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Learn. Lead. Succeed
A Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree at Nichols College provides a broadly-based education where you'll gain a wide knowledge of subjects as you study the world and its people from various perspectives. You'll develop a deep knowledge of your chosen major, and you'll build a solid intellectual foundation for a lifetime of learning. And you'll strengthen your communication skills and your ability to think analytically, critically and creatively -- all skills that employers highly value.
As a BA student, you’ll complete a total of 120 credit hours for your degree, including our Liberal Arts Core courses for 15 credit hours, about 30 credit hours in your chosen major as well as 53 credit hours in our General Education Core Curriculum. You also have the option of adding a minor into your academic program to complement your chosen concentration.
Our Liberal Arts Core Curriculum, which every BA student completes, allows you the flexibility to choose from a wide range of courses to fulfill the categories. This curriculum includes a Liberal Arts Capstone, which is an interdisciplinary course that emphasizes leadership skills, critical thinking, research, writing and presenting.
Select 1 course (3 credits) from:
Select 2 courses (6 credits) from HUM 244, special topics in INTD, and any course, 200 or above, in PHIL, PSCI, PSY, REL, and SOC.
For descriptions of these courses, see the Nichols College Catalog.