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Regents Bachelor of Arts Business Emphasis

The R.B.A. Business Emphasis prepares students for success and career advancement in a wide variety of fields that require managerial acumen. Foundation courses in economics and accounting give students the broad knowledge they need to understand the context of contemporary business, while more specialized courses in management, communications, marketing, ethics, and business law provide useful content knowledge.

The R.B.A. Business Emphasis consists of 21 credits hours. The courses that make up the emphasis are:

Prerequisites:
ACCT 201 Introductory Accounting I
ECON 123 Contemporary Economics OR ECON 205 Principles of Macroeconomics
Upper-Division Courses:
BADM 310 Principles of Management OR BADM 311 Small Business Management
BADM 312 Business Law I
BADM 319 Business Ethics
BADM 340 Marketing
BADM 345 Business Communications

Regents Bachelor of Arts Social Issues Emphasis

The R.B.A. Social Issues Emphasis prepares students for success and career advancement in fields related to government agencies, social services, nonprofit institutions, health care and law enforcement. Courses provide the skills and content necessary to understand the context for 21st century social services.

The possible course selections that make up the emphasis are:

CRIM 310 Principles of Criminal Law
CRIM 325 Corrections
CRIM 340 Treatment and Rehabilitation
FACS 300 Marriage Relations
FACS 403 Consumer Economics
FACS 404 Personal Finance
PSCI 301 Public Policy
PSCI 303 Introduction to Public Administration
PSCI 320 American Judicial System
PSCI 408 Global Problems
PSYC 305 Social Psychology
PSYC 309 Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 325 Health Psychology
PSYC 326 Psychology of Substance Abuse
PSYC 340 Lifespan Developmental Psychology
SOCI 303 The Family
SOCI 312 Juvenile Delinquency
SOCI 402 Criminology

Regents Bachelor Of Arts Health Emphasis

The R.B.A. Health Emphasis prepares students for graduate studies programs in some fields and work in a range of post-graduate professions, particularly health and health related fields. The Health emphasis supports holistic, lifelong learning for both personal and professional growth.

The R.B.A. Health Emphasis requires HLTH 225 First Aid/CPR as a prerequisite and a grade of C or better in 6 courses from the list below:

HLTH 300 Substance Use & Abuse
HLTH 305 Advanced Fitness for Life
HLTH 320 Human Sexuality (Prereq: HLTH 103 or HLTH 204)
HLTH 360 Health in the Schools (Prereq: HLTH 103 or 204)
HLTH 370 Community Health Education (Prereq: HLTH 103 or HLTH 204)
HLTH 468 Principles of Sports Nutrition (Prereq: GSPE 210, HLTH 300, or permission of instructor)
RECR 331 Medical Terminology for Therapeutic Recreation
RECR 370 Environmental Education
PSYC 309 Abnormal Psychology (Prereq: PSYC 101)
PSYC 325 Health Psychology (Pre-Req: PSYC 101)
PSYC 326 Psychology of Substance Abuse (Pre-Req: PSYC 101)
PSYC 340 Lifespan Development Psychology (Pre-Req: PSYC 101)
PSYC 343 Psychology of Aging (Pre-Req: PSYC 101 or permission of instructor)
PSYC 381 Sport Psychology (Pre-Req: PSYC 101)
FACS 300 Marriage Relations OR SOCI 303 The Family
FACS 318 Nutrition
FACS 330 Lifespan Nutrition (Pre-Req:  4 credit hours of college science: BIOL 101, or CHEM 101 and CHEM 101L, CHEM 120 and 120L, or permission of instructor)
FACS 404 Personal Finance
CRIM 340 Treatment and Rehabilitation
PSCI 301 Public Policy (Pre-Req:  PSCI 100 or 101)

Regents Bachelor Of Arts Human Services Emphasis

The R.B.A. Human Services Emphasis prepares students for success and career advancement in fields related to counseling, therapy, social services, non-profit institutions, health care and law enforcement.

The possible course selection that make up the emphasis are:

CRIM 310 Principles of Criminal Law
CRIM 330 The Juvenile Justice System
CRIM 340 Treatment and Rehabilitation
CRIM 440 Probation and Parole
FACS 304 Child Development OR PSYC 341 Infant/Child Development (Pre-Req: PSYC 101 or Permission of instructor)
FACS 310 Parents and Children through the Lifespan
PSCI 301 Public Policy (Pre-Req: PSCI 100 or PSCI 101 or consent of instructor)
PSCI 320 American Judicial Process (Pre-Req: PSCI 100 or PSCI 101 or consent of instructor)
PSCI 408 Global Problems (Pre-Req: PSCI 100 or PSCI 101 or consent of instructor)
PSCI 420 Critical Political Issues (Pre-Req: PSCI 100 or PSCI 101 or consent of instructor)
PSYC 305 Social Psychology (Pre-Req: PSYC 101)
PSYC 309 Abnormal Psychology (Pre-Req: PSYC 101)
PSYC 325 Health Psychology (Pre-Req: PSYC 101)
PSYC 326 Psychology of Substance Abuse (Pre-Req: PSYC 101)
PSYC 331 Counseling Children (Pre-Req: PSYC 101 or permission of instructor)
PSYC 340 Lifespan Developmental Psychology (Pre-Req: PSYC 101)
PSYC 342 Adolescent Development (Pre-Req: PSYC 101 or permission of instructor)
PSYC 365 Drugs and the Brain (Pre-Req: PSYC 361)
SOCI 303 The Family
SOCI 312 Juvenile Delinquency
SOCI 321 Social Stratification
SOCI 402 Criminology
SOWK 320 Child Welfare Services (Pre-Req: SOCI 203 and PSYC 101)
SOWK 402 Social Gerontology (Pre-Req: SOCI 203 and PSYC 101 or permission of instructor)
HLTH 360 Health in the Schools (Pre-Req: GSPE 210, HLTH 103, or HLTH 204)
EDUC 360 Survey of Exceptional Children