About Northern Arizona University

Northern Arizona University is a public university offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees of high quality and societal value. As a student, you are at the center of the NAU experience, which is guided by a dedicated and distinguished faculty committed to teaching, individual engagement, and research excellence. fs01

Everywhere you want to learn

Northern Arizona University provides multiple ways for you to earn your degree, whether you plan on studying at our Flagstaff campus, online, or at one of our locations throughout Arizona.

Excellence in applied research

The university is a high-research institution, providing practical solutions to problems that impact our region, nation, and the world. Our students and world-renowned faculty researchers work together to explore solutions to climate change, minority healthcare disparities, improve prosthetics technology, and create sustainable solutions for a wide variety of issues.

Tuition and cost

We know college expenses can sometimes seem daunting, but providing you with an excellent value is something we’re very committed to:

  • Your undergraduate tuition rate is guaranteed to stay the same for 4 years.
  • If you live in one of 14 eligible western states, your tuition will be approximately half the out-of-state tuition rate.
  • Our students have nearly 25 percent less student loan debt than the national average.

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Athletics

Northern Arizona University has 15 NCAA Division I athletics teams. We offer an exceptional student-athlete experience, culminating in graduation. Our programs have been honored several times with the prestigious Big Sky Conference Presidents’ Cup, which recognizes overall athletic success in competition and in academics. na01

Our values

Excellence in education We offer a rigorous, high-quality, and affordable education to all of our students. See the amazing differences that many of our graduates have made. Your success To ensure your future success, we are committed to placing the needs of you, the learner, at the center of everything we do. Our distinguished professors are committed not only to teaching you but serving as mentors and working with you as well. Here, hands-on learning and the opportunities for research and creative pursuits are available to you, even as an undergraduate. Distance education It’s important to us to provide all qualified students with access to higher education. Through The Extended Campuses of Northern Arizona, you can earn a degree at multiple locations throughout Arizona. bus01Diversity Celebrating and promoting diversity is a cornerstone of the university. To help broaden your university experience, we sponsor a variety of international opportunities and multicultural events. We promote inclusion throughout your entire university curriculum. Additionally, we create opportunities for all diverse groups to share their perspectives and knowledge—so all students receive a rich learning experience. Together, we build a civil, engaging, and respectful campus climate where all backgrounds are respected. All students are encouraged to participate in our wide array of student clubs and organizations that foster diverse interests. Integrity Fairness and honesty aren’t only traits of an admirable person—they are also traits of admirable organizations. We strive for just that, and are committed to transparency and accountability—to fairness and honesty—in everything we do. All of our latest facts and statistics can be found at the Office of Planning and Institutional Research.

Programs taught in:
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This degree will enable you to develop a range of skills in written and oral communication, critical thinking, interpersonal relations, analysis, and synthesis necessary ... [+]

This degree will enable you to develop a range of skills in written and oral communication, critical thinking, interpersonal relations, analysis, and synthesis necessary for scientific inquiry in the field of psychology.

The psychology major supports the goal of a liberal arts education: developing well-rounded and well-educated citizens. It also provides graduates with a solid foundation in all the major areas of human behavior and mental processes: clinical, cognition, development, social psychology, physiological psychology, and health psychology.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Psychology?

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This degree provides you with knowledge and skills specifically designed for careers in government policy and administration. This degree helps you gain the insights need ... [+]

This degree provides you with knowledge and skills specifically designed for careers in government policy and administration. This degree helps you gain the insights needed to plan and formulate policy as well as manage, organize, and implement operations in the public arena.

Your degree program will focus on organizational governance, finance, and administration. With this specialization, you can find jobs in local, state, or federal government; public service sectors, such as fire and rescue or health care; and non-profit organizations, such as arts or international relief agencies.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Public Administration?

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Through the sociological studies program, you will gain an understanding of human social interaction in groups, organizations, regions, and nations of the world. This pro ... [+]

Through the sociological studies program, you will gain an understanding of human social interaction in groups, organizations, regions, and nations of the world. This program will provide you with knowledge and skills applicable to careers in the private sector as well as government, non-profit, and social service sectors. A sociological studies degree can prepare you for many different fields, including social justice advocacy, healthcare, criminal and civil justice, business, and technology, or for graduate school.

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This degree takes advantage of N.A.U.’s studio facilities to accustom students to working in studio environments. Students will learn important techniques, analysis of ma ... [+]

Available Emphasis Areas:

Ceramics - Emphasis Painting - Emphasis Printmaking - Emphasis Sculpture - Emphasis

This degree takes advantage of N.A.U.’s studio facilities to accustom students to working in studio environments. Students will learn important techniques, analysis of materials, planning, critique, global influences, and more.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art?

Every artist soars on two wings—imagination and craft. If you can imagine angels yearning to fly, we can help you set them free. Join one of our programs in ceramics, painting, printmaking, or sculpture and see where your talent can take you.

Develop your craft in small classes that guarantee close interaction with faculty. Our studio facilities provide all you'll need to make art--except your personal vision. Study the masters, explore critical scholarship, and create visual objects in a variety of media. Build self-confidence with a required one-person exhibition, presentation, and oral defense. You'll graduate prepared for the life of a working artist or for careers in art-related fields. Our balanced program of study will also fully prepare you for graduate study.... [-]

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The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Visual Communication is designed to produce graduates who are skilled in using art, design, and technology to creatively communicate i ... [+]

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Motion Design - Emphasis Graphic Design - Emphasis

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Visual Communication is designed to produce graduates who are skilled in using art, design, and technology to creatively communicate ideas and transform messages into visual communication. Through the rigorous coursework, students will develop skills in using aesthetic and conceptual judgment, color, type, symbols, digital images, multi-media, interactivity, motion graphics, photography, and project management to produce messages that clearly inform, effectively communicate brand experience, and persuade viewers.

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This degree prepares you for a secondary education certificate, with a K-12 endorsement in music. ... [+]

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Choral - Emphasis Instrumental - Emphasis

This degree prepares you for a secondary education certificate, with a K-12 endorsement in music.

This program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (N.C.A.T.E.).

h2>What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Music Education in Music Secondary Education?

The mission of the School of Music is to provide an experience-based education, balanced between performance and academics, that leads to successful careers and lifelong involvement in music; to enrich the cultural life of the surrounding community through high-quality outreach programs, professional-caliber performances, and other collaborative opportunities; to cultivate an environment where discovery, creativity, and personal and professional development can flourish; and to value tradition yet seek innovation.... [-]

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This degree provides interactive performance training in either voice or instrument. These emphases are backed by a rich variety of coursework in theory, ear training, mu ... [+]

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Instrumental - Emphasis Vocal - Emphasis

This degree provides interactive performance training in either voice or instrument. These emphases are backed by a rich variety of coursework in theory, ear training, music history, and musical genres. The emphasis in Voice requires a demonstration of proficiency in French, German, or Italian.

This program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (N.A.S.M.).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Music in Music Performance?

Can you see yourself on a stage receiving a standing ovation for your musical talent? It’s with good reason that music is called the universal language. For most of us, it’s a never-ending inspiration—the soundtrack of our lives. If you’re inspired to compose a life in music, then one of our programs could be the perfect prelude.... [-]

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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 ... [+]

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.

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.... [-]

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A degree in Anthropology provides opportunities to study and understand human social, cultural, biological, prehistoric, and language systems. The program features a holi ... [+]

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Archaeology - Emphasis Sociocultural Anthropology - Emphasis

A degree in Anthropology provides opportunities to study and understand human social, cultural, biological, prehistoric, and language systems. The program features a holistic cross-cultural approach that includes research, fieldwork, and service. Students round out their studies with four terms of language (or via CLEP-demonstrated proficiency).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology?

Anthropology is the study of humans and human behavior in the past, present, and future. If you're curious about how humanity evolved, what prehistoric rock art says about the past, how language shapes understanding, or even how to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS, then Anthropology might be of interest to you. With a bachelor's degree in anthropology, you will gain an enduring understanding of the human condition, which is useful in any career.... [-]

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This degree in Applied Indigenous Studies explores issues of concern to indigenous peoples both in the Americas and around the globe. The curriculum grounds students in t ... [+]

This degree in Applied Indigenous Studies explores issues of concern to indigenous peoples both in the Americas and around the globe. The curriculum grounds students in tribal histories and cultures, governmental policies, sustainable economic development, indigenous entrepreneurship, and contemporary conditions on native lands and reservations.

The Applied Indigenous Studies department also offers four minors to expand students understanding of Indigenous issues: Applied Indigenous Studies, Native American Studies, Indigenous Health Studies and Tribal Public Administration.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Indigenous Studies?

