Oct 19, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

General Education


A brief note on the changes in General Education and Degree requirements:

For all students enrolled in fall 2019 the number of credits required to graduate from Wisconsin Lutheran College has been reduced from 128 to 120. Students must still meet the General Education requirements according to the catalog year in which they began at WLC. Please see your academic advisor or the Registrar’s Office if you have additional questions.

Theology


  1. One course from THE 105  or THE 110 .
  2. One course in Biblical Theology: THE 230 THE 221 THE 225 ♦, THE 227 THE 228 THE 231 THE 234 THE 235 THE 238  or THE 239 .
  3. One course in Applied Theology: THE 311 THE 312 THE 331 ♦, THE 332 ♦, THE 350 , PHI 201  or PHI 202 .
  4. One course in Systematic Theology: THE 401 , THE 402 , THE 411 THE 421 ♦, THE 441 , THE 442  or THE 461 .

Professional Development


grade of ‘C’ or better is required

Foreign Language


For the BA, one of the following:

  1. Completion of three years of a high school foreign language, two of which must be sequential from the same language.
  2. Completion of a college level foreign language course: GER 101 , GER 102 , SPA 101 ,  

For the BS and BSN, one of the following:

  1. Completion of two sequential years of a high school foreign language.
  2. Completion of a college level foreign language course: GER 101 , GER 102 , SPA 101 ,  
  3. Completion of a foreign language diversity course: ANT 104 GER 100 , SPA 100  

Approaches to Individual and Social Questions


  1. One Literature course from: ENG 210 , ENG 211 , ENG 220 , ENG 221 , ENG 293 , ENG 294 , ENG 295 , ENG 307 ♦.
  2. One History course from: HIS 101 , HIS 102 , HIS 111 , HIS 112 , HIS 352 ♦,HIS 371 ♦, HIS 381 , HIS 383 .
  3. One Quantitative Reasoning course: MAT 116 , MAT 117 , MAT 118 , MAT 119 , MAT 221 .
  4. One Lab Science course from: ANT 101 ♦, BIO 124 , BIO 142  and BIO 143 , BIO 202 , CHE 105 , CHE 161  and CHE 168 , ESS 182 , PHY 101  or PHY 102  and PHY 105 .
  5. One Social Science course from: ANT 100 ♦, ANT 102 ♦, ANT 322 ♦, BUS 150 , BUS 181 , COM 203 , COM 211 , COM 260 , COM 309 ♦, PHI 101 , POL 110 , POL 290 ♦, POL 390 ♦, PSY 101 , PSY 120 , SOC 101 ♦, SPE 240 .
  6. One Fine Arts course from: ART 110 , ART 120 , ART 130 , ART 140 , ART 150 ♦, MUS 101 , MUS 105 THR 101 THR 210 .

Intercultural Knowledge and Competence


One cultural diversity course (can be met by a course used to satisfy one of the other GENED requirements indicated by ♦ above): ANT 100 , ANT 101 , ANT 102 , ANT 322 ART 150 , COM 309 , ENG 307 , HIS 352 HIS 371 , POL 290 , POL 390 , SOC 101 , THE 225 , THE 331 THE 332 , THE 421 .

Credit Requirements


  • At least 120 degree credits are required for a bachelor’s degree.
  • There is no limit to the number of credits which may be earned in one department.
  • A minimum of 30 of the final 36 credits must be earned in residence to receive a bachelor’s degree from WLC.
  • Students must also earn at least 15 credits in residence in upper division courses in the major to receive a bachelor’s degree from WLC.
  • If a major requires a capstone course, it is required to be taken at WLC.
  • At least 9 credits in the minor must be taken at WLC.
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 must be achieved to satisfy the degree requirements. Individual programs may require grade point averages higher than a 2.0 for courses used to satisfy the major. 

GENED Sequencing


  • Freshman : COL 101  (Fall), LAS 101  (Spring), Foreign Language/Foreign Language Diversity , Quantitative Reasoning, ENG 101 , COM 101 , THE 105  or THE 110 , ~9 cr. in the major
  • Sophomore: Biblical Theology, PED 100 , 1-2 Approaches, declare major
  • Junior: Applied Theology, 1-2 Approaches
  • Senior: Systematic Theology,  1-2 Approaches, LAS 401  or LAS 402