Course Numbers, Levels, and Credits
The primary purpose of Bethel’s course number system is to identify its level of content and material and any necessary course background. CAPS course numbers consist of a 4-letter discipline code, a 3-digit number, and sometimes a 1-letter suffix code. Courses are primarily designed for students at the levels indicated below. Students must have at least junior standing to enroll in 300- or 400-level courses, except when noted in the course description in this catalog.
- 000–099: Not degree applicable
- Undergraduate Lower Division
- 100–199: Freshman | 200–299: Sophomore
- Undergraduate Upper Division
- 300–399: Junior | 400–499: Senior
Academic Discipline Codes and Descriptions
The discipline code indicates the academic discipline being studied.
|HEPE||Health and Physical Education|
|MIST||Management Information Systems|
|SCLA||Senior Care Leadership & Administration|
Suffix Codes and Descriptions
|H||Ethics: A required category in General Education|
|R||Academic Research Writing (A required category in General Education Goal Area 1)|
Note: Bethel University reserves the right to withdraw, modify, or add to the list of courses or the course descriptions printed in this catalog.
CAPS Majors and Certificates
- Accounting -- B.S.
- Associate of Arts Degree -- A.A.
- Business and Leadership -- A.S.
- Business Management -- B.S.
- Christian Ministries -- B.A.
- Individualized Major -- A.S.
- Nursing -- Post-Baccalaureate BSN
- Psychology -- B.A.
- Social Work -- B.A.
- Special Education -- B.A.
- Special Education Studies -- B.A.