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  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management with a Concentration in Homeland Security Studies

    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:

    • Demonstrate the analytical and problem solving skills needed to solve complex challenges in business.
    • Recognize ethical dilemmas and issues faced in business and understand the social consequences of choices that business and individuals make. This is a recommended change for next year.
    • Effectively communicate in writing and through oral communication within the conventions of business.
    • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within business management.
    • Design, execute, and present a personal project, which synthesizes and applies selected knowledge, skills and experiences appropriate to the students' personal and professional goals and/or their chosen area of specialization.

    In addition to fulfilling the outcomes of the Bachelor of Science in Business Management program, students completing the concentration in Homeland Security Studies will:

    • Comprehend the interdisciplinary field of Homeland Security and the complex political, cultural and legislative issues that are required to protect the homeland and respond to disasters.
    • Implement processes that strengthen project management, evaluation, and accountability within the homeland security directorate.
    • Identify and describe research issues relevant to existing and emerging homeland security challenges.
    • Assess current and future homeland security risks and opportunities.
    • Demonstrate the critical thinking, writing and research skills that are necessary to participate in the homeland security field.

    Required Curriculum

    World Cultures Course - 3 cr.
    Aesthetic Awareness & Creative Expression Course - 3 cr.
    Literary Perspectives Course - 3 cr.
    Individual & Society Course - 3 cr.
    Values & Ethical Reasoning Course - 3 cr.
    Science & Technology Course - 3 cr.
    Global Issues Course - 3 cr.
    Core Electives - 6 cr. (must be 300 level or higher)
    Business Major Electives - 9 cr.
    Open Electives - 18 cr.

    ACC 175 - Financial Accounting
    ACC 185 - Managerial Accounting
    BUS 110 - Business Computers I
    BUS 120 - Business Fundamentals I
    BUS 121 - Business Fundamentals II
    BUS 200 - Marketing
    BUS 210 - Finance
    BUS 270 - Communicating in Business
    BUS 320 - Organizational Behavior
    BUS 489 - Senior Thesis I
    BUS 490 - Senior Thesis II
    EC 350 - Career Transitions
    ECN 201 - Macroeconomics
    ECN 202 - Microeconomics
    ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I
    ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II
    MTH 126 - Applied Statistics
    LST 305 - Applied Research Methods

    Required Concentration Courses

    BUS 355 - Risk Management
    CSC 230 - Cyber Threats and Security
    HLS 105 - Introduction to Homeland Security
    HLS 205 - America's Intelligence Community
    POL 216 - International Conflicts
    SST 301 - Terrorism Studies

    Total Number of Credits Required for Concentration - 18 credits

    Total Degree Requirements - 126 credits


    View academic catalog and learning outcomes
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management with a Concentration in Integrative Health

    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:

    • Demonstrate the analytical and problem solving skills needed to solve complex challenges in business.
    • Recognize ethical dilemmas and issues faced in business and understand the social consequences of choices that business and individuals make. This is a recommended change for next year.
    • Effectively communicate in writing and through oral communication within the conventions of business.
    • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within business management.
    • Design, execute, and present a personal project, which synthesizes and applies selected knowledge, skills and experiences appropriate to the students' personal and professional goals and/or their chosen area of specialization.

    In addition to fulfilling the outcomes of the Bachelor of Science in Business Management program, students completing the concentration in Integrative Health will:

    • Recall and apply the foundational knowledge of health psychology as it applies to integrative health.
    • Demonstrate the writing, critical thinking, research and presentation skills necessary to communicate across the integrative health field.
    • Understand processes that strength individual and community accountability and awareness of health disparities.
    • Recognize business conventions and opportunities within the integrative health field and execute projects that enhance the field.
    • Develop the self and interpersonal awareness necessary to build resilience in one's self, community and work environments.

    Required Curriculum

    World Cultures Course - 3 cr.
    Aesthetic Awareness & Creative Expression Course - 3 cr.
    Literary Perspectives Course - 3 cr.
    Individual & Society Course - 3 cr.
    Values & Ethical Reasoning Course - 3 cr.
    Science & Technology Course - 3 cr.
    Global Issues Course - 3 cr.
    Core Electives - 6 cr. (Must be 300 level or higher)
    General Education Electives - 12 cr.
    Business Major Electives - 9 cr.
    Open Electives - 6 cr.

    ACC 175 - Financial Accounting
    ACC 185 - Managerial Accounting
    BUS 110 - Business Computers I
    BUS 120 - Business Fundamentals I
    BUS 121 - Business Fundamentals II
    BUS 200 - Marketing
    BUS 210 - Finance
    BUS 270 - Communicating in Business
    BUS 320 - Organizational Behavior
    BUS 489 - Senior Thesis I
    BUS 490 - Senior Thesis II
    EC 350 - Career Transitions
    ECN 201 - Macroeconomics
    ECN 202 - Microeconomics
    ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I
    ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II
    MTH 126 - Applied Statistics
    LST 305 - Applied Research Methods

    Required Concentration Courses

    Elective* - 3 cr. 

