Cheyney University of Pennsylvania has announced additions to its curriculum to address changes in the workforce and enhance student’s opportunities for career success.
In the biology department, there will be new concentrations in pre-medicine, pre-nursing/health professions, forensics, ecology/environmental biology, aquaculture, and cellular/molecular biology.
Also, a new minor in computer science will provide students with the opportunity to secure a foundation in the field to complement virtually any major. The goal of the new program is to provide knowledge and skills in technology to help students be more competitive in the job market.
The liberal studies degree program will offer new concentrations business and society, education and learning, government and law, cognition, philosophy, politics and economics, and pre-art therapy. Also a new concentration in American political studies will be offered in the social relations degree program.
Aaron Walton, president of Cheyney University, stated that “we are engaged in a strategic planning process that will provide the roadmap for the future of our academic programs, to make certain that the programs we offer are relevant and appropriately align with both student and workforce demands.”
Provost Tara Kent added that “we are committed to ensuring a standard of quality in instruction, academic rigor and educational effectiveness across all of our courses and programs that will help ensure student success.”