Abilene Christian University is a diverse, welcoming, academically rigorous community redefining what it means to be a Christian university in the 21st century.

Founded in 1906, we’re a private, non-profit university affiliated with Churches of Christ and committed to transformative, energized learning. Supported by a faculty of Christian scholars, we prepare undergraduate and graduate students for service and leadership throughout the world.

Our faith-based education goes beyond academics. ACU’s residential campus offers students a safe place to grow intellectually and spiritually — and to learn to live independently. Division I athletics, intramural sports, 100+ student organizations, and countless service and worship opportunities contribute to our vibrant student life.

Academic Programs

Students may choose from 77 baccalaureate majors that include more than 135 areas of study, 30 master’s degree programs, and three doctoral programs. As you develop professionally through coursework and real-world learning, you will also grow spiritually. You will leave ACU with the skills you need to succeed in your chosen profession.

Location

ACU is in Abilene, Texas, an award-winning city of nearly 120,000 people 150 miles west of the Dallas and Fort Worth area. ACU Dallas, a branch campus in Addison, Texas, is the home of the university’s online graduate and professional degree programs.

Spiritual Formation

One of the most significant ways in which a student develops at ACU is spiritual. Our vision for spiritual formation at ACU is built on connections by connecting with God, connecting in new spiritual communities, connecting in personal spiritual practices, connecting in ministry & service, and exploring Calling and Career.

Programmes taught in:
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In today’s job market, employers in all industries are seeking critical and creative thinkers and effective communicators. That’s what makes English majors such attractiv ... [+]

In today’s job market, employers in all industries are seeking critical and creative thinkers and effective communicators. That’s what makes English majors such attractive candidates.

This discipline is more than honing technical skills and harnessing the power of language. Studying literature through reading and analyzing texts gives you a greater understanding of the complexities of our world, past, and present.

If you’re curious, want to be challenged intellectually and find the deeper meaning of things, an English degree could be right for you. You’ll be equipped to work in professional or creative writing fields, become a teacher, or prepare for graduate or law school.... [-]

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The Bible and Ministry bachelor’s degree gives you a solid theological foundation in the Old and New Testaments, and you’ll gain an understanding of how biblical principl ... [+]

The Bible and Ministry bachelor’s degree gives you a solid theological foundation in the Old and New Testaments, and you’ll gain an understanding of how biblical principles are applied to daily life and ministry. As you delve into your concentration, you’ll develop specialized skills and knowledge.

We offer four distinct tracks of study within this major; choose the one that best fits your calling.

The biblical text concentration is designed for students who have a passion for the language, message and historical context of the Bible. It’s an ideal option for those looking to preach or pursue graduate studies.

The youth and family ministry concentration prepares students to minister to adolescents and families in church settings.... [-]

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Intercultural communication is becoming increasingly valuable in our globalized, connected world. Our interdisciplinary global studies degree exposes you to coursework in ... [+]

Are you drawn to all things cross-cultural: meeting people from other cultures, the sounds, and tastes of exotic places, understanding international events, and trends?

Intercultural communication is becoming increasingly valuable in our globalized, connected world. Our interdisciplinary global studies degree exposes you to coursework in history, political science, language, economics, and environmental studies. You’ll develop a rich understanding of other cultures and find careers in a variety of fields, including business, government, missions, teaching, and medicine.

Credit hours

University Requirements: 56 credit hours+ Major Requirements: 54 credit hours+ Electives: 18 credit hours= Total Required: 128 credit hours*... [-]

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Housed in the Art and Design Department and in collaboration with Journalism and Mass Communication the Bachelor of Arts degree in graphic design/advertising blends art a ... [+]

Art and technology combine as ideas are turned into designs for print or the web. Visuals are a large component of effective communication; text and graphics work together in branding or messaging.

Housed in the Art and Design Department and in collaboration with Journalism and Mass Communication the Bachelor of Arts degree in graphic design/advertising blends art and design training with preparation in advertising and mass communication principles.

Leave armed with knowledge, skills and a professional portfolio that will help you find a career as a designer in a variety of industries, including advertising, publishing, media, and eCommerce.

