Catalog 2018-2019

Summary of Bachelor of Arts Requirements

Summary of B. A. Requirements

To receive a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Hendrix College, the student must complete the following requirements:

Collegiate Center Requirements

The First-Year Experience

  • The Engaged Citizen course or equivalent
  • Explorations course

Capacity Requirements

  • Writing Across the Curriculum [W1 and W2 credit]
  • Language [LA credit]
  • Quantitative Skills [QS credit]
  • Physical Activity [2 PA credits]

Learning Domains

  • Expressive Arts [EA credit]
  • Historical Perspectives [HP credit]
  • Literary Studies [LS credit]
  • Natural Sciences Inquiry [NS and NS-L credit]
  • Social and Behavioral Analysis [SB credit]
  • Values, Beliefs and Ethics [VA credit]

Your Hendrix Odyssey [Odyssey credits in 3 of 6 categories]

  • Artistic Creativity [AC credit]
  • Global Awareness [GA credit]
  • Professional & Leadership Development [PL credit]
  • Special Projects [SP credit]
  • Service to the World [SW credit]
  • Undergraduate Research [UR credit]

Course Credits

  • 32 whole course credits
  • No grades of I or NR

Minimum GPA Requirement

  • 2.0 GPA on all courses counted towards the degree
  • 2.0 GPA on all courses counted towards a major or a minor

Residency Requirements

  • Complete a minimum of 16 courses at Hendrix
  • Six of the final 8 courses must be at Hendrix
  • 50% of all major and minor courses must be at Hendrix

Major Requirements

  • Complete all requirements for major
  • Optional: Complete all requirements for a second major OR a minor
  • Complete a Senior Capstone Experience for each major
  • 2.0 GPA on all courses counted towards a major or a minor
  • 50% of all major and minor courses must be at Hendrix

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