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AccountancyBusiness, Marketing, and Communication
The School of Accountancy offers an online Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree with a major in Accounting for students interested in a career in the high-demand field of professional accounting. Students completing this degree will develop in such areas as accounting and its functional support of organizations, technological competency, critical thinking and problem solving, effective communication and team orientation, awareness of ethical issues in business, and how to make decisions in a global business environment. Graduates will also possess a solid foundation for considering the Certified Public Accountants exam (CPA).
Business Information & TechnologyBusiness, Marketing, and Communication
An emphasis on both the technology of the business world and related management issues, i.e., the organizational and behavioral impact of technology.
Business FinanceBusiness, Marketing, and Communication
The Department of Finance offers an online Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree in Finance with a concentration in Business Finance with the primary objective to provide the basic concepts, principles and analytical tools essential for business decisions in the fields of finance. The business finance concentration focuses on decisions concerning stocks, bonds, fixed-income securities, derivatives, foreign exchange, capital markets, capital budgeting and financial management of corporations
CommunicationBusiness, Marketing, and Communication
The Department of Communication at the University of Memphis helps its undergraduate majors to understand more fully what communication is and how it can be applied effectively across a range of professional and social contexts. The program provides the background and skills that enable students to be successful in their chosen careers as well as in advanced graduate study.
ManagementBusiness, Marketing, and Communication
The Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA) degree with a concentration in Management prepares you with an understanding of management concepts, theories, and principles that are useful in all types of organizations. Your studies focus on general knowledge and skills in management that are relevant today and that will continue to be important in the future. With a management major, you will be prepared for a variety of careers in organizations in many industry sectors including services, transportation, retail, health care, hospitality, non-profits, music and the arts, sports and leisure management, and government. You may also seek a career as a human resource management professional across a broad spectrum of business and not-for-profit organizations. Or, you may choose to take an entrepreneurial path and start your own business.
Marketing: The online Bachelor of Business Administration program with a concentration in Marketing Management is offered for students interested in careers related to product development, pricing, consumer research and the promotion of goods and services. Students in this program gain a thorough understanding of the range activities required for the marketing field including coursework on marketing principles, marketing research, consumer behavior, sales, marketing strategy, advertising management and supply chain management. The Marketing faculty offer students diverse areas of expertise including advertising strategy, customer relationship management, negotiation, services marketing, research, and management science.
Real EstateBusiness, Marketing, and Communication
The Professional Real Estate Certificate can be completed in a fully online format and is designed for students who want to obtain training in real estate without obtaining an undergraduate degree in real estate, but are seeking careers in real estate and related industries. This certificate prepares you for careers in mortgage banking, banking, real estate development, real estate investment, real estate valuation and assessment, government, as well as real estate sales and property management.
The Department of Finance offers the BBA degree in Finance degree with a concentration in Real Estate online. The primary objective of this degree program is to provide the basic concepts, principles and analytical tools essential for business decisions in the fields of finance and is designed to provide a broad background for effective functioning within the discipline. The Real Estate Concentration is designed for students who desire careers in real estate and related industries including mortgage banking, banking, real estate development, real estate investment, real estate valuation and assessment, government, as well as real estate sales and property management. The courses in this online program may also be used to obtain a Minor in Real Estate or a Professional Real Estate Certificate.
Public RelationsBusiness, Marketing, and Communication
Students in the Online Undergraduate Public Relations program learn to:
- Write for clients and create promotional materials
- Develop media and message strategies
- Manage crises that threaten company or product image
- Build goodwill among an organization's audiences through community, philanthropic and special programs and events.
Sport & Leisure ManagementBusiness, Marketing, and Communication
The diverse curriculum of Sport and Leisure Management develop students with the skills essential to enter careers in marketing, management, facility and event operations, and other administrative positions in a constantly evolving sport and leisure marketplace. With diverse experience and expertise, the sport and leisure management faculty focus on connecting academic knowledge with practical application to help students prepare for the sport and leisure industry. Students have the flexibility to take courses online while also engaging in field experience through numerous opportunities in the student's selected geographic area. Graduates have secured employment with a host of organizations including professional franchises, collegiate athletic departments, governing bodies, corporate sport marketing departments/sport marketing agencies, event organizations, facilities, and community recreation organizations.
Criminology & Criminal JusticeLegal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services
The study of crime and justice is complex as researchers, practitioners, and policy makers tackle issues of policing strategies, corrections, capital punishment, violence, gangs, addiction, and international crime. The University of Memphis emphasizes research, scholarship, service and community outreach.
