Lincoln University Of Missouri

Introduction

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.

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 of 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.

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

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Programs

This school also offers:

BSc

BSc in Art

Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2018 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.... [-]


BSc in Business Administration

Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2018 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 ... [-]

BSc in Civil Engineering Technology

Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2018 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 ... [-]

BSc in Computer Science & Computer Information System

Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2018 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 ... [-]

BSc in Environmental Science

Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2018 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

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BSc in Marketing

Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2018 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 ... [-]

BSc in Music

Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2018 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.... [-]


BSc in Physics

Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2018 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.... [-]


BSc in Psychology

Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2018 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 ... [-]