Chemistry

Description

In this program, you will learn how to analyze scientific data and report your findings. You’ll be exposed to different areas of chemistry including general chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry, biochemistry, instrumental analysis, and organic chemistry. Our program offers an overview of several of the different areas of chemistry. We also have several courses dedicated to scientific communication, programming, and data analysis to help students learn how to analyze their data and communicate the information effectively.

Mathematics

Description

The mission of the Mathematics program is to provide each student a solid foundation in several core branches of mathematics (calculus, analysis, and algebra) and to prepare students to apply quantitative and abstract reasoning skills in advanced degree programs and/or careers requiring expertise in mathematics. Students majoring in Mathematics must take MATH 121 to satisfy the General Education Core (GEC) requirement in mathematics. Students whose mathematical background is insufficient for MATH 121 may take MATH 111 and MATH 119 as general electives. However, these courses cannot be used as part of the major. Students majoring in mathematics are encouraged to choose general elective courses so that a minor in a related field is completed. Students interested in mathematics teacher licensure must complete this program of study and the Secondary Education dual major. Candidates should work with an advisor in mathematics and an advisor from the School of Humanities, Education, and the Arts early and often to ensure enrollment in the required courses. Classroom Management (ED 432) and Applied Methods and Concepts (ED 433) must be taken the semester prior to student teaching.

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.

Associate of Arts in Music

Description

The mission of the Associate of Arts in Music program is to provide a rigorous, student-focused curriculum aligned with national accreditation standards, preparing students for arts-related careers, transfer to baccalaureate programs, or as a minor for other degrees. It is highly recommended that students intending to major in music, have studied voice or an instrument with a qualified teacher. Audition with Music Faculty prior to admission to the AA in Mus. and B.Mus. degrees. Admission to the University Ensembles and eligibility for scholarships for music majors, minors, and students of other majors is by audition only.

Business Administration

Description

The mission of the Business Administration program is to educate students coming from diverse backgrounds in the fundamental skills, knowledge, and practice of general business in order to prepare them for managerial, professional, or administrative positions in service and/or manufacturing industries as well as to pursue entrepreneurial career opportunities or advanced degrees in business or related disciplines.

Associate of Arts in Business

Description

The mission of the Associate of Arts in Business program is to educate students coming from diverse backgrounds in the fundamental skills, knowledge, and practice of general business to prepare them for entry-level administrative positions, the pursuit of entrepreneurial career opportunities, or continued education toward a bachelor’s degree in business or related disciplines.

Associate of Science

Description

The mission of the Associate of Science program is to provide quality learning opportunities in mathematics and science that contribute to student employability or prepare students for further academic pursuits.

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 Education

Description

Through authentic field experiences and the development of foundational academic skills and general pedagogical knowledge, the mission of the Associates of Arts in Education program is to prepare students for transition to educator preparation candidacy in various licensure programs.

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