Lincoln University Of Missouri

Introduction
1

Lincoln University was founded in 1866 by the men of the 62nd and 65th United States Colored Infantries and their white officers, for the special benefit of freed African Americans. Today, Lincoln University's role in the education of Missourians and others and its service to stakeholders throughout the state, the nation, and across the globe is well recognized. Lincoln University continues to serve the needs of its diverse student body through a tradition of offering innovative programs that makes the college experience special.

Key Facts

  • Offers 50 learner-centered undergraduate degree programs
  • Master's degree programs in education, business and the social sciences
  • Fifty registered student organizations, ranging from fraternities and sororities, to academic and professional affiliations
  • Internship opportunities with local and national employers
  • Global-reaching research opportunities

Mission Statement

Lincoln University of Missouri is a historically black, 1890 land-grant, public, comprehensive institution that provides excellent educational opportunities including theoretical and applied learning experiences to a diverse population within a nurturing, student-centered environment.

5

Academic Affairs

Lincoln University specializes in meeting the needs of a diverse student population in terms of age, ethnicity, gender, and socio-economic background. As a historically black institution, Lincoln continues to give particular attention to African-American students from both within and outside Missouri. The University also provides academic, personal, and social programs and services that are commensurate with the needs of the diverse population which it serves. In this regard, an array of unique, as well as standard, educational and support services are provided. In addition, the University provides opportunities for non-traditional students to participate in educational activities held at on- and off-campus sites.

Academic Resources

As a student, you may have a moment when you recognize that you can use some extra assistance in completing or planning academic work, finding new ways to take a class, finding internship opportunities and connecting with your college representatives. Lincoln University offers many resources and services to help you along the path to completing your degree.

2

Colleges

At Lincoln University, students may access a wide range of academic undergraduate and graduate programs. These undergraduate and graduate schools and programs allow students to choose from more than 75 degrees.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

View BScs »

Programs

This school also offers:

BSc

BSc in Art

Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2017 USA Jefferson City

The art program provides a positive environment where students can explore their own creativity and freely express themselves through art. [+]

Mission The art program provides a positive environment where students can explore their own creativity and freely express themselves through art. Students will have the opportunity to improve their artistry by honing their technical, analytical and writing skills. The faculty are committed to helping students explore and perfect the individual expression of their own identities as artists and persons, according to their abilities and interests. A thorough and varied curriculum offers a solid base for careers in art education, commercial design, studio art, or graduate study. Courses in drawing, painting, water color, commercial art, design and color theory, ceramics, jewelry, fibers, sculpture, art history, printmaking and art education are offered. Students make a serious commitment to their art and routinely participate in local, state, and national art competitions. Over the past ten years, Lincoln University art majors have won an average of 30 awards per year in various art competitions. Art students will be able to take advantage of the MAC computer lab with terminals for each student, color printers, color scanners, and some of the latest software for design, illustrating, photo imaging and photo editing. Objectives Upon completion of degree requirements in the Art program at Lincoln University, each student should be able to demonstrate the following: A mastery of art content necessary to be a competent and effective teacher of art, a studio artist and/or a commercial artist Technical skills which are adequate to meet the needs of artistic self-expression The ability to analyze art and to form... [-]

BSc in Business Administration

Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2017 USA Jefferson City

The Business Administration program offered by the Department of Business prepares graduates for entry into domestic or international business positions, including industry, government, and private entrepreneurship. [+]

Mission The Business Administration program offered by the Department of Business prepares graduates for entry into domestic or international business positions, including industry, government, and private entrepreneurship. The program exposes the graduates to a broad range of principles, theories, models, experiences, and ethics of business organization, which will enable graduates to succeed in their chosen careers. Objectives All students completing the B.S. in Business Administration will: Have an understanding of the concepts and theories underlying the operation and management of domestic or international businesses; Have the technical, problem-solving, critical thinking, and computer skills necessary to perform successfully in industry, government, or private entrepreneurship; Be able to successfully demonstrate the application of core competencies; Compare favorable in knowledge and core competencies with students completing a similar program nationally; Possess the necessary knowledge to pass the Major Field Assessment Test in Business; Successfully demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Assessment Program Assessment measures enable Business Administration faculty to determine whether students have adequately satisfied program objectives. Through use of case studies and unstructured problems in performance-based courses, students can periodically review their performance and evaluate their progress. Primary emphasis will be placed on the major field assessment test in business. This assessment test is to be taken by students in their first and last semester. Test results will be included as part of the capstone course grade. Other assessment measures include information obtained from internal exit interviews. Computer Skills Requirement Students majoring in programs of the Department of... [-]

BSc in Civil Engineering Technology

Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2017 USA Jefferson City

The Technology curriculum is geared towards preparing students in Civil Engineering Technology, Drafting Technology and Pre-Engineering. Incorporating the developments and use of computers in the engineering field, students are prepared for a profession in civil engineering [+]

