Goals

The goal of the BS-CRMJ curriculum is to educate students in the skills required for a successful professional career. These skills include: critical thinking, the ability to communicate thoughts effectively in oral and written form, research methods, statistical and data analysis, and computer technology. In addition, the program teaches students to use ethical behavior in applying the knowledge acquired to factual situations and problems.

 

The goal of the BS-PSYC curriculum are to develop students with reading comprehension, critical analysis of current information, research abilities, and potential for scientific contributions in academic, public and private organizations.

 

The goal of the BS-SOCL curriculum is to equip students with the systematic and scientific study of the social dimensions of human life and social living – how human behavior is patterned through personal and interpersonal relations and social organizations.

 

The goal of the BS-SUBA curriculum is to provide comprehensive, academic opportunities for students preparing for a career as a substance abuse professional in a variety of practice arenas including prevention, treatment and research. To do this, the Program offers several options for students. These include two Substance Abuse degree options: the (1) Bachelor of Science degree and (2) Associate of Arts degree. In addition, a certificate program and the minor in substance abuse are offered. The Substance Abuse Program at Southern University at New Orleans is recognized as the first undergraduate program in the state of Louisiana to offer academic and professional training for substance abuse practitioners.