The Applied Indigenous Studies degree program emphasizes contemporary tribal management skills and respect for indigenous cultures. Students will gain the knowledge and tools to contribute to the sustainability of the indigenous communities into the 21st century. Using a curriculum to community approach, students will prepare to move from learning to action, applying native ways of knowing for the benefit of indigenous communities within the United States and abroad.... [-]

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The Bachelor's degree in Communication Studies offers coursework that enables students to construct, convey, and interpret communication in diverse contexts. The major pr ... [+]

The Bachelor's degree in Communication Studies offers coursework that enables students to construct, convey, and interpret communication in diverse contexts. The major prepares students to enter professions requiring proficiency in relational, group and public communication. Courses combine theory and practice to enhance the student's ability to communicate well in both career and personal life. Students develop their capacities in ethical and critical thinking, improving their ability to articulate and defend their opinions as engaged citizens in a diverse world.

Students who complete this degree will be well prepared to enter graduate school, law school or other professional programs, and pursue teaching credentials.... [-]

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Do you consider yourself an out-of-the-box thinker, a cultural critic, a citizen of the world? The different emphasis areas in CCS allow you to explore the world in an in ... [+]

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Art History - Emphasis Asian Studies Interdisciplinary Global Program - Emphasis Asian Studies - Emphasis Public Humanities - Emphasis Comparative Study of Religions - Emphasis

Do you consider yourself an out-of-the-box thinker, a cultural critic, a citizen of the world? The different emphasis areas in CCS allow you to explore the world in an interdisciplinary way as you develop the skills of analysis, interpretation, and communication crucial to their professional and academic development. In the Art History emphasis, you will uncover the "what" behind a work of art, "how" that work imparts meaning visually, and the cultural context—the “why”—from which it derives. The Asian Studies emphasis will give you a global edge as you learn about how traditional cultures across the Asian continent and North Africa inform present-day decision-making. In the Humanities emphasis, you will investigate the nature of human imagination and where your values and those of others around the world come from through the study of art, religion, technology, film, literature and the environment. The Comparative Study of Religions emphasis will provide you with the framework for understanding the religious motives and differing beliefs, practices, and values of people that shape their decisions and actions, their history, social structure, and psychology.... [-]

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Through this plan, we seek to prepare you for any future that demands competence in literature, language, and writing. Our plans help you recognize the importance of logi ... [+]

Through this plan, we seek to prepare you for any future that demands competence in literature, language, and writing. Our plans help you recognize the importance of logical thought in effective expression. They also help you strive for more persuasive or creative uses of English and appreciate the truth and quality of literature.

By studying the literature of different times and peoples, you can develop your historical and cultural imagination. Our plans can also prepare you to teach English in middle and senior high schools, pursue careers in the corporate world, and compete successfully in graduate and professional schools.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Arts in English?

The study of English is more than just literature. Critical reading skills are crucial in any job, and writing skills are in demand from employers in many fields. You can apply the broad nature of the English degree to many arenas, including education. An English degree will also prepare you for graduate study, excellent rhetorical skills are a must in the law profession, and communication skills are vital in fields like counseling and advertising.... [-]

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Students who are interested in the environment and the issues at its crux will enjoy the pursuit of this degree. Crucial issues of sustainability, diversity, and change a ... [+]

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Global Sustainability - Emphasis Southwest Environments and Biocultural Diversity - Emphasis

Students who are interested in the environment and the issues at its crux will enjoy the pursuit of this degree. Crucial issues of sustainability, diversity, and change are interwoven through the program. A language proficiency requirement bolsters understanding beyond English-speaking perspectives.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental and Sustainability Studies?

Issues of sustainability, climate change adaptation and mitigation, environmental justice, biodiversity, and increasing demand for finite food, water, and energy resources become more critical every day. To better understand and improve our relationship with the natural world, consider the environmental studies program at Northern Arizona University.... [-]

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This bachelor's degree provides students with perspectives from which to agree or disagree with this observation. The program offers flexibility for students to customize ... [+]

“Human history is the sad result of each one looking out for himself,” said writer Julio Cortázar. This bachelor's degree provides students with perspectives from which to agree or disagree with this observation. The program offers flexibility for students to customize their program of study based on the period or type of history in which they are interested. A language requirement enhances and expands upon the core curriculum.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Arts in History?

History is more than names and dates; it is the study of the human experience in all its facets-not just what happened, but how and why. If you're curious about the whys behind landmark events like the fall of Communism or Neil Armstrong's walk on the moon, then our history program will interest you.... [-]

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The bachelor's degree in International Affairs presents a global viewpoint of international public policy and the governments at work around the world. In-depth and timel ... [+]

The bachelor's degree in International Affairs presents a global viewpoint of international public policy and the governments at work around the world. In-depth and timely coursework will introduce interconnections, synergies, and conflicts between countries, political movements, multinational corporations, and non-governmental agencies. Students may study the regions of the world that most interest them along with gaining a firm foundation in comparative politics.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs?

Having a grasp of the interdependence of the nations of the world is vital for diplomatic relations, international business, and making decisions affecting the future of the nation. If your view of the world tends to be a global one, then the degree will provide the tools to accomplish your goals.... [-]

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This degree provides proficiencies in the student’s choice of French or German. A study-abroad requirement ensures grounding and experience among native speakers. ... [+]

Available Emphasis Areas:

French Interdisciplinary Global Program - Emphasis French - Emphasis German Interdisciplinary Global Program - Emphasis German - Emphasis Spanish Interdisciplinary Global Program - Emphasis

This degree provides proficiencies in the student’s choice of French or German. A study-abroad requirement ensures grounding and experience among native speakers.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Arts in Modern Languages?

If you want to gain a broad appreciation of language while specializing in the study of French or German, consider this degree. Global trade, the Internet, and improvements in transportation are accelerating rates of cultural and intellectual exchange. With this degree, you can help bridge the gaps between cultures and languages.... [-]

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This degree builds on a strong set of core requirements, then sends students through a well orchestrated curriculum that includes private lessons, a performance exam, and ... [+]

This degree builds on a strong set of core requirements, then sends students through a well-orchestrated curriculum that includes private lessons, a performance exam, and major ensemble experience.

This program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (N.A.S.M.).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Arts in Music?

Try to imagine a world without music. Can you? It's with good reason that music is called the universal language. For most of us, it's a never-ending inspiration-the soundtrack of our lives. If you're inspired to compose a life in music, then one of our programs could be the perfect prelude.

We provide a thriving environment for performance, study, and creation, and work to develop well-rounded musicians equipped to become successful teachers and accomplished performers. You will receive intensive private instruction with faculty musicians, plenty of performance experience, and strong academic preparation for traveling your musical path. You'll be exposed to a comprehensive curriculum, which includes music theory, music history, and applied lessons on all instruments. The School of Music is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).... [-]

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This degree provides students with experiences and stimulations that generate thinking, feeling, questioning, and wondering. This degree is often seen as evidence of the ... [+]

In the words of Eleanor Roosevelt, “One’s philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes... and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.”

This degree provides students with experiences and stimulations that generate thinking, feeling, questioning, and wondering. This degree is often seen as evidence of the ability to think in a disciplined manner and has served as a springboard for a surprising number of careers in business, law, education, art, and government.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy?

Philosophy is concerned with the fundamental questions of human existence. Plato sets part of the agenda for the history of Western thought by arguing that the basic ideas needed to address these questions are truth, beauty, and goodness. Here, you will study history of ideas to gain a deeper understanding of how contemporary problems stem from these age-old questions. At the same time, you will study contemporary issues in physics, biology, psychology, religion, art, law, and government. In each case, philosophy probes the limits of these areas of inquiry and examines methods used to improve our understanding.... [-]

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This bachelor's degree prepares students to examine "truths," precedents, and proposals through critical thinking and provides exposure to great thinkers and practitioner ... [+]

This bachelor's degree prepares students to examine "truths," precedents, and proposals through critical thinking and provides exposure to great thinkers and practitioners. This major pulls from three challenging disciplines and illuminates them with the lights of history, logic, and math/economics.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Politics and Law?

The B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, and Law will prepare you for advanced study leading to careers in law and public service. This program unites historical and mathematical study of economic and political institutions with philosophical analysis, ethical reflection, and logical rigor.

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The bachelor's degree in Political Science provides students with opportunities to study the theory, principles, and practice of government and politics at the local, nat ... [+]

The bachelor's degree in Political Science provides students with opportunities to study the theory, principles, and practice of government and politics at the local, national, and international levels. The coursework engages students in diverse political science courses which allows exploration in areas of interest to the student. Faculty mentors provide academic support and guidance, preparing each student for a meaningful career path.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science?

