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Regents Bachelor of Arts Business Emphasis

The RBA Degree provides a structured, yet flexible means for adult students to complete regular college work and to receive college equivalent credit for selected diverse work and life experiences, as well as military credits. There is no major or minor, but they can focus on a specific discipline or area of interest consistent with their needs and life goals. In order to achieve the Business emphasis, students must have a grade of C or higher in the five upper division courses taken to complete the emphasis.

The RBA Business emphasis consists of 21 credits hours. The courses that make up the emphasis are:

Pre-requisites:

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 RBA Degree provides a structured, yet flexible means for adult students to complete regular college work and to receive college equivalent credit for selected diverse work and life experiences, as well as military credits. There is no major or minor, but they can focus on a specific discipline or area of interest consistent with their needs and life goals. An emphasis in Social Issues requires a grade of C or higher in any of the 6 courses chosen from the list below:

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 RBA Degree provides a structured, yet flexible means for adult students to complete regular college work and to receive college equivalent credit for selected diverse work and life experiences, as well as military credits. There is no major or minor, but they can focus on a specific discipline or area of interest consistent with their needs and life goals. An emphasis in Health requires HLTH 225 First Aid/CPR as the pre-requisite and a grade of C or higher in any of the 6 courses chosen from the list below:

The possible course selections that make up the emphasis are:

HLTH 300 Substance Use & Abuse
HLTH 305 Advanced Fitness for Life
HLTH 320 Human Sexuality (Pre-req: HLTH 103 or HLTH 204)
HLTH 360 Health in the Schools (Pre-req: HLTH 103 or HLTH 204)
HLTH 370 Community Health Education (Pre-req: HLTH 103 or HLTH 204)
HLTH 468 Principles of Sports Nutrition (Pre-req: GSPE 210, HLTH 300 or permission of instructor)
RECR 331 Medical Terminology for Therapeutic Recreation
RECR 370 Environmental Education
PSYC 390 Abnormal Psychology (Pre-re: 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 and BIOL 101L, or CHEM 101 and CHEM 101L, CHEM 120 and CHEM 120L, or permission of instructor)
FACS 404 Personal Finance
CRIM 340 Treatment and Rehabilitation
PSCI 301 Public Policy (Pre-req: PSCI 100 or PSCI 101)

Regents Bachelor of Arts Human Services Emphasis

The RBA Degree provides a structured, yet flexible means for adult students to complete regular college work and to receive college equivalent credit for selected diverse work and life experiences, as well as military credits. There is no major or minor, but they can focus on a specific discipline or area of interest consistent with their needs and life goals. An emphasis in Human Services requires a grade of C or higher in any of the 6 courses chosen from the list below:

The possible course selections 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
EDUC 360 Survey of Exceptional Children
FACS 304 Child Development (Cross-listed with PSYC 341. Cannot take both)
FACS 310 Parents and Children through the Lifespan
HLTH 360 Health in the Schools (Pre-req: GSPE 210, HLTHL 103, or HLTH 204)
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 341 Infant/Child Development (Pre-req: PSYCH 101 or permission of instructor. Cross-listed with FACS 304. Cannot take both)
PSYC 342 Adolescent Development (Pre-req: PSYC 101 or permission of instructor)
PSYC 365 Drugs and the Brain (Pre-req: PSYC 361; dept. will give override for no pre-req)
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 PSYCH 101 or permission of instructor)

Regents Bachelor of Arts, Emphasis in Sustainable Food Production

Specific General Education Requirements, 8 Hours:
ENVS 201 Foundations in Environmental Science I (3 cr)
ENVS 201 L Foundations in Environmental Science I Lab (1 cr)
ENVS 202 Foundations in Environmental Science II (3 cr) AND
ENVS 202 L Foundations in Environmental Science II Lab (1 cr)

Emphasis in Sustainable Food Production, 21 Hours:
Required Courses, 18 Hours:
BADM 340 – Principles of Marketing (3 cr) OR BADM 311 – Exploring Entrepreneurship (3 cr)
ENVS 300 – Integrated Pest Management and Lab (4 cr) OR ENVS 362 – Soil Science and Lab (4 cr)
ENVS 340 – Sustainable Agriculture and Lab (4 cr)
ENVS 461 – Environmental Research (6 cr) OR ENVS 350 – Sustainable Food Production Practicum* (6 cr)
BADM 385 – Business Externship (1 cr) OR ENVS 351 – Agricultural Marketing Practicum* (1 cr)

Electives in Sustainable Food Production, 3 Hours:
ENVS 298 ST – Special Topics in Sustainable Food Production* (1-3 cr, repeatable up to 3 cr)

Regents Bachelor of Arts, Emphasis in Agricultural Entrepreneurship

Specific General Education Requirements, 8 Hours:
ENVS 201 Foundations in Environmental Science I (3 cr)
ENVS 201 L Foundations in Environmental Science I Lab (1 cr)
ENVS 202 Foundations in Environmental Science II (3 cr) AND
ENVS 202 L Foundations in Environmental Science II Lab (1 cr)

Emphasis in Agricultural Entrepreneurship, 21 Hours:
Required Courses, 14 Hours:
BADM 150 – Introduction to Business (3 cr) OR ACCT 201 – Introductory Accounting I (3 cr)
BADM 310 – Principles of Management (3 cr)
BADM 311 – Exploring Entrepreneurship (3 cr)
ENVS 461 – Environmental Research (2 cr) OR ENVS 350 – Sustainable Food Production Practicum* (2 cr)
BADM 385 – Business Externship (3 cr) OR ENVS 351 – Agricultural Marketing Practicum* (3 cr)

Agricultural Science Elective, 4 Hours:
ENVS 340 – Sustainable Agriculture and Lab (4 cr)
ENVS 362 – Soil Science and Lab (4 cr)

Electives in Sustainable Food Production, 3 Hours:
ENVS 298 ST – Special Topics in Sustainable Food Production* (1-3 cr, repeatable up to 3 cr)