B.S. in Biology
The Biology degree is designed for students whose career goals generally involve professional education beyond the bachelor’s degree. These careers include, but are not limited to, positions in medicine; physical therapy; environmental science/health; and research, education and industry.
B.A. in Criminal Justice
The Criminal Justice degree is an interdisciplinary degree that introduces students to the study of agencies, personnel, philosophies, procedures and methods that comprise the criminal justice system in the United States.
B.S. in Environmental Studies
Students in the Environmental Studies undergraduate program are provided with both a basic background in the natural sciences and the context of that science as it applies to environmental policy.
B.S. in Forensic Science
The Forensic Science program will prepare students for careers in crime scene investigation, lab analysis, law enforcement or positions in the private sector. Courses focused on both physical and social sciences also serve as a foundation for further education in law or graduate work.
B.A. in Political Science
The Political Science program prepares students for careers in public policy, law, government, urban planning and others through a wide range of courses. Topics include political theory, international diplomacy and international politics.
B.S. in Psychology
The Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology is designed to expose students to the biopsychological, developmental, cognitive and sociocultural domains of psychology, as well as research methodology. This major prepares a student for employment in human services or for graduate school in counseling or psychology.
M.S. in Administration
The Master of Science with a major in Administration is designed to develop leaders and managers who serve in the private or public sector and understand the impact of global transformations that affect our daily lives.
Specialization in Criminal Justice Administration
The master's degree in Administration with a specialization in Criminal Justice Administration focuses on preparing the student to effectively integrate proven business methods with a genuine respect for dynamic and innovative approaches to issues facing the criminal justice executive in the 21st century.
Specialization in Emergency Planning and Administration
The master's degree in Administration with a specialization in Emergency Planning and Administration focuses on the complex changes in technology, demographics and public policy that have significantly influenced the management of emergencies and disasters. These complex challenges and demands suggest the need for insightful examination of relevant issues in emergency planning and administration.
M.S. in Applied Psychology
The master’s degree in Applied Psychology provides students with the training and necessary course work to pursue professional and educational goals in the fields of psychology and counseling. This program offers a general track and a counseling track toward completion of the master’s degree.
The international opportunities offered through the College of Arts and Sciences offer students the opportunity to learn firsthand how their area of interest can be applied in different countries and cultures. Students have the opportunity to choose from several cross-curricular academic programs abroad, such as a trip to London and Paris to compare criminal justice systems; an eastern Caribbean cruise exploring the geography, demographics and economy of the different ports; a service learning trip to Jamaica in conjunction with the Food for the Poor organization; and an exploration of the architecture and civilizations in Egypt.
At Lynn University, students together with their academic advisors, have the opportunity to select the courses that will put them onto the right path both toward a post-secondary education and a successful career. The courses gathered here are based on the list of course requirements associated with majors offered by the College of Arts and Sciences.