A bachelor's degree in Political Science can prepare you for a range of diverse career paths or application to further education including graduate school or law school. You'll discover how our public lives are organized at the local, national, and international levels. Courses focus on the possibilities for and obstacles to democratic governance. The wide range of course offerings includes environmental politics, political development, and questions of diversity in the political realm.... [-]

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The Bachelor's degree in Psychological Sciences, earned as a Bachelors of Arts, provides students with opportunities for focused study in this quintessential behavioral s ... [+]

The Bachelor's degree in Psychological Sciences, earned as a Bachelors of Arts, provides students with opportunities for focused study in this quintessential behavioral science and builds research skills necessary for scientific inquiry within this discipline. This degree has proven useful for careers in many areas including law, entertainment, writing, journalism, government, education, business, and the arts. A language requirement builds further understanding of the ways in which the mind works and learns.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychological Sciences?

If you find yourself fascinated by why we think, feel, and behave the way we do, consider pursuing a degree in psychological sciences. Psychologists take a scientific approach to studying behavior and mental processes, researching the ways in which life experiences, environment, culture, and biology all work together to shape mind and brain. Our psychological sciences majors explore a wide range of subjects such as autism, child development, psychological disorders and treatments, neuroscience, and sexuality, and master the major research techniques that professional psychologists use. As an undergraduate, you will even be offered the opportunity to perform research and fieldwork with faculty and graduate students.... [-]

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The social work major at NAU Yuma will provide you with the core competencies required to help border populations experiencing overwhelming life challenges such as povert ... [+]

The social work major at NAU Yuma will provide you with the core competencies required to help border populations experiencing overwhelming life challenges such as poverty, under and unemployment, substandard housing, homelessness, hunger, and problems associated with PTSD. Social workers approach their work with people from the strengths perspective, while also examining the individual within their environment.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work?

Are you passionate about social and economic justice along the U.S. Mexico border? Do you want a rewarding career working with those populations along the U.S. Mexico border that are disenfranchised, vulnerable, and oppressed? Is your passion to provide service to diverse individuals, groups, and communities? A social work major at NAU Yuma will help you accomplish these academic and professional goals.... [-]

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This undergraduate program produces students who are well versed in Spanish language, composition, and stylistics, with an exposure to Spanish-speaking cultures and liter ... [+]

This undergraduate program produces students who are well versed in Spanish language, composition, and stylistics, with an exposure to Spanish-speaking cultures and literature. Spanish, one of the world’s great “lingua francas” (working languages) is also known for its richness of expression in vocabulary and nuance. The requirement of a minor enriches this plan.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish?

If you think learning a language spoken by an estimated 35 million people in the U.S. -- and 400 million worldwide -- will give you a leg up in the job market, you’re right. Each day, the world becomes more close-knit. Global trade, the Internet, and improvements in transportation are accelerating rates of cultural and intellectual exchange. In this international climate, second-language skills will open doors in many careers.... [-]

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This multifaceted undergraduate program imparts a broad grounding in stagecraft, behind and in front of the curtain. The program includes theatrical history, theory, crit ... [+]

Available Emphasis Areas:

Design and Technology - Emphasis Performance - Emphasis Theatre Studies - Emphasis

This multifaceted undergraduate program imparts a broad grounding in stagecraft, behind and in front of the curtain. The program includes theatrical history, theory, critique, technology, design, and hands-on production experiences. The language requirement adds a cultural and diverse element to the plan.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre?

If you dream of a life that's long on excitement and short on the dull bits, then the theatre is calling you. Whether you hope to work in professional theatre or pursue further education, our programs will put your dreams at center stage.... [-]

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This program is available with Emphasis options. It also offers opportunities for transfer students and for study abroad. ... [+]

Available Emphasis Areas:

Entrepreneurship and Small Business - Emphasis Global Business - Emphasis Human Resource Management - Emphasis Logistics and Supply Chain Management - Emphasis Management - Emphasis Marketing - Emphasis

This program is available with Emphasis options. It also offers opportunities for transfer students and for study abroad.

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (A.C.B.S.P.).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Administration?

If you are interested in a career in business - whether it is with a major firm, a regional or local employer, a start-up of your own or a career in the nonprofit or government sectors - you should think about the B.B.A. program at Northern Arizona University. You will find that the B.B.A. is a gateway to many of the world's most successful employers across a wide variety of industries and disciplines.... [-]

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This degree opens doors to an integral part of every modern business. It covers design and management of Information Technology/Systems (IT/S) for a business which seeks ... [+]

This degree opens doors to an integral part of every modern business. It covers design and management of Information Technology/Systems (IT/S) for a business which seeks to meet its business challenges and further its strategic objectives. The purpose is to craft and implement IT strategy that matches business strategy and solve business problems. In addition to mainstream hardware & software programming concepts, the degree plan includes how to budget, procure and manage IT/S e.g. computer databases, networks, information security. The focus is on IT-enabled business processes and is ideally suited for those who like working with technology in business.

This program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).... [-]

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This undergraduate degree provides a solid foundation for students planning to pursue a variety of accounting careers in industry, government, or public accounting. Stud ... [+]

This undergraduate degree provides a solid foundation for students planning to pursue a variety of accounting careers in industry, government, or public accounting. Students completing this academic plan may apply for the competitive MBA-ACC program, one of several avenues for a student to complete the 150 units needed for the CPA exam.

This program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy?

Accounting is recognized as one of the world's leading professions, offering many opportunities for a rewarding career. By enrolling in the Professional Program in Accounting (PPA), you will be ideally poised to take advantage of the growing market demand for accounting graduates and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) candidates. You will also join a comprehensive, quality accounting program that is cost-efficient. You'll study in The W. A. Franke College of Business building on the spacious, forested south campus. This complete learning environment includes classrooms, study areas, computer facilities, faculty offices, and a student lounge.... [-]

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This program offers students the opportunity to explore such topics as: data mining (through the Center for Data Insight), parallel algorithms, distributed systems, artif ... [+]

This program offers students the opportunity to explore such topics as: data mining (through the Center for Data Insight), parallel algorithms, distributed systems, artificial intelligence, fuzzy logic, neural networks, evolutionary programming, and modeling reactive systems as well as foundation work in programming languages, software engineering, virtual collaborative environments, and user interfaces.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Computer Science?

Picture yourself rolling out your own breakthrough software to be the next Google or YouTube, working on the next generation of computer gaming engines, or developing new applications at Microsoft, IBM, or Intel. Whether you start a career right away or pursue graduate study first, the Department of Computer Science will help build a platform for your high-tech dreams.... [-]

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Northern Arizona University

This degree in Applied Indigenous Studies explores issues of concern to indigenous peoples both in the Americas and around the globe. The curriculum grounds students in t ... [+]

This degree in Applied Indigenous Studies explores issues of concern to indigenous peoples both in the Americas and around the globe. The curriculum grounds students in tribal histories and cultures, governmental policies, sustainable economic development, indigenous entrepreneurship, and contemporary conditions on native lands and reservations.

The Applied Indigenous Studies department also offers four minors to expand students understanding of Indigenous issues: Applied Indigenous Studies, Native American Studies, Indigenous Health Studies and Tribal Public Administration.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Indigenous Studies?

The Applied Indigenous Studies degree program emphasizes contemporary tribal management skills and respect for indigenous cultures. Students will gain the knowledge and tools to contribute to the sustainability of the indigenous communities into the 21st century. Using a curriculum to community approach, students will prepare to move from learning to action, applying native ways of knowing for the benefit of indigenous communities within the United States and abroad.... [-]

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September 2020
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4 years
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Northern Arizona University

This plan prepares you for a secondary education certificate, with a K-12 endorsement in Art. ... [+]

This plan prepares you for a secondary education certificate, with a K-12 endorsement in Art.

This program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Education in Art Education?

Do you have a flair for the creative and the desire to teach others to unleash their inner artists? No job is more challenging, rewarding, or important than teaching small children. As an art educator, you'll help shape the character and future of every child in your classroom.

This program prepares you to teach art education in K-12 programs. You'll learn the theory and practice of art criticism, history, aesthetics, and studio. You'll also graduate with a degree in education, with skills in elementary and secondary student development and learning, classroom management, and an expertise in teaching children about creating art.... [-]

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September 2020
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4 years
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Northern Arizona University

Our program focuses on astrophysics and planetary science. You will be encouraged to think independently and to join in faculty research projects. ... [+]

In the words of NASA astronaut Kalpana Chawla, “When you look at the stars and the galaxy, you feel that you are not just from any particular piece of land, but from the solar system.”

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Astronomy?

Did you spend most of your childhood behind a telescope? Do you have a habit of thinking about very big things, like the universe? If you ponder the big questions, then maybe you're an astronomer in the making. Indulge your scientific curiosity and build a career path. The science of astronomy uses the laws of physics to reveal the nature of celestial objects. Our program focuses on astrophysics and planetary science. You will be encouraged to think independently and to join in faculty research projects. You'll benefit from our proximity to world-class Lowell Observatory and the university's own new twenty-inch research-class telescope. If you want to search for planets outside the solar system, you'll receive the guidance you need at Northern Arizona University. Find your way to questions you haven't yet learned to ask.... [-]

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September 2020
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Northern Arizona University

The Environmental and Biological Sciences degree encompasses numerous cutting-edge disciplines. Each offers a multitude of exciting career paths. You can also train to te ... [+]

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Biological Sciences?

