Adult Studies: Complete Your Degree in 12-16 Months | SimpsonU

Simpson University's Adult Studies, ASPIRE (degree-completion) programs are designed exclusively for busy adults. Depending on your chosen major, you can attend classes one night a week or completely online.

Four Convenient B.A. Programs

12-Month On-Campus Program

First Semester

  • Principles of Marketing
  • Business Ethics and Law
  • Introduction to the Bible

Second Semester
  • Introduction to Management and Organizational Behavior
  • Business Statistics
  • Christianity and World Religions

Third Semester

  • Managerial Finance
  • Managerial Economics
  • Managerial Accounting

Online Concentrations (One course per semester for 11-weeks)

Business Strategy and Ethics

  • Production Operations
  • Seminar in Strategy, Policy and Ethics
  • Quality in the Workplace

Human Resource Management

  • Human Resource Management
  • Human Resource Law
  • Compensation and Benefits

Healthcare Management

  • Healthcare Economics
  • Integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare

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12-Month On-Campus Program

First Semester

  • Earth and Physical Science
  • Foundational Math
  • Fine Arts in Western Culture
  • World History (11-weeks online)

Second Semester
  • Life Science
  • Introduction to the Bible
  • American and World Literature
  • Foundations of Communication (11-weeks online)

Third Semester

  • Language Development and Communication
  • Christianity and World Religions
  • CA & US History
  • Human Development (11-weeks online)

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12-Month On-Campus Program

First Semester

  • Group and Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Learning and Motivation
  • Introduction to the Bible

Second Semester

  • Social Psychology
  • Ethics in Human Relationships
  • Christianity and World Religions

Third Semester

  • Human Resource Management
  • Management of Organizational Behavior
  • Leadership and Change

Online Concentrations (One course per semester for 11-weeks)

Christian Leadership

  • Introduction to Church and Ministry
  • Biblical and Theological Foundations of Leadership
  • Global Evangelism and Missions

Leadership Studies

  • Organizational Systems and Systems Thinking
  • Survey of Leadership and Performance
  • Critical Thinking and Decision Making

Leadership in the Public Sector

  • Public Administration
  • Politics and Policy
  • Economic Development

16-Month Online Program

First Semester

  • Learning and Motivation
  • Ethics in Human Relationships
  • Group Communication

Second Semester

  • Introduction to the Bible
  • Communicating Cross-Culturally
  • Social Psychology

Third Semester

  • Environmental Science
  • Christianity and World Religions
  • Human Resource Management

Fourth Semester

  • Management of Organizational Behavior
  • Leadership in Organizations
  • Transformative Leadership

*This program requires participation in a program-long capstone project. Reflection papers are written each semester and a final paper is submitted at the end of the program.

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12-Month On-Campus Program

First Semester

  • Introduction to the Bible
  • Statistics for Behavioral Science
  • Research Methods
  • Foundations in Psychology (11-weeks online)

Second Semester

  • Social Psychology
  • Child Development
  • Christianity and World Religions
  • Learning and Motivation (11-week online)

Third Semester

  • Theories of Personality
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Counseling Theories
  • Adult Development (11-weeks online)

16-Month Online Program

First Semester

  • Foundations in Psychology
  • Statistics for Behavioral Sciences
  • Research Methods

Second Semester

  • Introduction to the Bible
  • Learning and Motivation
  • Christianity and World Religions

Third Semester

  • Theories of Personality
  • Child Development
  • Adult Development

Fourth Semester

  • Social Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Counseling Theories

12-Month On-Campus Program

First Semester

  • Foundations in Psychology
  • Statistics for Behavioral Sciences
  • Research Methods

Second Semester

  • Introduction to the Bible
  • Learning and Motivation
  • Christianity and World Religions

Third Semester

  • Theories of Personality
  • Child Development
  • Adult Development

Fourth Semester

  • Social Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Counseling Theories

*This program requires participation in a program long capstone project. Reflection papers are written each semester and a final paper is submitted at the end of the program.

Check out the courses that will transfer


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