Integrating cultural, philosophical, and theological diversity throughout the curriculum, Azusa Pacific Online University offers certificates, associate’s degrees, and bachelor’s degrees.
Associate of Arts (A.A.)
Associate of Science (A.S.) in Health Sciences (general and nursing emphasis options)
Associate of Science (A.S.) in Management
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Applied Psychology
- Criminal Behavior
- Cultural Psychology
- Educational Psychology
- Applied Pastoral Counseling
- Business Psychology
- General Psychology
- Human Services
- Child & Adolescent Psychology
- Clinical Psychology
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Management
- Information Systems Management
Certificate of Advanced Management
Certificate of Business Principles
Pre-Nursing Health Science Certificate
Liberal Arts Core
APOU’s undergraduate degree programs are built around a Liberal Arts Core plus several electives, which when combined, comprise APOU’s 60-unit associate’s degrees.
Incorporating faith and knowledge, the curriculum lays the foundation for responsible citizenship, historical and cultural literacy, and respect for God-honoring diversity, while engaging students in written and oral communications, history and humanities, social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences, mathematics, and information technology.
All degree-seeking APOU students are required to begin with the following four Core courses:
APOU 101 Momentum: Success in the University
Momentum: Success in the University
This course lays a strong foundation for a successful transition to college by increasing critical thinking, curiosity, goal orientation, and motivation skills. It provides an orientation to Azusa Pacific Online University, the Moodle online learning system, digital library services, and other support services. Students will be introduced to the idea of a Christian Liberal Arts education, a strengths approach to learning, and opportunities to develop practical skills and strategies for addressing the challenges of college. This course is a prerequisite for all other APOU courses.
CS 205 Basic Software Tools
Basic Software Tools
This PC-based course covers the basics of MS Windows and the use of applications software as problem-solving tools. In-depth coverage of popular word processing, database, and spreadsheet packages is included.
ENGL 101 Expository Writing
This course focuses on the literacy skills essential to effective writing, including reading comprehension, audience awareness, genre knowledge, grammatical efficacy, syntactic fluency, and rhetorical sufficiency. Course is limited to 15 students.
MIN 108 Christian Life, Faith, and Ministry
Christian Life, Faith, and Ministry
The theological, educational, and social bases for ministry and service are examined. An analysis of the church’s responsibility and methods for carrying out the ministry mandate of Jesus is emphasized. Field experience is required.
Note: This information is current for the 2013 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. To view 2013 program information, please refer to the APOU catalog.