The Environmental and Biological Sciences degree encompasses numerous cutting-edge disciplines. Each offers a multitude of exciting career paths. You can also train to teach biology in secondary or primary schools. You can prepare for graduate, for admission to medical, dental, or veterinary school, or for other professional training.

You will also receive plenty of personal attention from faculty - in the classroom, in research opportunities, and NAU-Yuma student support services. Undergraduate research opportunities will involve you in the process and application of science. And you can take advantage of our location on the Lower Colorado River area, which offers a unique region for field projects or samples and specimens for molecular research. Our graduates have exceptional placement rates in medical schools, government agencies, and graduate programs. Whatever path you take after graduation, you will be ready to succeed.... [-]

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September 2020
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4 years
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Northern Arizona University

This degree attracts students who are fascinated by the spectrum of biology, from the tiniest or simplest to the largest or most complex. Students may pursue a number of ... [+]

This degree attracts students who are fascinated by the spectrum of biology, from the tiniest or simplest to the largest or most complex. Students may pursue a number of areas, including plants, animals, their evolution, physiology, or relationships.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Biology?

The biological sciences encompass numerous cutting-edge disciplines. Each offers a multitude of exciting career paths. Prepare for a career in one of a dozen specialties in biology or microbiology, or pursue the growing field of exercise science. You can also train to teach biology in secondary or primary schools. You can prepare for graduate study, for admission to medical, dental, or veterinary school, or for other professional training.... [-]

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September 2020
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4 years
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Northern Arizona University

This degree focuses on how businesses, individuals, and governments determine how we produce and exchange the goods and services we use every day. The degree is designed ... [+]

This degree focuses on how businesses, individuals, and governments determine how we produce and exchange the goods and services we use every day. The degree is designed to prepare students for employment in business, government and other organizations in today's ever-changing global economy. The major is built around a core set of classes from economics, business, and statistics.

This program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Business Economics?

Understanding today's economy is a necessity for everyone from influential politicians to corporate executives to the average citizen. Individuals and organizations are challenged to understand issues and problems that a fast-paced, ever-changing global economy presents. Their success and survival will depend upon their ability to respond, change, and grow.... [-]

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September 2020
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4 years
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Northern Arizona University

This degree produces graduates who are well versed in chemistry and also allows for different chemistry emphases. ... [+]

Available Emphasis Areas:

Chemistry ACS - Emphasis Chemistry Advanced - Emphasis Biochemistry ACS - Emphasis Forensics & Criminalistics - Emphasis Health Preprofessional - Emphasis

Chemistry is a diverse discipline that encompasses living processes, inorganic interactions, and analytical methods. Students trained in chemistry enter careers such as academia, research, pharmacy, forensics, medicine, the environment, space exploration, and international defense. This degree produces graduates who are well versed in chemistry and also allows for different chemistry emphases.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry?

If you're excited by the possibilities in test tubes and eager to find adventure in the laboratory, then discover chemistry. Chemistry deals with the basic laws of the physical world and the composition and properties of matter. Advances in computer technology, pharmaceuticals, space exploration, and medicine all have their roots in the chemical sciences. Demand for well-trained technicians and researchers is rising. Our programs prepare you for careers in industry (about 75% of chemists are employed privately), pure science, or the healthcare professions. Many students prepare for medical, dental, or veterinary school with a chemistry major. Depending on your career path, you can choose one of several emphases. The Chemistry program also offers opportunities to participate in faculty-led undergraduate research or independent study projects.... [-]

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September 2020
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4 years
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Northern Arizona University

This program provides a strong foundation in engineering and design, with an emphasis on structural, geotechnical, water resources and transportation engineering. Student ... [+]

This program provides a strong foundation in engineering and design, with an emphasis on structural, geotechnical, water resources and transportation engineering. Students graduating from this program can design solutions to complex problems with society’s infrastructure systems, and are prepared to become registered professional engineers specializing in civil engineering in their future careers.

This program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in Civil Engineering?

Society’s demand for essentials such as clean water and sustainable infrastructure pose large-scale, practical problems. Civil engineers design and operate facilities such as bridges, highway systems, waterworks, dams/levees, and foundations. Learn to be part of the solution to some of society’s greatest challenges when you study civil engineering at N.A.U. Taught by faculty who are also registered professional engineers, you will have multiple opportunities for undergraduate research and hands-on experience, including coursework in our four-year Design4Practice program. This program leads to exciting careers in the public or private sectors where you can make a difference.... [-]

USA Flagstaff
September 2020
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4 years
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Northern Arizona University

The Bachelor's degree in Communication Studies offers coursework that enables students to construct, convey and interpret communication in diverse contexts. The major pre ... [+]

Available Emphasis Areas:

Organizational Communication - Emphasis

The Bachelor's degree in Communication Studies offers coursework that enables students to construct, convey and interpret communication in diverse contexts. The major prepares students to enter professions requiring proficiency in relational, group, and public communication. Courses combine theory and practice to enhance the student's ability to communicate well in both career and personal life. Students develop their capacities in ethical and critical thinking, improving their ability to articulate and defend their opinions as engaged citizens in a diverse world.

Students who complete this degree will be well prepared to enter graduate school, law school or other professional programs and to pursue teaching credentials.... [-]

USA Flagstaff
September 2020
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4 years
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Northern Arizona University

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, offered by the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, provides opportunities for focused study and opens ... [+]

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, offered by the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, provides opportunities for focused study and opens doors toward a more complex understanding of both foundations of the subject and current thought.

This program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science?

Unleash your imagination. Picture yourself rolling out your own breakthrough software to be the next Google or YouTube, working on the next generation of computer gaming engines, or developing new applications at Microsoft, IBM, or Intel. Whether you start a career right away or pursue graduate study first, we'll help build a platform for your high-tech dreams.... [-]

USA Flagstaff
September 2020
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4 years
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Northern Arizona University

The Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management, offered by the Department of Civil Engineering, Construction Management, and Environmental Engineering, provide ... [+]

The Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management, offered by the Department of Civil Engineering, Construction Management, and Environmental Engineering, provides opportunities for focused study and opens doors toward a more complex understanding of both foundations of the subject and current thought.

This program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management?

Do you want to join one of the fastest-growing industries in the world? Would you like to build the homes, office buildings, highways, and bridges of the future? Draw your blueprint for a great career by studying construction management at Northern Arizona University.... [-]

USA Flagstaff
September 2020
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4 semesters
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Northern Arizona University

The bachelor of science degree in Creative Media and Film presents opportunities for students to create production house and film projects, including screenplays, as well ... [+]

Available Emphasis Areas:

Documentary - Emphasis Filmmaking - Emphasis Media Studies - Emphasis

The bachelor of science degree in Creative Media and Film presents opportunities for students to create production house and film projects, including screenplays, as well as engaging in the critical analysis of a variety of media.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Creative Media and Film?

At the heart of the CMF major is storytelling. Whether through scriptwriting or production, you will examine and apply the traditions of cinema to tell your own visual and audio stories with documentary projects, fiction narrative shorts, and client-based commercial and promotional work. Through the production classes, you'll also be provided the skills and foundation to enter a variety of media industries or to start your own production house business.... [-]

USA Flagstaff
September 2020
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4 years
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Northern Arizona University

This bachelor's degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice will provide students with the opportunity to engage in diverse coursework to increase knowledge and analytical ... [+]

This bachelor's degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice will provide students with the opportunity to engage in diverse coursework to increase knowledge and analytical skills appropriate for a variety of career paths. These career paths include work in an area of the public justice system, such as police, courts, corrections, regulatory agencies, and environmental protection, or in community-based programs related to crime prevention, rehabilitation, and victim assistance, as well as pursuit of further education in graduate or law school.

In addition to a minor in Criminology and Criminal Justice, the Department offers a minor in Law, Rights and Justice for those interested in pre-law.... [-]

USA Flagstaff
September 2020
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4 years
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Northern Arizona University

This degree prepares the next wave of early childhood educators—people who will dramatically shape and influence the lives of children. The program includes a firm ground ... [+]

This degree prepares the next wave of early childhood educators—people who will dramatically shape and influence the lives of children. The program includes a firm grounding in curriculum development and teaching, as well as in a content concentration.

This program is nationally recognized by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

This program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (N.C.A.T.E.).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Education in Early Childhood Education?

