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Academics and Degrees      



The College offers two degrees, the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Science. The Bachelor of Arts is awarded to students whose major field is Criminal Justice, English, French, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, Mass Communication, Music, Religion, or Sociology.

The Bachelor of Science is awarded to students whose major field is Biology, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physical Education, Physics, or Engineering*.

* As a dual degree program with Tennessee State University, Engineering majors receive a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Lane College and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Tennessee State University.


MAJOR FIELD OF CONCENTRATION

All students working toward a degree are required to designate a major field on concentration and complete the prescribed courses set forth by the particular area. A minimum grade of "C" must be made in each course which is counted toward the major. This requirement includes elective courses as well as required courses. Students should decide as early as possible the major area they intend to pursue, since each area has specific requirements.

The various major and minor areas within the College are grouped into the following Divisions:

Business and Social and Behavioral Science

MajorsMinors
BusinessAccounting
CriminalJusticeBusiness
HistoryCriminalJustice
SociologyFinance
 History
 Marketing
 Sociology

Liberal Studies and Education

MajorsMinors
EnglishArt
FrenchEnglish
InterdisciplinaryStudiesFrench
Mass CommunicationMass Communication
MusicMusic
Physical EducationPhysical Education
ReligionReligion
 Spanish

Natural and Physical Sciences

MajorsMinors
BiologyBiology
ChemistryChemistry
ComputerScienceComputerScience
MathematicsPhysics
Physics 
 

SUMMARY OF MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

MajorsMajor HoursGeneral Education CoreGeneral Elective HoursTOTAL
Biology446713124
Business425428124
Chemistry426715124
Computer Science445921124
Criminal Justicev395431124
Engineering9667 163
English395431124
French425428124
History335437124
Interdisciplinary Studies385333124
Mass Communication375433124
Mathematics385927124
Music565414124
Physical Education395926124
Physics355930124
Religion305440124
Sociology365434124
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