"Eight Before You Graduate"
Butler Cultural Requirement Overview
Butler University has a rich set of cultural activities in the
form of artistic performances, seminars and public lectures that
collectively comprise one of our most remarkable educational
resources. The aim of the Butler Cultural Requirement is
to engage students in these most valuable and exciting learning
opportunities, and to encourage students to develop habits of
participation in artistic and cultural events that will lead to
lifelong engagement with the creative arts and public intellectual
Requirement Structure: All Butler
students must attend eight or more BCR events as part of their
graduation requirements. Transfer students must complete at least
one BCR credit for each semester enrolled at Butler
- To discover that some of the most valuable and exciting
learning opportunities at Butler take place outside the
- To develop habits of participation in artistic and cultural
events that will lead to lifelong engagement within the creative
arts and public intellectual life.
for a full list of BCR events for fall 2014.
This list will be updated throughout the semester.
here for instructions on how to track the number of events you
How to Receive BCR Credit
At each event, students should look for the BCR student staff
wearing the vest with the BCR symbol. In order to receive
BCR credit for attending the event, students must have their ID
card scanned by the BCR
representative prior to the start of
the event. It is the student's responsibility to attend the
entire event. Each student may only scan their
own ID card. If a student has not had their ID card
scanned within this time period, they will not receive credit for