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Bachelor Degrees

Bachelor

Bachelor of Science in Applied Management

This degree provides students with knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary for advancement in the field of management. For the student with an associate degree, the program integrates the general and technical skills developed with-in associate degree programs with the professional skills and dispositions inculcated in a bachelor's of management degree program.

Bachelor of Communication Studies

Courses combine theory and practice as students are taught the historical and conceptual foundations of the communication field. At the same time they equip students with skills in speaking, writing, critical thinking, discussion, and problem solving. The individual concentrations and their associated courses specialize in different branches of the communication field.

Bachelor of Criminal Justice (B.C.J.)

This degree is designed for students who have already completed an associate's degree in a related area such as Law Enforcement Technology, Human Services Technology, Corrections Technology, or Police Administration.

Bachelor of Science in Education - Early Childhood Education

This degree prepares students to teach children three years old through third grade. In addition to being qualified to teach in primary grades, students will be prepared to teach in pre-primary programs, such as public school preschools, private pre-kindergarten schools, childcare centers and Head Start Programs.

Bachelor Health Services Administration

This degree prepares you for entry-level management and staff positions in all sectors of the health care industry. Students will be prepared for positions in acute, sub-cute, and ambulatory care facilities such as hospitals, clinics, home health agencies, manages care organizations, and other emerging health delivery systems.

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) History

This degree prepares students for a variety of careers. Many students pursue successful careers in education, museums, and libraries. Others enjoy careers as lawyers, government officials, businessmen and women, journalists, and policy consultants in the non-profit sector.

Bachelor of Science in Education - Middle Childhood Education

This degree prepares students for licensure to teach grades 4 - 9 in elementary school upper primary grades, middle school, junior high school, or high schools (9th grade only).

Traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.)

This four-year undergraduate degree provides the classroom and clinical education to prepare graduates for the challenges of complex and changing health-care systems. Upon completion the graduate is prepared to take the National Council Licensure Examination which leads to licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).

Bachelor of Social Work

The undergraduate program in social work prepares students for beginning social work practice at the undergraduate level. Students will complete course work in human behavior and the social environment, social welfare history, and policy, research, social work practice methods, and field instruction.

Bachelor of Specialized Studies

By it's nature, the specialized studies degree is unique to each individual. Making a general statement regarding career preparation impractical. The application process, however, requires a statement of rationale for pursuing the major and for selection of the curriculum plan. This statement includes the student's educational and career goals. Many B.S.S. students design a major with a specific career or graduate program in mind.

Bachelor Technical and Applied Studies

This degree is primarily intended for students who have already completed an applied associate degree from an accredited community college, regional campus, or technical college, and who wish to pursue a baccalaureate degree. It provides students with knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary for advancement in their chosen careers, and integrates the technical skills developed within applied associate degree programs with the professional skills inculcated in a bachelor's degree program.

Bachelor of Arts in Social Work

The undergraduate program in Bachelor of Arts Social Work prepares students for beginning social work practice at the undergraduate level. Students will complete course work in human behavior and the social environment, social welfare history, and policy, research, social work practice methods, and field instruction. The BASW requires the same classes as the BSW in addition to 2 years of a foreign language.