Credit hours

University Requirements: 56 credit hours+ Major Requirements: 72 credit hours+ Electives: 0 credit hours= Total Required: 128 credit hours*... [-]

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Worship ministry, designed in collaboration with the Department of Music, explores how music can spiritually form a congregation and how it’s been used historically to wo ... [+]

The Ministry and Vocation bachelor’s degree gives you a solid theological foundation in the Old and New Testaments, as you gain an understanding of how biblical principles are applied to daily life and ministry.

We offer four distinct tracks of study within this major; choose the one that best fits your calling.

The Christian ministry concentration equips students for ministry in a church setting, either as a preacher, educator or administrator.

Worship ministry, designed in collaboration with the Department of Music, explores how music can spiritually form a congregation and how it’s been used historically to worship God.

The vocational missions concentration is ideal for those looking to support themselves for secular work while living as part of a missions team.... [-]

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Whether you want to teach, conduct, perform, or pursue graduate studies, a degree in music prepares you for a rewarding career using your God-given talent. The Bachelor o ... [+]

Whether you want to teach, conduct, perform, or pursue graduate studies, a degree in music prepares you for a rewarding career using your God-given talent. The Bachelor of Arts in Music is a general degree in the liberal arts tradition with a larger number of electives.

Note: Auditions are required for departmental scholarships. Major and non-major scholarships are available for band, orchestra, piano, and voice. (Participation scholarships for the Big Purple Marching Band do not require an audition.)

Credit hours

University Requirements: 56 credit hours

+ Major Requirements: 60 credit hours (choice of 5 tracks)

+ Electives: 12 credit hours

= Total Required: 128 credit hours*... [-]

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Passionate about politics? Interested in international affairs? Studying political science will give you an understanding of political ideas and processes, from local to ... [+]

Passionate about politics? Interested in international affairs? Studying political science will give you an understanding of political ideas and processes, from local to global governments and institutions. You will also develop strong writing, research, and analytical skills, attractive traits to employers in all industries.

Our political science program was designed to give you the option to focus on world politics, through a Bachelor of Science, or on criminal justice, through a Bachelor of Arts.

A degree in political science is not just a perfect major for those looking to pursue domestic or international government service; it is also a foundation for careers in criminal justice, business, journalism and education -- and for entry into law school.... [-]

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BBA

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Every industry and sector — businesses and organizations of all sizes — needs accountants, so it’s no surprise that accounting-related careers will grow faster than avera ... [+]

Accountants are skilled financial problem-solvers and critical thinkers who use accounting information to make informed and ethical business decisions.

Every industry and sector — businesses and organizations of all sizes — needs accountants, so it’s no surprise that accounting-related careers will grow faster than average through 2024, according to the United States Department of Labor.

The accounting major at A.C.U. will prepare you for this in-demand, diverse profession.

Credit hours

University Requirements: 56 credit hours

+ Major Requirements: 63 credit hours

+ Electives: 9 credit hours

= Total Required: 128 credit hours*

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The financial management degree at A.C.U. combines accounting and finance principles and is supported by our liberal arts core. You’ll not just come to learn the tools of ... [+]

Today’s financial landscape is ever-evolving -- it’s global, it’s political, and it’s heavily regulated. As the world of banking, budgeting and building investment portfolios becomes more complex, the need for strong, ethical financial managers in the public and private sector will continue to grow.

The financial management degree at A.C.U. combines accounting and finance principles and is supported by our liberal arts core. You’ll not just come to learn the tools of your trade, but you’ll understand the broader context of today’s economy and how financial decision-making affects the health of organizations.

Coursework

You’ll take courses such as:

Financial Theory and Practice International Financial Markets Entrepreneurial Finance Principles of Investment What can you do after graduation? Financial Manager Financial Analyst Money Manager Commercial Banker Investment Analyst Personal Financial Advisor Budget Analyst Experiential Learning Opportunities ... [-]
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A.C.U.’s information systems degree combines business management with technology -- the analytical and technical. This combination prepares you to manage systems and anal ... [+]

Companies and organizations are more connected than ever -- to their employees, customers, vendors, suppliers and each other. The need for qualified, tech-savvy professionals to design, develop, manage, maintain and protect those systems is continuing to grow.

