Academic Catalog

Below is the most recent edition of the 2014-2015 HLGU Catalog. Previous editions of the catalog are also available for download.

Download Entire 2014-2015 Catalog


Contents: Campus Office Directory, How to Reach the Campus

Table of Contents

Academic Calendar

Statements of Compliance and Catalog Disclaimer

Introducing Hannibal-LaGrange

Contents: Accreditations and Approvals; Financial Disclosure; Memberships; Statements of Vision, Mission & Purpose; History; Campus Setting; Buildings and Facilities; Campus/Community Connectors


Contents: Campus Visits and Admission Application; General Admission Policies; Three Levels of Admission Status; Admission Procedures; Admission Under Special Situations; Confidentiality in Student Records

Student Life

Contents: Student Services; Student Housing; Student Life Guidelines; Spiritual Life and Activities; Student Athletics and Recreation; Student Organizations; Publications; Awards

Academic Policies

Contents: General Education Goals; General Education Requirements or Baccalaureate Degrees; Required Courses for Graduation for Associate Degrees; Graduation Notes; Graduation Requirements; Majors and Professional Programs; Course Load; Class Attendance; Summer School; Registration; Changing the Course Schedule; Withdrawals; Advanced Standing Credit; Independent Study; Grading System; Academic Honors Recognition; Auditing Courses; Academic Standing; Repeating a Course; Transcripts; Academic Integrity; Outcomes Assessment; Multicultural Emphasis; Definitions of Academic Terms

Programs of Study: Overview

Contents: Course Numbering System; Master's Degree and Baccalaureate Degrees; Associate Degrees; Special Programs of Study

Programs of Study: Division of Business and Computer Information Systems

Contents: Business; Computer Information Systems

Programs of Study: Division of Christian Studies


Programs of Study: Division of Fine Arts

Contents: Art; Music; Theatre

Programs of Study: Division of Humanities

Contents: Communication Arts; English; History and Political Science; Modern Languages; Philosophy

Programs of Study: Division of Innovative Programs

Contents: ADVANCE Programs

Programs of Study: Division of Natural Science and Mathematics


Division of Nursing and Allied Health

Contents: ASN Program; RN to BSN Program; Respitory Care Program

Programs of Study: Division of Social Science

Contents: Behavioral Science; Criminal Justice; Physical Education

Programs of Study: Division of Teacher Education

Contents: BSE Program, MSE Program

Graduate Studies

Financial Information

Contents: Expenses; Payment of Accounts; Refund Policy; Financial Aid
In addition to the catalog, refer to the Financial Aid section for the most updated information.


In addition to the catalog, refer to the Personnel section for the most updated information.




HLGU reserves the right to change any statement in this publication concerning, but not limited to rules, policies, tuition, fees, curricula, and courses without advance notice or obligation. Failure to read this catalog does not excuse students from the regulations and requirements described herein.

Previous Catalogs

2011-2013 Edition

2009-2011 Edition

2007-2009 Edition

2005-2007 Edition

Contact Information

Academics Office