Business Administration

Description

The mission of the Business Administration program is to educate students coming from diverse backgrounds in the fundamental skills, knowledge, and practice of general business in order to prepare them for managerial, professional, or administrative positions in service and/or manufacturing industries as well as to pursue entrepreneurial career opportunities or advanced degrees in business or related disciplines.

English

Description

The mission of the English program is to provide verbal and written communication skills to prepare students for careers in law, communication, education, business and technical writing, or for graduate studies in the humanities or social sciences.

Exercise and Sport Science

Description

The Cumberland University Exercise and Sport Science program promotes active participation in sport and physical activity across the life span. The program prepares future professionals for careers in fitness/wellness, strength and conditioning, preventative healthcare, graduate programs in EXSS-Exercise Physiology, and pre-professional preparation for other allied healthcare professions such as Physical Therapy or Physician Assistant programs.

Exercise and Sport Science (3+2)

Description

This program is intended for undergraduate students that are either freshman or transfer students. Upon the successful completion of the 5-year program, the student will earn a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science (BS) and a Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT). The Bachelor of Science degree will be granted after successful completion of the fourth year. All students will have completed the general education core and the Exercise and Sport Science major requirements by the end of the third year. The student will apply to the Athletic Training Program the spring of the third year (deadline April 1), and will graduate with the Bachelor of Science before the fall of the fourth year. The remaining 28 credit hours required for the BS degree will be earned through the graduate athletic training courses earned during the fourth year (fall and spring). The fifth year consists of 33 total credit hours (summer, fall, and spring). The MSAT is a two year consecutive program (fall, spring, summer, fall, spring) that requires continuous enrollment.

Criminal Justice

Description

The mission of the Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice program is to prepare students for an entry level position in the criminal justice field or for continuing education.

Theater

Description

The mission of the Theatre program is to prepare students for a career in the theatrical arts as an actor or director; to prepare students for graduate study in the theatrical arts; to use the theatrical arts as an avocation; or to use related theatrical skills as an adjunct to other professional careers. Theatre courses provide students a philosophical and historical appreciation of dramatic art and literature as an integral part of world culture. The Theatre program is designed to accomplish the following: produce a highly literate, well-read individual who possesses the knowledge of many diverse subject areas; permit the student to obtain a working knowledge of specific theatrical data and skills for subsequent academic or professional career pursuits; and prepare the student for active participation in live performance experiences through the university theatrical productions.

General Studies

Description

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in General Studies allows students to develop a wide range of interests and talents within the academic setting. Students need to pay careful attention to upper level prerequisites as well as a cohesive plan of work. Internships are encouraged to help provide focus to the student’s overall plan.

Marketing

Description

The mission of the Marketing program is to provide students a strong foundation in general business content and a specialized focus in Business to Business (B2B) and Business to Consumer (B2C) marketing content through experiential learning as well as to equip students for meaningful contributions within their business careers.Within the coursework, students will engage in creative thought, critical thinking, and real world case study involvement. Graduates of the marketing program will be highly capable of achieving their professional goals while meeting the needs, wants, and desires of employers, customers, and society.

Accounting

Description

The mission of the Accounting program is to provide students a strong foundation in general business content and a specialized focus in financial accounting, managerial accounting, tax, and auditing, thus preparing graduates to accept an entry level position in accounting or to attend graduate school.

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