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Earning a bachelor's degree is achieved by completing the necessary course of study offered by the college or university you enroll in. Completing this study may take three to seven years depending on where you seek your degree.

Distance learning is a method of delivering education to students who are not physically present on campus. Various studies have shown that distance learning programmes can be as efficient and effective as conventional classroom programmes sometimes even better!

The United States of America commonly called the United States, is a federal republic consisting of fifty states and a federal district. The 48 contiguous states and the federal district of Washington, D.C. are in first North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is in northwestern North America, west of Canada and east of Russia across the Bering Strait, and the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-North Pacific. The country also has five populated and nine unpopulated territories in the Pacific and the Caribbean.

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Bachelor of University Studies in University Studies

Northern Arizona University
Campus or Online Full time Part time 4 years September 2017 USA Flagstaff + 1 more

This undergraduate program attracts students with an individual vision of what they would like to pursue. With an advisor’s assistance, junior-level students can pair two minors to create a unique synergy. [+]

Distance learning Bachelors in North America 2017. This undergraduate program attracts students with an individual vision of what they would like to pursue. With an advisor’s assistance, junior-level students can pair two minors to create a unique synergy. What Can I Do with a Bachelor of University Studies? Are you fascinated by two different subjects but don't want to major in either of them? Have you earned a substantial amount of credit already? Do you know what your future career will be and want an education tailored to your specific needs? If you have 60 or more units of earned college-level coursework and obtain the recommendation of an advisor, you can complete a degree that provides the flexibility to change direction and build upon prior educational experiences in multiple disciplines. This degree will provide you with rigorous study in two areas - you will complete two minors - and focused preparation for your career path. Note: If you want to major in University Studies, you must have 60 units of university coursework successfully completed or in progress. You must also apply through the Gateway Student Success Center to be accepted into the program. Career opportunities that might be pursued: Entreprenuership (several BUS students run their own businesses) Teach English abroad (ESL) US Forest Service With further education, one of these paths is possible: Physical therapy Medical Technician Nursing School University Requirements To receive a bachelor's degree at Northern Arizona University, you must complete at least 120 units of credit that... [-]

Bachelor of Business Administration: General Business

Turner College - Columbus State University
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2017 USA Columbus

The BBA in General Business - provides students with the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary for a successful career in the global business environment. [+]

Program Description The BBA in General Business - provides students with the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary for a successful career in the global business environment. Students in international business study the business practices of other nations and learn about the international aspects of finance, management, marketing, cultural and legal issues, and logistics. The IB program is unique in that it combines preparation in business administration with foreign language training, area studies, and a meaningful overseas work or study experience. Career Opportunities Business graduates can pursue opportunities for employment by multinational corporations, businesses involved in foreign trade, government/public institutions, and international nonprofit organizations. Examples of job positions include: Foreign Trade Consultant/Specialist Global Sourcing Specialist Human Resources Specialist Import/Export Administrator/Specialist International Account Representative International Business Development Manager International Financial Analyst International Marketing Specialist International Product/Brand Manager International Purchasing Agent Admission Requirements There are no program specific admission requirements. Learning Outcomes Students receiving a BBA degree from the Turner College of Business will: demonstrate proficiency in problem-solving and decision-making in a business context. demonstrate knowledge of key business disciplines and concepts. recognize and analyze ethical issues in a business context. demonstrate knowledge of global business concepts and cultural diversity in a business context. communicate effectively in a business context. demonstrate proficiency in using information technology in a business context. Upon completion of the General Business – International Track degree program, graduates will be able to: demonstrate knowledge of cultural risk in international business. identify elements related to understanding the global forces shaping... [-]

Bachelor in Government

Oral Roberts University
Campus or Online Full time 6 - 8 semesters September 2017 USA Tulsa

A government major at ORU helps prepare students for careers in several fields by emphasizing breadth of knowledge about national and world affairs, especially analyzing them in the light of Judeo-Christian values and principles, analytical reading and advanced writing skills, and ability to use a variety of research skills. [+]

