B.A. in Military History  |  B.A. in Public Administration  |  A.A. in Secondary Education  |  A.A. in Social Science

B.A. in Military History

Department Mission: The mission of the Department of History and Political Science is to support discipline-specific degree programs as well as the University’s general education program.

Degree Program Mission: The Bachelor of Arts degree in Military History equips students for careers in the armed forces, the academic field of military history, law, public administration, education, journalism, security, intelligence, and government. It is excellent preparation for graduate study. Specific skills students will develop include analysis, critical thinking, writing, problem-solving, organizing and presenting information, and basic research competencies.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will positively evaluate their degree program in Military History.
  2. Students will positively evaluate their degree program in Military History.

B.A. in Public Administration

Department Mission: The mission of the Department of History and Political Science is to support discipline-specific degree programs as well as the University’s general education program.

Degree Program Mission: The Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Administration is designed to provide students with the organizational, administrative, and time management skills to excel in public service and nonprofit sectors.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will demonstrate an ability to analyze and critique a variety of approaches to understanding public policies.
  2. Students will demonstrate an ability to apply knowledge and understanding of different views regarding culture and society.
  3. Students will integrate public administration-oriented research into their understanding and practice of public administration.

A.A. in Secondary Education

Department Mission: The mission of the Department of History and Political Science is to support discipline-specific degree programs as well as the University’s general education program.

Degree Program Mission: The general program mission is to prepare students for a career teaching grades seven through twelve. The specific program mission is to provide students with the first two years of general education requirements which will transfer to a four year program.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. To provide students with a foundation of knowledge with which to pursue an undergraduate degree in education or other four-year degree.
  2. Students will demonstrate the knowledge with which to purse an undergraduate degree in education or other four-year degree.
  3. Provide an AA-SE degree program recognized for its quality.
  4. Students will demonstrate competency in general education.

A.A. in Social Science

Department Mission: The mission of the Department of History and Political Science and the mission of the Department of Psychology, Sociology, and Criminal Justice are to assist students in developing knowledge and understanding of social and legal issues and to operate effectively in today’s legal, social and culturally diverse community.

Degree Program Mission: The program mission of the Department of History and Political Science and the Department of Psychology, Sociology and Criminal Justice is to provide a multi-disciplinary degree that stresses competence in written and oral communications and scientific reasoning and thinking skills.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will demonstrate knowledge about issues related to diverse concepts and explanations of human behavior.
  2. Graduating students will affirm that they have experienced a supportive collegiate environment.