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  • Art Keller Field — Facilities — Athletics — Carthage College
    Football Field was dedicated on Sept 24 1966 prior to a game versus Lake Forest College In its original configuration with wooden bleachers on both sides of the field the facility had 4 000 seats Carthage set a facility attendance record with an estimated 4 900 spectators for Parents Art Keller Day on Sept 27 1975 in the home opener versus North Park College now known as North Park University In November 1975 the Carthage Board of Trustees named the facility the Art Keller Athletic Field and the name was shortened to Art Keller Field in 2004 The wooden bleachers on the home side of the field west were removed prior to the 1996 season and were replaced by all new metal and molded plastic bleacher seating for 986 fans At the same time the press box was moved from the west side of the field to east side adjacent to the W A Seidemann Natatorium Lights were added in 1997 and a portion of the wooden bleachers on the visitor s side of the field were removed prior to the 2002 season In that configuration the Art Keller Field was a 1 658 seat facility In 2000 thanks to a major gift from David and Gael Romoser a state of the art AstroPlay surface was installed AstroPlay is a synthetic surface consisting of soft low abrasion nylon fibers surrounded by rubber granules Installed over a sophisticated drainage system the surface offers excellent traction regardless of weather and can accommodate intensive use in a succession of games and practice sessions Art Keller Field was one of the country s first installations of this technology now spreading rapidly in professional and NCAA ranks A new scoreboard was installed in 2004 a new press box was constructed on the east side in

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  • Divisions — Academics — Carthage College
    Education Exercise and Sports Science The Division of Fine Arts Art Communication and Digital Media Music Theatre The Division of Humanities Classics English History Religion Philosophy French German Spanish Chinese Japanese The Division of Interdisciplinary Studies Asian Studies Global Heritage Great Ideas Honors Program Western Heritage Women and Gender Studies The Division of Natural Sciences Biology Chemistry Computer Science Geography and Earth Science Engineering Mathematics Physics and Astronomy Environmental Science

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  • Humanities — Academics — Carthage College
    and Religion form the Heart and Soul of a liberal arts education especially one grounded in the Lutheran tradition of insightful broadly based intellectual exploration of all areas of human thought Our goal in encouraging our students to engage these areas of human inquiry is that we are convinced that such encounters will form our students into productive and intellectually curious citizens Within the Humanities students can converse with thinkers ancient and modern whose ideas images and narratives have shaped both Western culture and those around the world In studies offered by the Classics and Philosophy departments students can see how the philosophy and literature from the Greco Roman world provides the foundation of much modern thought They can also wrestle with modern thinkers who challenge these traditional modes of reasoning The English Department offers students not only opportunities to appreciate literature from all corners of the English speaking world it also provides many opportunities for students to stretch their own creative muscles by producing their own original narratives and poetry Students interested in investigating the rich backgrounds of Western society Latin America and Asia will find a home in the History Department Through the Religion Department students can grapple with the complexities of many the religious traditions that have shaped Western culture and that will become increasingly more important in the global society of the 21st century The Modern Language department enables students to experience these global opportunities directly by equipping students to experience diverse cultures directly both through language courses taught by people from those areas where the language is spoken and through providing study abroad and travel opportunities to visit other parts of the world So come and join us in the Humanities at Carthage Engage new and exciting ideas Embrace new vistas of learning and experience

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  • Division of Interdisciplinary Studies — Academics — Carthage College
    whole human beings Carthage acknowledges and seeks to cultivate that wholeness by means of the Western Heritage sequence which introduces first year students to fundamental questions of human life through rigorous study of key texts in Western thought and develops the essential abilities to think read write and speak effectively In addition since living responsibly and functioning effectively in our increasingly interconnected world requires understanding alternative worldviews the Global Heritage requirement ensures that every Carthage student takes at least one course on a cultural tradition with substantial non Western roots Asian Studies Great Ideas Women s Gender Studies Individual programs of study offered by the Division of Interdisciplinary Studies draw on traditional disciplines at the same time that they inquire into or challenge the limits of those disciplines The thorough interdisciplinary program of Asian Studies draws on courses from three academic divisions and six departments to provide a broad and deep understanding of Asia Great Ideas Intellectual Foundations of the West inquires into the very foundations of Western thought and therefore into the origins of the disciplinary frameworks that determine all other academic study Women s Gender Studies is a cross disciplinary course of study that addresses the way gender functions in society while at the same time seeking to fill lacunae in all of the traditional disciplines where women have been omitted The Honors Program The Honors Program is an all college program that offers enhanced educational opportunities to students of outstanding achievement and promise Students in the Honors Program meet College and major requirements while finding extra challenges to get the most out of their time at Carthage Students work closely with professors on independent projects and research get involved in Honor societies on campus take unique interdisciplinary courses to make connections between fields and regularly participate in

