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Each student is • perform legal and factual investigations computational processes to business systems, graduates facilitate strategic planning, managerial and computer technology professionals. email@example.com required to complete an internship with a using appropriate computer technology problem-solving decision-making, and operational management. The program’s core elements include: Sherry Chance, Director, school-approved employer. • draft legal documents • develop an ethical framework to apply to the Students range in age from 19 to 56. About 75% are working Sherry Chance, Director, • writing and editing skills Madison Campus • apply organizational skills necessary in a well-functioning issues facing the business community. 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The remaining 25% are email@example.com • acquaintance with the relationship communications skills We offer a free placement service that helps link employers with minors, pre-baccalaureate certificates, Professionals in the field are known by various titles, typical college students, some of whom have a family connection with between media visuals and information SCS students may major or minor in any • acquaintance with computer graduates and students. Job placement is enhanced by the work of or post-baccalaureate certificates in several including programmer, systems developer, systems analyst, the security professions. In the Humanities curriculum, students • an understanding of the relationship of the broad array of disciplines in fine technologies the student organization, the Tulane University Paralegal areas, including advertising, accounting, systems integrator, systems engineer, Web designer, study languages, literature, art history, between traditional print media arts, humanities, social sciences, and • aspects of business relevant Association (TUPA), an annual Mock Interview Day, a paralegal finance, human resources development, database developer, database specialist, information systems Homeland Security professionals establish policies to strengthen and other traditional humanities and digital publication sciences offered by the larger university. to communicators. lending library, and solid academic and career guidance. marketing, and small business development. manager, and chief information officer. preparedness as they prevent and respond to threatened or actual disciplines. Students are free to combine • development of a marketable portfolio The general education requirements in domestic terrorist attacks, major disasters, and other emergencies. The courses from various disciplines into a of published work liberal arts and sciences differ from SCS Students can tailor course selection Legal writing and research and legal process form the core of the Please note that bachelor degrees in business at Students who pursue the Information Technology (IT) maintenance and restoration of civil government, civil society, and customized program of study. requirements. In addition, because most to their areas of interest, choosing electives program while the internship, the final course in the paralegal Tulane are granted only by the A.B. Freeman School concentration become ready to participate in decisions about rule of law are addressed, along with the creation of clear, productive Students may earn a bachelor of arts courses in these majors and minors are from an array of disciplines, including sequence, ensures that all students completing the program gain of Business, which does not accept business courses the acquisition and operation of hardware and mission-critical relationships between federal agencies, including the armed services, The Social Sciences curriculum degree, an associate of arts degree, a minor, taught exclusively during the day at the English, speech, communications, practical experience in the legal field. In addition, students can taken through the School of Continuing Studies. software within an organization. IT professionals guide the and state/local government. exposes students to a broad array of or a post-baccalaureate certificate in Uptown Campus, students pay marketing, information technology, choose from paralegal electives in a variety of areas including family selection, installation, and integration of the hardware and social sciences disciplines, ranging Journalism. a higher tuition rate. Please consult Website development, and media arts. law, business and corporate law, medical legal issues, insurance software products that constitute the organization’s planning, The counterterrorism content of this program is based on a thorough from history and political science to with your academic adviser about degree practice, employment law, and immigration. decision-making, and operational infrastructure. They also understanding, anchored in the historical and cultural underpinnings, anthropology and sociology. As in the requirements and cost before deciding Students may earn a bachelor of arts support the overall computing environment. Some common of the motivation and rationale of the terrorist movements that pose a Humanities curriculum, students may on a major or minor in the liberal degree, an associate of arts degree, Students may earn a bachelor of arts degree, an associate job titles in IT are network specialist, support specialist, threat to the United States and its allies. While tactical decision-making select topical courses within these arts and sciences. minors, or post-baccalaureate certificates of arts degree, a minor, or a post-baccalaureate certificate disciplines to focus on a particular network administrator, security specialist, system administrator, is addressed, the focus is on the managerial and strategic level of in Media Arts disciplines. in Paralegal Studies. Web administrator, IT manager, and chief technology officer. leadership in the continental United States. Students learn to assess interest area (for example, Latin America Students may earn a bachelor of arts port and rail security vulnerabilities and formulate solutions, as well or the urban U.S.) degree, a bachelor of science degree, Challenging academic programs are presented by a faculty as develop plans for the preservation, prioritization, and eventual or a bachelor of fine arts degree in Liberal of experienced information systems (IS) and information reconstitution of government, security, and utilities. The minor in Louisiana Studies gives Arts and Sciences disciplines; technology (IT) professionals. The combination of classroom students the opportunity to enhance several minors are also available. any major degree program offered presentation