Curriculum

The educational programs at Lincoln University are based on a staged development of knowledge progressing from basic lower division courses, through more advanced and degree-specific upper division courses. The courses' numerical designation guides the students in planning a progression of study.


Courses < 10, and 300A/300B

Review (R)

Review courses are supplemental courses that are not a part of any program.

Courses 10 - 99

Introductory (I)

Introductory undergraduate courses are designed to acquaint students with foundational concepts, ideas, and competences in a specific field of study as well as general education disciplines. General Education courses provide a background in the liberal arts and expose students to the fundamental aspects of human culture. They also help students to develop analytical and communication skills and foundation for advanced work in the major field of study.

Courses 100 - 199

Developed (D)

Developed undergraduate courses build upon the concepts, ideas, and competences introduced in the Introductory level; expanding students' understanding of the specific field of study.

Courses 200 - 286

Advanced (A)

Advanced courses in undergraduate programs are intended to bring students' comprehensive knowledge of concepts, ideas, and skills in the specific field of study to the highest level within the baccalaureate programs.

Courses 288 - 299

Bachelor Assessment (BA)

Bachelor Assessment courses are structured to provide opportunity to assess students' achievements of set program learning outcomes.

Courses 300 level w/o graduate prerequisites

Mastery 1 (M1)

Mastery 1 courses introduce graduate level concepts and ideas in a specific field of study and provide an opportunity to initiate the development of graduate level competences.

Courses 300 level with graduate prerequisites

Mastery 2 (M2)

Mastery 2 courses build upon students' execution of Mastery 1 learning outcomes and allow for further development of students' mastery of concepts, ideas, and competences in the specific field of study.

Courses 398, 399

Mastery 2 / Assessment (M2A)

Mastery 2/Assessment courses are structured to provide opportunity to assess students' achievements of set program learning outcomes.

Courses 400 level

Mastery 2 / Research (M2R)

Mastery 2/Research courses employ individual research project to deepen students' understanding of the subject developed in lower level courses and to equip students with knowledge and skills required by MS and DBA degree programs.

Courses 500 level

Doctorate Assessment (DA)

Doctoral Assessment courses are doctorate level seminars and research activities fostering the highest level of professional expertise by providing continuous assessment and development of students' ideas and analytical skills in the context of the doctorate program.