The Information Technology/Network Specialist Major at USF is a TRANSER-ONLY option designed to capstone the A.A.S. degrees Network Specialist or Security Specialist from
The Information Technology/Network Specialist Major at USF is a TRANSER-ONLY option designed to capstone the A.A.S. degrees Network Specialist or Security Specialist from Joliet Junior College. It focuses on effective operation and management of computer systems. You will learn to apply computer technology to the solution of business problems dealing with network technologies and management of data on networks from both the client and server perspectives. You will be acquiring knowledge, skills, and methods for the deployment of emerging technology, installation and maintenance of networks, management of data resources and security of systems.
Major Program (71-72 semester hours)
All students in this program are required to complete the AAS degree in Computer Information Systems – Network Specialist Option including 38 hours of USF specified CIS course work from Joliet Junior College...
Students in U.S.F.’s biology program don’t just study science, they DO science!
Students in U.S.F.’s biology program don’t just study science, they DO science.
Hands-on learning tools and experience prepare students for a myriad of different careers —cadaver dissection; assisting faculty in research projects; classes and internships at nationally acclaimed research facilities are just some of the ways you will DO science at the University of St. Francis. Also, our Biology and Environmental Science Fellows Program represents a unique opportunity to get involved in the science activity at U.S.F. Many students present their research and local and national meetings such as the Associated Colleges of the Chicagoland Area Student Symposium held every year.
U.S.F. has teamed up with Argonne National Laboratory, Fermi Lab, the Shedd Aquarium and the Morton Arboretum to provide its students with true-life learning experiences in labs with advanced instrumentation....
if you want a career in a field that is always new, always challenging and always growing, computer science is for you, and the University of St. Francis will help you be
Why choose computer science at USF?
Computer Science is a career that continuously grows and changes, and it can be utilized in just about every field: business, medical, education, law enforcement/security, service industries, communication (voice, visual and print), science, engineering, gaming/simulations, manufacturing, and more. You name it, and computer science is right there, making it work in so many different ways. So, if you want a career in a field that is always new, always challenging and always growing, computer science is for you, and the University of St. Francis will help you be ready through unique learning experiences.
You will learn:
That you can attend seminars on topics from Bioinformatics to Human-Computer Interaction to Game Programming.
To design a top-notch website and how to support the infrastructure it needs.
To work on real-world projects that offer service opportunities in and out of the classroom.
That you can study C++, Java, Visual Basic, and more.
The Criminal & Social Justice major at the University of St. Francis offers students an
exciting alternative to a traditional criminal justice program by offering the
The Criminal & Social Justice major at the University of St. Francis offers students an exciting alternative to a traditional criminal justice program by offering the opportunity to build a concentration in one of several specializations.
Writing skills, ethics, and integrity, service and social justice are emphasized to prepare students for a profession where these traits and skills are in high demand. The Criminal & Social Justice major educates students in the structure and process of the criminal justice system with a holistic Catholic Franciscan social justice perspective.
Languages & Cultural Diversity
Leadership (for law enforcement officers)
Politics and Law
This program seeks to:
Provide students with a broad liberal arts foundation challenged by Franciscan values
and char-ism, engaged in a continuous pursuit of knowledge, faith, wisdom, and justice, and ever mindful of a tradition that emphasizes reverence for creation, compassion, and
Provide a social justice perspective on criminal justice through the exploration and
understanding of societal issues that lead to criminal behavior.
Teach students theoretical and practical knowledge of the structures, processes, and
functions of the criminal justice institutions and their relationship to other social systems.
Provide students the opportunity to explore an area of Criminal & Social Justice in depth through concentration options.
The International Business program is designed to provide the student with an interdisciplinary degree combining courses in business, foreign language, and area studies.
The International Business program is designed to provide the student with an interdisciplinary degree combining courses in business, foreign language, and area studies. Courses will be designed to emphasize applied practice thereby enhancing a student’s marketability in a variety of career options with global corporations, banks, government and non-governmental organizations, and other international organizations.
B.B.A./M.B.A. Five-Year Option
In the final two semesters before graduation, senior business majors who intend to continue with an M.B.A. at the University of St. Francis may take graduate level M.B.A. courses for undergraduate credit to meet undergraduate requirements. Students who take two M.B.A. courses in their senior year are eligible to complete their M.B.A. in one year (attending full-time). See course catalog for additional details....