No job is more challenging, rewarding, or important than teaching small children. As an early childhood educator, you'll help shape the character-and future-of every child in your classroom. If you want to work with preschool and primary school-aged children, this degree will enhance your teaching skills in this area, and will prepare you to succeed.... [-]

USA Flagstaff
September 2020
English (US)
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4 years
Campus
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Northern Arizona University

Students who wish to teach middle or high school Biology in the secondary schools (7-12) will find this degree essential. Firmly grounded in Biology, with significant wor ... [+]

Students who wish to teach middle or high school Biology in the secondary schools (7-12) will find this degree essential. Firmly grounded in Biology, with significant work in teacher preparation through the highly acclaimed NAUTeach science and mathematics teacher certification program, the plan establishes the professional conduit for teaching this exciting subject.

This program is nationally recognized by the National Science Teachers Association.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education - Biology?

Create the middle or high school biology classroom of the future. In this degree plan, you'll learn how to get students involved in learning about the complicated concepts they need to understand to succeed. This degree will help you develop the knowledge and skills you need to be a secondary education teacher with comprehensive expertise in life sciences. Because of your knowledge, your students will tackle the environmental, health, and ecological challenges that lie ahead.... [-]

USA Flagstaff
September 2020
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4 years
Campus
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Northern Arizona University

This degree prepares you to teach middle or high school chemistry (grades 7-12). It is firmly grounded in chemistry content, with significant work in teacher preparation ... [+]

This degree prepares you to teach middle or high school chemistry (grades 7-12). It is firmly grounded in chemistry content, with significant work in teacher preparation through the highly acclaimed NAUTeach science and mathematics teacher certification program. This plan will prepare you to teach this relevant, exciting, and increasingly marketable subject.

This program is nationally recognized by the National Science Teachers Association.

This program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (N.C.A.T.E.).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education - Chemistry?

You don't need to decide between teaching or becoming a chemist, you can do both by teaching chemistry to high school students. If this sounds like a fulfilling career, allow our program to guide you toward certification and prepare you to shape the lives of future scientists. You'll emerge from this major with the skills necessary to reach a wide range of students, and you'll enjoy a diverse and collaborative learning environment that is focused on student learning and success.... [-]

USA Flagstaff
September 2020
English (US)
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4 years
Campus
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Northern Arizona University

This degree firmly grounds future teachers and curriculum specialists in earth science—including physical and applied geology, oceanography, the planets, field methods, e ... [+]

This degree firmly grounds future teachers and curriculum specialists in earth science—including physical and applied geology, oceanography, the planets, field methods, etc. Students also explore biology, chemistry, physics, math, and the philosophies of science for a well-rounded program.

This program is nationally recognized by the National Science Teachers Association.

This program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Education in Secondary Education - Earth Science?

If you're fascinated by geology and interested in teaching high-school students about science, earning a degree in Secondary Education with an emphasis on Earth Science is the way to go. Not only will you take Earth Sciences classes, you'll also complete teacher-preparation courses to earn a recommendation for your certification.... [-]

USA Flagstaff
September 2020
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4 years
Campus
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Northern Arizona University

This degree is designed for those who are interested in teaching general science in middle school or high school. The program provides a solid background in general scien ... [+]

This degree is designed for those who are interested in teaching general science in middle school or high school. The program provides a solid background in general sciences including chemistry, geology, physics, astronomy, biology, geography, and physical science.

This program is nationally recognized by the National Science Teachers Association.

This program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (N.C.A.T.E.).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Education in Secondary Education - General Science?

This program is designed for the individual who wants to teach general science in the high school setting (usually grades 9 or 10) or physical science in the middle grades (grades 7 or 8). The major requirements include courses in physics, astronomy, chemistry, geography, geology, biology and physical science. Additional teacher preparation courses from the NAUTeach program are included in this degree program.... [-]

USA Flagstaff
September 2020
English (US)
Full-time
4 years
Campus
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Northern Arizona University

This degree prepares future educators to teach German language and stylistics, heightened by an exposure to Germanic civilization and literature. Students also become ver ... [+]

This degree prepares future educators to teach German language and stylistics, heightened by an exposure to Germanic civilization and literature. Students also become versed in the theories of language acquisition and best practices for teaching language.

This program is nationally recognized by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.

This program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Education in Secondary Education - German?

You love the German language and culture and you relish the opportunity to teach it to another generation. If that sounds like you, then becoming a high school German teacher might just be the path to follow. Major in secondary education with an emphasis on German, and you'll learn how to communicate in the language and spread cultural awareness.... [-]

USA Flagstaff
September 2020
English (US)
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4 years
Campus
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Northern Arizona University

This degree prepares future middle and high school educators to teach their students both the utility and potential of mathematics in our information-driven society. The ... [+]

This degree prepares future middle and high school educators to teach their students both the utility and potential of mathematics in our information-driven society. The plan includes content-rich coursework as well as significant preparation in teaching through the highly acclaimed NAUTeach science and mathematics teacher certification programs, using best practices and applied theory.

This program is nationally recognized by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

This program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (N.C.A.T.E.).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Education in Secondary Education - Mathematics?

If you think that teaching math to the future generations of middle and high school students is your calling, then earning your degree in secondary education in mathematics is a great fit for you. While you develop expertise in math, you'll also take courses preparing you to develop curriculum and make your classroom a productive environment for your students. Enjoy a rigorous but collaborative learning environment, where you'll graduate ready to put your new-found knowledge to work shaping the educational experiences of generations to come.... [-]

USA Flagstaff
September 2020
English (US)
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4 years
Campus
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Northern Arizona University

This degree is intended for secondary education students whose primary emphasis/teaching area is physics. This academic plan also prepares you to obtain additional certif ... [+]

This degree is intended for secondary education students whose primary emphasis/teaching area is physics. This academic plan also prepares you to obtain additional certification in mathematics or chemistry. This plan meets or exceeds the No-Child-Left-Behind "highly qualified" national and state standards. This plan gives you the tools to open the minds of high-school students to the wonders of the universe as seen through the practical eyes of physics.

This program is nationally recognized by the National Science Teachers Association.

This program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Education in Secondary Education - Physics? ... [-]
USA Flagstaff
September 2020
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4 years
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Northern Arizona University

This undergraduate program prepares students to become certified teachers of children and youth who have disabilities, as well as those who do not. The program pairs a st ... [+]

This undergraduate program prepares students to become certified teachers of children and youth who have disabilities, as well as those who do not. The program pairs a strong background in elementary education (teaching of math, science, social studies, reading, etc.) with a rich coursework in special education. Teaching practicums and fieldwork give direct experience in classrooms throughout the program.

This program is nationally recognized by the Council for Exceptional Children.

This program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Education in Special and Elementary Education?

No job is more challenging, rewarding, or important than teaching small children. As a special and elementary educator, you’ll help shape the character—and future—of every child in your classroom. It’s a big responsibility.... [-]

USA Flagstaff
September 2020
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4 years
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Northern Arizona University

This degree is the first step towards immediate employment or further study in electrical engineering. It opens the door to technical exploration in design, production, r ... [+]

Available Emphasis Areas:

Computer Engineering - Emphasis Electrical Engineering - Emphasis

This degree is the first step towards immediate employment or further study in electrical engineering. It opens the door to technical exploration in design, production, renewable energy, and future problem-solving.

This program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in Electrical Engineering?

Can you imagine what your world would be like without electric lights, your IPod and IPad, your smartphone, your refrigerator, air conditioning, cars, planes, computers, pacemakers, CAT scanners, and other medical equipment? Have you taken apart a radio or computer, just for fun? Are you fascinated by the micro-miniature world of the electronic chips that we find in almost every piece of technology we use every day? Do you want to help solve some of the grand challenges of our society? Then you could be wired for a high-powered career in electrical or computer engineering.... [-]

USA Flagstaff
September 2020
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4 years
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Northern Arizona University

This degree provides future teachers with the tools to stimulate their students to learn and to question. The plan includes grounding in teaching methods and best practic ... [+]

“Good teaching is more a giving of the right questions than a giving of the right answers,” said Josef Albers, designer and educator. This degree provides future teachers with the tools to stimulate their students to learn and to question. The plan includes grounding in teaching methods and best practices, as well as an understanding of issues and challenges faced by today’s and tomorrow’s schools.

This program is nationally recognized by the Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, Inc.

This program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (N.C.A.T.E.).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Education in Elementary Education? ... [-]
USA Flagstaff
September 2020
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4 years
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Northern Arizona University

Students who are interested in the environment and the issues at its crux will enjoy the pursuit of this degree. Crucial issues of sustainability, diversity, and change a ... [+]

Available Emphasis Areas:

Global Sustainability - Emphasis Southwest Environments and Biocultural Diversity - Emphasis

Students who are interested in the environment and the issues at its crux will enjoy the pursuit of this degree. Crucial issues of sustainability, diversity, and change are interwoven through the program.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Sustainability Studies?

