Academics

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New Information Regarding Fall 2020 Semester

July 9, 2020 Bethany Lutheran College President Gene Pfeifer released both a letter to Bethany Community and a video with new details about plans to open the campus on time in August. Bethany’s classes for the Fall 2020 Semester will be delivered using the HyFlex model. HyFlex learning involves the delivery of courses that “enable…

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Faculty Profiles

Enjoy reading about our wonderful faculty! Next, check out profiles from our students and alumni! Looking for a specific person? Try the Faculty & Staff Directory.

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Academic Departments

Select a department below to learn more about Bethany’s academic offerings, meet the faculty, and discover opportunities for involvement. You may also be looking for our non-academic Campus Departments. Looking for something else? Check out our majors and minors or browse our course listings. Find the person you need in our Faculty and Staff directory….

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Academic Calendar

Please contact the Registrar for all questions about events on the Academic Calendar. For other major events, see the Annual Events page or the main Events Calendar. Spring 2020 Fall 2020 Spring 2021 Fall 2021

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Academic Resources

Academic Resources provides support for students through advising sessions, supported study sessions, and tutoring services in most subjects. Academic Resources provides appropriate accommodations for students with identified disabilities through the creation and implementation of Academic Resource Plans. The staff of Academic Resources provides weekly advising appointments with each student in the program. During these sessions,…

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Academic Services

Academic Advising Bethany stresses the importance of the advisor/advisee relationship. Each student is assigned to a faculty advisor. The advisor assists the student in selecting courses and planning class schedules each semester as well as with their Baccalaureate planning. Members of the faculty are available to advise students within their own special fields of competence. Students also…

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Registrar

The Registrar helps Bethany students formulate and implement their academic plan, and manages course schedules and academic records. Office Hours During the Academic Year: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. During Summer Break: Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., and Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Transcript Requests A request form…

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Study Abroad

Studying abroad is a life-changing opportunity. Learning in a global community facilitates academic and professional growth while also allowing you to develop more fully on a personal level. At Bethany, we work with you on an individual basis to select a program that will best meet your individual goals and objectives. Because we don’t limit…

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Career Services

Bethany’s Career Services Office provides students with the resources and guidance necessary to successfully manage their career and employment opportunities. Offering a helpful link for students between coursework and the possibilities that await them in the workplace and the community, the Career Services Office actively assists students and alumni to find rewarding and fulfilling vocations…

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Majors and Minors

Our 27 available major programs lead to a bachelor of arts (B.A.) degree, or for the nursing major, a bachelor of science in nursing (B.S.N.) degree. There are seven additional minors not offered as a major. Key M Major m Minor c Certificate t Teaching Licensure American Studies Mm Art History m Biochemistry M Biology Mm Broad…

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Library

OneSearch A-Z Databases LibGuides OneSearch Any Format Books Articles Audio/Visual Advanced SearchJournalsMy Library Account Search WorldCatMN Link GatewayHow-To Videos A-Z Databases To find a databases for a particular subject, visit the LibGuides and browse the databases listed under the Articles tab. A-Z Databases Academic Search Premier (ELM) General ALT HealthWatch (ELM) Health American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals (ELM) History American…

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Academics

Bethany Lutheran College provides Christian higher education in a challenging academic environment where personal mentoring guides students to pursue knowledge, truth, and discernment for productive and fulfilling lives. Bethany’s small class sizes, knowledgeable professors, close-knit community, and a variety of academic resources work together to provide a great environment for academic success. Browse All Majors…

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Courses

Bethany has active courses, displayed below. Please contact the registrar if you have questions about our course offerings. To find a course below, type a keyword, select a subject, or browse individual subject pages. You may also be interested in browsing our majors and minors or our academic departments. Printable Course List Printable PDF of full course…

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