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Catawba offers over 40 academic fields of undergraduate study in a residential setting with 20 concentrations as well as pre-professional preparation, adult evening and Graduate Studies. They also offer internship through Career Servicesand interdisciplinary study opportunities.
Four Year Degrees
You can earn Bachelors Degrees in these areas: Arts, Sciences, Fine Arts, Business Administration and Education (B.A., B.S., B.F.A., B.B.A.& B.A.E.). These studies include: Business Administration, Education,Environmental Education , Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Exercise Science, History, Literature, Mathematics, Medical Technology, Music, Musical Theatre, Physical Education, Politics, Psychology, Recreation, Religion and Philosophy, Sociology, Spanish,Sport Management, Sustainable Business & Community Development,Theatre Arts, Theatre Arts Administration, Theatre Arts Education, Therapeutic Recreation, and Writing.
The Evening Undergraduate Program for adults offers two degrees: aBachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) with one or both of the following concentrations - Business Management and Information Systems; and a Bachelor of Arts in Education (B.A.E.).
The Pre-Professional Advising Programs including pre-health, pre-law, pre-med, pre-ministerial and pre-pharmacy.
You can earn a graduate (Master's) degree with the adult evening program in elementary education- Graduate Program
The Seminary offers three graduate degree programs with a two-year timeline. One of them is directed toward practice in the ordained ministry of word, sacraments and order. Another provides flexible theological education for purposes other than the ordained ministry and the third provides preparation for the attainment of the highest degree in the practice of ministry. The Seminary also offers a diploma program in Christian ministry for pastors and lay-persons who may or may not have the requirements for matriculation in the degree programs. Each of these programs accentuates a ministry to the total person and seeks to foster a dynamic relationship among the many disciplines and competencies which undergird effective Christian ministry.
Livingstone offers academic fields of undergraduate study and adult evening/ weekend courses.
Four Year Degrees
You can earn Bachelors Degrees in these areas: Arts, Liberal Arts, Business, Administration, Education & Social Work and Mathematics & Sciences.
The Division of Business offers the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) The four departments in the Division of Education offers degrees in the following areas: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Elementary Education (K-6), Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Physical Education (K-12), Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Sport Management, Bachelor of Social Work (B.SW.) in Social Work and Bachelor of Psychology (B.S). The Division of Liberal Arts offers programs in: Criminal Justice, English Liberal Arts, History, Music Liberal Arts, Music Education, Political Science , Religious Studies, Sociology and Theater Arts. The Division of Mathematics and Sciences seeks to prepare students for careers as mathematicians, teachers, beginning biologists, technicians, chemists, and engineers with the goal of a Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Pre-college studies provides instruction for students requiring basic skills education, GED preparation, English as a second language support and education for the intellectually disabled.
Rowan-Cabarrus high school programs in collaboration with Kannapolis City Schools, Rowan-Salisbury School System, and Cabarrus County Schools provides several opportunities for high school students to get ahead by studying at the college level, including Huskins bill classes, dual enrollment and early college.
Two Year Associate Degrees
Associate degrees in applied science programs include these areas of business, health, public services and technical programs; Health and Public Services Technologies, Cosmetology, Industrial and Engineering Technologies, Liberal Arts, Business Technologies and General Education,Science, Biotechnology, Mathematics and Information Technologies. Some of the AAS programs have established articulation agreements with private and public universities which accept some courses toward an undergraduate degree.
Distance education makes it possible for students to learn on a more flexible schedule via telecourses, interactive television, internet, hybrid and web-enhanced courses.
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