A.C.U.’s information systems degree combines business management with technology -- the analytical and technical. This combination prepares you to manage systems and analyze data, with any understanding of how these processes affect organizations at every level.

Credit hours

University Requirements: 56 credit hours

+ Major Requirements: 66 credit hours

+ Electives: 6 credit hours

= Total Required: 128 credit hours*... [-]

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The most flexible of A.C.U.’s business-related majors, a management degree prepares a graduate to enter a range of organizations, from startups to Fortune 500 companies a ... [+]

The most flexible of A.C.U.’s business-related majors, a management degree prepares a graduate to enter a range of organizations, from startups to Fortune 500 companies, and gives them the tools to hone their skills and expand their competencies in their chosen career field.

Career options are diverse, and our concentrations allow you to specialize in one of four areas. Each management major must have at least one concentration. Many of our students jump-start their careers through an internship program.

Credit hours

University Requirements: 56 credit hours

+ Major Requirements: 63 credit hours (Choice of 4 tracks)

+ Electives: 9 credit hours

= Total Required: 128 credit hours*... [-]

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In today’s competitive marketplace, the need for businesses and organizations to connect with consumers in a meaningful way is crucial. That’s where marketing comes in -- ... [+]

In today’s competitive marketplace, the need for businesses and organizations to connect with consumers in a meaningful way is crucial. That’s where marketing comes in -- and there are more platforms and tools than ever before. Career opportunities in this field are diverse -- they can be creative, analytical or both. Maybe you want to develop and implement multi-platform campaigns, or perhaps you want to conduct or analyze market research.

An A.C.U. marketing degree focuses on the principles and strategies for business marketing; you’ll not only learn about consumer behavior and market research, but you will also gain an understanding of accounting, economics, and management.... [-]

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Whether you have your sights set on the agencies of Madison Avenue or the businesses of Main Street America, the Bachelor of Science in advertising and public relations a ... [+]

The first newspaper ad appeared in 1704 and the first big-budget ad campaign -- $11,000 for Ivory Soap -- launched in 1882. A lot has changed in two centuries, but the foundation is still the same: communicate your brand’s message in a compelling and strategic way.

Whether you have your sights set on the agencies of Madison Avenue or the businesses of Main Street America, the Bachelor of Science in advertising and public relations at A.C.U. will prepare you for an exciting communications career.

Our program provides a holistic approach to integrated marketing communications, including tactics for the creation and implementation of advertising, public relations and digital media techniques. We strongly believe in the value of real-world experiences to complement classroom learning, so all students are required to test their skills and knowledge through an internship.... [-]

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A.C.U.’s agribusiness degree, designed by agricultural and business faculty, combines training in agricultural economics, business, and technical agriculture. ... [+]

From quiet pastures and ranches to bustling offices, careers in agribusiness are varied and growing. According to the Agricultural Council of America, 22 million people work in agricultural-related fields.

A.C.U.’s agribusiness degree, designed by agricultural and business faculty, combines training in agricultural economics, business, and technical agriculture.

Agribusiness majors are prepared for business allied with agriculture, including banks and other lending agencies, real estate, insurance companies, farm supply and equipment companies, firms processing and marketing agricultural products and public agencies associated with agriculture.

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As our population grows, so does the need for agricultural and livestock experts. Prepare for a career in farm or ranch management or food production, or lay the foundati ... [+]

As our population grows, so does the need for agricultural and livestock experts. Prepare for a career in farm or ranch management or food production, or lay the foundation for veterinary school in the animal science program at A.C.U. Gain further scientific and practical experience as you focus your studies in one of our concentrations.

Credit hours

University Requirements: 56 credit hours

+ Major Requirements: 64-66 credit hours (Choice of 4 tracks)

+ Electives: 6-8 credit hours

= Total Required: 128 credit hours*

*Based on track selection

Coursework

As an animal science major at A.C.U., you’ll take courses such as:

Companion Animal Management Animal Nutrition Genetics Wildlife Ecology Tracks Animal Industry and Business Biotechnology and Research Livestock Management Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Health What can you do after graduation? Food Product Development Animal Nutritionist Animal Welfare Specialist Livestock Manager Research Farm Manager Veterinary Technician Public Relations Laboratory Animal Manager Inspector Experiential Learning Opportunities ... [-]
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Biochemistry -- where biology and chemistry intersect -- is the study of living things at the molecular level. This interdisciplinary field of science is exciting and ver ... [+]

Biochemistry -- where biology and chemistry intersect -- is the study of living things at the molecular level. This interdisciplinary field of science is exciting and versatile, with topics ranging from disease and DNA to forensic science and agriculture.