African & African American StudiesLiberal Arts, Humanities, and Literature
Program objectives for a B.A. in African and African American Studies are to:
- Define the term "diaspora" and describe the history, scope and impact of the post-Renaissance diaspora of African peoples
- Critique the experiences of African and African American women within the context of the collective experiences of Africans and African Americans and the world as a whole
- Apply methodological approaches and analytical skills used in the humanities, the social and behavioral sciences, or the arts to the study of the experiences of Africans and people of African descent in the Diaspora
- Demonstrate an understanding of the links between African cultural institutions and those of people of African descent in the Diaspora
- Compare and contrast the history and cultures of peoples of Africa to the history and cultures of peoples of African descent in the Diaspora.
EnglishLiberal Arts, Humanities, and Literature
Those students who wish to complete the degree completely online may choose either a concentration in African American Literature or Professional Writing. Students who choose the African American literature concentration will find engaging and challenging courses that emphasize close analytic reading skills and critical thinking. Students who choose the Professional Writing concentration will learn communication skills that prepare them for careers in dynamic fields such as business, publishing and technology. All students who successfully complete the Bachelor of Arts degree in English learn to appreciate the importance of the written word and develop skills which will lead to a life of community engagement and personal growth.
HistoryLiberal Arts, Humanities, and Literature
Online B.A. and M.A. program in History, courses taught by dedicated online instructors and tenure/tenure-track faculty, ranging from ancient to modern content, global in scope. Full range of courses are available to B.A. students, including internships, directed readings courses, and most of the courses currently offered in the undergraduate catalog. M.A. offerings broad in scope and scale, but currently the Egyptology concentration is not available online. All students receive comprehensive advising, including career counseling, graduate school workshops, and exposure to other professional development opportunities.
Liberal StudiesLiberal Arts, Humanities, and Literature
The Bachelor of Liberal Studies with a major in Interdisciplinary Studies provides students the opportunity to tailor a degree program around a particular interest or career goal the other majors at the university do not meet. Working within a structured format, students select courses for their major from two distinct academic areas.
PhilosophyLiberal Arts, Humanities, and Literature
The Department of Philosophy offers an online BA in Philosophy with a concentration in Applied Ethics. This program focuses on ethical theories and ethical problem-solving in the context of a number of professional domains including medicine, law, and business. Core courses in this program provide a solid foundation in the history of philosophy and logic.
Political ScienceLiberal Arts, Humanities, and Literature
The online B.A. Political Science program of study provides University of Memphis students the option and opportunity to complete their coursework which best suits their schedules each semester. Political Science degree seeking students can take a combination of on campus and online courses or all online course options in the Political Science program to meet their degree requirements.
Professional StudiesLiberal Arts, Humanities, and Literature
The Bachelor of Professional Studies with a major in Professional Studies and a concentration in Organizational Leadership promotes understanding of the nature of bureaucratic organizations and the fundamentals of administrative leadership. It allows students to reflect upon national and international organizational context and upon significant social and cultural issues raised in those contexts; and to promote skills in formal and interpersonal communication, including sensitivity to personal problems that have an impact upon the quality of work.
The Bachelor of Professional Studies with a major in Professional Studies and a concentration in Information Technology promotes understanding of the nature of and fundamentals of administrative leadership in the technological fields. Students will reflect upon national and international technological development and communication and the significant social and cultural issues raised in those contexts; and learn skills in information systems, statistical methods, formal and interpersonal communication, including team and organizational relations
PsychologyLiberal Arts, Humanities, and Literature
The Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology is designed to achieve several broad objectives: to increase students' understanding of their cultural and natural worlds through greater familiarity with the humanities, natural sciences and social sciences; to enhance their skills in communication, quantitative analysis, and critical reasoning; and to prepare them to fulfill their roles as responsible members of their families, community and society.
SociologyLiberal Arts, Humanities, and Literature
Students in the degree program work closely with the departmental academic advisor to design a program of study that makes the best use of faculty expertise in such areas as social, racial, ethnic, and income inequality, family, medical, educational and urban sociology, deviant behavior and social problems, and the methodology of social research.
Healthcare LeadershipMedical Administration
The online concentration in Healthcare Leadership (HCL) provides a comprehensive exposure to the field of leadership with coursework in areas such as the healthcare environment, professionalism, leadership, business skills, and communication. The need for qualified healthcare administrators with leadership acumen and ethical fitness is significant, as these individuals are in great demand within the dynamic and complex healthcare landscape. Undergraduate students enrolled in the HCL program have multiple internship opportunities, in addition to completing a senior project. Upon graduation, students wishing to pursue more advanced coursework in related areas ( e.g., healthcare administration, public health, health promotion) can do so.
The University of Memphis Loewenberg College of Nursing (LCON) is proud to offer an online Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree to Registered Nurses based on the core values of excellence, competence and caring. By working closely with qualified faculty, you can earn a degree that will enhance your ability to positively influence the profession of nursing and ultimately positively affect patient health outcomes.