and practical, hands-on laboratory experience The program’s flexibility allows advanced coursework relevant to exposes the students to the conceptual and practical side of individual interests and career goals. The successful student will be through the School of Continuing A Master of Liberal Arts (MLA) degree is Studies. Louisiana Studies groups also available. Interested students should the discipline. The programs emphasize the development of a student’s ability to think critically, communicate technical well-prepared to formulate policy, develop plans, and make decisions in preparing for and responding to natural disasters and acts of terrorism. together classes offered throughout the university that relate to the immediate contact the MLA director, Ronna Burger, at firstname.lastname@example.org. SCS students earn their degrees information effectively, collaborate in a team environment, geographic region, encompassing the and act professionally and ethically, while developing depth Students may earn a bachelor of arts degree, a minor, disciplines of anthropology, architecture, and breadth in the field. or a post-baccalaureate certificate in Homeland Security Students may earn a bachelor of science degree Studies. A Master of Professional Studies (MPS) degree in Homeland Security Studies is also available. English, history, and others. from Tulane, one or an associate of science degree in Applied Computing Systems and Technology; a minor and several Students may earn a bachelor of arts degree in Humanities of the nation’s post-baccalaureate certificates are also available. or Social Sciences or a minor in Louisiana Studies. top universities. www.scs.tulane.edu As with all degrees from Tulane, a degree from SCS enjoys a national and international reputation that will continue to grow in value and prestige. Earn a degree The School of Continuing Studies that carries enrolls all part-time undergraduate students SCS students have access to all of the a lot of weight nationally. Uptown Campus at Tulane University, as well as graduate students pursuing a master of liberal arts degree or facilities available to any Tulane student, including libraries and athletic facilities. 125 Gibson Hall a master of professional studies degree Tulane University in Homeland Security Studies. SCS offers New Orleans, LA 70118 several associate and bachelor degrees and pre-and post-baccalaureate certificates. • Open Admission: SCS’s open (504) 865-5555 Some SCS students enroll purely for the pleasure admission policy makes it easy of learning or to enhance a particular skill. Degrees for students to enroll with a high • The Uptown, Elmwood, Mississippi Coast, • Convenient Campuses: In addition to attending class on the school diploma or GED, 1-page historic main campus in Uptown New Orleans, students may take Tulane’s School of Continuing Studies application, and $25 application and Madison campuses, online courses, evening courses at the Elmwood campus in Harahan (800 E. Commerce Rd., is accessible, flexible, student-centered, Elmwood Campus and Saturday classes, and a flexible approach Suite 100), at the Mississippi Coast campus in Biloxi (2600 Beach and fee. No standardized test scores are 800 East Commerce Road to education are hallmarks of a tradition Boulevard, Suite 18), or at the Madison campus in Madison, MS (2115 and surprisingly affordable. required. SCS has no application Suite 100 of innovative community outreach that dates Programs deadlines; students may apply Main Street), as well as online. year-round for the fall, spring, Harahan, LA 70123 to 1890. The diverse students and faculty at SCS and summer semesters. combine real-world experience with a commitment • Concurrent Enrollment: Qualified high school students can get (504) 865-5333 to the pursuit of knowledge. a head start on their college careers by taking classes through the • Earn Up to 13 Credits Per Semester: concurrent enrollment program. In order to participate, a student Although students enrolled in SCS must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher, a SAT score of at least 1725 or an are classified as part-time, they may • ACT score of at least 25, and a recommendation from his/her high earn up to 13 credits each semester. school counselor. (Most SCS courses are three credits). Mississippi Coast Campus This 13-credit maximum may qualify students for continued coverage Edgewater Mall • Flexible Schedules: SCS courses are offered during the day, in the Our faculty are professionals on parental health insurance policies, and other such benefits available 2600 Beach Blvd. Suite 18 evening (when most classes meet once a week), or on Saturdays. Online courses provide even more scheduling flexibility. in their fields. Most are to students who earn 12 or more credits in a semester. Biloxi, MS 39531 • Extra Credit: Students can fast-track their college careers, earning actively practicing, and all • Tuition: Tuition for SCS courses is (228) 388-5769 a semester or more in credits from life experience, military training, law enforcement training, or knowledge gained through on-the- have graduate degrees. surprisingly affordable, and SCS job training. In some cases, students simply complete paperwork students may apply to receive their • related to the training in order to receive the credits; in other cases, seventh course free after completing testing is required. Students should consult an academic adviser for and paying for six three-credit Madison Campus additional information. undergraduate courses at Tulane. 2115 Main Street Madison, MS 39110 • Financial Aid: Federal financial aid is available to qualified part-time Programs are designed especially for part-time students with multiple students. Eligible SCS students (601) 605-0007 campus locations (Uptown New Orleans; Elmwood in Harahan; Biloxi, who enroll for at least 12 credits MS; and Madison, MS), and daytime, evening, Saturday, and online courses taught by faculty who bring a mixture of practical experience per semester can participate Visit our Web site at www.scs.tulane.edu for more in Louisiana’s Taylor Opportunity information about any of the areas outlined in this and scholarly knowledge into the classroom. Program for Students (TOPS). SCS also honors the Mississippi brochure, including faculty and course listings. Explore the areas outlined in this brochure, then visit the Website for more information at www.scs.tulane.edu. Tuition Assistance Grant (MTAG) award for eligible students attending www.scs.tulane.edu Not all degrees and programs are offered the Mississippi Coast campus at each campus. Please consult an adviser and Madison campus. or program director for details.