A degree in biochemistry can lead to a career as a biochemist or serve as a foundation for medical school.

The Bachelor of Science prepares you for professional schools, graduate studies in biochemistry, or to pursue careers as professional biochemists. This degree includes a choice between four tracks:

Standard - includes studies in calculus, analytical chemistry, and general physics. American Chemical Society (ACS) - includes additional advanced studies in calculus, analytical chemistry, and engineering physics. Biomedical Sciences - designed for those preparing to enter professional schools of medicine, dentistry, pharmacy or optometry, or who wish to enter the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries. Pre-Vet track - prepares students who plan to enter professional veterinary schools. ... [-]
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A Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry prepares you for immediate career opportunities in education or industry or provides a solid foundation for graduate or professi ... [+]

Chemistry is all around us. It’s the study of matter—and it’s central to all other forms of science. Industries of all types rely on chemistry, from farms and pharmaceuticals to forensics and food processing.

A Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry prepares you for immediate career opportunities in education or industry, or provides a solid foundation for graduate or professional school. The Chemistry and Biochemistry Department has been approved by the American Chemical Society (ACS) since 1971 and offers ACS-certified degrees in chemistry and biochemistry.

The department works with the Department of Teacher Education to offer teacher certification in chemistry, physical science and composite science.... [-]

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Taught from a Christian perspective, our program prepares people-oriented students for a variety of careers serving children and families. You will examine current resear ... [+]

In contemporary society, the definition of family is evolving; the traditional nuclear family has many variations. If you’re interested in learning about human development—from infancy to adolescence—and the relationship between youths and their family and social settings, a degree in child and family services might appeal to you.

Taught from a Christian perspective, our program prepares people-oriented students for a variety of careers serving children and families. You will examine current research and theory, and learn to design, implement and evaluate family life education plans.

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University Requirements: 56 credit hours

+ Major Requirements: 39 credit hours... [-]

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At A.C.U., you’ll receive broad-based education and experience in programming languages, problem-solving, classical algorithms, project design, and a variety of advanced ... [+]

Software developers and other computer scientists are tackling exciting problems in a world with a growing amount of data. If you enjoy problem solving and logic, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science will challenge and equip you to engage in these efforts. At A.C.U., you’ll receive broad-based education and experience in programming languages, problem-solving, classical algorithms, project design, and a variety of advanced computer science subjects. You’ll also develop critical thinking, leadership and communication skills that will help you grow in your career, whether you want to develop software or pursue advanced studies in the field.

As a CS student, you will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of productive learning experiences, such as joining our programming team or working for our student-run software company on real-world projects. Our program can help you develop your problem-solving skills in both practical and theoretical areas, providing a springboard into dynamic career opportunities. The undergraduate Computer Science - Computing Theory program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET.... [-]

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A.C.U.’s convergence journalism program was designed with the contemporary media landscape in mind. You’ll get experience writing for print, television, radio, and the we ... [+]

In a day where print, web and broadcast media collide, today’s storytellers must be prepared to create a multi-platform environment.

A.C.U.’s convergence journalism program was designed with the contemporary media landscape in mind. You’ll get experience writing for print, television, radio, and the web.

Especially important to this career path is a hands-on experience, and you’ll have plenty of opportunities for real-world learning, including work in the JMC Network's converged media lab.

Credit hours

University Requirements: 56 credit hours

+ Major Requirements: 52 credit hours

+ Electives: 20 credit hours

= Total Required: 128 credit hours*... [-]

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Creating digital content for video games, movies, and online and mobile apps can be a challenging and exciting experience. This portfolio-driven program will equip you wi ... [+]

Creating digital content for video games, movies, and online and mobile apps can be a challenging and exciting experience. This portfolio-driven program will equip you with tools needed to embark on an exciting freelance career or to pursue graduate studies in film production, game development or level design.

