With a physical campus in Riverside, California, this private Christian university has the distinction of being the only Southern Baptist college located on the west coast. CBU developed its online curriculum to appeal to nontraditional students and others who desire a more flexible degree experience. The university currently offers over 20 online bachelor's degrees of arts and science, master's degrees, and professional certificates. Many of CBU's online degrees are also offered in a hybrid format, for students who would like a traditional element to their degree program.
All metrics indicate that CBU's graduates leave with an education that prepares them for a successful career. The school's student loan default rate is a low 3.9%, indicating that most graduates are able to meet their financial commitments. The graduation success rate is 74%, and nearly 91% of first-year students return for their second year.
Students in the autism spectrum disorders certificate study the behavioral and learning needs of individuals with ASD. Topics covered include applied behavior analysis, teaching and learning strategies, and consultation and collaboration.
Sociology, the study of human social conventions and interaction, is relevant for business, teaching, and any area where one can benefit from understanding human behavior. Upper division courses in this degree include Deviant Behavior, Marriage and Family, and Social Problems.
This general business degree covers topics like economics, accounting, finance, and international business. Students with associate's degrees can transfer credits towards the completion of this program.
Get the theological and biblical foundation for combining your faith with your career. Course work covers biblical history, theological education, and church history.
This liberal arts degree can prepare graduates for work in advertising, teaching, reporting, sales, and more. Graduates will be able to develop communication and rhetorical strategies for a variety of situations.
This degree is aimed at transfer students who wish to pursue careers as paraprofessionals in early childhood settings. Topics include childhood behavior, learning environments, and childhood development.
This degree is a great foundation for students who wish to work closely with children ages birth to age 8. Successful completion of the degree yields career opportunities as a child care liasion, preschool director, early childhood program devleoper, and in other edcuation and care capacities.
There are 48 credits of core requirements in the English BA, ranging from composition to language structure and acquisition. Students graduate with an understanding of modern literature and the writing abilities to express complicated critical ideas.
The interdisciplinary studies program allows students to develop knowledge in a variety of subject matter, while focusing their skills especially in communication. Core classes in history, humanities, political science, and art create well-rounded graduates.
Courses in human resources management, leadership, and organizational theory specialize this interdisciplinary studies degree. Behavioral science, math, and composition prerequisites anchor the program in basic skills.
Learn the principles of human thought and behavior in this bachelor's program. Courses include Lifespan Development, Theories of Personality, and Abnormal Psychology.
Graduates of this program will grasp the basic principles for managing public agencies. Students study the skills of management and policy process and analysis.
The English liberal studies program is good preparation for students who would like a multi-disciplinary undergraduate experience. The English specialization includes classes like Multicultural Literature and Shakespeare.
The liberal studies program in human development/early childhood includes specialization courses, as well as foundational classes that develop critical thinking and communication skills. Graduates leave understanding cognitive development, perceptual development, and social development.
Kinesiology focuses on the study of human movement, motor development, exercise, and health. Students also have the benefit of the education, history, and humanities core of classes of the interdisciplinary degree.
This program is a good option for students who aspire to teach social studies. Courses in history and political science complement optional in-classroom experiences.
Available both online and in the hybrid format, this degree readies grads for work in non-profits, teaching positions, and public service, as well as graduate school or law school. Core courses include Political Economy, State and Local Government, and International Relations Theory.
Students in this degree learn the methodology of the social scientist, as well as the theories of psychology. The history of psychology, cognitive psychology, and counseling theories are discussed.
Interested in careers in social media, broadcasting, non-profit work, advertising, public relations, and similar areas? Students leave this degree program with a solid understanding of communications skills and strategies for magazines, marketing, newspapers, and other types of media.
This Bachelor of Science is appropriate for individuals interested in careers in public criminal justice agencies, graduate school, or work in the private sector. The CBU approach integrates Christian ethics into the study of criminal justice.
The Bachelor of Science in kinesiology provides students with a firm scientific understanding of human movement, anatomy, and exercise science. The program is good preparation for graduate programs in kinesiology and exercise science, and for careers in teaching.
*Requires a bachelor's degree. This accelerated online program can be completed in 24 months, though 6 trimesters of work. The Disability Ministry concentration prepares students to reach out and assist congregational and community members who are living with disabilities.
*Requires a bachelor's degree. If you are interested in working in government, the private sector, or nonprofit organizations to influence disability policy, this is the degree for you. Students look at the sociology of disability, social services for the disabled, and Christian perspectives on disability.
*Requires a bachelor's degree. This interdisciplinary master's program discusses finance, public policy, communication, and leadership skills to give graduates a multifaceted understanding of public administration. This flexible degree can be completed in 16 months.
*Requires a nursing license and an associate's degree or diploma. Current nurses can pursue this customized program to finish their bachelor's degree in 124 units. Core clinical classes like Physical Assessment and Community Public Health provide graduates with more developed clinical skills.
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