    PSY 105 - Health Psychology
    PSY 206 - Foundations of Mindfulness
    PE 202 - Integrative Health and Wellness Coaching
    BUS 380 - Small Business Management
    PSY 323 - Stress and Illness

    *Required Concentration Elective

    BUS 300 - Entrepreneurship
    BUS 450 - Dynamics of Leadership
    ART 240 - Imagination and Creativity
    ART 110 - Foundations of Creative Therapies
    LST 301 - Yoga: Theory, Culture & Practice
    EDM 200 - Culture and Identity
    SOC 201 - Trauma & Society
    HMS 310 - Crisis Intervention
    PSY 115 - Substance Abuse and Society
    PSY 335 - Theories of Counseling

    Total Number of Credits Required for Concentration- 18 credits

    Total Degree Requirements - 126 credits


    View academic catalog and learning outcomes
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management with a Concentration in Trauma Studies

    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:

    • Demonstrate the analytical and problem solving skills needed to solve complex challenges in business.
    • Recognize ethical dilemmas and issues faced in business and understand the social consequences of choices that business and individuals make. This is a recommended change for next year.
    • Effectively communicate in writing and through oral communication within the conventions of business.
    • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within business management.
    • Design, execute, and present a personal project, which synthesizes and applies selected knowledge, skills and experiences appropriate to the students' personal and professional goals and/or their chosen area of specialization.

    In addition to fulfilling the outcomes of the Bachelor of Science in Business Management program, students completing the concentration in Trauma Studies will:

    • Comprehend how trauma is an individual, political and cultural issue.
    • Assess individual and organizational risk by engaging in critical thinking regarding the impact of trauma on individual and society.
    • Prepare students to understand the populations that have experienced trauma and to develop programs that better service populations who have experienced trauma.
    • Identify and describe research issues relevant to policy and educational issues that prevent trauma.
    • Demonstrate the critical thinking, writing, and research skills that are necessary to participate in the trauma studies field.

    Required Curriculum

    World Cultures Course - 3 cr.
    Aesthetic Awareness & Creative Expression Course - 3 cr.
    Literary Perspectives Course - 3 cr.
    Individual & Society Course - 3 cr.
    Values & Ethical Reasoning Course - 3 cr.
    Science & Technology Course - 3 cr.
    Global Issues Course - 3 cr.
    Core Electives - 6 cr. (Must be 300 level or higher)
    Business Major Electives - 9 cr.
    Open Electives - 18 cr.

    ACC 175 - Financial Accounting
    ACC 185 - Managerial Accounting
    BUS 110 - Business Computers I
    BUS 120 - Business Fundamentals I
    BUS 121 - Business Fundamentals II
    BUS 200 - Marketing
    BUS 210 - Finance
    BUS 270 - Communicating in Business
    BUS 320 - Organizational Behavior
    BUS 489 - Senior Thesis I
    BUS 490 - Senior Thesis II
    EC 350 - Career Transitions
    ECN 201 - Macroeconomics
    ECN 202 - Microeconomics
    ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I
    ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II
    LST 305 - Applied Research Methods
    MTH 126 - Applied Statistics

    Required Concentration Courses

    One Elective* - 3 cr.

    HMS 310 - Crisis Intervention
    PSY 335 - Theories of Counseling
    SOC 201 - Trauma & Society
    PSY 225 - Psychology of Trauma
    PSY 326 - Developmental Trauma

    *Trauma Studies Electives

    CJ 341 - Domestic Violence
    HMS 440 - Understanding and Treating Sexual Trauma: Theory, Research and Practice
    HMS 327 - The Victimization of Children
    POL 430 - Human Rights
    PSY 435 - Group Therapy: Theory & Practice
    HMS 357 - Workplace and School Violence
    POL 216 - International Conflicts
    CJ 241 - Victimology
    PSY 317 - Criminal Profiling and Threat Assessment
    HMS 309 - Contemporary Issues in PTSD Treatment

    Total Number of Credits Required for Concentration - 18 credits

    Total Degree Requirements - 126 credits


    View academic catalog and learning outcomes
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Homeland Security Studies

    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.
    • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the criminal justice field
    • Apply lessons and make connections between the General Education curriculum and the study of criminal justice
    • Design, execute, and present a personal project, which synthesizes and applies, selected knowledge, skills and experiences appropriate to the students' personal and professional goals and/or their chosen area of specialization.
    • Demonstrate foundational knowledge of criminal justice and criminology, including practical and technical skills and competencies required by many law enforcement agencies and private security firms.

    In addition to fulfilling the outcomes of the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program, students completing the concentration in Homeland Security Studies will:

    • Comprehend the interdisciplinary field of Homeland Security and the complex political, cultural and legislative issues that are required to protect the homeland and respond to disasters
    • Implement processes that strengthen project management, evaluation, and accountability within the homeland security directorate
    • Identify and describe research issues relevant to existing and emerging homeland security challenges
    • Assess current and future homeland security risks and opportunities
    • Demonstrate the critical thinking, writing and research skills that are necessary to participate in the homeland security field

    Required Curriculum

    World Cultures Course - 3 cr.
    Aesthetic Awareness & Creative Expression Course - 3 cr.
    Literary Perspectives Course - 3 cr.
    Values & Ethical Reasoning Course - 3 cr.
    Science & Technology Course - 3 cr.
    Global Issues Course - 3 cr.
    Criminal Justice Electives - 9 cr.
    Core Electives - 6 cr. (Must be 300 level or higher)
    Open Electives - 24 cr.

