Bachelor Degree Programs

Bachelor of Science

ACCOUNTING

BIOLOGY

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

EDUCATION

     ELEMENTARY EDUCATION with READING and ESOL ENDORSEMENTS

     EXCEPTIONAL STUDENT EDUCATION with READING and ESOL ENDORSEMENTS

     MIDDLE GRADES MATHEMATICS

     SECONDARY MATHEMATICS

     MIDDLE GRADES SCIENCE

     SECONDARY BIOLOGY

 

HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT

 

HUMAN SERVICES

     YOUTH & FAMILY STUDIES

     ADDICTIONS STUDIES

     HUMAN SERVICES GENERALIST

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT and CYBER SECURITY

 

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

    EMERGENCY PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION

    PUBLIC POLICY AND LEADERSHIP CONCENTRATION

NURSING

Bachelor Of Applied Science

DIGITAL MEDIA

     GRAPHIC DESIGN & VISUAL COMMUNICATION CONCENTRATION

     ANIMATION, GAMING, AND MODELING CONCENTRATION

ORGANIZATIONAL MANAGEMENT

       

Bachelor’s Degree Requirements

Students must earn at least twenty-five percent (25%) of the Baccalaureate Degree at IRSC. Students must successfully complete, with a GPA of 2.0 or higher, 36 hours of General Education credit (or equivalent) in the areas established by Indian River State College for its Baccalaureate Degree program.

Prior to completion of a Baccalaureate Degree at IRSC, students must demonstrate foreign language competence by providing evidence that documents the successful completion of two (2) credits of sequential high school foreign language instruction, or eight (8) credits of sequential postsecondary foreign language instruction. Students may demonstrate equivalent foreign language competence via the alternative methods specified by the Florida Department of Education including established minimum College Level Examination Program (CLEP) scores, minimum College Board MAPS Latin examination scores, or other methods as determined by IRSC. Indian River State College reserves the right to validate the foreign language competence of any student prior to awarding the Baccalaureate Degree through methods including, but not limited to, review of official transcripts, portfolio and performance reviews, competency testing, standardized testing, or other methods determined by IRSC that are designed to assess the foreign language competencies outlined in Rule 6A-10.02412 of the Florida Administrative Code.

Requirements for graduation from the Bachelor of Science Degree in Education program are:

1. Satisfactory completion of all three (3) parts of the Florida Teacher Certification Exam (FTCE).

2. Students must achieve a cumulative GPA of not less than a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale in all courses attempted (including transfer hours, but, excluding college preparatory courses) and in all courses attempted at Indian River State College.

3. Successful completion of Student Teaching (MAE 4945, EEX 4940, EDE 4940, or SCE 4941).

4. All Baccalaureate Education majors must achieve a grade of "C" or better in all content area courses within their declared Program of Study. Content area courses are science courses for Secondary and Middle Grades Science Education majors, math courses for Secondary and Middle Grades Math majors, and exceptionalities courses for Exceptional Student Education with ESOL majors. Thus, a grade of "C" or higher is required for these courses:

    5. Upon completion of these requirements, the student will be eligible to apply for an initial Professional Teaching Certificate in the program area(s).

    Requirements for graduation from the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing program are:

    1. Students must successfully complete 121 hours of specified college-level credit courses in the degree program, including the 72 credits in the lower division Associate in Science Degree in Nursing and the additional 49 credit hours of Bachelor of Science in Nursing courses.
    2. Students must achieve a cumulative GPA of not less than a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in all courses attempted (including transfer hours, but, excluding college preparatory courses) and in all courses attempted at Indian River State College.

    Requirements for graduation from the Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology program are:

    1. Students must successfully complete 120 hours of college-level courses in the degree program, including a minimum of 60 hours in the lower-division Associate in Arts Degree and 60 hours of specified Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology coursework.
    2. Students must achieve a cumulative GPA of not less than a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in all courses attempted (including transfer hours, but, excluding college preparatory courses) and in all courses attempted at Indian River State College.
    3. Students must successfully complete the Senior Research Project, BSC 4911, with a grade of “C” or higher.

    Requirements for graduation from the Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Services program are:

    1. Students must successfully complete 120 credit hours of college-level courses in the degree program, including the lower-division Associate Degree, and 45 hours of specified Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Services coursework.
    2. Students must achieve a cumulative GPA of not less than a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in all courses attempted (including transfer hours, but, excluding college preparatory courses) and in all courses attempted at Indian River State College.

    Requirements for graduation from the Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Organizational Management program are:

    1. Students must successfully complete 120 credit hours of college-level courses in the degree program, including the lower-division Associate Degree, and the 42 hours of Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Organizational Management coursework, including the capstone course.
    2. Students must achieve a cumulative GPA of not less than a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in all courses attempted (including transfer hours, but, excluding college preparatory courses) and in all courses attempted at Indian River State College.

    Requirements for graduation from the Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Digital Media program are:

    1. Students must successfully complete 120 credit hours of college-level courses in the degree program, including the lower-division Associate Degree, and 39 hours of specified Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Digital Media coursework, including the capstone course.
    2. Students must achieve a cumulative GPA of not less than a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in all courses attempted (including transfer hours, but, excluding college preparatory courses) and in all courses attempted at Indian River State College.

    Requirements for graduation from the Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration are:

    1. Students must successfully complete 120 credit hours of college-level courses in the degree program, including 60 hours in the lower-division Associate Degree and 60 hours of specified Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration coursework.
    2. Students must achieve a cumulative GPA of not less than 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in all courses attempted (including transfer hours, but excluding college preparatory courses) and in all courses attempted at Indian River State College.

    Requirements for graduation from the Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Administration are: 

    1. Students must successfully complete 120 credit hours of college-level courses in the degree program, including the lower-division Associate Degree and 42 hours of specified Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Administration coursework.
    2. Students must achieve a cumulative GPA of not less than 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in all courses attempted (including transfer hours, but excluding college preparatory courses) and in all courses attempted at Indian River State College.

    Requirements for graduation from the Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice are:

    1. Students must successfully complete 120 credit hours of college-level courses in the degree program, including the lower-division Associate Degree and 42 hours of specified Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice coursework.
    2. Students must achieve a cumulative GPA of not less than 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in all courses attempted (including transfer hours, but excluding college preparatory courses) in all courses attempted at Indian River State College.

    Requirements for graduation from the Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology Management and Cyber Security are:

    1. Students must successfully complete 120 credit hours of college-level courses in the degree program, including the lower-division Associate Degree and 39 hours of specified Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology Management and Cyber Security coursework.
    2. Students must achieve a cumulative GPA of not less than 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in all courses attempted (including transfer hours, but excluding college preparatory courses) and in all courses attempted at Indian River State College.

    Requirements for graduation from the Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting are:

    1. Students must successfully complete 120 credit hours of college-level courses in the degree program, including the lower-division Associate Degree and 60 hours of specified Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting coursework.
    2. Students must achieve a cumulative GPA of not less than 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in all courses attempted (including transfer hours, but excluding college preparatory courses) and in all courses attempted at Indian River State College.

    Requirements for graduation from the Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Care Management are:

    1. Students must successfully complete 120 credit hours of college-level courses in the degree program, including the lower-division Associate Degree and 42 hours of specified Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Care Management coursework, including the capstone course.
    2. Students must achieve a cumulative GPA of not less than 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in all courses attempted (including transfer hours, but excluding college preparatory courses) and in all courses attempted at Indian River State College.