Applied and Liberal Studies
Students will choose a focus from across the curriculum and combine it with a liberal arts base for a unique broad-minded educational experience. Students can choose one or two of the following as their area(s)of emphasis: Applied Art, Business,Christian Ministry, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Cultural Studies, Education, Engineering, English, Kinesiology, Music, Nursing, and/or Social Work. The Applied Studies major provides students with the content, methodology, and implications of the basic areas of human knowledge, it fosters the attitude of intellectual curiosity harnessed by moral responsibility, and finally, it encourages students to think for themselves and to be able to participate in life as autonomous individuals.
Graduates with an Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies or a Bachelor of Arts degree in Applied Studies pursue graduate school in areas such as education, business, communication, psychology and more. This degree prepares graduates to think critically, evaluate real world problems, communicate clearly, relate with the world, and engage as citizens who display Christlike passion.