The Online Campus of Belhaven University offers courses leading to an associate's degree or a bachelor of science in management degree. In addition to earning a prescribed minimum number of semester hours credit and to maintaining an overall C average (2.00 GPA), a candidate for a degree from Belhaven University must complete basic course requirements, make application online, and fulfill all financial obligations to the University.
Applications for degree completion audits must be through the online application found on
http://bcblazenet.belhaven.edu by the deadlines listed in the calendar at least eight months prior to the anticipated degree completion. Failure to do so on schedule will result in a late fee assessment as listed in the Special Fees section; a delay in the graduation date is also possible.
In order to stay in compliance with Federal regulations, the registrar's office reserves the right to update your record as degree complete when routine analysis of degree requirements verifies your degree is complete regardless of graduation application submission.
Academic AdvisingThe office of Student Services for the Online Campus will acquaint students with options in developing a plan for degree completion at the time of orientation.
After a student enrolls in the online campus program, courses taken at other institutions of higher learning must be approved by the Registrar. Students can access the “Request to Take a Course at Another Institution” form on
http://bcblazenet.belhaven.edu . Concurrent enrollment in two institutions must be approved by the Registrar’s office.
Residence RequirementBelhaven University requires of all candidates for an undergraduate degree a minimum residence as follows. The last 17 semester hours of work must be earned in residence for the Associates degree. The last 31 semester hours of work must be earned in residence for a Bachelor’s degree. For an undergraduate certificate at least 25% of coursework must be taken at Belhaven University.
Second Degree Requirement
A student who wishes to obtain a second degree from Belhaven University must complete a minimum of 31 semester hours in addition to the 124 hours earned for the primary degree and must meet all the general education requirements for the second degree and the specific requirements for the second degree program. There must be at least 18 hours of unique requirements for each degree. Some departments may require more than 18 unique hours. (Graduate programs
must have 18 unique hours for each degree. Students who obtain a graduate
degree with a concentration cannot return to get the same graduate degree with
a different concentration. Students could then enroll in a Masters
Progress Toward DegreeStudents who have not completed a degree within six years of attendance at Belhaven University will continue their seventh year of study under a new catalogue.
Course Enrollment RegulationsStudents who have transferred to Belhaven University will be required to complete nine hours of Bible courses, BIB 214 (Old Testament History), 215 (New Testament History), and WVC 301 (Christian Interpretation of Life) at Belhaven University.
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