Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program at St. Charles Community College is a degree completion program designed for highly-motivated individuals that have finished about half of their undergraduate course work and want to complete their bachelor's degree in business administration. At UMSL, we know the ultimate goal for our students is to complete their degree without sacrificing their personal and professional responsibilities. Our entire academic program provides students with the access, support and course options they need to complete their degree in the shortest time possible, so they can move forward.
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, emphasis in Special Education
The UMSL Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Special Education program at St. Charles Community College prepares those who desire to teach grades 1 - 6. And, the special education emphasis adds an in-demand skillset to the core elementary education curriculum. All junior and senior level courses can be taken on site at SCC, but students will also engage in hands-on learning at local school districts through observation hours, internship, and student teaching.
This 70-credit-hour program requires students to successfully complete the General Education courses required by the UMSL College of Education and the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Students enter the program in a cohort model where a new five semester cycle begins each fall.
Our program offers unique capstone experiences in Studio Schools. These are schools and districts where design happens, using a differentiated staffing plan. Specifically, teacher candidates will work in the school site as a faculty member, planning and teaching to provide in-depth support, flexibility, and intervention for K–12 students where it’s needed. The focus of this model is on K–12 student learning. Teacher candidates, supported by the supervisor and school site mentor, will impact K–12 students in multiple, varied and wide ranging grade level, achievement and subject specific contexts. These can include small group settings, whole class lessons, enrichment and support lessons all focused learning experiences.
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
The UMSL Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program at St. Charles Community College provides the foundation for further training in psychology at the graduate level, the background necessary for graduate training in other fields such as the health professions, social work or counseling, or the liberal arts background necessary for entry level positions in many fields such as business, communication, and human services and mental health positions. To function specifically as a psychologist, a graduate degree is required.
The BA in Psychology degree completion program requires at least 34, but no more than 50, hours of courses taught by or cross-listed with the Department of Psychological Sciences. In addition, students must complete four courses numbered 3000 or higher and candidates are required to satisfactorily complete 13 credit hours in one foreign language.