Graduate Catalog 2010-12
School of Arts and Sciences
School of Arts and Sciences offers a wide range of liberal arts
programs at the bachelor’s and master’s level, as well as
certificate programs. Subject-matter majors for students in teacher
education programs are provided by the academic departments within
the school. Faculty in Arts and Sciences also have the primary
responsibility for the University’s honors program, for providing
developmental course work in basic skills and for the University’s
general education program.
Faculty in Arts and Sciences are
involved in research and other scholarly activities both on campus
and in the community and state. Students have the opportunity to work
with faculty in their research and to collaborate on projects
relevant to their study. Certain programs require supervised clinical
practica or field study experiences.
School of Business
The School of Business prepares undergraduates for entry-level positions in business organizations through programs in accounting, international business, finance, management, management information systems, and marketing.
Presently, the School does not offer any graduate programs.
School of Education and Professional
Founded as the New Britain Normal School in 1849,
Central Connecticut State University has a rich history and a
longstanding tradition of excellence in the preparation of teachers.
In the 21st century, CCSU’s School of Education and Professional
Studies continues this tradition through its commitment to preparing
leaders for service in our communities and, thus, offers not only
teacher education programs of excellence, but also equally strong
professional programs for educators and human service professionals
in a broad range of fields. Graduate programs include a doctoral
program in educational leadership (Ed.D.) and accredited master’s
degree programs. Also offered are 6th-year certificate programs and
several non-degree programs for the professional development of
counselors, teachers, and administrators, e.g., Intermediate
Administrator (092), Superintendent (093), Reading & Language
Arts Certification, and Reading & Language Arts Consultant.
Undergraduate programs in the School
of Education and Professional Studies include Nursing, Physical
Education and Human Performance, Social Work, and Teacher Education.
All undergraduate programs lead to a bachelor of science degree and
are accredited by their respective professional organizations.
School of Engineering and
Central Connecticut State University is unique in
that it has the only School of Engineering and Technology within the
Connecticut public university system. The School of Engineering and
Technology offers programs in technology and engineering education,
industrial technology, engineering, engineering technology,
biochemistry, and biomolecular sciences, in addition to graduate
programs in engineering technology, technology management,
biomolecular sciences, construction management, and technology and
Designated as a Center of Excellence
by the State of Connecticut, the School provides state-of-the-art
equipment and facilities, with an emphasis on computer-integrated
design and manufacturing. The Institute for Technology and Business
Development, supported in part by the business community, facilitates
outreach and research.