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On Campus Undergraduate Programs

Accounting

The Accounting profession plays an essential role in a modern economy. Accountants are important members of an organization's decision-making team, with responsibilities for financial planning, budgeting and interpretation of financial results. Investors, lenders, government agencies, and other external parties also rely on accountants and auditors to provide accurate and reliable financial statements about an organization.

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History

As a broadly based liberal arts degree, the History major emphasizes the development of critical thinking and communication skills as well as the acquisition of historical perspective. Our graduates prepare themselves for a wide variety of positions in government, education, and business. A Bachelor of Arts in History can also lead to graduate work in a variety of fields and serve as a sound foundation for law school.

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Management

Management professionals plan and coordinate the activities of others, as well as doing hands-on work themselves. As a general manager, you will have a broad portfolio and varied challenges. You might combine day-to-day operations with special projects, personnel decisions, customer relations, and budgeting. General management roles can also include a significant marketing component to build revenues.

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Sociology

Sociology is the study of social behavior and the socio-cultural settings in which it occurs.  It involves the study of whole societies and their basic institutions as well as smaller scale groups such as the family, peer group and neighborhood.  Sociology has long been a popular major for students planning futures and further training in such professions as social work, law, politics, education, public administration, public health and health care, and urban planning. A major in this department provides a foundation for social action as well as for graduate work in a variety of disciplines including policy studies, sociology, anthropology and women's studies.

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Crime and Justice Studies

Crime and Justice Studies is an interdisciplinary program that draws on a range of resources across the University and provides rigorous intellectual challenges. The program will focus on the social ethical considerations that are unique to the field of crime and justice, with the goal of giving students new opportunities to combine a university education with enhanced avenues for career advancement and public service.

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Liberal Arts

The Liberal Arts major is a good fit for the student interested in a variety of academic fields and who craves the intellectual challenge of a major that will foster independence, further develop critical and creative thinking and communication skills, and offer opportunity to learn outside the classroom.

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Liberal Arts require some online course work to complete the program. 

 

Medical Laboratory Science: Health Services Option

The Medical Laboratory Science program is available for persons credentialed in pre-baccalaureate fields of Allied Health who wish to complete a baccalaureate degree by acquiring knowledge, skills and abilities in the areas of regulatory affairs, technical and personnel supervision. This multi-department program plays a role in career ladder pathways and should be seen as part of a professional's individual continuing education. Courses in the humanities, social sciences, business and regulation will broaden the individual's understanding of the health care system and its components.

 

 


Business Administration Minor

The Business Administration Minor is  designed for non-College of Business students whose objective is to acquire an understanding of business essentials to supplement their own area of expertise. By selecting a Minor in Business Administration, a non-business major can open both educational and career opportunities in business as a secondary area of study. For the non-business student who are planning on entering into the Master of Business Administration program, the completion of this minor would satisfy part of the foundation requirements of the UMass Dartmouth MBA program, as well as MBA programs offered at other institutions.

 

Sociology Minor

A student can request entrance to the Minor program in Sociology after completing at least 45 credits with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 and with at least a 2.5 grade point average in his/her major. The Chair of the Sociology and Anthropology Department must approve requests.

History Minor

Any degree candidate who has at least 54 credits with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 and at least 2.5 grade point average in his or her major may request admission to the Minor in History. The Department Chairperson must approve this request. Upon admission students will be assigned an advisor.

 

Women's and Gender Studies Minor

Women's and Gender Studies Minor courses offer a valuable component to any disciplinary major. Students develop self-confidence, critical thought processes, and communication skills that contribute to academic achievement and successful post-university careers. Women's and Gender Studies students have used their unique preparation to pursue graduate degrees in Women's and Gender Studies and other disciplines. Students have also pursued careers in law, human services, business, the health sciences, visual arts, publishing, and education. With its emphasis on critical thinking and communication, the Women's and Gender Studies minor is a valuable asset for any college graduate.

 

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