Thanks to the EWU at Bellevue College campus, students don’t have to relocate or change their lifestyle in order to obtain a baccalaureate degree. We offer a low student-faculty ratio, creating an enriching learning environment.
From engaging student interaction in the classroom, to professional development within the community, each accredited program is designed with convenience and flexibility in mind, making EWU at BC an excellent opportunity for students and professionals alike.
This degree is offered through daytime and evening-based instruction on the Bellevue College campus. Eastern’s College of Business and Public Administration is fully accredited through the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business-International (AACSB-International).
Students interested in learning the basic theory and principles of business that are crucial to effective organizational performance and communications across business disciplines. The student has the opportunity to study management as applied to specific areas, including marketing finance, operations management and management information systems.
The Human Resource Management option focuses on tools, techniques and methods used to maximize satisfaction for both the employer and employee. This option applies human resource and general management theories to the actual management of human resources for the organization. Topics covered include equal opportunities, safety and health, compensation, training and development, performance appraisal, motivation and job satisfaction, and retirement.
Eastern Washington University's Human Resources Management option has fully aligned the curriculum with competency standards of the Society for Human Resource Management to ensure the integration of theory and practice for the early career HR professional.
The curriculum of this interdisciplinary program provides a strong holistic background in the study of children from birth to 18 years. Theory and practice from the disciplines of special education, psychology, and education form the basis for this integrated curriculum. Children’s studies courses provide foundational and global perspectives of children and childhood. A choice of concentration areas, which culminate in a capstone experience and a senior portfolio, allows students to connect effectively with specific career opportunities.
The Department of Psychology offers a degree at the Bachelor of Arts level on the Bellevue College campus. Our undergraduate program is designed to cover the essential areas of contemporary psychology and offer opportunities for focused and specialized learning. Undergraduate students have the opportunity to be actively involved with current research and internship experiences in the community. Among the core courses offered are: Theories of Personality, Abnormal Psychology, Foundations of Psychotherapy, Scientific Principles of Psychology, and Introductory Statistics. A psychology minor is also available to all students pursuing other majors.
Prior Learning Option
Eastern’s Prior Learning Program is designed for the adult learner who has a minimum of five years of professional career experiences. Eastern’s program is based on the philosophy that adult learners have acquired university-level learning through their career experience. Prior Learning participants are awarded elective credits by articulating and illustrating their experiences in a portfolio that is evaluated by EWU faculty. Portfolios are prepared during their enrollment in the ITDS 300 Portfolio Development course.
Interdisciplinary Option: Social Sciences
This program is designed for the student who is seeking a wide and varied curriculum which builds on a solid foundation of social and behavioral sciences. The integrated curriculum includes courses from anthropology, communication studies, economics, geography, government, history, interdisciplinary studies, psychology, sociology and women’s studies.
This program is designed for students who have graduated with an associate degree in a technical area from a variety of Washington State Community Colleges. This degree allows students to continue their education by taking additional advanced technology courses, general education coursework, and supporting courses to complete a bachelor of science degree.
The Business Administration minor includes required courses in management, accounting and electives chosen from various fields of business administration.
Note: This minor is only available for students not pursing a bachelor of arts in business administration.
The Psychology minor requires PSYC 100 plus 15 credits of coursework taken from the following list. The courses are to be approved by the department chair. No more than 10 credits from another institution can be transferred toward the minor.
The Communication Studies minor provides students with an introduction to concepts in communication and the social sciences. We accept up to 50 percent of your course work as transfer credits from speech and/or communication departments at other colleges.