    CJ 100 - Introduction to Criminal Justice
    CJ 151 - Criminal Law
    CJ 200 - Criminology
    CJ 205 - The American Court System
    CJ 215 - Corrections
    CJ 230 - Technology Applications in Criminal Justice
    CJ 489 - Senior Thesis I
    CJ 490 - Senior Thesis II
    CHE 230 - Forensic Science
    EC 350 - Career Transitions
    ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I
    ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II
    LST 305 - Applied Research Methods
    MTH 126 - Applied Statistics
    PSY 100 - General Psychology
    PSY 310 - Abnormal Psychology
    SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

    Required Concentration Courses

    BUS 355 - Risk Management
    CSC 230 - Cyber Threats and Security
    HLS 105 - Introduction to Homeland Security
    HLS 205 - America's Intelligence Community
    POL 216 - International Conflicts
    SST 301 - Terrorism Studies

    Total Number of Credits Required for Concentration - 18 credits

    Total Degree Requirements - 126 credits


    View academic catalog and learning outcomes
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Trauma Studies

    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.
    • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the criminal justice field
    • Apply lessons and make connections between the General Education curriculum and the study of criminal justice
    • Design, execute, and present a personal project, which synthesizes and applies, selected knowledge, skills and experiences appropriate to the students' personal and professional goals and/or their chosen area of specialization.
    • Demonstrate foundational knowledge of criminal justice and criminology, including practical and technical skills and competencies required by many law enforcement agencies and private security firms.

    In addition to fulfilling the outcomes of the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program, students completing the concentration in Trauma Studies will:

    • Comprehend how trauma is an individual, political and cultural issue
    • Assess individual and organizational risk by engaging in critical thinking regarding the impact of trauma on individual and society
    • Prepare students to understand the populations that have experienced trauma and to develop programs that better service populations who have experienced trauma
    • Identify and describe research issues relevant to policy and educational issues that prevent trauma
    • Demonstrate the critical thinking, writing, and research skills that are necessary to participate in the trauma studies field

    Required Curriculum

    World Cultures Course - 3 cr.
    Aesthetic Awareness & Creative Expression Course - 3 cr.
    Literary Perspectives Course - 3 cr.
    Values & Ethical Reasoning Course - 3 cr.
    Science & Technology Courses - 3 cr.
    Global Issues Course - 3 cr.
    Core Electives - 6 cr. (Must be 300 level or higher)
    Criminal Justice Major Electives - 9 cr. 
    Open Electives - 24 cr. 

    CJ 100 - Introduction to Criminal Justice
    CJ 151 - Criminal Law
    CJ 200 - Criminology
    CJ 205 - The American Court System
    CJ 215 - Corrections
    CJ 230 - Technology Applications in Criminal Justice
    CJ 489 - Senior Thesis I
    CJ 490 - Senior Thesis II
    CHE 230 - Forensic Science
    EC 350 - Career Transitions
    ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I
    ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II
    LST 305 - Applied Research Methods
    MTH 126 - Applied Statistics
    PSY 100 - General Psychology
    PSY 310 - Abnormal Psychology
    SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

    Required Concentration Courses

    One Elective* - 3 cr.

    HMS 310 - Crisis Intervention
    PSY 335 - Theories of Counseling
    SOC 201 - Trauma & Society
    PSY 225 - Psychology of Trauma
    PSY 326 - Developmental Trauma

    *Trauma Studies Electives

    CJ 341 - Domestic Violence
    HMS 440 - Understanding and Treating Sexual Trauma: Theory, Research and Practice
    HMS 327 - The Victimization of Children
    POL 430 - Human Rights
    PSY 435 - Group Therapy: Theory & Practice
    HMS 357 - Workplace and School Violence
    POL 216 - International Conflicts
    CJ 241 - Victimology
    PSY 317 - Criminal Profiling and Threat Assessment
    HMS 309 - Contemporary Issues in PTSD Treatment

    Total Number of Credits Required for Concentration - 18 credits

    Total Degree Requirements - 126 credits


    View academic catalog and learning outcomes
  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies with a Concentration in Early Childhood Education

    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.
    • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse in various disciplines.
    • Recall and apply the basic foundational knowledge of educational studies as delivered through the Baccalaureate Core.
    • Articulate the connections and distinctions between and among liberal arts disciplines, and their contemporary relevance.
    • Design, execute, and present a personal project, which synthesizes and applies, selected knowledge, skills and experiences appropriate to the students' personal and professional goals and/or their chosen area of specialization.

    In addition to fulfilling the outcomes of the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program, students completing the concentration in Early Childhood Education will:

    • Effectively communicate in writing and through oral communication.
    • Recognize the fundamental benchmarks to work in the field of early childhood education.
    • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the concentration.
    • Recall and apply the basic foundational knowledge of early childhood education as delivered through the Baccalaureate Core.
    • Apply quantitative decision-making techniques for problem solving in the early childhood classroom.
    • Design, execute, and present a personal project, which synthesizes and applies selected knowledge, skills, and experiences appropriate to the students' personal and professional goals and/or their chosen area of specialization.

    Required Curriculum

    World Cultures Course - 3 cr.
    Aesthetic Awareness & Creative Expression Course - 3 cr. 
    Individual and Society Course - 3 cr.
    Values & Ethical Reasoning Course - 3 cr.
    Science & Technology Course - 3 cr.
    Global Issues Course - 3 cr.
    Liberal Studies Elective* - 3 cr.
    Core Electives - 6 cr. (must be 300 level or higher)
    Open Electives - 42 cr. 