Issues of sustainability, climate change adaptation and mitigation, environmental justice, biodiversity, and increasing demand for finite food, water, and energy resources become more critical every day. To better understand and improve our relationship with the natural world, consider the environmental studies program at Northern Arizona University.... [-]

USA Flagstaff
September 2020
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4 years
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Northern Arizona University

This program provides a strong foundation in engineering and design principles and applies biological, chemical and physical content to technical problems in water and wa ... [+]

This program provides a strong foundation in engineering and design principles and applies biological, chemical and physical content to technical problems in water and wastewater engineering, air quality and pollution control, waste management and public health. Students graduating from this program can design solutions to complex environmental problems and are prepared to become registered professional engineers specializing in environmental engineering in their future careers.

This program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in Environmental Engineering?

Society’s demand for essentials such as clean air, food and water, sustainable land use and consumer products pose large-scale, practical problems. Environmental engineers use engineering, biological and chemical principles to design and operate pollution control and impact mitigation systems. Learn to be part of the solution to some of society’s greatest challenges when you study environmental engineering at N.A.U. Taught by faculty who are also registered professional engineers, you will have multiple opportunities for undergraduate research and hands-on experience, including coursework in our four-year Design4Practice program. This program leads to exciting careers in the public or private sectors where you can make a difference.... [-]

USA Flagstaff
September 2020
English (US)
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4 years
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Northern Arizona University

This degree encourages students to explore the many faces of the environmental sciences, including living and non-living components. Students will receive an overall grou ... [+]

Available Emphasis Areas:

Applied Geology - Emphasis Applied Mathematics - Emphasis Administration and Policy - Emphasis Biology - Emphasis Chemistry - Emphasis Environmental Communication - Emphasis Environmental Management - Emphasis

Please note that not all emphases are available online. Check with your adviser for additional information.

This degree encourages students to explore the many faces of the environmental sciences, including living and non-living components. Students will receive an overall grounding in essential sciences, with options to delve into the human dynamics of the environment, such as policy and management.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences? ... [-]
USA Flagstaff
September 2020
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4 years
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Northern Arizona University

This degree prepares students for the job market in areas such as clinical exercise physiology as well as for entry into graduate programs in the exercise sciences or pro ... [+]

This degree prepares students for the job market in areas such as clinical exercise physiology as well as for entry into graduate programs in the exercise sciences or professional programs in the health professions.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science?

The biological sciences encompass numerous cutting-edge disciplines. Each offers a multitude of exciting career paths. One of the most exciting is the growing field of exercise science. By studying exercise science at Northern Arizona University, you can prepare for a career in clinical exercise physiology, working in areas such as cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, or for admission to graduate or professional school in areas such as medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician’s assistant, or other health care fields. You'll receive plenty of personal attention from faculty in the classroom, in research laboratories, and in our Biology Advisement Center. Numerous undergraduate research opportunities involve you in the process and application of science. And you can take advantage of our location on the Colorado Plateau, which offers a high quality of life with many excellent destinations for field projects and recreation.... [-]

USA Flagstaff
September 2020
English (US)
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2 years
Campus
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Northern Arizona University

Virtually every business needs someone with specialized financial knowledge. This degree provides the theoretical background and quantitative tools for financial analys ... [+]

Virtually every business needs someone with specialized financial knowledge. This degree provides the theoretical background and quantitative tools for financial analysis, strategic planning, capital budgeting, management of working capital, sources of capital, assessment of risk, and valuation of securities, assets, and firms. This degree also provides training in advanced computer technology, data acquisition, and spreadsheet modeling.

This program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance?

Corporate financial managers raise the necessary capital for their firms and allocate it profitably; they also perform financial analysis, planning, and budgeting to position their firms to be competitive in a global market. Investment professionals design securities and help sell them to investors; they also analyze securities for investors and help build portfolios. Banking professionals provide critical business services like credit analyses and loans, checking accounts, wire transfers, and credit card processing. By pursuing a degree in finance, you will develop the analytical, technical, and interpersonal skills needed in these professions. Here, you will experience small classes, dedicated faculty, and a strong emphasis on hands-on experience. You will have access to advanced computer technology, including spreadsheet modeling and data acquisition. You also will study the theory and practice of financial decision-making and analysis, and develop critical oral and written communication skills.... [-]

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September 2020
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4 years
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Northern Arizona University

Our program helps you become well qualified to address the impacts that management decisions and practices have on all resources, including timber, wildlife, range, water ... [+]

For more than four decades, Northern Arizona University has been developing and refining a distinctive forest management major designed to instill in you an awareness of the complexities inherent in contemporary wildland management and to help you develop as an involved citizen as well as a professional land manager. Our program helps you become well qualified to address the impacts that management decisions and practices have on all resources, including timber, wildlife, range, water, recreation, and scenic beauty.

This program is accredited by the Society of American Foresters (S.A.F.).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Forestry?

Are you happiest when you're outdoors? Would you like to protect the environment for future generations? Learn how at Northern Arizona University. Through work in the School of Forestry, you will learn to become a competent professional forester and land steward. Learn all aspects of forest ecosystems and their management. Graduate prepared for a career in the private sector or with a public land management agency.... [-]

USA Flagstaff
September 2020
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4 years
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Northern Arizona University

The Bachelor of Science in Geographic Science and Community Planning integrates geographic knowledge and G.I.S. mapping technologies with the problem-solving fields of co ... [+]

Available Emphasis Areas:

Community Planning and Development - Emphasis Geospatial Sciences - Emphasis

The Bachelor of Science in Geographic Science and Community Planning integrates geographic knowledge and G.I.S. mapping technologies with the problem-solving fields of community planning and urban design. Known as Geodesign, this educational framework prepares students for careers in creating more livable and sustainable communities, while contributing to a better world.

Coursework for this degree provides a strong foundation and an option to select one of two available emphases. Geospatial Sciences engages students in the study of geospatial science with courses such as remote sensing and spatial analysis and G.I.S. applications. The community planning and development emphasis introduces students to the permitting and review process for community planning, and environmental impact studies and land use planning law and ethics.... [-]

USA Flagstaff
September 2020
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This degree attracts students who are curious about geologic hazards, the evolution of the Earth, and what lies beneath the landscape. The program incorporates field-work ... [+]

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Applied Geology - Emphasis Geophysics - Emphasis Paleontology - Emphasis

This degree attracts students who are curious about geologic hazards, the evolution of the Earth, and what lies beneath the landscape. The program incorporates field-work, laboratory experience, and specialized computer programs that help unveil the secrets of the Earth’s infrastructure.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Geology?

Do earthquakes, landslides, and tsunamis intrigue you? Are you fascinated by volcanoes, canyons, and dinosaurs? Want a career that keeps you grounded while letting you travel through time? Then consider a B.S. in Geology from Northern Arizona University. Here, you can study nature most dramatic events and discover where precious resources like water, minerals, and fossil fuels are found, and why.... [-]

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This bachelor's degree provides students with perspectives from which to agree or disagree with this observation. The program offers flexibility for students to customize ... [+]

“Human history is the sad result of each one looking out for himself,” said writer Julio Florencio Cortázar. This bachelor's degree provides students with perspectives from which to agree or disagree with this observation. The program offers flexibility for students to customize their program of study based on the period or type of history in which they are interested.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in History?

History is more than names and dates; it is the study of the human experience in all its facets, not just what happened, but how and why. If you're curious about the whys behind landmark events like the fall of Communism or Neil Armstrong walk on the moon, then our history program will interest you. Learn to think critically, develop research skills, and communicate more effectively. Clarify your understanding of human behavior past, present, and future. Experience our multi-disciplinary program and be informed by voices from diverse groups. You will build a foundation for careers in settings such as libraries, museums, and other cultural enterprises or prepare for further academic study. Our full range of courses explores history across the continents, with traditional scholarship and contemporary focuses on race, gender, ethnicity, and environmental history.... [-]

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September 2020
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This degree not only prepares students with the professional knowledge and skills to succeed in the hospitality industry, but also provides opportunities for growth and e ... [+]

This degree not only prepares students with the professional knowledge and skills to succeed in the hospitality industry, but also provides opportunities for growth and experience in that industry. Throughout a student's time in the program, students will focus on a set of hospitality courses including, but not limited to, guest services, food preparation, and sales.

This degree is nationally recognized by the Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education.

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (A.C.P.H.A.).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management?

The hospitality industry is enormous. When you count everything from hotels, restaurants, and resorts to amusement parks, convention halls, stadiums, casinos, country clubs, and spas, you can understand why some consider hospitality/tourism/travel to be the world's largest industry. Government studies predict that over the next ten years, there will be a boom in management positions in lodging, food service, tourism, recreation, and sports facilities-twice the expected overall rate for employment growth.... [-]

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September 2020
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This degree introduces interior design students to the terminology, marketplace, and professional issues of practice, while an experiential curriculum emphasizes both stu ... [+]

This degree introduces interior design students to the terminology, marketplace, and professional issues of practice, while an experiential curriculum emphasizes both studio and workshop to stimulate creativity, experimentation, problem-solving and innovation. Important values are creativity, passion, diversity, commitment, collaboration, excellence, and vision.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science Interior Design?