The Bachelor of Science in digital entertainment technology curriculum can guide you toward roles in game design, mobile development or cinematics. As a DET student, you’ll learn about the entire creative process—from concept and design to scripting and production. You’ll also explore theories in art, design, and storytelling, and hone your career focus as you concentrate in one of three exciting areas.... [-]

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At Abilene Christian University, we believe that a Christian worldview requires stewardship of God's creation. Environmental issues are not simply technical problems—they ... [+]

At Abilene Christian University, we believe that a Christian worldview requires stewardship of God's creation. Environmental issues are not simply technical problems—they also have political, sociological and even spiritual aspects. A career in environmental science offers you many ways to help address those challenges in meaningful ways.

Maybe you’re drawn to the adventure of the outdoors, or perhaps you feel a strong obligation to become an advocate for nature. Whatever your interest may be, A.C.U. offers flexibility to fit your specific calling to Christian stewardship and responsibility in environmental.

Credit hours

University Requirements: 56 credit hours

+ Major Requirements: 64-67 credit hours (Choice of 4 tracks)... [-]

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From securing networks to maintaining databases, IT professionals’ expertise is valuable to organizations large and small. A.C.U.’s Bachelor of Science in information tec ... [+]

From securing networks to maintaining databases, IT professionals’ expertise is valuable to organizations large and small. A.C.U.’s Bachelor of Science in information technology degree can guide your development in the technical skills you need to design, configure, protect, and maintain technology infrastructures, as well as a foundation in critical thinking and communication practices that allows you to succeed in the workplace.

Our ABET-accredited program allows you to focus on security and administration or application development, with versatility in career opportunities upon graduation.

Credit hours

University Requirements: 56 credit hours

+ Major Requirements: 66 credit hours (Choice of 2 tracks)... [-]

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A.C.U.’s Bachelor of Science in interior design explores how the technical and aesthetic aspects of interior design affect a diversity of populations within residential a ... [+]

A career in interior design is part creative, part science, part business: designing and decorating functional and attractive spaces in service to the user, on time and on budget — and knowing why those design choices matter.

A.C.U.’s Bachelor of Science in interior design explores how the technical and aesthetic aspects of interior design affect a diversity of populations within residential and non-residential environments. Accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (C.I.D.A.), this program prepares the student with unique problem-solving techniques to creatively plan and design environments that protect the health, safety, and welfare of building occupants.

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A.C.U.’s bachelor of science (B.S.) in multimedia provides a broad background in video production, publication design, web design, and interactive media, equipping studen ... [+]

The surge in interactive online content has created a growing need for tech-savvy, visual communicators. Media outlets, agencies and internal teams at companies large and small are in need of skilled multimedia experts.

A.C.U.’s bachelor of science (B.S.) in multimedia provides a broad background in video production, publication design, web design and interactive media, equipping students for successful careers in video, online or mobile media. Students receive hands-on experience through classes, required internships and participation in student-run media agencies.

Credit hours

University Requirements: 56 credit hours

+ Major Requirements: 61 credit hours

+ Electives: 11 credit hours... [-]

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A.C.U. physics students gain extensive experience as undergraduates. Not mere observers of physics research, they are active, well-trained participants entrusted with key ... [+]

Space travel. Text messages. Medical imaging. Harnessing the power of physics has revolutionized our lives, and studying this exciting branch of science will prepare you for advanced studies in engineering, computer science, mathematics or medicine -- or for careers in industry or education.

A.C.U. physics students gain extensive experience as undergraduates. Not mere observers of physics research, they are active, well-trained participants entrusted with key responsibilities in their work with faculty members and international scientists at national research laboratories.

Our program offers four tracks to allow you to focus your studies, as well as a teacher certification option.... [-]

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A psychology degree can lead to immediate career options, or provide a foundation for graduate school. If you are looking to pursue an advanced degree with the end goal o ... [+]

What makes humans tick? Why do we do what we do? Psychology is a fascinating field; it’s the study of human behavior and mental processes. Majoring in psychology means delving into human development, personality and physiological psychology.