    BUS 120 - Business Fundamentals I
    CMM 306 - Social Impact of the Media
    EC 350 - Career Transitions
    ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I
    ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II
    LST 305 - Applied Research Methods
    LST 489 - Senior Thesis I
    LST 490 - Senior Thesis II
    MTH 126 - Applied Statistics
    POL 113 - American Government and Politics
    PSY 100 - General Psychology
    OR
    SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

    *Liberal Studies Electives

    Foreign Language Course - 3 cr. 

    LST 121 - Introduction to Gender Studies
    LST 210 - Gender and Science
    LST 350 - Male Images in Story and Film

    Required Concentration Courses

    ED 201 - Foundations of Reading
    ED 203 - Inclusionary Practices in Educational Settings
    ED 207 - Strategies of Teaching Early Childhood Curriculum
    ED 221 - Emergent Literacy Instruction
    ED 308 - Early Childhood Methods
    ED 331 - Issues and Best Practices of English Language Learners

    Required General Education Courses

    ENG 312 - Literature for Children
    PSY 204 - Child Growth and Development

    Total Number of Credits Required for Concentration - 24 credits

    Total Degree Requirements - 126 credits


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  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies with a Concentration in Educational Studies nonlicensure option

    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.
    • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the concentration.
    • Recall and apply the basic foundational knowledge of educational studies as delivered through the Baccalaureate Core.
    • Students will demonstrate an understanding of the field of education including the areas of historic and current trends, assessment, special needs, psychology and technology.
    • Design, execute, and present a personal project, which synthesizes and applies, selected knowledge, skills and experiences appropriate to the students' personal and professional goals and/or their chosen area of specialization.

    Required Curriculum

    World Cultures Course - 3 cr.
    Aesthetic Awareness & Creative Expression Course - 3 cr.
    Values & Ethical Reasoning Course - 3 cr.
    Literary Perspectives Course - 3 cr.
    Individual & Society Course - 3 cr.
    Science & Technology Course - 3 cr.
    Education Electives - 12 cr.
    Core Elective - 3 cr. (Must be 300 level or higher)
    General Education Electives - 12 cr. 
    Open Electives - 36 cr.

    EC 350 - Career Transitions
    ED 101 - Introduction to Education
    ED 102 - Curriculum Theory and Instruction
    ED 203 - Inclusionary Practices in Educational Settings
    ED 210 - Integrating Technology into the Classroom
    ED 339 - Classroom Assessment
    ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I
    ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II
    ENG 312 - Literature for Children
    MTH 126 - Applied Statistics
    POL 113 - American Government and Politics
    PSY 200 - Childhood and Adolescent Psychology
    LST 305 - Applied Research Methods
    LST 489 - Senior Thesis I
    LST 490 - Senior Thesis II

    Total Degree Requirements - 126 credits


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  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies with a Concentration in Homeland Security Studies

    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.
    • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the concentration.
    • Recall and apply the basic foundational knowledge of educational studies as delivered through the Baccalaureate Core.
    • Students will demonstrate an understanding of the field of education including the areas of historic and current trends, assessment, special needs, psychology and technology.
    • Design, execute, and present a personal project, which synthesizes and applies, selected knowledge, skills and experiences appropriate to the students' personal and professional goals and/or their chosen area of specialization.

    In addition to fulfilling the outcomes of the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program, students completing the concentration in Homeland Security Studies will:

    • Comprehend the interdisciplinary field of Homeland Security and the complex political, cultural and legislative issues that are required to protect the homeland and respond to disasters.
    • Implement processes that strengthen project management, evaluation, and accountability within the homeland security directorate.
    • Identify and describe research issues relevant to existing and emerging homeland security challenges.
    • Assess current and future homeland security risks and opportunities.
    • Demonstrate the critical thinking, writing and research skills that are necessary to participate in the homeland security field.

    Required Curriculum

    World Cultures Course - 3 cr.
    Aesthetic Awareness & Creative Expression Course - 3 cr.
    Literary Perspectives Course - 3 cr.
    Individual and Society Course - 3 cr.
    Values & Ethical Reasoning Course - 3 cr.
    Science & Technology Course - 3 cr.
    Global Issues Course - 3 cr.
    Liberal Studies Elective* - 3 cr.
    Core Electives - 6 cr. (must be 300 level or higher) 
    Open Electives - 45 cr.

    BUS 120 - Business Fundamentals I
    CMM 306 - Social Impact of the Media
    EC 350 - Career Transitions
    ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I
    ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II
    LST 305 - Applied Research Methods
    LST 489 - Senior Thesis I
    LST 490 - Senior Thesis II
    MTH 126 - Applied Statistics
    POL 113 - American Government and Politics
    PSY 100 - General Psychology
    OR
    SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

    *Liberal Studies Electives

    Foreign Language Course - 3 cr.

