When Park University’s Fall 2019 semester starts on Monday, Aug. 19, it will offer three new degree options, including a Master of Arts in National Security Studies, a Bachelor of Music in Audio Engineering and a cybersecurity concentration in the Bachelor of Science Information and Computer Science program. In addition, the University has added three graduate certificates and five undergraduate certificates.
Here is a brief look at the three new degree offerings:
- The Master of Arts in National Security Studies degree will prepare students for work as analysts, policymakers and scholars focused on security issues in the 21st century. Courses will include instruction in international relations, U.S. national security policy, arms control and disarmament, terrorism and unconventional warfare, geo-economics and environmental security, international law, regional security issues and cybersecurity. The degree program will be offered online. Visit park.edu/academics/explore-majors-programs/national-security-studies/ for more information.
- The Bachelor of Music in Audio Engineering degree will prepare individuals to apply theoretical knowledge in music with the technical skills to the production of sound recordings as finish.ed products or as components of film/video, broadcast, live or mixed-media productions. Courses will include instruction in sound reinforcement, music styles and recording analysis, music mastering, remote location recording engineering and event production. The general education and elective courses will be offered at the University’s flagship Parkville Campus or online, while all audio engineering courses will be taught at BRC Studios in Kansas City, Kan. For more information, visit park.edu/academics/explore-majors-programs/audio-engineering/.
- The cybersecurity concentration in the Bachelor of Science in Information and Computer Science degree targets to train future security experts. The program will introduce a series of courses, covering skills and knowledge needed in related fields, such as cryptography, computer system security, network security, web security, secure programming, security management, digital forensics, and ethical hacking and countermeasures. This program will be offered online, at the Parkville Campus and at other Park campuses across the country. For more information, visit park.edu/academics/explore-majors-programs/information-computer-science/.
In addition, Park will offer three new graduate certificates in business analytics, marketing and public accounting, and five new undergraduate certificates in diversity and social justice, entrepreneurialism, personal finance, project management and unmanned aircraft systems/drones.