Credit Programs

Associate Degree Programs

Associate degree programs consist of 64 credits. All courses completed in associate degree programs satisfy requirements for the bachelor's degree programs.

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Bachelor of Arts Programs

All bachelor degree programs at Elizabethtown College consist of 125 credits.

*Major courses in Social Work are available only at the Elizabethtown College Campus in a 15-week format. Most of the major courses in Social Work may only be available during the day.

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Bachelor of Science Programs

All bachelor degree programs at Elizabethtown College consist of 125 credits.

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Academic Minors

A minor may be added to any bachelor's degree program to allow learners to focus on a secondary area of interest. They typically require approximately 20-24 credits. The following minors are available:

  • Accounting (This minor cannot be combined with a Business Administration major.)
  • Business Administration (This minor cannot be combined with an Accounting major.)
  • Communication
  • Criminal Justice
  • Health Care Administration
  • Human Services
  • Human Services - Behavioral & Addictions Counseling
  • Information Systems

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Diploma Programs

Post-Baccalaureate Diploma programs are available for those adult learners who already have obtained a bachelor's degree in another discipline, e.g., English or history. Their purpose is to address the needs of those looking to become more effective in their occupation or field or wishing to develop professional competence in new areas. Diplomas are attractive to adult learners interested in a career change or preparation for graduate school. These programs are comprised of eight or nine courses (24-27 credits) specific to theory and practice in the areas of:

  • Accounting
  • Business Management
  • Corporate Communication
  • Human Resource Management
  • Human Services
  • Human Services - Behavioral & Addictions Counseling
  • Information Systems

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EXCEL Program

EXCEL is a non-traditional, degree-completion program administered through the School of Continuing and Professional Studies. The program is designed specifically for adults who have a minimum of five to seven years of work-related experience, 50 college credits completed, a clear sense of career goals, and strong academic ability. This program employs the assessment of experiential learning as a significant element in fulfilling degree requirements. CLEP (College Level Examination Program) examinations, independent study, and traditional college courses are used to fulfill degree requirements. EXCEL is not a correspondence program. 

A Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) can be earned through the EXCEL program. The BPS is offered with majors in:

  • Business Administration
  • Corporate Communication
  • Criminal Justice
  • Human Services
  • Information Systems
  • Public Administration
  • Religious Studies

Admission to EXCEL is selective and enrollment is limited because of the highly individualized nature of the program. Applications are reviewed yearound. In addition to supplying college transcripts, references, and a written goal statement, applicants must come to campus for a pre-admission interview.

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