    LST 121 - Introduction to Gender Studies
    LST 210 - Gender and Science
    LST 350 - Male Images in Story and Film

    Required Concentration Courses

    BUS 355 - Risk Management
    CSC 230 - Cyber Threats and Security
    HLS 105 - Introduction to Homeland Security
    HLS 205 - America's Intelligence Community
    POL 216 - International Conflicts
    SST 301 - Terrorism Studies

    Total Number of Credits Required for Concentration - 18 credits

    Total Degree Requirements - 126 credits


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  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies with a Concentration in Integrative Health

    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.
    • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the concentration.
    • Recall and apply the basic foundational knowledge of educational studies as delivered through the Baccalaureate Core.
    • Students will demonstrate an understanding of the field of education including the areas of historic and current trends, assessment, special needs, psychology and technology.
    • Design, execute, and present a personal project, which synthesizes and applies, selected knowledge, skills and experiences appropriate to the students' personal and professional goals and/or their chosen area of specialization.

    In addition to fulfilling the outcomes of the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program, students completing the concentration in Integrative Health will:

    • Recall and apply the foundational knowledge of health psychology as it applies to integrative health.
    • ​Demonstrate the writing, critical thinking, research and presentation skills necessary to communicate across the integrative health field.
    • Understand processes that strength individual and community accountability and awareness of health disparities.
    • Recognize business conventions and opportunities within the integrative health field and execute projects that enhance the field.
    • Develop the self and interpersonal awareness necessary to build resilience in one's self, community and work environments.  

    Required Curriculum

    World Cultures Course - 3 cr.
    Aesthetic Awareness & Creative Expression Course - 3 cr.
    Literary Perspectives Course - 3 cr.
    Individual and Society Course - 3 cr.
    Values & Ethical Reasoning Course - 3 cr.
    Science & Technology Course - 3 cr.
    Global Issues Course - 3 cr.
    Liberal Studies Elective* - 3 cr.
    General Education Electives - 12 cr. 
    Core Electives - 6 cr. (must be 300 level or higher) 
    Open Electives - 33 cr.

    BUS 120 - Business Fundamentals I
    CMM 306 - Social Impact of the Media
    EC 350 - Career Transitions
    ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I
    ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II
    LST 305 - Applied Research Methods
    LST 489 - Senior Thesis I
    LST 490 - Senior Thesis II
    MTH 126 - Applied Statistics
    POL 113 - American Government and Politics
    PSY 100 - General Psychology
    OR
    SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

    *Liberal Studies Electives

    Foreign Language Course - 3 cr.

    LST 121 - Introduction to Gender Studies
    LST 210 - Gender and Science
    LST 350 - Male Images in Story and Film

    Required Concentration Courses

    Elective* - 3 cr.

    PSY 105 - Health Psychology
    PSY 206 - Foundations of Mindfulness
    PE 202 - Integrative Health and Wellness Coaching
    BUS 380 - Small Business Management
    PSY 323 - Stress and Illness

    *Required Concentration Elective

    BUS 300 - Entrepreneurship
    BUS 450 - Dynamics of Leadership
    ART 240 - Imagination and Creativity
    ART 110 - Foundations of Creative Therapies
    LST 301 - Yoga: Theory, Culture & Practice
    EDM 200 - Culture and Identity
    SOC 201 - Trauma & Society
    HMS 310 - Crisis Intervention
    PSY 115 - Substance Abuse and Society
    PSY 335 - Theories of Counseling

    Total Number of Credits Required for Concentration - 18 credits

    Total Degree Requirements - 126 credits


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  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies with a Concentration in Montessori Education

    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.
    • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse in various disciplines.
    • Recall and apply the basic foundational knowledge of educational studies as delivered through the Baccalaureate Core.
    • Articulate the connections and distinctions between and among liberal arts disciplines, and their contemporary relevance.
    • Design, execute, and present a personal project, which synthesizes and applies, selected knowledge, skills and experiences appropriate to the students' personal and professional goals and/or their chosen area of specialization.

    In addition to fulfilling the outcomes of the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program, students completing the concentration in Montessori Education will:

    • Enhance student writing and critical thinking regarding the Montessori Method.
    • Develop skills in action research.
    • Identify and describe intrinsic motivation as it applies to themselves as teachers and students.
    • Understanding the role of democracy in establishing the current public and private education system.
    • Assess the influence of culture on educational objectives.

    Required Curriculum

    World Cultures Course - 3 cr.
    Aesthetic Awareness & Creative Expression Course - 3 cr.
    Literary Perspectives Course - 3 cr.
    Individual and Society Course - 3 cr.
    Values & Ethical Reasoning Course - 3 cr.
    Science & Technology Course - 3 cr.
    Global Issues Course - 3 cr.
    Liberal Studies Elective* - 3 cr.
    General Education Electives - 18 cr. (at least two 300 level or higher)    
    Open Electives - 36 cr. 

    BUS 120 - Business Fundamentals I
    CMM 306 - Social Impact of the Media
    EC 350 - Career Transitions
    ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I
    ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II
    LST 489 - Senior Thesis I
    LST 490 - Senior Thesis II
    MTH 126 - Applied Statistics
    POL 113 - American Government and Politics
    PSY 100 - General Psychology
    OR
    SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

    *Liberal Studies Electives

    Foreign Language Course - 3 cr.