You will learn history, theory, concepts and skills in the application of psychology to industrial, clinical and other settings. Your studies will emphasize the synthesis of knowledge, creativity and Christian commitment to find solutions to problems.

A psychology degree can lead to immediate career options, or provide a foundation for graduate school. If you are looking to pursue an advanced degree with the end goal of becoming a psychologist, you will be happy to know that the Department of Labor reports that the demand for psychologists will grow much faster than the average between now and 2024.... [-]

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Graduates from the A.C.U. School of Social Work are prepared to become leaders in their areas of interest, utilizing evidence-based interventions and contributing to the ... [+]

Social workers are change agents. They value diversity, justice, empowerment and advocacy for all persons, especially the vulnerable, poor or oppressed. They work in a number of settings to improve the quality of life of individuals and communities.

Graduates from the A.C.U. School of Social Work are prepared to become leaders in their areas of interest, utilizing evidence-based interventions and contributing to the knowledge of the profession through effective and ethical practice, as well as dissemination of research and practice findings in professional journals and other venues.

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University Requirements: 56 credit hours

+ Major Requirements: 58 credit hours... [-]

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When you study sociology at A.C.U., you’ll gain an understanding of our social world—how and why it’s changing. You’ll examine relationships between people in their commu ... [+]

Humans are fascinating. If you’re interested in learning how people interact, behave and function in society—within groups large and small—a degree in sociology would appeal to you.

When you study sociology at A.C.U., you’ll gain an understanding of our social world—how and why it’s changing. You’ll examine relationships between people in their communities, families, churches, workplaces and other groups. Through this, you’ll develop an appreciation for diversity and hone skills in research, writing, data analysis, problem-solving and critical thinking. In our information-oriented society, these diverse qualities will make you valuable to organizations of all kinds.... [-]

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The biology program at A.C.U. was designed with this versatility in mind; we offer a variety of degree and concentration options to best suit your career and educational ... [+]

Biology is the study of all living things, from a microscopic organism to the largest marine creature. This field is diverse and career options abound -- from the lab to the sea and from the classroom to the zoo.

The biology program at A.C.U. was designed with this versatility in mind; we offer a variety of degree and concentration options to best suit your career and educational goals.

Credit hours

University Requirements: 56 credit hours+ Major Requirements: 72 credit hours (Choice of 7 tracks)+ Electives: 3-13 credit hours= Total Required: 128 credit hours*

*Based on track selection

Coursework

You’ll take courses such as:

Ecology Cell Biology Genetics Microbiology Tracks Cellular/Molecular Biology (B.S.) General Biology (B.S.) Health Professions (B.S.) Organismal Biology (B.S.) Biology/Business(B.S.) Pre-Veterinary Medicine (B.S.) Wildlife Biology (B.S.) Health Professional Co-Op (B.S.) Teacher Certification (B.S.) Health Professions Co-op (B.S.) What can you do after graduation? Biologist Biological Technician Microbiologist Biochemist Biophysicist Conservation Scientist Nutritionist Biomedical Engineer Geneticist Ecologist Experiential Learning Opportunities ... [-]
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The Bachelor of Arts includes a foreign-language requirement and a minor, enabling you to apply your skills to a range of career fields. The Bachelor of Science includes ... [+]

Communication plays a vital role in modern society. It permeates all social, corporate, civic, educational and religious situations -- so the demand for competent communicators continues to grow.

Our program is focused on information management and human interaction: We prepare you for careers in which people and information come together. We emphasize team-building, the analysis, and organization of information, and critical thinking.

A.C.U. offers two communication degrees:

The Bachelor of Arts includes a foreign-language requirement and a minor, enabling you to apply your skills to a range of career fields. The Bachelor of Science includes studies in communication research and offers several hours of electives, allowing you to explore other disciplines. Credit hours ... [-]
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Passionate about Criminal Justice? Interested in becoming a peace officer? Studying Criminal Justice will give you an understanding of the justice system and its process, ... [+]

Passionate about Criminal Justice? Interested in becoming a peace officer? Studying Criminal Justice will give you an understanding of the justice system and its process, from local to global issues and how to uphold ethical standards. You will also develop strong writing, research, and analytical skills, attractive traits to employers in all industries.