Mission The Technology curriculum is geared towards preparing students in Civil Engineering Technology, Drafting Technology and Pre-Engineering. Incorporating the developments and use of computers in the engineering field, students are prepared for a profession in civil engineering and architectural consulting, design and construction industries. Objectives Upon completion of the programs offered in Technology, students will: comprehend and apply the concepts of technology – its tools, materials and processes have problem-solving and decision making abilities involving human and material resources, processes and technological systems have the skills necessary for life-long learning in vocational, technical and industrial education have the knowledge, expertise, and up-to-date training in technology acquire comparable skills and will compare favorably with other students completing similar programs in the nation Assessment Program Two methods of assessment shall be employed. These are the Exit Examination and the Graduate Employees Survey. With the exception of the Pre-Engineering program, exit examinations shall be given to all graduating students. The exit examinations shall be prepared to reflect the major courses of the programs. Exit examinations of these programs shall be reviewed every two years to reflect new courses developed and offered. Reports and surveys from employers of graduates will be collected and analyzed at the end of each academic year. The survey shall be prepared to quantitatively assess student’s knowledge and training. Data collected from the exit exam and internship survey will be analyzed by faculty to identify areas of strength and weakness, to plan changes and modifications as to training needs and... [-]

BSc in Computer Science & Computer Information System

Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2017 USA Jefferson City

The Computer Science/Computer Information Systems curriculum is geared towards preparing students to have the skills, the competencies and the knowledge to use computer information systems; pursue professional careers in Computer-based Information Systems and Systems Analysis; [+]

Mission The Computer Science/Computer Information Systems curriculum is geared towards preparing students to have the skills, the competencies and the knowledge to use computer information systems; pursue professional careers in Computer-based Information Systems and Systems Analysis; and become business as well as scientific programmers. Thus, the curriculum is designed for computer programming and user- oriented application and systems analysis. Objectives Upon completion of the programs offered in Computer Science and Computer Information Systems, students will be able to: demonstrate skills, competencies, and knowledge to develop and use computer information systems in the work place pursue professional careers and/or acquire the additional skills for attaining upward mobility in their current employment positions seek careers in Computer-based Information Systems and Systems Analysis become business as well as scientific programmers demonstrate an understanding of the latest techniques, systems, and operations currently in use in the workplace compare favorably with other students completing similar programs in the nation Assessment Program The Student Outcomes Assessment Program instituted by the Department of Computer Science, Technology and Mathematics is geared towards achieving methods in which students are assessed quantitatively. To that end, student outcomes will be assessed based on measurable and quantifiable parameters. The graduates with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems and an Associate of Applied Science degree in Computer Science will have the training, the knowledge, and the expertise in their respective fields of training. Graduates of these programs will acquire comparable skills and training and will compare favorably with other students... [-]

BSc in Environmental Science

Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2017 USA Jefferson City

The mission of the Department of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences is to provide educational opportunities for students from various backgrounds to be successful in a complex, technologically advanced and diverse society. [+]

Mission The mission of the Department of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences is to provide educational opportunities for students from various backgrounds to be successful in a complex, technologically advanced and diverse society. The program is dedicated to teaching the principles and concepts of agriculture, agribusiness and environmental sciences and their applications to our natural and social environment. It provides students with opportunities that prepare them for employment, professional advancement and graduate studies. The program accomplishes its goals through small classes and individual attention in a nurturing educational environment. Course Pathway Fall - Semester 1 ENV 103/ Introduction to Environmental Science ENV 104L/Introduction to Environmental Science Lab BIO 103/Principles of Biology BIO 104L/Principles of Biology Lab ENG 101/Composition & Rhetoric I Area 5 A, B, C, D (4 courses) GE 101/University Seminar Spring - Semester 2 PHY 103/ Earth Science PHY 104L/Earth Science Lab MAT 117/Elementary Statistics ENG 102/Composition & Rhetoric II PED 111 Personal and Community Health Area 6 (2 courses) Semester 3 CS 105/ Business Applications for the Microcomputer CHM 101/General Chemistry I Area 5 A, B, C, D (4 courses) Area 7 or 8 (2 courses) SPT 206/Fundamentals of Speech Semester 4 CHM 102/General Chemistry II AGR 211P/Soils in Our Environment Area 7 or 8 (2 courses) Area 5 A, B, C, D (4 courses) Area 6 (2 courses) Semester 5 ENV 302/Environmental Sampling & Data Analysis ENV 435/ Wetland Ecology & Management BIO 301/ General Microbiology Area 5 A, B, C, D (4 courses) Area 9 (1course)... [-]

BSc in Marketing

Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2017 USA Jefferson City

The Marketing program offered by the Department of Business prepares graduates for entry into domestic or international marketing positions, including industry, government and private entrepreneurship. [+]

