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Blackburn College:
Based in Carlinville, Macoupin County in Southwestern Illinois, Blackburn College is a four-year co-educational private liberal arts college that offers a range of Bachelor of Arts degree programs with more than 30 majors. We have a wide variety of course categories to suit many interests, including Performing Arts, Criminal Justice, Biology, Mathematics, Public Administration, and more. Classes at Blackburn are small, and our faculty all full professors, not graduate students or teaching assistants.

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Work Program at Blackburn College:

Photo of Liberal Arts College in Illinois- While cost reduction remains an important value of the work program still today, the opportunities it provides for student learning are paramount. As an integral part of student development at Blackburn College, the work program is a vehicle for personal growth including leadership opportunities and community involvement.

- Blackburn College is the only nationally recognized work college with a student-managed work program wherein students are responsible for the administration of the program including resource allocation, policy formulation, as well as direct supervision of their fellow students.

- All resident students are required to work a minimum of 160 hours each semester in partnership with faculty and staff to help provide virtually all services essential to college operations. Non-residents may petition for approval to participate in the work program and if approved are held to the same requirements as a resident student.

Undergraduate Degree Majors:

Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degrees are offered in career fields such as:

- Business & Economics
- Mathematics
- Communications
- Biology
- Chemistry
- Computer Science
- Medical Technology
- Criminal Justice
- Education
- Physical Education
- English
- Spanish
- History
- Political Science
- Public Administration
- Performing Arts
- Art
- Philosophy and Religion
- Psychology
- Pre-Professional Programs

Accreditation:
Blackburn College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.  Its programs of teacher education are recognized by the Illinois State Teacher Certification Board and the State Superintendent of Education.

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Address: 700 College Avenue, Carlinville, Macoupin County , Illinois , USA
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