category)
Responding to the Arts (A category)
General Education Total30
Individualized Major
At least 30 credits of selected courses within a single academic discipline30
Total Credits60
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 Course must be taken for credit at Bethel.

Sample Course Sequence

This example includes the general education courses for a hypothetical student that starts in the Fall Semester. The courses comprising the individualized major can be completed before and/or after the general education courses.

First Year
FallCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
SOCS110 Succeeding in College3ENGL130 Successful Writing3ARTC150A Responding to the Arts3
CHMN140 Spiritual Quest3HEPE260Y Physical Wellness3HIST250 U.S. History in Dialogue with the Present3
 MATH180M Mathematics in Real Life3 
 6 9 6
Second Year
FallCredits  
SOCS255E Studies in the American Mosaic3  
ENGL225R Academic Research and Writing3  
BUSN285T Studies in Technology and Society3  
 9  
Total Credits: 30