The pre-occupational therapy major provides students with the necessary foundation for graduate studies, leading to careers in physical therapy. Courses for the major draw from kinesiology, biology, mathematics, chemistry, psychology, art and various other disciplines.
The secondary teaching emphasis of the kinesiology major provides a broad knowledge-base for students who wish to teach in a K-12 school.
In addition to the core classes in human anatomy and physiology, biomechanics and sport history, this emphasis explores dance movements and motor learning and analyzes many of the sports found in the K-12 school setting.
The secondary teaching emphasis is designed specifically for students who whi
With the rapid growth in the sport and fitness industry, health fitness professionals are in high demand. The health fitness emphasis offers students a solid foundation of knowledge, qualifying graduates for entry into a wide variety of occupations. Flexible course options allow some students to prepare for a career in sports and athletic training, while others prepare for professions in fitness and healthcare.
Language plays a significant role in education at any age, and places a large responsibility in the hands of educators. The English secondary teaching emphasis equips future teachers with the tools needed in the classroom.
Courses for the secondary teaching emphasis explore a broad range of topics in language and linguistics: muliticultural literature, American literature, world theater history, creative writing, composition theory and much more.
Professionals in the field of finance manage long-term investments, working capital, and issues of financing for small businesses or large corporations. The bachelor of arts degree in business administration with an emphasis in finance provides graduates with the tools and skills necessary to support and manage a successful career in finance.
The bachelor of arts degree in liberal arts provides a solid foundation for developing knowledge and practical skills, preparing students to succeed in their lives, communities and careers. Liberal arts graduates are especially well-prepared for teacher credentialing programs and for the challenges faced by educators. Not only teachers benefit from the broad, multidisciplinary approach that a degree in liberal education provides, however; the degree is useful in a variety of professional settings.
The bachelor of arts degree in early childhood development is interdisciplinary and designed to help students better understand the growth and development of children from birth through eight years. Courses focus on the total environment of the child as part of the learning experience by incorporating a strong foundation in theory and practice through a holistic approach which addresses the diversity and special needs of the young child.
The liberal studies major provides a broad course of study which serves as a foundation for meeting a wide range of future goals including graduate study, career development and community services. Because it is interdisciplinary, it is especially designed for students interested in teaching at the elementary school level. Courses for the major cover the content required for multiple subject teacher credential candidates.