Mission The Marketing program offered by the Department of Business prepares graduates for entry into domestic or international marketing positions, including industry, government and private entrepreneurship. The program exposes the graduates to a broad range of principles, theories, models, experiences and ethics of a business organization, which will enable graduates to succeed in their chosen field. Objectives All students completing the B.S. in Marketing will: Have an understanding of the concepts and theories underlying the operation and management of the marketing aspects of domestic or international business; Have the technical, problem-solving, critical thinking, and computer skills necessary to perform successfully in industry, government, and private entrepreneurship; Be able to successfully demonstrate the application of core competencies; Compare favorably in knowledge and core competencies with students completing a similar program nationally; Possess the necessary knowledge to pass the Major Field Assessment Test in Business; Successfully demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Assessment Program Assessment measures enable the Marketing faculty to determine whether students have adequately satisfied program objectives. Through the use of lecture, case studies, and unstructured problems in performance-based courses, students can periodically review their performance and evaluate their progress. Primary emphasis will be placed on the major field Assessment Test in Business to be taken by students during their first and last semester. Test results will be included as part of the capstone course grade. Other Assessment Measures: Internships Writing intensive courses in Management Exit Interviews with graduating seniors Follow-up surveys with employers Computer Skills... [-]

BSc in Music

Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2017 USA Jefferson City

In the music unit, the purpose is to educate students to become musically literate citizens and to encourage them to become contributing musical leaders within society. The music faculty provides excellent academic instruction and broad ranges of performance experiences within a nurturing environment. [+]

Mission In the music unit, the purpose is to educate students to become musically literate citizens and to encourage them to become contributing musical leaders within society. The music faculty provides excellent academic instruction and broad ranges of performance experiences within a nurturing environment. The music unit at Lincoln University serves students in several ways. Music majors prepare for careers in Music Education, or obtain a liberal arts degree in Sacred Music. Music minors complete a smaller core of academic, ensemble and applied music courses, which enhance their liberal arts education. The student population at large may take music courses as part of their general education requirements, participate in ensembles, and take applied lessons. Objectives Upon completion of the Music Education or Sacred Music program at Lincoln University, each student should be able to demonstrate the following: The ability to function as a musically literate citizen within the society Knowledge of the elementary concepts and skills necessary to be a competent and effective instrumental or vocal church musician The ability to interpret, create, analyze, and evaluate music A repertory reflecting a variety of cultures and historical periods Technical skills that are adequate to meet the needs of artistic self-expression Knowledge of historical and stylistic periods of music history The ability to form and defend evaluative judgments An understanding of the historical, philosophical and social foundations of music The ability to perform successfully at the graduate level The ability to perform academically at or above the level of students completing requirements... [-]

BSc in Physics

Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2017 USA Jefferson City

The mission of the Physics program is to provide educational opportunities for students from various backgrounds to be successful in a complex, technological and diverse society. The program is dedicated to teaching the principles and concepts of physical sciences [+]

Mission The mission of the Physics program is to provide educational opportunities for students from various backgrounds to be successful in a complex, technological and diverse society. The program is dedicated to teaching the principles and concepts of physical sciences and demonstrating how it applies to our natural and social environment; provides majors with current and relevant programs that prepare them for employment or professional advancement and conducts laboratory and research experiences for undergraduates that reinforce learning and applications of empirical methods of science. The program accomplishes its goals through small classes and individual attention in a nurturing educational environment. Objectives Students completing the B.S. degree in Physics will acquire a basic understanding of major concepts of physical processes in their environment gain the ability to observe, measure, analyze, and interpret data from the physical environment demonstrate the ability to express themselves effectively in both written and oral scientific communication show evidence of success in graduate study or employment in fields related to physics Assessment Program Assessment of physics knowledge and skills will take place in the junior and senior years of the majors. The assessment will include both written and oral presentations of scientific information as well as a detailed examination of their scientific experiences. In order to assess student progress in the objective areas they will participate in the following courses or activities: Students will generate a portfolio of their laboratory reports, homework and essay exams and participate in class presentations which will be documented for later review.... [-]

BSc in Psychology

Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2017 USA Jefferson City

The Psychology faculty of Lincoln University are committed to contributing to the understanding of behavior through scientific research, application of research-derived knowledge to problems of [+]

Mission The Psychology faculty of Lincoln University are committed to contributing to the understanding of behavior through scientific research, application of research-derived knowledge to problems of contemporary life, and development of skills that enable students to compete successfully, whether their plans include immediate employment or graduate school. Ethical considerations inform all of these activities. Objectives Students who successfully complete the degree program in Psychology should demonstrate the following: the ability to critically analyze psychological information employing the logic and methods of science familiarity with the basic principles and theories of psychology as supported by the current state of psychological science the ability to apply psychological knowledge to problems of contemporary life and reading and writing skills necessary for professional communication Assessment Program The faculty of the Psychology program are actively engaged in student outcomes assessment as a means of attaining the area’s academic objectives and the University’s Mission. Faculty utilize a wide variety of assignments and examinations in their courses to access student critical thinking, written communication skills, and pertinent knowledge acquisition and integration. All psychology majors will take the ETS major field exit exam. Academic Map Semester 1 GE 101 University Seminar SA 201/202/SOC 301 Intro to Sociology/Intro to Anthropology/The Family PED 111 Pers. & Comm. Health ENG 101 Comp/Rhet. I PSY 101 General Psychology HIS 101/102 World Civilization I/II Semester 2 PSY 102 Advanced General Psychology HIS 205/206 US History I/II ENG 102 Comp/Rhet. II MAT 111 Intermediate Algebra Humanities/Fine Arts Semester 3 PSY 208/209 L Experimental Psychology/Lab... [-]