This degree area focuses on using human, financial, technology, and material resources to meet organizational goals. Managers must be skilled in planning, organizing, lea
This degree area focuses on using human, financial, technology, and material resources to meet organizational goals. Managers must be skilled in planning, organizing, leading, and controlling these resources. The Management major prepares students to manage challenges and leverage opportunities in a contemporary, changing, and global business environment.
Students majoring in Management lead in teams, develop decision-making skills and demonstrate their abilities through competition. Students gain these experiences through their hands-on class projects, internships, and global experiences.
Program outcomes for students
Develop highly sought after job-related skills involving relationship building, teamwork, written and oral communication, and critical thinking.
Demonstrate analytical skills (verbal and written) for decision making under uncertainty and competitive environments.
Discover how to leverage personal, team, and organizational competencies to optimize performance.
Demonstrate knowledge of leadership with an appreciation for ethical, cultural, and global influences.
Apply management theories and concepts in real-world organizations and situations.
Practice your skills in one of our student-run businesses
The Bachelor of Music in Music Performance develops excellence in music performance and prepares you for a career as a professional musical artist or for the private teac
The Bachelor of Music in Music Performance develops excellence in music performance and prepares you for a career as a professional musical artist or for the private teaching of applied music. Applied areas include: piano, voice, guitar, violin, viola, violoncello, double bass, flute, oboe, bassoon, saxophone, trumpet, French horn, trombone, euphonium, tuba, and percussion. This degree provides opportunities to receive one-on-one pedagogical instruction unique to your instrument or voice, perform a junior and senior recital, and take advanced courses in music theory and musicology. In addition, students will receive professional experiences through teaching in the Millikin University Preparatory Department, internships and service learning projects, and opportunities to work as a professional musician in area ensembles....
Biology majors may obtain either a B.A. or a B.S. degree by completing 36 to 48 biology credits in one of three tracks in the biology program. The traditional track is we
Biology majors may obtain either a B.A. or a B.S. degree by completing 36 to 48 biology credits in one of three tracks in the biology program. The traditional track is well suited for students interested in medicine (pre-medicine, pre-physician assistant, pre-chiropractic, pre-dentistry, pre-veterinary medicine, or pre-optometry) or graduate programs.
Biology majors are required to take at least one course and earn a grade of C- or better from each of six biology content categories.
In-Demand, Versatile Field of Study
Contemporary biology is one of the fastest growing areas of science; it is at the same time tremendously exciting, relevant and challenging. Biologists using innovative ideas and revolutionary technologies are confronting many of the world’s most pressing problems....
Music students at Lake Forest explore the musicians they are and will become. Through opera or hip-hop, violin or harmonica, students collaborate with professors whose ow
Bachelor of Music
Music students at Lake Forest explore the musicians they are and will become. Through opera or hip-hop, violin or harmonica, students collaborate with professors whose own interests range from world music to electronica.
Students interested in performing can participate in established choirs, orchestra, and percussion ensemble. Faculty encourages students to start their own music groups of any genre.
With the Lyric Opera, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and numerous jazz, blues, folk, and house music venues nearby, Chicago provides opportunities for music enjoyment, study, and internships.
MUSC 101: Perspectives on Music
MUSC 104: Men's Chorus
MUSC 105: Women's Chorus
MUSC 106: College/Community Chorus
MUSC 107: Concert Band
MUSC 108: Chamber Orchestra
MUSC 109: West African Drumming Ensemble
MUSC 110: Jazz Ensemble
MUSC 118: Introduction to Singing
MUSC 119: Opera Workshop
MUSC 150: Fundamentals of Music
MUSC 160: Musicianship
MUSC 170: Intro to Music Teaching & Learning
MUSC 204: The Singing Statesmen
MUSC 205: Advanced Women's Chorale
MUSC 206: Concert Choir
MUSC 217: World Music Survey
MUSC 220: Songwriting
MUSC 225: Intro to Electronic Music
MUSC 227: History of Jazz
MUSC 235: 20th Cent Theater: Musical Theater
MUSC 251: Music Theory I
MUSC 252: Music Theory II
MUSC 262: Great Composers
MUSC 264: History of Rock and Roll
MUSC 265: American Music
MUSC 266: Music in Film
MUSC 267: Disney, Music, and Culture
MUSC 270: Beginning Conducting
MUSC 271: Teaching Winds and Percussion
MUSC 271: The Art of Teaching Wind and Percussion Instruments.
MUSC 272: Teaching String Instruments...
The study of music education at Lake Forest combines music theory, history and culture of music, and music performance with rigorous study in the practical art of teachin
Bachelor of Music Education
The study of music education at Lake Forest combines music theory, history and culture of music, and music performance with rigorous study in the practical art of teaching strings, winds and percussion, elemental and secondary general music, and instrumental and choral ensembles.
