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Accelerated Degree Completion Program

Introduction

Accelerated Degree Completion Program (ADCP) format is designed to encourage completion of a college degree and reducing the time to obtain it. The programs were developed primarily to meet the needs of working adults who are at least 24-years-old and who have completed 69 college credits. The total credits for program completion are 123 hours, of which 54 hours comprise the CBS core curriculum and must be completed in residence. 

Transfer students from accredited colleges, universities, schools or Bible institutes receive full and equitable transfer credit for subject appropriate to the program curricula. The amount of transfer credit is determined upon receipt and evaluation of the official transcripts of completed work. 

Admissions/Prerequisites

The Bachelor of Science degrees via ADCP involves 123 hours of curriculum composed of 36 hours of general education courses, 33 hours of general electives and 54 hours of the CBS resident accelerated degree completion curriculum. 

Students must have achieved at least 69 hours of approved college credits, with 36 hours in general education, prior to the start of the CBS resident degree completion curriculum. 

Students who have previously earned an accredited Bachelor's degree, Master's degree or equivalent must still meet the General Education requirements attendant to admission into the Bachelor's Accelerated Degree Completion Program. Prospective Bachelor students must still meet the other admission requirements, including submission of all college transcripts for all universities, colleges and schools formerly attended. 

Prerequisite Requirements

Students must be admitted into the College and fulfill the requirements for admission into the Bachelor of Science program. To assist in accomplishing maximum academic achievement and monitor academic progress, students must participate in an ongoing sequence of academic advising including development of a degree plan, placement testing, Christian Service Learning Program and any other requirements. 

New students entering the CBS Bachelor of Science Accelerated Degree Completion Program must be able to document at least 69 hours of college credit at least 36 credits must be in specific categories of general education. In addition to transfer credits from other accredited institutions, incoming students can demonstrate competencies and earn credit through:

  • College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)
  • Military Equivalencies
  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Institutional Credit Examinations 

Transfer students desiring admission to the Bachelor of Science Accelerated Degree Completion Program will need to provide:

1. Official transcript from all accredited institutions of higher learning from which they have attended.

2. Official Verification for Demonstrated Competency such as:

  • College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)
  • Military Equivalencies
  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Institutional Credit Examinations 

For more information contact:

Admissions Office
Phone: (713) 772-4253
Email: admissions@cbshouston.edu