The mathematics program at Fresno Pacific University is designed to prepare students to solve problems, communicate their understanding and appreciate the beauty of mathematics and its role in human history.
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If you are interested in the people side of business, this is the right degree for you. What do we mean by the people side of business? Careers in management, human resources, sales or consultants all have a very important common denominator...they rely heavily on people skills.
The bachelor of arts in criminology and restorative justice studies focuses on the study of criminal justice practices (not the implementation of law enforcement); this program incorporates the values of a Christian worldview into a deeper knowledge about crime and society. It helps students understand and know how to implement restorative approaches to justice, and to understand the various social and psychological theories on crime, criminals and society.
The bachelor of arts degree in business administration with an emphasis in management is designed to provide expansive knowledge of the business environment from a systems perspective. Classes such as economics and accounting provide the foundation for advanced classes in finance, management, organizational behavior, small groups and teams, marketing, research and analysis, computer applications, and business strategy. A major project is assigned to help students focus on practical information that benefits the organization and the community.
The bachelor of science in nursing prepares those who hold an associate degree in nursing to become leaders in their profession. Classes strengthen clinical decision making based on critical thinking skills and broaden students' academic foundation. Participants also learn about community and public health nursing and nursing research processes. Leadership instruction includes conflict management. This program prepares students for graduate study in nursing.
Psychology is the study of human behavior and mental processes. Students receive a foundation in psychology while being challenged to examine human nature from scientific, religious, philosophical, physiological and socio-cultural perspectives. Psychological knowledge is a great benefit in many careers, and the major is flexible and can be tailored to meet student goals.
Biology at Fresno Pacific University ranges from the biochemical analysis of cells to the study of global ecosystems. It happens on campus in the teaching and research laboratories of AIMS Hall, it extends to the local community as part of internships in agriculture and medicine and it journeys to the mountains, coasts and deserts of California during field studies. The biology program prepares students for the rigorous intellectual challenges of careers as diverse as medicine, teaching and scientific research.
The studio art emphasis exposes students to the contemporary practice, visual culture theory and historical perspectives for the visual arts. Students in the art studio emphasis are exposed to a wide range of media and develop the critical and conceptual skills needed to realize a personal artistic vision. Students will learn requirements of a professional career and be guided in the building of a professional artistic portfolio.