    LST 121 - Introduction to Gender Studies
    LST 210 - Gender and Science
    LST 350 - Male Images in Story and Film

    Required Concentration Courses

    LST 100 - Seminar in Academic Inquiry
    PSY 200 - Childhood and Adolescent Psychology
    ED 101 - Introduction to Education
    EDM 200 - Culture and Identity
    EDM 300 - Education and Democracy
    EDM 400 - Action Research

    Total Number of Credits Required for Concentration - 18 credits

    Total Degree Requirements - 126 credits


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  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies with a Concentration in Trauma Studies

    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.
    • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse in various disciplines.
    • Recall and apply the basic foundational knowledge of educational studies as delivered through the Baccalaureate Core.
    • Articulate the connections and distinctions between and among liberal arts disciplines, and their contemporary relevance.
    • Design, execute, and present a personal project, which synthesizes and applies, selected knowledge, skills and experiences appropriate to the students' personal and professional goals and/or their chosen area of specialization.

    In addition to fulfilling the outcomes of the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program, students completing the concentration in Trauma Studies will:

    • Comprehend how trauma is an individual, political and cultural issue.
    • Assess individual and organizational risk by engaging in critical thinking regarding the impact of trauma on individual and society.
    • Prepare students to understand the populations that have experienced trauma and to develop programs that better service populations who have experienced trauma.
    • Identify and describe research issues relevant to policy and educational issues that prevent trauma.
    • Demonstrate the critical thinking, writing, and research skills that are necessary to participate in the trauma studies field.

    Required Curriculum

    World Cultures Course - 3 cr.
    Aesthetic Awareness & Creative Expression Course - 3 cr.
    Literary Perspectives Course - 3 cr.
    Individual and Society Course - 3 cr.
    Values & Ethical Reasoning Course - 3 cr.
    Science & Technology Course - 3 cr.
    Global Issues Course - 3 cr.
    Liberal Studies Elective* - 3 cr.
    Core Electives - 6 cr. (must be 300 level or higher)
    Open Electives - 45 cr. 

    BUS 120 - Business Fundamentals I
    CMM 306 - Social Impact of the Media
    EC 350 - Career Transitions
    ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I
    ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II
    LST 305 - Applied Research Methods
    LST 489 - Senior Thesis I
    LST 490 - Senior Thesis II
    MTH 126 - Applied Statistics
    POL 113 - American Government and Politics
    PSY 100 - General Psychology
    OR
    SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

    *Liberal Studies Electives

    Foreign Language Course - 3 cr.

    LST 121 - Introduction to Gender Studies
    LST 210 - Gender and Science
    LST 350 - Male Images in Story and Film

    Required Concentration Courses

    HMS 310 - Crisis Intervention
    PSY 335 - Theories of Counseling
    SOC 201 - Trauma & Society
    PSY 225 - Psychology of Trauma
    PSY 326 - Developmental Trauma
    One Elective* - 3 cr.

    *Trauma Studies Electives

    CJ 341 - Domestic Violence
    HMS 440 - Understanding and Treating Sexual Trauma: Theory, Research and Practice
    HMS 327 - The Victimization of Children
    POL 430 - Human Rights
    PSY 435 - Group Therapy: Theory & Practice
    HMS 357 - Workplace and School Violence
    POL 216 - International Conflicts
    CJ 241 - Victimology
    PSY 317 - Criminal Profiling and Threat Assessment
    HMS 309 - Contemporary Issues in PTSD Treatment

    Total Number of Credits Required for Concentration - 18 credits

    Total Degree Requirements - 126 credits


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  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Concentration in Early Childhood Education

    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:

    • Demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.
    • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in academic discourse within the psychology discipline.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation.
    • Communicate effectively within the conventions of the discipline.
    • Design, execute, and present a personal project, which synthesizes and applies selected knowledge, skills, and experiences appropriate to the students' personal and professional goals and/or their chosen area of specialization.

    In addition to fulfilling the outcomes of the Bachelor of Science in Psychology program, students completing the concentration in Early Childhood Education will:

    • Effectively communicate in writing and through oral communication
    • Recognize the fundamental benchmarks to work in the field of early childhood education
    • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the concentration
    • Recall and apply the basic foundational knowledge of early childhood education as delivered through the Baccalaureate Core
    • Apply quantitative decision-making techniques for problem solving in the early childhood classroom
    • Design, execute, and present a personal project, which synthesizes and applies selected knowledge, skills, and experiences appropriate to the students' personal and professional goals and/or their chosen area of specialization.

    Required Curriculum

    World Cultures Course - 3 cr.
    Aesthetic Awareness & Creative Expression Course - 3 cr.
    Literary Perspectives Course - 3 cr.
    Values & Ethical Reasoning Course - 3 cr.
    Science & Technology Course - 3 cr.
    Global Issues Course - 3 cr.
    Core Electives - 6 cr. (Must be 300 level or higher)
    Psychology Major Electives - 3 cr.
    Open Electives - 27 cr.

    EC 350 - Career Transitions
    ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I
    ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II
    LST 305 - Applied Research Methods
    MTH 126 - Applied Statistics
    PSY 100 - General Psychology
    PSY 200 - Childhood and Adolescent Psychology
    PSY 203 - Adulthood and Aging
    PSY 220 - Psychological Perspectives
    PSY 310 - Abnormal Psychology
    PSY 322 - Biological Psychology
    PSY 345 - Cognitive Psychology
    PSY 350 - History and Systems of Psychology
    PSY 489 - Senior Thesis I
    PSY 490 - Senior Thesis II
    SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

    Required Concentration Courses

    ED 201 - Foundations of Reading
    ED 203 - Inclusionary Practices in Educational Settings
    ED 207 - Strategies of Teaching Early Childhood Curriculum
    ED 221 - Emergent Literacy Instruction
    ED 308 - Early Childhood Methods
    ED 331 - Issues and Best Practices of English Language Learners

    Required General Education Courses

    ENG 312 - Literature for Children
    PSY 204 - Child Growth and Development

    Total Number of Credits Required for Concentration - 24 credits

    Total Degree Requirements - 126 credits


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  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Concentration in Homeland Security Studies

    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:

    • Demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.
    • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in academic discourse within the psychology discipline.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation.
    • Communicate effectively within the conventions of the discipline.
    • Design, execute, and present a personal project, which synthesizes and applies selected knowledge, skills, and experiences appropriate to the students' personal and professional goals and/or their chosen area of specialization.

