Academic Programs

 

General Studies: Arts, Media, & Entertainment

Length of Program:
8 Semesters at Phoenix

Degree: Bachelor of General Studies

A broader, multidisciplinary course of study rather than a traditional major/minor, the General Studies degree prepares students to think critically and analytically across a wide range of disciplines or fields of study. Arts, Media, & Entertainment is designed to develop skills in criticism and evaluation of art forms, an understanding of the processes by which art and creativity are communicated, and an academic knowledge of promotion and marketing in the performing arts. Selected courses should focus on the ability to analyze the effects of the social, network, technical, and entertainment arts and media, and to develop the academic preparation necessary to pursue careers in arts, media, entertainment, and associated fields.

General Studies: Economy & Industry

Length of Program:
8 Semesters at Phoenix

Degree: Bachelor of General Studies

Economy and Industry develops an understanding of the role of economy and industry in society. Selected courses should focus on the ability to describe and apply one or more of the basic concepts of commerce and the key interpersonal skills in workplace relations. This program has a wide applicability across industries and professional pathways and prepares individuals to work with a broad range of individuals in modern society.

General Studies: Global & Intercultural Understanding

Length of Program:
8 Semesters at Phoenix

Degree: Bachelor of General Studies

Global and Intercultural Understanding provides students with an understanding of the customs, cultures, mores, practices, contributions, and struggles of peoples around the globe. Through ethnographic accounts, students are exposed to various ways of life across the world, and gain the academic preparation needed to succeed in an increasingly global workforce. Selected courses will focus on the ability to identify and describe contemporary global problems within their historical, cultural, and linguistic contexts. The ability to analyze the similarities, differences, and interdependencies among cultures and its impact of modern life is also a focus.

General Studies: Social Behavior & Human Understanding

Length of Program:
8 Semesters at Phoenix

Degree: Bachelor of General Studies

Science, Technology, Health and Society develops critical awareness of the methods and limits of scientific inquiry, while fostering observational and analytical skills and skills in quantitative analysis and deductive reasoning. Selected courses will focus on the ability to identify and apply specific knowledge and skills in the STHS disciplines to solve problems effectively.

Personal & Family Financial Planning

Length of Program:
8 Semesters at Phoenix

Degree: Bachelor of Science

Through meaningful curriculum, educational enrichment, structured internships and hands-on professional development, the Personal and Family Financial Planning program will ensure that our graduates are prepared to enter the workforce empowered and in demand. Companies will actively recruit our well-prepared graduates into positions such as Financial Advisor, Wealth Manager and Financial Planner. We embrace this highly focused and flexible industry and look forward to creating the kind of professional connections that last a lifetime.

For more detailed information on the Bachelor of General Studies at North Valley, including a list of courses, visit here.