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    in biology At Hesston College you will receive the personal attention and solid academic preparation that will take you where you want to go How will Hesston College prepare me for future studies Hesston College offers an associate of science degree a degree program that ensures ease of transfer into the four year college or university biology program of your choice The associate of science degree is especially designed to fulfill the primary sequence of courses required for subsequent upper level biology courses Programs of study are designed to prepare you for a number of career paths in biology medicine physical therapy medical technology veterinary medicine physician s assistant pharmacy environmental science veterinary technology dentistry biology What courses will I take As a biology major you can choose biology courses from the following offerings Cell Biology Environmental Science Botany Zoology Anatomy and Physiology and Microbiology Take a minute to review the biology program of study for the associate of science degree at Hesston College As a Hesston College biology major you have opportunities to serve as a tutor and department assistant privileges normally reserved for upperclassmen at most schools The professors in Hesston College s Biology department possess a passion for teaching their subject matter and research that s contagious Not only did I leave Hesston with strong research and study skills but with an excitement to be an inquisitive student of the natural world and with mentors that I could look to for life Hesston s Biology department also does an excellent job of preparing its students to continue in the sciences at a four year university Wendy Wenger Hochstetler 97 Why should I choose Hesston College Hesston College is a two year liberal arts college located in south central Kansas With a student faculty ratio of 10 1

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    Governance Employment Bookstore Employee Directory Home Academics Majors Business Business Four year Business Transfer also Accounting Economics After two years at Hesston College you will have earned an associate of arts degree in business and completed 60 college credit hours Your Hesston education will provide you with the strong educational foundation that you will need for upper level studies and degrees in accounting finance economics business management or administration international business sales or marketing What to anticipate in the Hesston College Business Program At Hesston we are committed to providing you with the personalized attention and relationships you deserve from your professors There are no teacher assistants only well prepared and experienced professors who focus all of their time and energy on first and second year students They are available to provide a listening ear or give counsel in class scheduling or career planning Providing opportunities to apply what you are learning is an important component to the coursework and experiences at Hesston College Some of the opportunities you may experience include Analyze case studies in specific business to apply business concepts Participate in a stock market analysis project Research and write reports Tour a manufacturing business Complete a SWOT analysis Develop an interactive budget Analyze real world corporate financial statements Utilize team approach to learning Make individual and group oral and written presentations with peers Expand your technology skills through designing print publications enhanced office documents or web pages for actual clients Work with someone in your field of study through an internship or job shadow In some of your classes you may interact with business professionals and tour establishments You might attend conferences with your professors allowing you to mix with the business world Tutoring and departmental work which is usually limited to juniors and seniors at most

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    engineering biology nursing or physics for example chemistry courses will be essential to your success in these fields And if you are looking to be a soil scientist an industrial hygienist a perfumer a hydrologist or a practitioner in any one of scores of related occupations including a high school or college chemistry teacher you will want to consider becoming a chemistry major Many chemists work in chemical manufacturing firms which produce plastics and synthetic materials pharmaceuticals soaps and cleaners paints industrial organic chemicals and other miscellaneous chemical products Chemists also research in health and agriculture fields and work for testing services and educational institutions Taking your first college chemistry courses at Hesston College will enable you to fulfill the basic chemistry requirements for any and all of these fields For science and related majors Hesston College offers a full year of General Chemistry and a full year of Organic Chemistry These four semesters of chemistry form a solid foundation of chemical knowledge that will serve students well as they transfer and continue fully prepared in their science and science related studies at four year colleges and universities Take a moment to review Hesston s typical program of study for the associate of science degree with a chemistry major Why should I choose Hesston College Class sizes at Hesston College are generally smaller than at large universities Instructors pay attention to you and to your education They are available to work with you individually helping you to achieve your educational goals But you ll do more than learn in the classroom Hesston College cares about you the student providing opportunities that nurture your spiritual cultural and interpersonal growth opportunities that prepare you to live in today s and tomorrow s world At Hesston College I learned more than just ions

