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.
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 bachelor of science degree in applied mathematics is appropriate for those students who want to focus their energies in the area of applications of mathematics. The B.S.degee is for those students who may seek careers in industry or engineering or may be considering graduate school in the applied sciences. This degree includes a research capstone.
The total coursework requirements include a minimum of 55 units of mathematics, computer science, chemistry and physics beyond the general education prerequisites.
The bachelor of arts degree in mathematics is designed to provide students with a broad spectrum of coursework in the mathematical sciences. It is intended to give students a sense of the human story and the philosophical underpinning of mathematics. This is the recommended major for those students intending to go into secondary teaching, but is not intended to be limited to these students alone. There are more elective options for a B.A. and more room for the students to incorporate a minor field of study.