Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate Student

Undergraduate Student

Administration – Public Administration (BPA)

The Bachelor of Public Administration is of special interest to the working professional in public and nonprofit organizations, and students who wish to pursue a career in public management. The coursework is designed to provide you with an understanding and working application of the principles essential to the effective management of public agencies, and meets the standards and guidelines provided by NASPAA, the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration.

Administration (BS)

The Bachelor of Science in Administration is designed to provide you with the administrative and leadership competencies needed by all organizations – whether private, public, or nonprofit – in order to achieve their missions and goals. Courses focus on contemporary organizational theory and practice, with an emphasis on workplace applications.

Administration (BS) Specialization in Health Services Administration

The Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration is designed to prepare the student for a career in the health services industry in an administrative capacity. The program of study will give students a broad view of today's health care system and will prepare its graduates for entry and middle management positions in such areas as hospital, medical or dental clinics, group medical practices, managed care organizations, long-term care facilities, insurance companies, home health agencies, and governmental health agencies. Management skills and business practices used in today's complex health care systems are emphasized.

Administration (BS) Specialization in Human Resources Administration

The specialization in Human Resources Administration provides students who are employed in the area of human resources development or administration the knowledge recommended by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) in order to prepare for the PHR and SPHR exams. The specialization is earned by completing the approved 21 credits in the curriculum.

Administration (BS) Specialization in Legal Studies

The specialization in Legal Studies provides a broad background in fundamental legal studies to students who desire to become paralegals or legal assistants working under the supervision of a lawyer. You will gain a comprehensive knowledge of the legal systems in state and federal environments. This knowledge will help develop the critical thinking and communication skills necessary to be a legal assistant within the civil and criminal practice areas of a law firm.

Administration (BS) Specialization in Organizational Leadership

The specialization of Organization Leadership takes an interdisciplinary approach, exploring a variety of leadership-related topics and competencies to give you a foundation in leadership theory and practice. Courses explore training and development, diversity in the workplace, negotiation, ethics, decision-making, and psychology.

Administration (BS) Specialization in Personal Financial Planning

The specialization in Personal Financial Planning provides the courses required for the CFP Certification Examination. At the completion of this program, you will possess a foundation in the theory and practice relevant to personal financial planning, and the knowledge and skills associated with success in the CFP profession.

Bachelor of Arts in Human Services (BAHS)

The Bachelor of Arts in Human Services (BAHS) prepares students for work in a wide array of Human Services related careers, as well as for graduate study in related disciplines. The interdisciplinary degree is grounded in an understanding of systems in a social context, and it embraces a commitment to theory, to basic and applied research, and to social justice. The curricular flexibility of the “career focused track” as well as the portfolio option enable students to combine theoretical grounding with real world application through the supervised field experience, and their own work experience.

Emergency Management (BS)

The Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management will prepare you to assume a leadership role in homeland security, business continuity, hazard mitigation, or international disaster management. You study the strategies and tactics behind mitigation, preparedness, planning, and response and recovery operations for a number of complex incidents, including biological, chemical, radiological, nuclear and terrorist threats, and natural disasters.

Health Services Administration (BS)

The Bachelor of Science is Health Services Administration gives you a broad view of today's health care industry, including business practices and management skills. The degree program prepares you for entry and middle management positions in such areas as hospitals, medical or dental clinics, group medical practices, managed care organizations, long-term care facilities, insurance companies, home health agencies, and governmental health agencies.

Humanities – Liberal Studies (BLS)

The specialization in Literature & Humanities offers an interdisciplinary approach to the aesthetic production of Western and non-Western literature and the arts as well as the study of past and contemporary history of ideas and the human experience. This approach includes philosophy, literature, theatre, and the fine arts.

Information Technology (BS) Portfolio Option

Information Technology (BS) Specialization in Info Systems Admin

Information Technology (BS) Specialization in Network & Sys. Eng.

Information Technology (BS) Specialization in Software Engineering

Liberal Studies (BLS) Specialization in Literature & Humanities

The specialization in Literature & Humanities offers an interdisciplinary approach to the aesthetic production of Western and non-Western literature and the arts as well as the study of past and contemporary history of ideas and the human experience. This approach includes philosophy, literature, theatre, and the fine arts.

Liberal Studies (BLS) Specialization in Psychology

The specialization in Psychology supports the success of those students already employed as mental health paraprofessionals and/or prepares those students who anticipate employment in these areas. The specialization also provides the necessary prerequisites for graduate education in psychology or to support graduate training in related fields such as social work, law, counseling, education or organizational behavior.

Literature & Humanities – Liberal Studies (BLS)

The specialization in Literature & Humanities offers an interdisciplinary approach to the aesthetic production of Western and non-Western literature and the arts as well as the study of past and contemporary history of ideas and the human experience. This approach includes philosophy, literature, theatre, and the fine arts.

Psychology – Liberal Studies (BLS)

The specialization in Psychology supports the success of those students already employed as mental health paraprofessionals and/or prepares those students who anticipate employment in these areas. The specialization also provides the necessary prerequisites for graduate education in psychology or to support graduate training in related fields such as social work, law, counseling, education or organizational behavior.

Public Administration (BPA)

The Bachelor of Public Administration is of special interest to the working professional in public and nonprofit organizations, and students who wish to pursue a career in public management. The coursework is designed to provide you with an understanding and working application of the principles essential to the effective management of public agencies, and meets the standards and guidelines provided by NASPAA, the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration.