Knox College - Bachelor's Degree

The Lincoln Studies Center was established in 1998 by Rodney Davis and Douglas L. Wilson, who serve as joint co-chairs. The center deals with issues relating to the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln by fostering new research, publishing monographs, hosting annual lectures and occasional symposium.

  • Average Tution USD 52,759

School Description

The fifth Lincoln-Douglas debate was held on Knox College campus in 1858. Lincoln used the occasion to denounce slavery on moral terms for the first time. This was not a coincidence.

Bachelor Programs

  • Knox College
    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Architecture

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of architecture and to conduct research in various aspects of the field. Includes instruction in architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; professional responsibilities and standards; and related cultural, social, economic, and environmental issues.

  • Knox College
    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Business

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Management

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to adapt in a rapidly changing, dynamic, and competitive global marketplace

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Computer Science

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Education

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the theory and practice of learning and teaching, and related research, administrative and support services.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Childhood Education

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the design and provision of teaching and other educational services to infant and pre-school age children with special learning needs or disabilities, and that prepares individuals to teach such students. Includes instruction in diagnosing learning disabilities, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising special education students, special education counseling, and applicable laws and policies.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Engineering

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the solution of practical problems.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Art History

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the study of the historical development of art as social and intellectual phenomenon, the analysis of works of art, and art conservation. Includes instruction in the theory of art, art history research methods, connoisseurship, the preservation and conservation of works of art, and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Dance

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A general program that prepares individuals to express ideas, feelings, and/or inner visions through the performance of one or more of the dance disciplines, including but not limited to ballet, modern, jazz, ethnic, and folk dance, and that focuses on the study and analysis of dance as a cultural phenomenon. Includes instruction in technique, choreography, Laban notation, dance history and criticism, and dance production.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Design

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program in the applied visual arts that focuses on the general principles and techniques for effectively communicating ideas and information, and packaging products, in digital and other formats to business and consumer audiences, and that may prepare individuals in any of the applied art media.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Drama

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of dramatic works and their performance. Includes instruction in major works of dramatic literature, dramatic styles and types, and the principles of organizing and producing full live or filmed productions.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Film Studies

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program in the visual arts that focuses on the study of the history, development, theory, and criticism of the film/video arts, as well as the basic principles of film making and film production.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Fine Arts

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    Any instructional program in fine arts and art studies not listed above.

  • Knox College
    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Performing Arts

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the creation and interpretation of works and performances that use auditory, kinesthetic, and visual phenomena to express ideas and emotions in various forms, subject to aesthetic criteria.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Music

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the knowledge and skills associated with personal music appreciation, the playing of a musical instrument, singing or recreational composition. This CIP code is not valid for IPEDS reporting.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Law

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of law, for taking state and national bar examinations, and for advanced research in jurisprudence. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of the legal system, including the statutory, administrative, and judicial components of civil and criminal law.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Mathematical Finance

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the application of mathematics and statistics to the finance industry, including the development, critique, and use of various financial models. Includes instruction in probability theory, statistical analysis, numerical methods, computation and simulation methods, stochastic processes, economics, and financial markets and applications.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Mathematics

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the analysis of quantities, magnitudes, forms, and their relationships, using symbolic logic and language. Includes instruction in algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Medicine

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of medicine, involving the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of illnesses, injuries, and other disorders of the human body. Includes instruction in the basic medical sciences, clinical medicine, examination and diagnosis, patient communications, medical ethics and law, professional standards, and rotations in specialties such as internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics, neurology, ophthalmology, radiology, clinical pathology, anesthesiology, family medicine, and psychiatry.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Environmental Studies

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on environment-related issues using scientific, social scientific, or humanistic approaches or a combination. Includes instruction in the basic principles of ecology and environmental science and related subjects such as policy, politics, law, economics, social aspects, planning, pollution control, natural resources, and the interactions of human beings and nature.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Forestry

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to manage and develop forest areas for economic, recreational, and ecological purposes. Includes instruction in forest-related sciences, mapping, statistics, harvesting and production technology, natural resources management and economics, wildlife sciences, administration, and public relations.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Biology

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Chemistry

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the composition and behavior of matter, including its micro- and macro-structure, the processes of chemical change, and the theoretical description and laboratory simulation of these phenomena.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Neuroscience

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the interdisciplinary scientific study of the molecular, structural, physiologic, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of the brain and nervous system. Includes instruction in molecular and cellular neuroscience, brain science, anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system, molecular and biochemical bases of information processing, behavioral neuroscience, biology of neuropsychiatric disorders, and applications to the clinical sciences and biomedical engineering.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Nursing

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Occupational Therapy

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to assist patients limited by physical, cognitive, psychosocial, mental, developmental, and learning disabilities, as well as adverse environmental conditions, to maximize their independence and maintain optimum health through a planned mix of acquired skills, performance motivation, environmental adaptations, assistive technologies, and physical agents. Includes instruction in the basic medical sciences, psychology, sociology, patient assessment and evaluation, standardized and non-standardized tests and measurements, assistive and rehabilitative technologies, ergonomics, environmental health, special education, vocational counseling, health education and promotion, and professional standards and ethics.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Physics

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of matter and energy, and the formulation and testing of the laws governing the behavior of the matter-energy continuum. Includes instruction in classical and modern physics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, mechanics, wave properties, nuclear processes, relativity and quantum theory, quantitative methods, and laboratory methods.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Science

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of social systems, social institutions, and social behavior.