Distance learning Bachelors in North America 2017. A government major at ORU helps prepare students for careers in several fields by emphasizing breadth of knowledge about national and world affairs, especially analyzing them in the light of Judeo-Christian values and principles, analytical reading and advanced writing skills, and the ability to use a variety of research skills. When combined with an appropriate graduate degree (J.D., Ph.D., M.P.A., etc.), study of government is an excellent preparation for law, business, journalism, Christian ministries and missions, and other fields. Since political decision-making touches all aspects of life, its study opens new perspectives for all Christian citizens and professionals. This degree can be completed in three years by following the degree-in-three plan sheet. This major is also available through ORU Distance Learning online. Career Options - Attorney - Civil service professional at the local, state, national or international levels - College professor - Politician or political consultant - Private sector professional in public affairs departments of corporations and businesses - Public administrator - University lecturer [-]

BA Cross-Cultural Studies

Toccoa Falls College
Campus or Online Full time 126 hours September 2017 USA Toccoa Falls

Cross-Cultural Studies major equips future servant leaders with knowledge, skill, and character pertinent to communicate the Gospel of Jesus Christ to people of other cultures from a biblical worldview. Naturally established from biblical principles, the major offers both theory and practical application of cross-cultural skills and ministry through anthropology courses in addition to skills-based strategies. [+]

Cross-Cultural Studies major equips future servant leaders with knowledge, skill, and character pertinent to communicate the Gospel of Jesus Christ to people of other cultures from a biblical worldview. Naturally established from biblical principles, the major offers both theory and practical application of cross-cultural skills and ministry through anthropology courses in addition to skills-based strategies. History of missions, church planting and development, training and discipleship, cross-cultural communication, and urban ministries accompany an in-depth ethnographic project centering on cross-cultural strategies to one particular people group. An internship in the senior year provides hands-on experience under a formal mentor as the student prepares to candidate in churches or to go on to seminary for further preparation. This exciting major is a premier applied degree for young people seeking urban or overseas career preparation. GENERAL EDUCATION – 69 hours BIBLE & THEOLOGY – 30 hours BIB 213 Hermeneutics BMI 213 Theology of Missions BMI 473 Power Encounter BSF 103 Foundations for Spiritual Formation NTE 103 Introduction to the New Testament NTE ___ New Testament Elective OTE 103 Introduction to the Old Testament OTE ___ Old Testament Elective THE 303 Introduction to Theology 3 hours of Theology Elective HUMANITIES – 18 hours COM 113 Introduction to Communication ENG 113 Freshman Composition I ENG 123 Freshman Composition II HUM 103 Western Thought & Culture PHY 113 Introduction to Philosophy or Language* 3 hours 200- or 300-level Literature Elective from AML or ENG except ENG 201, 243, 393 *Global Ministries Department highly recommends its students take... [-]

BA In Communications (Human Relations)

Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR
Campus or Online Full time 18 months September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis + 1 more

The Bachelor of Communication (human relations) is a formation that relies on social psychology developed at crossroads of several disciplines: social psychology, sociology, theories of organizational development, systems, communications and human relations, human and social ecology, etc. [+]

Distance learning Bachelors in North America 2017. The Bachelor of Communication (human relations) is a formation that relies on social psychology developed at crossroads of several disciplines: social psychology, sociology, theories of organizational development, systems, communications and human relations, human and social ecology, etc. The program includes practical training oriented intervention with people organized environment: organizational analysis, group facilitation, training session survey-feedback, problem solving, action research, etc. OBJECTIVES The program has two objectives: theoretical training based on scientific tradition and practice of psychology of human relations that developed the intersections of various disciplines: social psychology, sociology, psychology, organizational development theories, theories of communications and human relations, human and social ecology and systems theories; practical training focuses, firstly, on the intervention of people organized environment: organizational analysis, groups animation, training session design, survey feedback, problem solving process group, action research and other techniques of psycho-surgery. What that psycho? Psycho, a disciplinary field centered on human interaction that is interested in coaching of human change in a perspective where the dimensions intrapersonal, interpersonal, interdisciplinary and systemic are still inseparable. The psycho speech The psycho-sociological intervention is an accompanying practice which takes account both of the person, processes and relationships. It aims to develop the consciousness of individuals, groups and communities and their empowerment and accountability. Through a cooperative relationship, it relies on the potentiality and the emergence of a collective intelligence rather than on pathology, diagnosis and restoration. This practice thus requires to be supported by this that emerges in the experience... [-]

Bachelor (BFA) Photography

Academy of Art University
Campus or Online Full time 4 years September 2017 USA San Francisco

The BFA degree builds on the core curriculum of fundamental principles by emphasizing the aesthetic and conceptual skills necessary for a professional portfolio. [+]