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  • Division of Education — Academics — Carthage College
    professional career This orientation is compatible with Carthage s mission and goals especially those of transmitting the concepts of human heritage personal satisfaction and service to society Licensure programs are offered in Middle Childhood Early Adolescent ages 6 13 Cross Categorical Special Education Early Adolescent Adolescent ages 10 21 Athletic Training Athletic Coaching as well as Special Fields Grades K 12 in Physical Education and Music Details of each program as well as those for teaching licensed academic majors and minors are presented in the separate areas of the Academic Departments within each Division The Education Division also offers an emphasis in Recreation Sport and Fitness Management This program emphasizes our commitment to the service to society preparing our graduates for careers in such diverse areas as community park and recreation departments and geriatric facilities Our faculty and staff are dedicated to the preparation of outstanding professional people who will be the future leaders in their communities Thus we serve the interests of our students and their constituent entities within the framework of Carthage s mission Next Steps Request Information Schedule a Visit Day Apply Online Carthage Symposium Team taught courses allow students to explore a single topic from two

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  • Natural Sciences — Academics — Carthage College
    Studies in the Natural Sciences The Division strives to provide the highest quality experience in science and mathematics within the context of a liberal arts education Each student approaches the offerings of the Division with a different need For many students the courses taken will be their only academic experience in science and mathematics The courses taken by these students will expose them to the diversity in science and mathematics while helping to develop a sense of intellectual curiosity and the judgment necessary to function effectively in our increasingly complex world Dedicated Faculty Focus on Research The cornerstone of an education in science and mathematics is the opportunity to explore a chosen discipline in depth The faculty is dedicated to providing an environment that will nurture this exploration and allow the student to develop a close academic relationship with a faculty mentor Students are encouraged to participate in various ongoing research projects as early in their academic career as possible Preparation for Careers Graduate School Students majoring in one of the many disciplines within the Division are well prepared for careers in education research or industry Many students choose to continue their education and are admitted to some of the finest graduate and professional schools in the nation The Division of Natural Sciences is keenly aware of the importance of science education for the population at large For this reason the Division has general education courses in each department and NATS 150 Discovery a series of thought provoking topic oriented seminars and laboratory experiences designed for non science majors A special science related program available to Carthage students is Entrepreneurial Studies in the Natural Sciences Science Works Learn more about research opportunities and other academic programs within the Division of Natural Sciences Departments Programs Biology Chemistry Computer Science Discovery Environmental

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  • Division of Social Sciences — Academics — Carthage College
    sciences include several fields of departmental study Business Administration Economics Political Science Psychology and Sociology In addition to majors and minors in each of the above disciplines the Division offers majors in Accounting Criminal Justice Social Work Marketing International Political Economy and other interdisciplinary programs The Division provides all Carthage students with a wide range of courses for meeting the Social Science distribution requirement of the general education curriculum and structures its several majors to balance theoretical and applied study Opportunities for field placement are integral to several programs Throughout the curriculum students will find courses that sharpen their analytical skills while encouraging an examination of their value precepts After completing the program of study as majors Carthage graduates find themselves prepared to begin professional careers in business management governmental agencies secondary education or social service organizations A few majors who together make up approximately one third of all Carthage students choose to continue immediately with their education by entering the various graduate programs in their respective disciplines or professional schools in law management and social work Departments Programs Business Administration Economics Political Science Psychology Sociology Criminal Justice Accounting Social Work Marketing International Political Economy News EXCELLENCE IN THE SCIENCES

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  • Student Resources — Academics — Carthage College
    been built with student success in mind Students have access to superb tools Scientific instruments that normally would be reserved for graduate students at larger institutions Computer laboratories throughout campus including special labs with industry specific software dedicated to geographic information systems mathematics computer science music and graphic design Hedberg Library home to huge collections of books and journals with free student access to many reference databases Important Resources for

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