  • Knox College
    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    American Studies

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the Hispanic peoples of the North and South American Continents outside Canada and the United States, including the study of the Pre-Columbian period and the flow of immigrants from other societies.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Anthropology

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human beings, their antecedents and related primates, and their cultural behavior and institutions, in comparative perspective. Includes instruction in biological/physical anthropology, primatology, human paleontology and prehistoric archeology, hominid evolution, anthropological linguistics, ethnography, ethnology, ethnohistory, socio-cultural anthropology, psychological anthropology, research methods, and applications to areas such as medicine, forensic pathology, museum studies, and international affairs.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Classics

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the literary culture of the ancient Graeco-Roman world and the Greek and Latin languages and literatures and their development prior to the fall of the Roman Empire.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    English Literature

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the English language, including its history, structure and related communications skills; and the literature and culture of English-speaking peoples.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Communication

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 09.0100 - 09.0199.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Cultural Studies

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    An interdisciplinary program that focuses on the analysis and critique of culture in its varied forms, including values, ideas, belief systems, and expressive acts, and the relationship between cultural forms, everyday life, and structures of power. Includes instruction in anthropology, communications, history, literary studies, philosophy, political economy, and sociology, as well as recent theories and methodologies such as semiotics, deconstruction, postcolonial studies, gender theory, and ethnography.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Economics

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Gender Studies

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the defined areas, regions, and countries of the world; defined minority groups within and across societies; and issues relevant to collective gender and group experience.

  • Knox College
    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    History

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the study and interpretation of past events, institutions, issues, and cultures.

  • Knox College
    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Latin

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the Latin language and literature from its origins through its decline and its current ecclesiastical usage, as a secular and/or theological subject. Includes instruction in philology, related Italic dialects, Late Roman and Medieval Latin, and modern Church Latin.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    International Relations

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of international politics and institutions, and the conduct of diplomacy and foreign policy. Includes instruction in international relations theory, foreign policy analysis, international law and organization, the comparative study of specific countries and regions, and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Journalism

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the theory and practice of gathering, processing, and delivering news and that prepares individuals to be professional print journalists, news editors, and news managers. Includes instruction in news writing and editing; reporting; photojournalism; layout and graphic design; journalism law and policy; professional standards and ethics; research methods; and journalism history and criticism.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Philosophy

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on ideas and their logical structure, including arguments and investigations about abstract and real phenomena. Includes instruction in logic, ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, metaphysics, symbolism, and history of philosophy, and applications to the theoretical foundations and methods of other disciplines.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Political Science

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Includes instruction in political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of the government and politics of specific countries, and studies of specific political institutions and processes.

  • Knox College
    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Psychology

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the scientific study of the behavior of individuals, independently or collectively, and the physical and environmental bases of mental, emotional, and neurological activity.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Religious Education

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the theory and practice of providing educational services to members of faith communities, within the context of a particular religion, and that prepares individuals to serve as religious educators. Includes instruction in planning and teaching lessons, organizing and supervising instructional activities, designing and developing instructional materials, and administering religious education programs and facilities.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Social Work

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the professional practice of social welfare administration and counseling, and that focus on the study of organized means of providing basic support services for vulnerable individuals and groups. Includes instruction in social welfare policy; case work planning; social counseling and intervention strategies; administrative procedures and regulations; and specific applications in areas such as child welfare and family services, probation, employment services, and disability counseling.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Sociology

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. Includes instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Languages

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on language, language development, and relationships among languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective. Includes instruction in subjects such as psycholinguistics, behavioral linguistics, language acquisition, sociolinguistics, mathematical and computational linguistics, grammatical theory and theoretical linguistics, philosophical linguistics, philology and historical linguistics, comparative linguistics, phonetics, phonemics, dialectology, semantics, functional grammar and linguistics, language typology, lexicography, morphology and syntax, orthography, stylistics, structuralism, rhetoric, and applications to artificial intelligence.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Chinese

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of present-day China and its historical predecessors, related borderlands and island groups, and the overseas Chinese diaspora.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    Spanish

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the Spanish language and related dialects. Includes instruction in philology; Modern Castillan; Latin American and regional Spanish dialects; and applications in business, science/technology, and other settings.

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    2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401, United States

    French

    USD 41,094 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of France, other Francophone countries inside and outside Europe, and the French colonial experience and the associated French minorities around the world.

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    Established in 1837

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    Our Honor Code was developed by students as one of those students, Ismat Kittani '51, came to Knox from Iraq; he went on to become president of the United Nations General Assembly.

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          • 2010-2014, Creative Writing

            I loved this school, especially as someone who had no idea what to do with their career. Knox makes you think -- creatively, openly, and critically. Add great history, liberal arts atmosphere, and a diverse on-campus community, and you have a one-of-a-kind learning experience.

          • 1951-1954, BA Mathematics

            At Knox college you will gain much more than a degree. Your vision of the world will be enhanced.

          • 1990-1994

            If you want to find classmates who care about learning as much as you... If you want to know your professors... and meet the people who will become your life long friends. Go to KNOX.