The BFA degree builds on the core curriculum of fundamental principles by emphasizing the aesthetic and conceptual skills necessary for a professional portfolio. After completing the core curriculum, students choose to focus on commercial or editorial, fine art, or documentary courses. Upon graduation, students will be required to demonstrate an individual style and a unique approach to their chosen area of study. BFA Photography Unit Requirements: Major Coursework Core 36 Units Major 42 Units Electives 9 units Liberal Arts 45 units TOTAL 132 units BFA Photography Degree Requirements: Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and LA 108 Composition for the Artist Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education requirements: 3 Written Communication courses 4 Art Historical Awareness courses 1 Historical Awareness course 1 Quantitative Literacy course 1 Cultural Ideas & Influences course 1 Employment Communications & Practices course After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. BFA Program Learning Outcomes Undergraduate students will meet the following student performance criteria: Conceptual and Problem-Solving Skills Make creative decisions that optimize conceptual impact, cohesiveness and memorability of created images Integrate key conceptual elements (such as mood, narrative, introducing the unexpected) with technical elements (such as composition, lighting, point of view) to suggest a story or elicit an emotional response from the viewer Solve creative and technical problems that include project parameters and modeled client expectations Lighting Skills Master indoor and outdoor lighting, studio lighting techniques, lighting... [-]

Bachelor of Business

Lane Community College
Campus or Online Full time 2 - 4 years June 2017 USA Eugene

Every modern career requires some knowledge of business. At Lane, we offer multiple options to prepare you for a career in business, whether you are on a one- or two-year path or seeking a Bachelor’s degree. [+]

Distance learning Bachelors in North America 2017. Every modern career requires some knowledge of business. At Lane, we offer multiple options to prepare you for a career in business, whether you are on a one- or two-year path or seeking a Bachelor’s degree. Transfer Degree: Lane is the smart start to your four-year degree! Earn an Associate of Science Transfer (ASOT) Degree in Business and seamlessly transfer to any public university in Oregon as a junior. Take advantage of small classes and personalized attention from faculty. You’ll also save money on tuition by taking your first two years at Lane. Career & Technical Degree Options: earn a one-year Certificate or a two-year Associate Degree to gain skills that prepare you to enter the job market upon completion. Associate of Applied Science degrees: Accounting and Administrative Office Professional One-year Certificates: Business Assistant and Retail Management Available Majors: Business Accounting Marketing Human Resources [-]

Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Studies

Goodwin College
Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA East Hartford

Explore and appreciate the natural world at Goodwin College. In our bachelor’s degree program in Environmental Studies you will develop the essential skills needed to become an effective advocate and participate in environmental protection. [+]

Become an Advocate for Environmental Protection Explore and appreciate the natural world at Goodwin College. In our bachelor’s degree program in Environmental Studies you will develop the essential skills needed to become an effective advocate and participate in environmental protection. The Connecticut River Is Your Classroom Goodwin College is located on 900 acres of riverfront property. Our campus setting enables students to spend time in the field, conducting real research and learning the technical aspects of the field first-hand. Our Environmental Studies program provides technical training for in‑demand careers while focusing on the scientific aspects of environmental stewardship. Customize Your Degree Students have the opportunity to customize their degree by choosing from two distinct tracks: Environmental Health River Studies In-Demand Careers As a graduate of this program are prepared to work in industries like education, professional consulting, health services, manufacturing, public administration, and other professional settings. Our bachelor’s degree program in Environmental Studies will prepare you to work in in-demand careers like: Environmental Health Track Environmental Health Specialists Environmental Scientists Materials Scientists Geoscientists River Studies Track Forest Scientists Conservation Scientists Environmental Monitoring Technicians Environmental Protection Specialists Flexible Scheduling For your convenience, you can take classes on-campus, online or in a hybrid format. Whether you are interested in attending full- or part-time, this is the degree for you! Program Outcomes Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to: Evaluate human activities and their impact on global environmental systems. Understand interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary approaches to environmental protection. Evaluate environmental contaminants,... [-]

Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)

Algoma University
Campus or Online Full time 4 years September 2017 Canada Sault Sainte Marie

The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program prepares students for generalist social work practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations, communities, and... [+]

Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)