    In addition to fulfilling the outcomes of the Bachelor of Science in Psychology program, students completing the concentration in Homeland Security Studies will:

    • Comprehend the interdisciplinary field of Homeland Security and the complex political, cultural and legislative issues that are required to protect the homeland and respond to disasters
    • Implement processes that strengthen project management, evaluation, and accountability within the homeland security directorate
    • Identify and describe research issues relevant to existing and emerging homeland security challenges
    • Assess current and future homeland security risks and opportunities
    • Demonstrate the critical thinking, writing and research skills that are necessary to participate in the homeland security field

    Required Curriculum

    World Cultures Course - 3 cr.
    Aesthetic Awareness & Creative Expression Course - 3 cr.
    Literary Perspectives Course - 3 cr.
    Values & Ethical Reasoning Course - 3 cr.
    Science & Technology Courses - 3 cr.
    Global Issues Course - 3 cr.
    Core Electives - 6 cr. (must be 300 level or higher)
    Psychology Major Electives - 3 cr. 
    Open Electives - 33 cr. 

    EC 350 - Career Transitions
    ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I
    ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II
    LST 305 - Applied Research Methods
    MTH 126 - Applied Statistics
    PSY 100 - General Psychology
    PSY 200 - Childhood and Adolescent Psychology
    PSY 203 - Adulthood and Aging
    PSY 220 - Psychological Perspectives
    PSY 310 - Abnormal Psychology
    PSY 322 - Biological Psychology
    PSY 345 - Cognitive Psychology
    PSY 350 - History and Systems of Psychology
    PSY 489 - Senior Thesis I
    PSY 490 - Senior Thesis II
    SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

    Required Concentration Courses

    BUS 355 - Risk Management
    CSC 230 - Cyber Threats and Security
    HLS 105 - Introduction to Homeland Security
    HLS 205 - America's Intelligence Community
    POL 216 - International Conflicts
    SST 301 - Terrorism Studies

    Total Number of Credits Required for Concentration- 18 credits

    Total Degree Requirements - 126 credits


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  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Concentration in Integrative Health

    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:

    • Demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.
    • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in academic discourse within the psychology discipline.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation.
    • Communicate effectively within the conventions of the discipline.
    • Design, execute, and present a personal project, which synthesizes and applies selected knowledge, skills, and experiences appropriate to the students' personal and professional goals and/or their chosen area of specialization.

    In addition to fulfilling the outcomes of the Bachelor of Science in Psychology program, students completing the concentration in Integrative Health will:

    • Recall and apply the foundational knowledge of health psychology as it applies to integrative health.
    • Demonstrate the writing, critical thinking, research and presentation skills necessary to communicate across the integrative health field.
    • Understand processes that strength individual and community accountability and awareness of health disparities.
    • Recognize business conventions and opportunities within the integrative health field and execute projects that enhance the field.
    • Develop the self and interpersonal awareness necessary to build resilience in one's self, community and work environments.

    Required Curriculum

    World Cultures Course - 3 cr.
    Aesthetic Awareness & Creative Expression Course - 3 cr.
    Literary Perspectives Course - 3 cr.
    Values & Ethical Reasoning Course - 3 cr.
    Science & Technology Courses - 3 cr.
    Global Issues Course - 3 cr.
    General Education Electives - 12 cr.
    Core Electives - 6 cr. (Must be 300 level or higher)
    Psychology Major Electives - 3 cr. 
    Open Electives - 21 cr. 

    EC 350 - Career Transitions
    ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I
    ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II
    LST 305 - Applied Research Methods
    MTH 126 - Applied Statistics
    PSY 100 - General Psychology
    PSY 200 - Childhood and Adolescent Psychology
    PSY 203 - Adulthood and Aging
    PSY 220 - Psychological Perspectives
    PSY 310 - Abnormal Psychology
    PSY 322 - Biological Psychology
    PSY 345 - Cognitive Psychology
    PSY 350 - History and Systems of Psychology
    PSY 489 - Senior Thesis I
    PSY 490 - Senior Thesis II
    SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

    Required Concentration Courses

    Elective* - 3 cr.