Our Criminal Justice program was designed to give you the option to focus on issues, through a Bachelor of Science, or Bachelor of Arts.

A degree in Criminal Justice is the perfect major for those looking to pursue domestic or international service.

Credit hours

University Requirements: 56 credit hours+ Major Requirements: 42-51 credit hours+ Electives: 21-30 credit hours= Total Required: 128 credit hours*... [-]

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In A.C.U.'s Engineering program you will also develop the practical skills to help you succeed as an engineer: the ability to speak persuasively, the ability to go into t ... [+]

Engineering uses science, math, economics, social and practical knowledge to solve real-world problems. Engineers improve transportation, develop better nanotechnologies for healthcare, design electrical systems, protect the environment, purify drinking water, streamline manufacturing and harness nuclear energy, among many other undertakings.

In A.C.U.'s Engineering program you will also develop the practical skills to help you succeed as an engineer: the ability to speak persuasively, the ability to go into the workshop to make and test things, and the ability to work effectively in teams.

Credit hours

University Requirements: 56 credit hours+ Major Requirements: 72 credit hours+ Electives: 0 credit hours= Total Required: 128 credit hours*... [-]

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Mathematics is the foundation of our technological society and is a growing, changing discipline. It’s been a vital ingredient in physics and chemistry and the intellectu ... [+]

Mathematics is the foundation of our technological society and is a growing, changing discipline. It’s been a vital ingredient in physics and chemistry and the intellectual fabrics of a broad range of disciplines, increasing its impact on such diverse areas as space science, management, and the social sciences. More recently, the fundamental role of mathematics has been recognized in biology and medicine.

For its practicality and interdisciplinary reach -- and for its development of problem-solving and analytical skills -- majoring in math prepares you for a variety of well-paying career paths, and it also appeals to graduate and professional schools.

A.C.U. offers a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science in mathematics:... [-]

USA Abilene
September 2019
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Abilene Christian University

The A.C.U. Bachelor of Fine Arts is a studio-intensive course of study designed for students with a strong commitment to a professional future as graphic designers, studi ... [+]

The A.C.U. Bachelor of Fine Arts is a studio-intensive course of study designed for students with a strong commitment to a professional future as graphic designers, studio artists and/or art teachers. You’ll develop a broad repertoire of skills through the study of painting, sculpture and printmaking, and build a solid foundation in the fine arts through coursework in design, drawing, art history and art theory.

You can further hone your skills by concentrating in one of these areas: art education, graphic design, painting, photography or sculpture.

Our goal is that you’ll leave A.C.U. with an exceptional, professional portfolio, especially appealing if you plan to pursue an MFA after graduation.... [-]

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Abilene Christian University

Our program is a studio-intensive course of study designed for students with a strong commitment to a professional career in performance, directing, design, teaching or t ... [+]

Our program is a studio-intensive course of study designed for students with a strong commitment to a professional career in performance, directing, design, teaching or theatre ministry. Our curriculum and facilities are contemporary and cutting-edge. As a theatre student, you’ll receive a well-rounded education with hands-on experience in all phases of backstage work.

Students in performance and design tracks have the opportunity to spend their final semester studying with Broadway and award-winning instructors in New York City through the Tepper Semester program. The A.C.U. Theatre Senior Showcase is held each year in NYC playing to prospective agents, casting directors and other industry professionals.... [-]

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Abilene Christian University

Whether you want to teach, conduct, perform, or pursue graduate studies, a degree in music prepares you for a rewarding career using your God-given talent. ... [+]

Whether you want to teach, conduct, perform, or pursue graduate studies, a degree in music prepares you for a rewarding career using your God-given talent. ACU’s Department of Music offers several distinct degree options; choose the one that best meets your personal and professional goals:

The Bachelor of Music with teacher certification is designed for those wishing to teach in a school setting.

The Bachelor of Music in vocal performance is designed to prepare students for graduate study and pursue a career as a performer.

Note: Auditions are required for departmental scholarships. Major and non-major scholarships are available for band, orchestra, piano, and voice. (Participation scholarships for the Big Purple Marching Band do not require an audition.)... [-]

USA Abilene
September 2019
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