The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program prepares students for generalist social work practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations, communities, and societies. The program has a particular focus on multi-cultural social work in and with Northern, rural, remote, Indigenous, and Franco-Ontarian communities. Graduates of the program will be prepared to practice anti-oppressive social work at the entry level with diverse populations in a Canadian context.The rich and innovative curriculum reflects a sound generalist program, while maintaining a focus on newer directions in social work. Students will use structural, Anishinaabe, and feminist approaches to critically analyze the ways that social contexts shape personal and social problems. Graduates will have a deep awareness of how their personal experiences are embedded in social structures. The program includes a 700-hour field placement that will link social work concepts, values, and theory to practice.The program was designed in partnership with Sault College in Sault Ste. Marie and Northern College in Timmins. College transfer students will enjoy seamless pathways to the HBSW that build on prior learning at the diploma level, and will be able to complete their degree in either Sault Ste. Marie or in Timmins. Classes in Timmins will be offered on the Northern College campus using a “blended learning” model – a mix of in-person and videoconference-based learning. College graduates in Sault Ste. Marie and Timmins are now able to “degree-ladder” without leaving their home communities.Algoma’s HBSW has candidacy status with the Canadian Association for Social Work... [-]


Bachelor in Information Technology

Upper Iowa University
Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA Fayette USA Online Quad Cities Waterloo Des Moines + 3 more

Information technology refers to the preparation of students to meet the computer technology needs of business, government, health care, schools, and other kinds of organizations. [+]

Information Technology Major Why study Information Technology? Information technology refers to the preparation of students to meet the computer technology needs of business, government, health care, schools, and other kinds of organizations. IT professionals select and integrate hardware and software products with organizational needs and infrastructure. They install, customize and maintain those applications, thereby providing a secure and effective environment that supports the activities of the organization’s computer users. There are important hardware and software systems concerns such as reliability, security, usability, and effectiveness and efficiency for their intended purpose; all of these concerns are vital. These topics are difficult and intellectually demanding. Courses IT Infrastructure Foundations of Information Systems Introduction to Programming Computer Architecture Operating Systems Networking Web Systems Database and Information Management Human-Computer Interaction Project Management and Integration Information and System Security Pre-calculus Rational Problem Solving Elementary Statistics Advanced Computer Networks Network Management Computer Forensics Security Cyber Systems Career opportunities Our innovative Organizational Information Systems and Technology Program (OISTP) includes majors in information technology (IT), information systems (IS) and software engineering (SE). Upper Iowa graduates can become software and web developers, database and security analysts, network administrators. Those skills are in high demand and frequently rated as top jobs by Forbes and U.S. News & World Report. Our major programs adhere to discipline-specific standards to provide you with the necessary rigor and relevance for success in your future career. Eight-week terms allow you the ability to focus on a few courses at a time and get the most... [-]

Bachelor in Psychology

Mercy College
Campus or Online Full time Part time 4 years September 2017 USA USA Online Bronx East Village Dobbs Ferry Yorktown Heights + 5 more

An in-depth knowledge of human behavior, the mind and influencing factors. Pursue your interest with more than 50 psychology courses to choose from. [+]

Distance learning Bachelors in North America 2017. An in-depth knowledge of human behavior, the mind and influencing factors Pursue your interest with more than 50 psychology courses to choose from. Have you ever wondered….Why do you do the things you do? What do your dreams mean? Or, why do some people develop schizophrenia? If these questions interest you, then you should consider the Psychology Program. Psychology is the study of behavior, the mind and factors influencing them. With our highly esteemed faculty, diverse guest lecturers and extensive affiliations with area hospitals and clinics, Mercy College is the place to pursue your degree. The Psychology Program at Mercy College offers more than 50 different psychology courses so students may succeed in a wide range of careers. You’ll have the opportunity for hands-on training and practical experience in several exciting Internships and Cooperative Education (COOP) placements in a number of human service agencies. There are many opportunities for students to engage in research including those offered through the RIMI (Research Infrastructure in Minority Institutions) and COR grants (Career Opportunities in Research). These federally funded programs provide qualified students with the academic and/or financial support to pursue graduate studies. An honors program and membership in a national society are also available for qualified students. Program Outcomes By the end of this program, students should be able to: Describe key concepts, principles, and overarching themes in psychology Interpret, design, and conduct basic psychological research Identify and explain ethical standards in psychological science and practice... [-]

Associate in Culinary Arts (A.A.S.)

