The Associate of Arts in General Studies (AAGS) is a 60-hour degree that students can either obtain by itself or on the way to completing a bachelor’s degree. We recommend that students complete the AAGS as a stepping-stone because it may lead to career advancement while they complete their bachelor’s degree. It also ensures that the student earns a credential just in case they are unable to or decide not to finish the bachelor’s degree.
The Political Science program offers courses for students interested in understanding government and politics at the international, national, state, and local level. The mission of the program is to provide students with both a substantive knowledge of politics and the skills necessary to make use of that knowledge effectively, not only as private citizens participating in a democracy, but also in a wide range of careers.
The Bachelor of Arts in history with a minor in education offers an excellent program for the preparation of social studies educators. In the history-social studies education program, students gain experience in research, writing, and discussion in history, geography, political science, economics, and behavioral sciences, as well as practical teaching experience through 4 field placements in local schools. This program has a 100% placement rate in K-12 schools for all history/secondary education students who wish to teach full time.
The Bachelor of Arts in history prepares students for a wide range of careers by teaching a core set of transferable skills through the study of societies, cultures, and economies across a broad chronological and geographical spectrum. As a history major, you will learn important skills which are attractive to a wide range of employers. Graduates go on to use these skills in a variety of different jobs as educators, researchers, editors, information managers, advocates, or business executives. History Department graduates earn the highest starting salary of any Bachelor of Arts in history graduates in the state of Arkansas.
The Bachelor of Arts in applied communication equips students with communication skills that may be applied in their personal lives as well as across a number of professions, including business, education, government, and industry.
The 120-hour program teaches students how to use a positive communication framework to ethically lead by analyzing messages, developing messages, anticipating communication barriers, accomplishing communicative goals, embracing difference, and influencing discourse.
The Bachelor of Arts in mass communication online degree program emphasizes critical thinking, writing, content creation, the effects of the media on the public as media studies, and related journalistic and strategic communication practices. This is a program that offers two tracks of emphasis. Students can either choose the media studies or the professional option
The Bachelor of Arts in mass communication online degree program emphasizes critical thinking, writing, content creation, the effects of the media on the public as media studies, and related journalistic and strategic communication practices. This is a program that offers two tracks of emphasis. Students can either choose the media studies or the professional option.
The Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing prepares you for impactful careers in advertising, marketing management and professional sales. The 120-hour degree program blends three key aspects of marketing, advertising to consumers and business, understanding and connecting to the marketplace and finally building and managing the relationships necessary to be successful in the marketplace.
The undergraduate certificate in business analytics enables students to develop marketable technical and decision making skills relevant to all functional areas of business- accounting, finance, economics, information systems, management, and marketing.
The Bachelor of Business Administration in business analytics prepares students for high-growth technology-based careers in the rapidly evolving global business environment. Dependent upon use of big data and evidence-based decision making, companies are seeking graduates with analytics knowledge and skills and real-world business insights.
The Bachelor of Business Administration in management provides students a strong foundation in business essentials and develops critical thinking, specialized conceptual knowledge, and problem-solving skills needed in the modern business environment. With a focus in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the 120-hour online degree program develops conceptual and applied skills requisite for both new venture startup and success in the business or corporate world.
The Bachelor of Arts in sociology degree is dedicated to the study of the social lives of people, groups, and societies. This 120-hour program promotes effective communication, critical thinking, and data analysis through its broad selection of courses. Graduates of this program receive a valuable foundation for direct entry into meaningful careers or graduate study in a wide range of fields including law, education, counseling, social work, public health, and public administration.
The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree prepares students for the general practice of social work with diverse individuals, families, groups, and communities. Building on a person-in-environment perspective, the curriculum is designed to develop knowledge of human behavior and social problems as well as critical thinking, assessment, problem solving, and evaluative skills.
The 120-hour online program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
The Bachelor of Arts in psychology degree promotes the application of psychological principles, scientific reasoning, and problem-solving skills to further the understanding of human behavior. The 120-hour program teaches ethically and socially responsible behaviors for professional and personal settings in a landscape that involves increasing diversity.
The Bachelor of Science in Education in middle level education degree prepares candidates to teach grades 4-8. It not only provides expertise in teaching field content and pedagogy, but also leads to Arkansas licensure in the middle school content areas of math, science, language arts, and/or social studies.
The Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting degree provides students a practice-based education that prepares them for careers in public accounting, finance, business and government. The 120-hour, accredited online program fulfills all of the requirements to sit for the Arkansas CPA exam. Candidates who successfully complete the CPA examination must complete 150 semester hours to […]
The Bachelor of Business Administration in business information systems prepares students for high-demand, technology-based careers in a rapidly evolving global environment. The 120-hour, fully online degree program couples technical skill development with business competencies to ensure the production of efficient and effective business applications. Business information systems majors develop skills in communication, teaming, and problem […]
The undergraduate certificate in workplace Spanish enables students to develop a practical foundation (intermediate-level proficiency) in Spanish with basic vocabulary and cultural competency critical to serving Arkansas’s growing Spanish-speaking population. The 15-hour, interdisciplinary program is designed for students planning careers in the service professions.
The Bachelor of Arts in professional and technical writing (PTW) develops written and rhetorical literacy through coursework that provides practical writing, editing, and document design skills for the 21st century. The 120-hour, online degree program has two concentrations: nonfiction and technical writing.
The Bachelor of Science in health education and promotion prepares students for the specialized field of health sciences in their community. The 120-hour program also assists the entry-level health educator in taking the National Health Education Credentialing examination.