Music education students are exposed to a strong, flexible major they can complete in four years. Additionally, they will be equipped to teach a range of music classes — from band to choir to orchestra to general music — to students of all ages, K-12.
The College’s award-winning education program is one of the best in Illinois, with a high post-graduation employability rate: last year, 95% of Lake Forest education grads got jobs in educational settings. ...
Given its research focus, the biology department at Lake Forest College takes seriously its responsibility to train students to effectively communicate the significance o
Bachelor of Biology
Given its research focus, the biology department at Lake Forest College takes seriously its responsibility to train students to effectively communicate the significance of their findings.
BIOL 102: People and the World of Plants
BIOL 103: Human Biology
BIOL 104: Human Genetics
BIOL 105: Public Health
BIOL 106: Nutrition and the Human Body
BIOL 108: Learning About the Living World
BIOL 114: Truth and Lies in Medical News
BIOL 115: Science and Popular Culture
BIOL 116: Exploring the Brain
BIOL 120: Organismal Biology
BIOL 130: Bio Inq: Deadly Shape Hostage Brain
BIOL 131: Bio Inq: Invasion Ecology
BIOL 132: Bio Inq: Plant-Animal Interactions
BIOL 133: Bio Inq: Tropical Forest Biology
BIOL 134: Bio Inq: Emerging World Diseases
BIOL 135: Bio Inq: Human Ecology
BIOL 136: Bio Inq: Sensing the Environment
BIOL 137: Bio Inq: Diet & Disease
BIOL 138: Bio Inq: Human Evolution
BIOL 139: Bio Inq: Biology Aging
BIOL 141: Biol Inq: Health Science Reporting
BIOL 142: Bio Inq: The Biology of Dogs
BIOL 143: Biol Inq: The Biology of Sex
BIOL 150: Reasoning & Statistical Inference
BIOL 208: Human Anatomy
BIOL 220: Ecology and Evolution
BIOL 221: Molecules, Genes, and Cells
BIOL 320: Microbiology
BIOL 322: Molecular Biology
BIOL 324: Advanced Cell Biology
BIOL 325: Topics in Advanced Cell Biology
BIOL 330: Applied Data Analy for Biologists
BIOL 340: Animal Physiology
BIOL 342: Developmental Biology
BIOL 344: Animal Behavior
BIOL 346: Molecular Neuroscience
BIOL 352: Molecular Genetics
BIOL 360: Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration
The finance major at Lake Forest prepares students for careers across the broad and diverse financial services industry including investment management, trading, corporat
Bachelor of Finance
The finance major at Lake Forest prepares students for careers across the broad and diverse financial services industry including investment management, trading, corporate finance, commercial and investment banking, insurance, and risk management.
Whether you major in Criminal Justice or simply take some of our many available Criminal Justice courses, you will benefit from the unique mission of MBU’s Criminal Justi
Bachelor in Criminal Justice
Whether you major in Criminal Justice (CRJS) or simply take some of our many available Criminal Justice (CRJS) courses, you will benefit from the unique mission of MBU’s Criminal Justice program and its dedicated Christian faculty.
In accordance with the mission statement of Missouri Baptist University and the academic program, Criminal Justice is an area of study that seeks to provide Christ-centered quality higher education to traditional and adult students. The major provides an opportunity to prepare for careers in the various areas of the justice system at the entry level, and to prepare others for advancement within any agency....
This major centers on the theoretical and practical use of audio and video in broadcast, Internet and corporate environments.
Bachelor in Broadcast Media
This major centers on the theoretical and practical use of audio and video in broadcast, Internet and corporate environments.
Television or radio personality
Documentary producer or director
Music video producer
COMM 223 Introduction to Mass Media
COEN 223 Basic Reporting and Writing for Journalism
COMM 203 Understanding Human Communications
COMM 263 Introduction to Audio and Vide...
The Music program offers courses of undergraduate study that provide students with knowledge and skills that will equip them to achieve excellence in music teaching, musi
Bachelor in Music
The Music program at Missouri Baptist University offers courses of undergraduate study that provide students with knowledge and skills that will equip them to achieve excellence in music teaching, music ministry and music performance and prepare them to assume roles that require heightened aesthetic awareness of music. Additionally, the Music Department provides classes, ensembles and music instruction for students majoring in other fields and offers cultural experiences for both the university and the community.
The Music Department of Missouri Baptist University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.