Academics
Academics

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

GENERAL INFORMATION

Each student is responsible for the proper completion of the requirements of his/her academic program as set forth in the catalog.

PROGRAMS OF STUDY

Clinton College provides opportunities for students to pursue two-year and four-year programs resulting in earning either an associate’s degree or a bachelor’s degree.

      The  Bachelor of Science degree may be obtained with a major in the following subject area:

      • Business Administration

      The Bachelor of Arts degree may be obtained with a major in the following subject area:

      • Religious Studies

      The Associate of Arts degree may be obtained with majors in the following subject areas:

      • Liberal Arts
      • Religious Studies
      • Early Childhood Development 

      The Associate of Science degree may be obtained with majors in the following subject areas:

      • Business Administration
      • Natural Sciences

Program Purposes


Associate and  Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

The major purpose of the A.S. in Business Administration is to ensure that students will have the tools available to compete in the business environment.  The purpose of the B.S. in Business Administration is to provide experiences that will assist students in developing an understanding of the free enterprise system; an understanding of ethical and effective business functions, operations, technology, and interrelationships; and an awareness of careers in business, industry, government, and related areas.
 

Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts

The A.A. in Liberal Arts is designed to provide educational opportunities for students to gain knowledge and skills in academic studies in a wide variety of courses transferable to most four-year colleges or universities. It will provide the flexibility to move into any major that is based on a broad liberal arts foundation.
 

Associate and Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies

The primary purpose of the A.A. in Religious Studies is to develop students' understanding of Biblical foundations, church history, and Christian ethics, issues, principles, and practices.  The purpose of the B.A. in Religious Studies is to build on the goals of the A.A. program and to add the goals of expanding students' knowledge of church history and practices, developing critical awareness of the relationships among philosophy, psychology, science, literature and religion, developing understanding of world religions, and developing skills for contributing to society through Christian education and service.

Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development

The major purpose of the A.A. in Early Childhood Development is to provide students with fundamental understandings of the typical and atypical development of young children, the criticality of family-community partnerships, current findings about the interrelationships of health, safety, and nutrition for the developing child, and the nature of learning through different kinds of experiences.  The program prepares students to matriculate to a four-year program in majors such as Developmental Psychology, Early Childhood Education, or Child Development Studies. 

Associate of Science in Natural Sciences

The major purpose of the A.S. in Natural Sciences is to provide a strong foundation in the sciences and in mathematics for students wishing to transfer to a bachelor’s degree program in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics field of study (STEM).