Academic Opportunities

Future Academic Opportunities

B.S. Behavioral Neuroscience

Behavioral Neuroscience is an interdisciplinary area of study that spans the fields of Psychology and Biology. The emphasis of this program of study is on the biological bases of human and animal behavior, which include the study of neural functioning at the molecular, cellular, and neuroanatomical systems level. Designed to include course work in psychology, biology, mathematics, and chemistry, the student is provided with a multidisciplinary foundation for understanding how behavior and thought processes are driven by neurophysiology, neuroanatomy, psychopharmacology, and genetics.

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B.A. Sports Broadcasting

Today there is an explosion of opportunity in the world of sports media. PBA is creating a program to put graduates in position to achieve in that world.

Students will learn how to become outstanding on-camera communicators and behind-the-camera production experts.

With Palm Beach Atlantic's 14 NCAA Division II sports teams, the Greene Athletic Complex and the Rinker Athletic Campus as a backdrop, students in this major will learn up-close and hands-on about covering an energetic and wide-ranging athletics program.

At the same time, student sports broadcasters will be covering the Sunshine State Conference -- one of the premier DII conferences in the country.

After graduation, opportunities abound without ever leaving the state, as Florida has numerous NCAA Division I and II colleges along with multiple NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB franchises, plus Major League Soccer and minor league baseball. Palm Beach County is now the spring training home to four MLB franchises.

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B.A. Philosophy, Politics and Economics

In today's world, the disciplines of philosophy, politics and economics increasingly overlap.

At Palm Beach Atlantic, we've designed a major that will give the graduate a solid grounding in each discipline. Also, this degree will prepare the graduate to enter our M.S. in Global Development program.

The individual who leaves this University with a B.A., P.P.E., will be well prepared for further academic pursuits in these three fields; or be able to easily make their way in the worlds of local, state or national politics.

As PBA is truly a Christ-first institution, among the courses offered as part of this degree are: International Relations,  Politics of Developing Nations, Western Order: The Christian Contribution, Christian Political Thought, Political Ideologies and the Crisis of Modernity and Principles of Public Administration.

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