BAs in North America

Best BAs 2018/2019 in North America

A Bachelor of Arts degree is an educational prerequisite for certain careers in the arts and humanities as well as in social sciences, such as economics, politics, and psychology. Earning a BA may take three to four years, depending on student achievement.

The United States of America commonly called the United States, is a federal republic consisting of fifty states and a federal district. The 48 contiguous states and the federal district of Washington, D.C. are in first North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is in northwestern North America, west of Canada and east of Russia across the Bering Strait, and the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-North Pacific. The country also has five populated and nine unpopulated territories in the Pacific and the Caribbean.

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Preprofessional Program in Medicine

Wartburg College
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 USA Waverly

Pre-professional majors are tracks in undergraduate programs that prepare you for a professional degree after your bachelor’s. A pre-professional major is not a major in the traditional sense, it’s more of a track to follow. [+]

Pre-professional majors are tracks in undergraduate programs that prepare you for a professional degree after your bachelor’s. A pre-professional major is not a major in the traditional sense, it’s more of a track to follow. A faculty adviser will help you pick out the best courses and extracurricular activities to increase your chances of being admitted to your professional program of choice. Wartburg has stellar acceptance rates with top professional and graduate programs, but remember that just because you choose a pre-professional major and completed your plan, does not guarantee you admission to a professional program.

Medical Science

Medicine is science and practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. Contemporary medicine applies biomedical sciences and research, genetics, and medical technology to diagnose, treat, and prevent injury and disease.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Speech Language Pathology

University of Central Oklahoma
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Edmond

The undergraduate pre-professional program consists of the General Education component, several Professional Teacher Education courses, major courses in Speech-Language Pathology, and Related Electives drawn from areas such as Special Education, Early Childhood, Family Relations, Child Development, and Psychology. 

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The UCO Speech-Language Pathology program was established in 1964. In 1978, the program implemented the Master degree program. The graduate program achieved national accreditation by the Council for Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in 1993. The program was located in Old North until 2001 and moved into new faculty offices and clinical spaces in 2005.

The UCO program is committed to giving students a broad knowledge base and balanced experiences with a variety of clients and patients to prepare them for any employment setting they might choose during their careers. The undergraduate pre-professional program consists of the General Education component, several Professional Teacher Education courses, major courses in Speech-Language Pathology, and Related Electives drawn from areas such as Special Education, Early Childhood, Family Relations, Child Development, and Psychology.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Community and Public Health

University of Central Oklahoma
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Edmond

Community / Public Health is the application of a variety of methods that result in the identification and assessment of factors contributing to the health of a population. The community health professional is responsible for the mobilization and education of community members into actions to resolve health issues and problems that affect their community. [+]

Community / Public Health is the application of a variety of methods that result in the identification and assessment of factors contributing to the health of a population. The community health professional is responsible for the mobilization and education of community members into actions to resolve health issues and problems that affect their community. For more information regarding the BA in Community and Public Health, please click here.

Curriculum

The fundamental mission of the Community/Public Health degree is to provide the competencies necessary for the integration and application of basic knowledge, skills, and concepts from the core curriculum, supporting field and electives to the specific knowledge base that is unique to the discipline of Community/Public Health. Knowledgeable and passionate faculty are available to guide you through coursework and provide hands-on experiences in the community.... [-]


Bachelor in Health & Human Studies

Bay Path University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Longmeadow

Prepare for a career that is focused on helping people. Major in Health & Human Studies while earning a BA in Liberal Studies. [+]

Prepare for a career that is focused on helping people. Major in Health & Human Studies while earning a BA in Liberal Studies.

Why Health & Human Studies at Bay Path University?

In the Health & Human Studies major, students take core courses that provide a background in physical and mental health, ethics, communication, and data management. Students then select additional courses that enable them to pursue individual interests within the major. You are an important bridge between clients and health and human services organizations. The work settings are varied, but the areas you will be called upon to offer your expertise include primary health care, mental illness, elderly services, and even rehabilitation facilities. In your day-to-day experiences, with your co-workers, you will share a mission of compassion and care. As a Health & Human Studies major, you will:... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

University of South Carolina Beaufort
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 USA Beaufort Bluffton Hilton Head Island + 2 more

It has been said that man’s favorite object of study is himself. Understanding the factors that help maintain psychological, physical and social well-being can benefit graduates in psychology throughout their professional and personal lives. [+]

Psychology

It has been said that man’s favorite object of study is himself. Understanding the factors that help maintain psychological, physical and social well-being can benefit graduates in psychology throughout their professional and personal lives. The range of phenomena that psychologists study is vast. Listed below are only a few of the fascinating topics that students study in their psychology classes.

Love - Prejudice - Depression Gender - Aggression - Schizophrenia Dreaming - Rape - Autism Learning - Hate - ADHD Thinking - Animal Behavior - Addiction Memory - War - Anxiety Sex - Gangs - Gambling Sleeping - Terror - Hallucinations

Psychology graduates tend to have strong "people" skills, a valuable commodity in almost any profession. The application of these skills is not confined to the helping professions such as counseling and medicine but is useful in such diverse fields as law, human services, community and public affairs, education, management, sales, advertising, marketing, service industries, research, and writing. Nationally, psychology is one of the top three most popular undergraduate majors in liberal arts colleges and universities.... [-]