Adult and Professional Education (APEX)

Accelerated Degree Completion

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The Accelerated Degree Completion program offers a combination of evening, weekend and online classes over eight-week sessions. Terms start in January, March, May, July, August, and October.

Degrees offered in the ADC program:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership (starting Fall 2019)
    • The Organizational Leadership major is designed for adult students who want to prepare for leadership positions in organizational settings. Students acquire a broad foundational knowledge, deepened within a specific disciplinary minor and applied in a community-based project.
    • NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE: The B.A. in Organizational Leadership with minors in Business, Communication Studies, and Information Systems can be completed fully online.
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts (BLA)
    • The BLA degree is designed for adult transfer students who are interested in taking courses in a broad range of disciplines.  The general electives and upper level studies requirements allow for efficient transferability of previously earned college credit and gives students the opportunity to focus on courses that meet their needs.
  • Minors available in the Accelerated evening, weekend or online formats are: Business, Cybersecurity Systems, Communication Arts, Health Services Administration (new  Summer 2021), Psychology and Information Systems. Other minors may require full semester weekday or evening classes.
  • Concentrations available in ADC are Organizational Leadership and Professional Communication
    • Organizational Leadership concentration requirements (17-18 cr. hrs.)
      • MGMT 200 - Organizational Management (previoulsy MGMT 300)
      • MGMT 309 - Change Management
      • MGMT 314 - Leadership
      • Choose three electives (9 cr. hrs) from: COMM 207, COMM 209, SHRM 200, MGMT 301, MGMT 325, MGMT 385
    • Professional Communication concentration requirements (20-21 cr. hrs.)
      • COMM 101 - Oral Communication
      • COMM 207 - Interpersonal Communication
      • COMM 209 - Group Dynamics
      • COMM 260 - Organizational Communication
      • Choose 2 courses (6 cr. hrs) from: MGMT 200, MGMT 301, BAIS 120/220, COMM 477