Integrated Studies Program (A.S.)

  • Program Overview

    The perfect place for curious, independent, self-directed students to chart their own educational courses.

    The integrated studies program builds basic skills in communication, conceptualization, mathematics, and foundational knowledge in science and the liberal arts.

    Program Overview

    Our Associate in Integrated Studies does not overlap with existing degrees, but rather provides an educational experience suited to your needs and interests. Offering flexibility, independence, and academic rigor, this option provides undergraduate learners with the opportunity to draw on the resources of the entire curriculum, across disciplines.

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  • Curriculum

    Admission Requirements

    Candidates for Van Loan School's undergraduate programs should have a minimum of two years full-time work experience. Admission to an undergraduate program requires a high school diploma, GED or conferred Associates degree from an accredited college or university. Prospective students may apply online at www.endicott. edu/VanLoan/Van-Loan-Admissions or submit the following materials to Van Loan School Admissions, Endicott College, 376 Hale St, Beverly, MA 01915:

    • Completed undergraduate application;
    • Non-refundable $25 application fee (check made payable to Endicott College, cash or online) Application fee waived for veteran and military students
    • Essay of 250 - 500 words on career goals;
    • Official final high school transcript or GED certificate
    • Official transcripts of any post-secondary academic work sent directly from the institution(s), including Joint Service Transcripts.
    • Official scores of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for students whose native language is not English; minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or 79 (iBT) is required. The institutional code for Endicott College is 3369. Endicott also accepts an IELTS score of 6.0 or better.

    All admissions requirements must be satisfied in order to be formally accepted, or matriculated, in a degree program. Students must be formally admitted to a program before the completion of 12 Endicott credits.
     

    International Applicants for Undergraduate Admission Requirements
    Endicott College welcomes and encourages applicants from around the world. International applicants must request that an official academic transcript confirming a secondary school diploma equivalent to a U.S. high school diploma be sent directly from the secondary school. Educational documents from outside the U.S. must be accompanied by a certified English translation, if deemed necessary.

    All transcripts and translations of transcripts must be official originals and must show courses completed, grades received, grading scale, duration of study, degree or diploma received, and the date conferred. Endicott College reserves the right to request verification of the credentials by an external agency. International applicants must submit current TOEFL scores when their native language is not English or when their high school transcript and diploma are not from an institution where English is the language of instruction. Once students have been admitted as degree candidates, Endicott College will send detailed instructions about the process for acquiring an Endicott- sponsored student visa.

    Program of Study

    Learning Outcomes

    Upon completion of the program, students will:

    • Effectively communicate in writing and through oral communication
    • Conceptualize a complex issue into a coherent written statement and oral presentation.
    • Understand the connections and distinctions between and among academic  disciplines and their contemporary relevance.
    • Recall and apply the basic foundational knowledge of science and liberal studies as delivered through the General Education Core

    Required Curriculum

    World Cultures Course - 3 cr.
    Aesthetic Awareness & Creative Expression Course - 3 cr.
    Literary Perspectives Course - 3 cr.
    Individual & Society Course - 3 cr.
    Quantitative Reasoning Course - 3 cr.
    Values & Ethical Reasoning Course - 3 cr.
    Science & Technology Course - 3 cr.
    Global Issues Course - 3 cr.
    History Elective - 3 cr.
    Political Science or Sociology Elective - 3 cr.
    Psychology Elective - 3 cr.
    Open Electives - 21 cr.

    BUS 120 - Business Fundamentals I
    EC 150 - Career Foundations
    ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I
    ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II

    Total Degree Requirements - 66 credits


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  • Internships and Careers

    An education from the Van Loan School of Graduate and Professional Studies at Endicott College means you'll have access to premiere career resources—long after you graduate.

    Whether you're finishing your undergraduate study, adding new credentials, or working toward a new career path, you'll find resources through our Internship and Career Center to help you get where you want to go. From career advising to resume support, we're here to prepare you for your next step.

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