Degrees and Programs

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University Studies (UVST) A.A./A.S. 

Would you like to complete your associate’s degree, but are unsure what you want your emphasis to be?

The University Studies Associate in Arts/Science degree is designed to provide an opportunity for students who may be potentially exploring their career and major options, or provides flexibility for those that are seeking an Associate that enables transferability or simply completion of a broad variety of curriculum options. The UVST AA/AS enables the ability to begin work toward the General Education requirements while meeting the needs of a broad variety of student circumstances.

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University Studies (UVST) B.A./B.S.

Would you like to complete a bachelor's degree that meets specific academic and career goals unaddressed in other degrees?

The University Studies Bachelor in Arts/Science degree will provide you the opportunity to:

  • meet academic and professional objectives not addressed through existing degree programs
  • develop essential skills valued by employers and graduate schools
  • complete a structured yet customized set of upper division courses
  • complete a capstone course or internship, which further prepares you for your chosen profession or graduate school admission
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Leadership Certificate

The Leadership for Personal Social Impact Certificate provides an academic setting where students gain theoretical and practical knowledge and skills with principles of self-awareness and improvement that can immediately transform personal success and performance. As students learn and apply these principles and skills they will also be provided with and create their own engaging experiences to become more active contributors and stewards across a wide range of professional, volunteer, public and private settings in their current and future local, regional, national and international communities. Students from any academic major or minor are encouraged to enroll in and complete this certificate.

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Program Learning Outcomes (PLO's)

  University Studies A.A./A.S.

Program Learning Outcome 1. Provides an opportunity for students who may be potentially exploring their career and major options.

Program Learning Outcome 2. Provides flexibility for those that are seeking an Associate that enables transferability or simply completion of a broad variety of curriculum options.

Program Learning Outcome 3. Enables the ability to begin work toward the General Education requirements while meeting the needs of a broad variety of student circumstances.

  University Studies B.A./B.S.

Program Learning Outcome 1. Provides an opportunity for students who may be potentially exploring their career and major options.

Program Learning Outcome 2. Provides flexibility for those that are seeking an Associate that enables transferability or simply completion of a broad variety of curriculum options.

Program Learning Outcome 3. Enables the ability to begin work toward the General Education requirements while meeting the needs of a broad variety of student circumstances.

  Leadership Certificate

Program Learning Outcome 1. Provides an opportunity for students who may be potentially exploring their career and major options.

Program Learning Outcome 2. Provides flexibility for those that are seeking an Associate that enables transferability or simply completion of a broad variety of curriculum options.

Program Learning Outcome 3. Enables the ability to begin work toward the General Education requirements while meeting the needs of a broad variety of student circumstances.