Criminal Justice

Description

The mission of the Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice program is to prepare students for an entry level position in the criminal justice field or for continuing education.

Associate of Arts in History

Description

The mission of the Associate of Arts in History program is to introduce students to an understanding of what history is and how historians practice it as a discipline; the differences among various peoples and cultures; and the importance of cause and consequence in historical actions, with an ultimate goal to prepare students for continued academic work in the discipline.

English

Description

The mission of the English program is to provide verbal and written communication skills to prepare students for careers in law, communication, education, business and technical writing, or for graduate studies in the humanities or social sciences.

Psychology

Features

– Examples of coursework: Abnormal Psychology, Play Therapy, Criminal Psychology, Introduction to Counseling, Applied Behavioral Analysis
– Experience: Full-scale research projects, field experiences, conference presentations, field networking
– 90% job placement rate
– Careers: Forensic Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, Human Resources, Corporate Leadership
– 100% grad school acceptance rate
– Internship opportunities: group homes, hospitals, counseling centers, administrative offices, experimental laboratories, courthouses, health centers, crisis lines

Description

You’ll study the fascinating topics in the field of Psychology while also having the option to concentrate further on a particular area of interest including: clinical, developmental, experimental, and social psychology. This program is recommended for students interested in human resources, counseling, organizational or forensic psychology, career counseling, and research.

Humanities and Social Sciences

Features

– Student Favorite Courses: Cultural Anthropology, Religion and Psychology, Introduction to Counseling
– 100% Law School Placement
– Experiences: variety of day trips, weekend trips to New Orleans, 2 week trip to New Mexico
– Heifner Family Endowed Scholarship
– Careers: Lawyer, Social Services, Counseling, Religious Ministry, Politics, Business, Human Relations, Public Service, Journalism, Publishing

Description

Customize your degree to your interests and broaden your perspective on the world. You’ll receive all the benefits of a top liberal arts education while learning how to communicate effectively and solve problems using both creative and analytical thinking skills.

Testimonial

“Pueblos and Canyons was an unforgettable trip. I enjoyed the area so much that I now want to bring my friend and family out to Santa Fe in order to show them everything I’ve been talking about since I returned.” -David Gregory, Class of 2017

History

Features

-Examples of Coursework: Conspiracy Theories in American History, History of Sport in America, Historical Field Trips, Documentary Editing -Experiences: The Papers of Martin Van Buren presidential papers project -Internships: The Hermitage, Historic Lebanon TN State Library & Archives -Careers: Lawyer, Teacher, Geographer, Librarian, Curator, Politician -Phi Alpha Theta, History Society, Pi Gamma Mu

Description

You’ll learn how to research effectively, think analytically, communicate persuasively, and write clearly. You’ll receive all the benefits of a top liberal arts education, gain extensive content knowledge of both world and U.S. history, and develop the methodological and theoretical foundation to prepare you to practice history as a discipline.

Testimonial

“The degree taught me to analyze, synthesize, and think critically about complex material across all forms of media. These skills have been valuable in my career.” -David Gregory, Class of 2017

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Description

The mission of the Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice program is to prepare students for an entry level position in the criminal justice field or for continuing education.

Associate of Arts in English

Description

The mission of the Associate of Arts in English program is to provide verbal and written communication skills which are valuable in a variety of professions and also prepare students for further academic endeavors, including pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree in English or other humanities or social sciences.

Creative and Imaginative Writing

Features

– 1st Bachelor’s program in TN
– Examples of coursework: Introduction to Creative Writing, Small Press Publication, Writing Poetry, Writing Drama
– 10:1 Student Faculty Ratio
– Experiences: Artists in Residence Reading Series, Creative Writing Wednesdays, Open Mic Nights
– Careers: Social Media Marketing, Content Writing, Editing, Ghostwriting, Marketing
NOVUS Literary and Arts Journal

Description

You’ll learn how to write in all major genres including contemporary literary fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and drama. You’ll have hands-on publishing and editorial work experiences and will learn how to publish and market your original work. Our program offers you a firm foundation to launch your writing career.

Testimonial

“This program gives students the opportunity to develop their unique writing style and connect it to a variety of career possibilities.” -Kerry Ann Moore, Program Director

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