Parents and educators alike understand the importance of providing high quality early care and learning opportunities for young children. Early childhood educators are the advocates for this mission; they focus on delivering inclusive care and education to children, ages birth to eight, in a variety of settings. Students who attain a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education develop the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to facilitate the positive growth and development of future generations.
The mission of the psychology program is to provide diverse, dynamic, and personalized learning that inspires student achievement, fosters academic excellence and critical thinking skills, instills personal and professional ethics and values, promotes service, and facilitates lifelong learning in order to promote academic inquiry and professional preparation.
The program is designed to accommodate the different educational backgrounds of students from a variety of professions and industries. The Bachelor of Arts in Applied Studies is ideal for those who want to build upon their technical and occupational skills by customizing their degrees to directly align with their career paths. Its cross-disciplinary curriculum explores multicultural perspectives, sociological change, technological advances and leadership theories to prepare them to compete in today’s workforce.