Colleges & Departments
The curriculum at Urbana University is designed to reflect the values of liberal arts and career education.
Many courses and programs are directed toward acquiring the knowledge, skills, and attitudes appropriate to pursue selected careers.
Degree programs are designed to provide the basic preparation for a career. The entire curriculum reflects an emphasis on personal development, an emphasis directly related to the University‘s historic commitment to liberal education. This approach to learning seeks to broaden the perspective of an individual toward his or her career while also providing an intellectual foundation for personal development through life. Specific academic degree requirements are determined by the College in which the major program resides.
- Liberally educated persons need to be able to express their thoughts effectively in writing and in speech.
- Liberally educated persons should have exposure to the scientific method of experimentation and logical reasoning provided through science and mathematics courses.
- Liberally educated persons will reflect critically on fundamental values of human existence in the global community, giving rise to their own personal development and to an understanding and appreciation of values different from their own. This will further enable them to function effectively and responsibly in an open society.
- Liberally educated persons need to have an understanding of the society in which they live and of individual relationships in society.
College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Humanities - Oak Hall
Department of Math and Science - Moore Math and Science Building
Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences - Losch Hall
College of Education
College of Professional & Applied Studies
Department of Business - Moore Math and Science Building
Department of Nursing - Losch Hall
Department of Exercise Science - North Hall
Department of Sports Management - Grimes Center
Department of Criminal Justice - Losch Hall