Interior design is more than just decorating. It has evolved into a multi-faceted profession dealing with complete environments that not only please but enhance the health, safety, and welfare of end users. Creative vision is inspired and participatory design skills developed through an increased understanding of the design process. Practical skills you need to see the design process to completion are emphasized. You'll learn to envision great spaces - and know how to build them too.... [-]

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This degree is the perfect fit for students who are interested in hospitality, particularly those who have a passion for traveling and working abroad. Students who pursue ... [+]

This degree is the perfect fit for students who are interested in hospitality, particularly those who have a passion for traveling and working abroad. Students who pursue this degree focus on international hospitality and business courses, increase their language proficiency skills, study abroad for one semester, and complete a professional internship in the hospitality industry.

This degree is nationally recognized by the Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education.

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in International Hospitality Management? ... [-]
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This degree has evolved as the needs of the modern journalist have changed and escalated. The program gives students essential professional experiences, as well as practi ... [+]

This degree has evolved as the needs of the modern journalist have changed and escalated. The program gives students essential professional experiences, as well as practical and philosophical tools such as ethics, reporting, editing, and publication law.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism in Journalism?

When you read or watch the news, do you have an eye for accuracy, fairness, good storytelling, and professionalism? If you're the kind of person who believes that the world deserves the clearest possible view of important news, a degree in journalism might be a great fit for you. Careers in this field are fast-paced, diverse, and critical to a healthy democracy.... [-]

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September 2020
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Modern journalists have a choice of reporting niches to choose from ranging from “info-tainment” to sports and on to public affairs. This degree sharpens students for car ... [+]

Modern journalists have a choice of reporting niches to choose from ranging from “info-tainment” to sports and on to public affairs. This degree sharpens students for careers that clarify and sometimes question the roles of government and politics, at all levels. A strong communication core develops competencies in speaking, writing, and visually demonstrating current events.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Political Science?

When you read or watch the news, do you have an eye for accuracy, fairness, good storytelling, and professionalism? If you're the kind of person who believes that the world deserves the clearest possible view of important news, you might be cut out for journalism. Careers in this field are fast-paced, diverse, and critical to a healthy democracy. The Journalism and Political Science program can prepare you for a career in a diverse range of job opportunities or graduate work. Entering this program means you'll discover how our public lives are organized at the local, national, and international levels. Courses focus on the possibilities for and obstacles to democratic governance.... [-]

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Most business students aim for a manager or director’s office, but such positions require preparation via a multidimensional program of study. This degree provides the to ... [+]

Most business students aim for a manager or director’s office, but such positions require preparation via a multidimensional program of study. This degree provides the tools for analysis, strategic planning, accounting, budgeting, leadership, and more.

This program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Management?

You want to be the boss. You're motivated, ambitious, and have a positive outlook. What else do you need to succeed? Plenty. The best managers understand and apply principles of effective decision-making, group dynamics, teamwork, project management, communication, ethics, and more. By pursuing a degree in management at Northern Arizona University, you will build the necessary professional expertise to be an effective business leader.... [-]

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We designed this degree for those students who are customer focused. Students will complete coursework related to customer desires, customer satisfaction and customer pro ... [+]

We designed this degree for those students who are customer focused. Students will complete coursework related to customer desires, customer satisfaction, and customer processes. Students will focus on distribution and research as well as communication and sales.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Marketing?

How can we get customers who visit our website to make a purchase? Who would be a great spokesperson for the brand; should it be a successful athlete, well-known celebrity, doctor or a past customer? What information do we need to collect from customers to assess their satisfaction with our goods and services? What does customer purchase data reveal? What changes can we make within the service environment of the airport, bank, fitness center or zoo to improve the customer experience? How can we attract volunteers and donors to support our non-profit? How can we motivate our sales team and develop long-term relationships with our customers? If these are the kinds of problems you’d love to solve, then a marketing degree at NAU may be just right for you!... [-]

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A degree in mathematics will prepare you for a number of possible careers. Please consult the Department of Mathematics and Statistics Math Degree Programs for suggestion ... [+]

A degree in mathematics will prepare you for a number of possible careers. Please consult the Department of Mathematics and Statistics Math Degree Programs for suggestions on choosing mathematics, statistics, and general electives to meet specific goals including: careers in Actuarial Science, careers in Statistics, careers in Applied Mathematics, and graduate study in Mathematics.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics?

If you enjoy solving problems with a mix of creativity and mathematical techniques, then you are ready to pursue a study of mathematics, and Northern Arizona University can help. Mathematics is a profession in its own right, but it is also an essential tool in every physical and social science, business, engineering, marketing, and countless related careers. Government and industry employers need skilled mathematicians for operations research, numerical analysis, simulation and modeling, data analysis, market research, and commercial surveys. A major in mathematics opens the door to many possibilities.... [-]

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This degree produces the thinkers and designers who are concerned with controlling the principles of motion, energy, and force through mechanical solutions. The program e ... [+]

This degree produces the thinkers and designers who are concerned with controlling the principles of motion, energy, and force through mechanical solutions. The program emphasizes solid mechanics, thermodynamics, fluid sciences, and energy systems. A solid core of other engineering, math, and computer science coursework ensures well-rounded graduates.

This program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in Mechanical Engineering?

Want to design the next generation of passenger jets? Bring wind power to a remote Southwestern village? Help land a space vehicle on Mars? If so, Northern Arizona University's Mechanical Engineering degree could help you take the first steps toward your dream. You will join a broad engineering field that's vital to countless industries. You'll learn to apply mathematics and physics to design and build mechanical components and systems like automobiles, power plants, robots, and spacecraft. In our innovative and award-winning Design4Practice Program, you'll gain a broad set of technical, managerial, and professional skills. As a Mechanical Engineering major, you will have opportunities for extensive faculty-student interaction, undergraduate research, and hands-on experience through student projects like the Mini-Baja race car, unmanned aerial vehicle, human-powered vehicle, and urban concept car. In your last semester, you’ll have an opportunity to present the results of your senior capstone project in a professional conference setting on campus at our annual Undergraduate Research and Design Symposium.... [-]

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September 2020
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This degree allows students to join those who explore the world of bacteria, viruses, mitochondria, neurons, and genetic material. A strong core of biology and chemistry ... [+]

Ever since Van Leeuwenhoek described the “cavorting wee beasties” seen through his simple 1670s-style microscope, scientists have been fascinated by tiny life forms. This degree allows students to join those who explore the world of bacteria, viruses, mitochondria, neurons, and genetic material. A strong core of biology and chemistry anchors the program, which offers flexibility through a generous selection of approved electives.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology?

Are you interested in infectious disease? Do you want to help conduct clinical trials for new drugs? Microbiology might be the career path for you. You can also use our program to prepare for graduate study, for admission to medical, dental, or veterinary school, or for other professional training.... [-]

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Through this Bachelor of Science degree in Parks and Recreation Management, recreation resource professionals are prepared for diverse careers in the field of parks and r ... [+]

Available Emphasis Areas:

Community, Commercial and Tourism - Emphasis Outdoor Education and Leadership - Emphasis Park Protection - Emphasis

Please note that not all emphases are available online. Check with your advisor for additional information.

Through this Bachelor of Science degree in Parks and Recreation Management, recreation resource professionals are prepared for diverse careers in the field of parks and recreation. The PRM Program focuses on small class size, high student-teacher interaction, on-site field experiences, and experiential learning opportunities. The faculty are dedicated to expanding the scholarly knowledge base of people and organizations to enhance the quality of leisure experiences and places.... [-]

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This Bachelor of Science in Photography will provide experience, training, and theory in the techniques of digital photography as well as the opportunity for students to ... [+]

Available Emphasis Areas:

Field Photography - Emphasis Studio Photography - Emphasis

This Bachelor of Science in Photography will provide experience, training, and theory in the techniques of digital photography as well as the opportunity for students to develop their creative eye. The coursework includes studio and location photography, the use of computer image adjustment, working with light, and managing workflow. In addition, the core communication courses provide the essential skills of writing, critical thinking, and communication. Students who pursue this degree will have the opportunity to participate in fieldwork and will be required to produce a senior portfolio project.... [-]

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September 2020
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This degree takes students from the core of the atom to the hearts of galaxies, all in an effort to understand how the universe works. This Physics-rich program also grou ... [+]

This degree takes students from the core of the atom to the hearts of galaxies, all in an effort to understand how the universe works. This Physics-rich program also grounds the student in advanced math and calculus.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Physics?

