Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Social and Behavioral Sciences

University Studies, Bachelor of University Studies


Academic Information

This undergraduate program attracts students with an individual vision of what they would like to pursue. With an advisor’s assistance, junior-level students can pair two minors to create a unique synergy.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Social and Behavioral Sciences

University Studies, Bachelor of University Studies


Careers

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of University Studies?

Are you fascinated by two different subjects but don't want to major in either of them? Have you earned a substantial amount of credit already? Do you know what your future career will be and want an education tailored to your specific needs? If you have 60 or more units of earned college-level coursework and obtain the recommendation of an advisor, you can complete a degree that provides the flexibility to change direction and build upon prior educational experiences in multiple disciplines. This degree will provide you with rigorous study in two areas - you will complete two minors - and focused preparation for your career path.

Note: If you want to major in University Studies, you must have 60 units of university coursework successfully completed or in progress. Interested students can email SBS Academic Services and Advising for information on this major. 

Career opportunities that might be pursued:
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Teach English abroad (ESL)
  • US Forest Service

With further education, one of these paths is possible:
  • Physical therapy
  • Medical Technician
  • Nursing School

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Social and Behavioral Sciences

University Studies, Bachelor of University Studies


University Requirements

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Social and Behavioral Sciences

University Studies, Bachelor of University Studies


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 120
Highest Mathematics Required MAT 114
Additional Admission Requirements Required
Emphasis, Minor, Certificate Required
University Honors Program Optional
Some online/blended coursework Required
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Mission Statement

The mission of the B.U.S. degree program is to promote student success toward graduation and individual career goals through a flexible degree plan.

Purpose Statement

The Bachelor of University Studies (B.U.S.) degree program is designed for students interested in earning a degree that can integrate varied interests and specific career goals. Students synthesize the skills and objectives from their liberal studies and diversity requirements with two declared minors. Students also have the option of developing an individualized minor

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the B.U.S. degree, students will:
 
Develop skills in conducting interdisciplinary research

Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of a problem, challenge or research question or project through an interdisciplinary approachDemonstrate perspective-taking through written and oral communicationDemonstrate structural knowledge through analytic reasoning and critical thinkingDemonstrate skills in conducting and applying interdisciplinary research in a real world setting by:Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of a problem, challenge or research question through an interdisciplinary approach

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Social and Behavioral Sciences

University Studies, Bachelor of University Studies


Details

Additional Admission Requirements
Major Requirements
General Electives
Additional Information
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Social and Behavioral Sciences

University Studies, Bachelor of University Studies


Campus Availability

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