    PSY 105 - Health Psychology
    PSY 206 - Foundations of Mindfulness
    PE 202 - Integrative Health and Wellness Coaching
    BUS 380 - Small Business Management
    PSY 323 - Stress and Illness

    *Required Concentration Elective

    BUS 300 - Entrepreneurship
    BUS 450 - Dynamics of Leadership
    ART 240 - Imagination and Creativity
    ART 110 - Foundations of Creative Therapies
    LST 301 - Yoga: Theory, Culture & Practice
    EDM 200 - Culture and Identity
    SOC 201 - Trauma & Society
    HMS 310 - Crisis Intervention
    PSY 115 - Substance Abuse and Society
    PSY 335 - Theories of Counseling

    Total Number of Credits Required for Concentration- 18 credits

    Total Degree Requirements - 126 credits


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  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Concentration in Montessori Education

    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:

    • Demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.
    • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in academic discourse within the psychology discipline.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation.
    • Communicate effectively within the conventions of the discipline.
    • Design, execute, and present a personal project, which synthesizes and applies selected knowledge, skills, and experiences appropriate to the students' personal and professional goals and/or their chosen area of specialization.

    In addition to fulfilling the outcomes of the Bachelor of Science in Psychology program, students completing the concentration in Montessori Education will:

    • Enhance student writing and critical thinking regarding the Montessori Method
    • Develop skills in action research
    • Identify and describe intrinsic motivation as it applies to themselves as teachers and students
    • Understanding the role of democracy in establishing the current public and private education system
    • Assess the influence of culture on educational objectives

    Required Curriculum

    World Cultures Course - 3 cr.
    Aesthetic Awareness & Creative Expression Course - 3 cr.
    Literary Perspectives Course - 3 cr.
    Values & Ethical Reasoning Course - 3 cr.
    Science & Technology Courses - 3 cr.
    Global Issues Course - 3 cr.
    Core Electives - 6 cr. (Must be two 300 level or higher)
    Psychology Major Electives - 3 cr. 
    Open Electives - 39 cr. 

    EC 350 - Career Transitions
    ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I
    ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II
    MTH 126 - Applied Statistics
    SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology
    PSY 100 - General Psychology
    PSY 203 - Adulthood and Aging
    PSY 220 - Psychological Perspectives
    PSY 310 - Abnormal Psychology
    PSY 322 - Biological Psychology
    PSY 345 - Cognitive Psychology
    PSY 350 - History and Systems of Psychology
    PSY 489 - Senior Thesis I
    PSY 490 - Senior Thesis II

    Required Concentration Courses

    LST 100 - Seminar in Academic Inquiry
    PSY 200 - Childhood and Adolescent Psychology
    ED 101 - Introduction to Education
    EDM 200 - Culture and Identity
    EDM 300 - Education and Democracy
    EDM 400 - Action Research

    Total Number of Credits Required for Concentration - 18 credits

    Total Degree Requirements - 126 credits


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  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Concentration in Trauma Studies

    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:

    • Demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.
    • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in academic discourse within the psychology discipline.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation.
    • Communicate effectively within the conventions of the discipline.
    • Design, execute, and present a personal project, which synthesizes and applies selected knowledge, skills, and experiences appropriate to the students' personal and professional goals and/or their chosen area of specialization.

    In addition to fulfilling the outcomes of the Bachelor of Science in Psychology program, students completing the concentration in Trauma Studies will:

    • Comprehend how trauma is an individual, political and cultural issue
    • Assess individual and organizational risk by engaging in critical thinking regarding the impact of trauma on individual and society
    • Prepare students to understand the populations that have experienced trauma and to develop programs that better service populations who have experienced trauma
    • Identify and describe research issues relevant to policy and educational issues that prevent trauma
    • Demonstrate the critical thinking, writing, and research skills that are necessary to participate in the trauma studies field

    Required Curriculum

    World Cultures Course - 3 cr.
    Aesthetic Awareness & Creative Expression Course - 3 cr.
    Literary Perspectives Course - 3 cr.
    Values & Ethical Reasoning Course - 3 cr.
    Science & Technology Courses - 3 cr.
    Global Issues Course - 3 cr.
    Core Electives - 6 cr. (at least two 300 level or higher)
    Psychology Major Electives - 3 cr. 
    Open Electives - 33 cr. 

    EC 350 - Career Transitions
    ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I
    ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II
    LST 305 - Applied Research Methods
    MTH 126 - Applied Statistics
    PSY 100 - General Psychology
    PSY 200 - Childhood and Adolescent Psychology
    PSY 203 - Adulthood and Aging
    PSY 220 - Psychological Perspectives
    PSY 310 - Abnormal Psychology
    PSY 322 - Biological Psychology
    PSY 345 - Cognitive Psychology
    PSY 350 - History and Systems of Psychology
    PSY 489 - Senior Thesis I
    PSY 490 - Senior Thesis II
    SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

    Required Concentration Courses

    HMS 310 - Crisis Intervention
    PSY 335 - Theories of Counseling
    SOC 201 - Trauma & Society
    PSY 225 - Psychology of Trauma
    PSY 326 - Developmental Trauma
    One Elective* - 3 cr.

    *Trauma Studies Electives

    CJ 341 - Domestic Violence
    HMS 440 - Understanding and Treating Sexual Trauma: Theory, Research and Practice
    HMS 327 - The Victimization of Children
    POL 430 - Human Rights
    PSY 435 - Group Therapy: Theory & Practice
    HMS 357 - Workplace and School Violence
    POL 216 - International Conflicts
    CJ 241 - Victimology
    PSY 317 - Criminal Profiling and Threat Assessment
    HMS 309 - Contemporary Issues in PTSD Treatment

    Total Number of Credits Required for Concentration - 18 credits

    Total Degree Requirements - 126 credits


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