Have you ever thought about very small things, like the inside of an atom? If you look for patterns in nature's behavior, then maybe you're a physicist in the making. By pursuing a physics degree at Northern Arizona University, you can indulge your scientific curiosity and prepare for a career in a technical field or as a professional scientist.

You will become immersed in the science of physics, which uses mathematics to describe why and how things work. Here, you will be encouraged to think independently and to join in faculty research projects on optics, material science, and quantum mechanics. You'll benefit from close contact with faculty as well as our array of high-tech instruments.... [-]

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September 2020
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This degree provides opportunities for focused study and opens doors toward a more complex understanding of the universe. This major certainly offers a wider scope than a ... [+]

This degree provides opportunities for focused study and opens doors toward a more complex understanding of the universe. This major certainly offers a wider scope than any other major, from the Big Bang to the Way Things Work, to the very center of the atom.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Physics and Astronomy?

Have you ever thought about the very big things-like the universe? Or the very small, like the inside of an atom? If you ponder the big questions and look for patterns in nature's behavior, then maybe you're an astrophysicist in the making. You can find out at Northern Arizona University.

Here, you will be steeped in the sciences of physics and astronomy. Physics uses mathematics to describe why and how things work, and astronomy uses the laws of physics to reveal the nature of celestial objects. You will be encouraged to think independently, to join faculty research projects, and will benefit from the university's array of high-tech instruments and proximity to world-class Lowell Observatory. If you want to search for planets outside the solar system or learn how a laser actually works, you'll receive the guidance you need in N.A.U.'s merged major in Physics and Astronomy.... [-]

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September 2020
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The bachelor's degree in Political Science provides students with opportunities to study the theory, principles, and practice of government and politics at the local, nat ... [+]

The bachelor's degree in Political Science provides students with opportunities to study the theory, principles, and practice of government and politics at the local, national, and international levels. The coursework engages students in diverse political science courses which allows exploration in areas of interest to the student. Faculty mentors provide academic support and guidance, preparing each student for a meaningful career path.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science?

A bachelor's degree in Political Science can prepare you for a range of diverse career paths or application to further education including graduate school or law school. You'll discover how our public lives are organized at the local, national, and international levels. Courses focus on the possibilities for and obstacles to democratic governance. The wide range of course offerings includes environmental politics, political development, and questions of diversity in the political realm.... [-]

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September 2020
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The Bachelor's degree in Psychological Sciences, earned as a Bachelors of Science provides students with opportunities for focused study in this quintessential behavioral ... [+]

The Bachelor's degree in Psychological Sciences, earned as a Bachelors of Science provides students with opportunities for focused study in this quintessential behavioral science and builds research skills necessary for scientific inquiry within this discipline. This degree has proven useful for careers in many areas including law, entertainment, writing, journalism, government, education, business, and the arts.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Psychological Sciences?

If you find yourself fascinated by why we think, feel, and behave the way we do, consider pursuing a degree in psychological sciences. Psychologists take a scientific approach to studying behavior and mental processes, researching the ways in which life experiences, environment, culture, and biology all work together to shape mind and brain. Our psychological sciences majors explore a wide range of subjects such as autism, child development, psychological disorders and treatments, neuroscience, and sexuality, and master the major research techniques that professional psychologists use. As an undergraduate, you will even be offered the opportunity to perform research and fieldwork with faculty and graduate students.... [-]

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This degree prepares future educators to teach their students both the tragedies of history and the lessons it offers for the future. The plan includes content-rich cours ... [+]

“Our history is not our destiny,” suggests Alan Cohen.

This degree prepares future educators to teach their students both the tragedies of history and the lessons it offers for the future. The plan includes content-rich coursework as well as significant preparation in teaching, using best practices and applied theory.

This program is nationally recognized by the National Council for the Social Studies.

This program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (N.C.A.T.E.).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Education in Secondary Education - History and Social Studies?

As a high school educator who specializes in history and social studies, you'll give your students the context and knowledge they need to understand and participate in the world around them. In this program, you'll tap into the areas of interest that pique your curiosity, such as U.S. history, world history, political science, economics, and geography. You can also take additional courses in other social sciences, like anthropology, psychology, and sociology.... [-]

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September 2020
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A bachelor's degree in Sociology provides you with the flexibility to focus on special areas of interest, and internships are available to add to your interests in a vari ... [+]

Sociology is an academic program in the liberal arts tradition that emphasizes the development of essential skills (such as writing, communication, analysis, and research) in the context of an in-depth study of human social behavior and the dynamics of human societies. A bachelor's degree in Sociology provides you with the flexibility to focus on special areas of interest, and internships are available to add to your interests in a variety of settings.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology?

How does social context affect how you think and how you act? How do we shape social change? How does a society become religious or secular, liberal or conservative? How do communities organize? Why do humans usually follow the “rules” of society? If these questions interest you, then you are interested in what C. Wright Mills has called the “Sociological Imagination.” This “Sociological Imagination” allows you to grasp the intersection of both your own personal biography and the historical/social context of the society.... [-]

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September 2020
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This bachelor of science degree in Strategic Communication offers a strong core of advertising, public relations, and communication courses, to engage students in a varie ... [+]

Available Emphasis Areas:

Advertising - Emphasis Merchandising - Emphasis Public Relations - Emphasis

This bachelor of science degree in Strategic Communication offers a strong core of advertising, public relations, and communication courses, to engage students in a variety of professional communication environments. Students may pursue one of three emphases to allow deeper skill mastery in advertising, merchandising, and public relations.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Strategic Communication?

Prepare yourself for a career in communication - learn to craft effective advertising, nurture productive relationships between organizations and important publics, and bridge the gap between buyers and sellers in the world of merchandising. Research shows that many communication professionals commonly move between advertising, merchandising, and public relations throughout their careers. The Bachelor of Science in Strategic Communication will engage you in a broad portfolio of courses to give you flexibility and increase your competitive edge in today's job market.... [-]

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September 2020
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This multifaceted undergraduate program imparts a broad grounding in stagecraft, behind and in front of the curtain. The program includes theatrical history, theory, crit ... [+]

Available Emphasis Areas:

Design and Technology - Emphasis Performance - Emphasis Theatre Studies - Emphasis

This multifaceted undergraduate program imparts a broad grounding in stagecraft, behind and in front of the curtain. The program includes theatrical history, theory, critique, technology, design, and hands-on production experiences.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Theatre?

If you dream of a life that’s long on excitement and short on the dull bits, then the theatre is calling you. Whether you hope to work in professional theatre or pursue further education, our programs will put your dreams at center stage.

We offer nationally respected curricula in theatre studies, performance, and design and technology. We will help you develop the broadest possible understanding of the art and craft of the stage with our practical and academic courses. You'll also receive a firm grounding in the liberal arts. You'll study dramatic literature, history, theory and criticism, theatre performance, and design, and technology. You'll have plenty of opportunities to learn by doing. The university theatre season includes four faculty-directed, mainstage productions and numerous student-produced, second stage productions per year. You will learn to express yourself logically and artistically, and graduate prepared for post-baccalaureate study, or professional theatre.... [-]

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The bachelor's degree in Women's and Gender Studies offers students a course of study that examines gender diversity across race-ethnicity, sexuality, class, nation, and ... [+]

The bachelor's degree in Women's and Gender Studies offers students a course of study that examines gender diversity across race-ethnicity, sexuality, class, nation, and the world. Students may choose from diverse coursework where they may learn about women's contributions and current multicultural, ecological, and post-colonial feminism. Crucially, students become skilled at relating theory to practice in thematic specialties, such as Queer Studies and Transnational Feminism. This knowledge and practice prepare students to work with and for diverse peoples in the professions and as advocates for social justice.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Women's and Gender Studies?

If you're curious about the ways gender, race, class, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and age shape the world, a degree in Women's and Gender Studies might be the right degree path to pursue. With this program, you'll graduate with the essential skills to work in public policy, justice studies, human rights, the media, or social services. Your coursework will also provide a strong foundation should you choose to continue on to graduate school.... [-]

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September 2020
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This program at Northern Arizona University is focused on practice with rural and Indigenous populations of the Southwest; addressing poverty, structural racism, and oppr ... [+]

The social work profession is dedicated to enhancing human well-being and to help meet the basic human needs of all people, with particular attention to the needs and empowerment of people who are vulnerable, oppressed, and living in poverty. The intent of this program is to educate competent generalist social workers for practice with diverse populations and multi-level social systems while developing skills for facilitating the planned change process.

This program at Northern Arizona University is focused on practice with rural and Indigenous populations of the Southwest; addressing poverty, structural racism, and oppression; providing leadership in promoting human rights and social and economic justice; and service with vulnerable and underserved populations.... [-]

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