Professional Arts

  • A Saint Mary’s student investigates issues of policy or systems through the lens of a professional practitioner.
  • A Saint Mary’s student applies knowledge of a profession in her decision making.
  • A Saint Mary’s student adapts learning from multiple academic disciplines to develop solutions for concrete real-world problems.

NOTE:  The Sophia Program represents a dynamic curriculum with regular changes and new courses certified for particular learning outcomes.  The following lists of Sophia Program course certifications are accurate at the time of publication.  Not all sections of all courses have been certified for the Sophia Program.  The class schedule search feature in PRISM, as well as the current schedule pdf, provides section-level certification details.

 Achieve Professional Arts Learning Outcomes through one of the following:

BUAD 201 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 hours
BUAD 221
Principles of Management
3 hours
BUAD 240 Financial Success Strategies for Women 3 hours
BUAD 346 Personal Ethics & Corporate Culture(cross listed with JUST 346) 3 hours
CPSC 207 Computer Programming 3 hours
CSD 220 Introduction to Communicative Disorders 3 hours
EDUC 201 Foundations for Teaching in a Multicultural Society 3 hours
GERO 201 Gerontology: Policies and Services 3 hours
GLST 101 Corporate Social Responsibility in Global Context 3 hours
NURS 227 Foundations of Nursing Practice 3 hours
SW 202 Introduction to Social Work 3 hours
SW 235 Human Behavior and the Social Environment I 3 hours
SW 236 Human Behavior and the Social Environment II 3 hours
SW 340 Working with Diverse Populations 3 hours
SW 360 Health and Human Services Administration 3 hours
SW 362 Perspectives in Gerontology 3 hours
SW 365 DSM-5 and Mental Health Issues Across the Lifespan 3 hours