Monroe College
Campus or Online Full time 16 - 24 months September 2017 USA Bronx New Rochelle + 1 more

Some Culinary Arts graduates pursue careers as bakers, line cooks with big name chefs, or open up their own establishments. [+]

Associate (A.A.S.) Degree Program in Culinary Arts

Some Culinary Arts graduates pursue careers as bakers, line cooks with big name chefs, or open up their own establishments. Others move into the corporate environment of hotel foodservice, catering operations, or even foodservice for the schools. Some will become front-of-the-house managers and have the experience to help run a restaurant.

Instruction prepares students for the workplace by covering cooking and baking techniques as well as industry concerns such as how food is grown and processed, nutrition, and food handling and safety.

Graduates of the Associate in Applied Science degree program will be prepared to enter the industry as chef tournants, and assistant pastry chefs. Graduates are encouraged to enroll into the Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Hospitality Management in order to become more proficient in management techniques, hone culinary skills and enter the industry as assistant food & beverage managers, sous chefs or a variety of other more senior positions.... [-]


Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences in Business

Tarleton State University
Campus or Online Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Stephenville Fort Worth Waco Midlothian + 3 more

The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree in Business is designed for the student with business-related work experience and technical training who desires to earn a bachelor’s degree. [+]

Distance learning Bachelors in North America 2017. The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree in Business is designed for the student with business-related work experience and technical training who desires to earn a bachelor’s degree. The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree is intended primarily for people who have a significant amount of technical and vocational training coupled with work experience and need to earn a four-year bachelor's degree in order to advance in their careers. Technical training, business-related work experience, vocational training or a combination of accounts for 33 of the 120 credits required for this degree. This degree will help you earn the skills you need for the workplace today. The degree is paired with the university's core courses and a foundation of advanced business courses to prepare the student for a successful career in a business organization. Accreditations Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Accreditation Council for Business School Programs (ACBSP) Career Opportunities A B.A.A.S. degree in Business is designed for hardworking individuals that want to earn the skills that they need in the workplace today. This degree offers many different career opportunities including: Management Business communications Human relations Leadership positions Real Experience This degree program offers a variety of hands-on experience through student organizations such as Delta Mu Delta, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO), and Toastmasters. In addition, the College of Business Administration provides students with several study abroad opportunities to places such as, Ireland,... [-]

Bachelors in Business

Anna Maria College
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2017 USA Worcester

A degree from the Anna Maria College’s School of Business develops students’ leadership skills and trains them to approach obstacles with proven methods and innovative solutions. Our business degree programs include courses in accounting, finance, economics, management, marketing, business analysis, and computer applications. We also encourage the study of organizational behavior, ethics, change... [+]

A degree from the Anna Maria College’s School of Business develops students’ leadership skills and trains them to approach obstacles with proven methods and innovative solutions. Our business degree programs include courses in accounting, finance, economics, management, marketing, business analysis, and computer applications. We also encourage the study of organizational behavior, ethics, change management, social interaction, and business-based research. Students who wish to balance classroom theory with real-life experience are encouraged to pursue one of the many internship opportunities available in the local area. This, coupled with the strong liberal arts core of Anna Maria College, ensures our graduates are well-rounded candidates as they enter the marketplace. Students in the Business Administration Major will demonstrate: Knowledge of the functional areas of business – accounting, finance, management, and marketing Knowledge of the economy and its impact on the operations of a business Skills in decision-making given legal and global influences Ethical reasoning and decision-making relating to the business environment Integrative experience demonstrating the ability to synthesize and apply knowledge and skills. Upon successful completion of the program students will have leadership skills so that they approach obstacles with proven methods and innovative solutions. A business degree will involve working with numbers and statistical analysis, so students will demonstrate quantitative reasoning skills. Students will also have the ability to understand organizational structures, taking into consideration the goals of the group, considering the raw materials or rough data, and developing plans to move projects forward. Students will have the ability to communicate concise... [-]

Bachelor of Organizational Leadership (BOLS)

Anderson University South Carolina
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2017 USA Anderson Colombia Ibague Tolima Greenville + 3 more

The (BOLS) degree enhances leadership skills of interpersonal communication, employee relations and communication. [+]

Bachelor of Organizational Leadership

The purpose of the Bachelor of Organizational Leadership (BOLS) program is to provide leadership skills based on Christian principles, increase interpersonal skills and employee relations skills that are required of leaders, enhance communication skills needed by leaders, and expand skills in one's chosen career path.

The curriculum has two options. One is a degree completion option for those with an associate's degree. The other is for those without a degree. The program is intended to supplement one's technical skills and work experience with leadership and people skills. A Human Resource Administration concentration is also available fully online.... [-]