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    Training Services About News Presidential Search Mission Vision Values Sustainability Dyck Arboretum Hesston Bethel Performing Arts Consumer Information Accreditation Governance Employment Bookstore Employee Directory Home Academics Majors Communications Communications What does Hesston College s program offer me If having rewarding personal relationships becoming a leader at work school and play and having a good family life interest you Hesston College s Communications program is a great place to start Career choices are broad and exciting Program graduates go on to enter fields from airline pilot to zoologist How will my courses at Hesston prepare me for future studies Hesston s courses are designed to insure your success in upper level classes at the college or university of your choice After two years at Hesston you will have earned an Associate of Arts degree and completed 60 college credit hours Your Hesston education will provide you with the strong diverse educational foundation that you will need for upper level communication courses At Hesston there are no teaching assistants only highly trained professors who focus all of their time and energy on first and second year students During your first two years of college Hesston professors are committed to your success They

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    does Hesston College s CIT program offer you The CIT program at Hesston College will provide you training in a college degree environment Hands on training in the well equipped Computer Information Technology lab integrates theory practice and professional techniques The CIT computer lab is managed and maintained by students who gain practical experience working on equipment helping other students and even working with real world clients As a member of the Microsoft Developer Network Academic Alliance MSDNAA we are allowed to make much of the software we use available to you at no charge Hesston College courses are planned to fit the schedules of both traditional students and working professionals All students have the option of earning professional certifications in addition to an associate degree Working professionals may choose to enroll in the Computer Information Technology program to improve current skills or to learn new applications programming languages or vendor specific skills The key to really learning computer networking or Internet skills is good instruction and lots of hands on experience At Hesston College you wire up a network you build a network server you set up network services and security and you create a web site We help but you do it Bob Harder Computer Information Technology professor Computer Information Technology Professional The Computer Information Technology curriculum prepares you to manage a computer network connect and represent that network to the Internet community and service and support network hardware and software You will also learn business skills needed to relate to the business community a CIT professional frequently serves As a CIT student you will complete about 60 college credit hours and earn the associate of arts degree with a Computer Information Technology emphasis You can choose from the many computer and business courses and also complete general

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    Computer scientists model and analyze problems They design solutions and verify that their solutions actually work Computer scientists also research new methods and new technologies for future use What does Hesston College s Computer Science program offer you The Computer Science program at Hesston College will provide you training in a college degree environment Hands on training in the well equipped Computer Information Technology lab integrates theory practice and professional techniques The CIT computer lab is managed and maintained by students who gain practical experience working on equipment helping other students and even working with real world clients As a member of the Microsoft Developer Network Academic Alliance MSDNAA we are allowed to make much of the software we use available to you at no charge Hesston College courses are planned to fit the schedules of both traditional students and working professionals Whether you enroll to improve current skills or to learn new applications programming languages or vendor specific skills you ll benefit from the smaller class sizes and hands on training Computer programming is a key skill of the computer scientist We introduce programming to you using animation software called Alice You ll even program your own game While playing with pictures and sounds you will learn key programming concepts while transitioning to Java and C two of the most popular and powerful programming languages in the world Bob Harder Hesston College faculty member Computer Science Curriculum The Computer Science curriculum provides the foundation courses needed for a career in computer science or computer engineering As a Computer Science major you will earn the associate of science degree as you complete about 60 college credit hours You will get personalized attention learning computer programming internet technologies and computer networking while you also study the science and math needed for

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    and Restorative Justice Criminal and Restorative Justice Are you interested in a career in the field of Criminal Justice At Hesston College you will receive the personal attention and solid academic preparation that will help take you where you want to go Most career paths in criminal justice require at least an associate degree and Hesston College s Criminal and Restorative Justice major is a four year transfer associate of arts program focused on sociology This degree is preparation for work in any of the following areas human services for the criminal and the victim law enforcement corrections paralegal public safety and disaster preparedness forensic science security studies technology and cybercrime Hesston College offers you the classes needed to provide your foundation in pursuing the area you are most interested in following What classes will I take at Hesston College As a Criminal and Restorative Justice major you will take a number of foundational classes that are required at most transfer institutions These courses include Introduction to Criminal Justice Introduction to Sociology American Government and Politics General Psychology and Social Psychology Other related courses that are available include Sociology of Families Social Diversity Introduction to Social Welfare Developmental Psychology Conflict Resolution Peacemaking and Justice and Spanish as well as various courses in history natural science computer technology and writing The Introduction to Criminal Justice course is designed to give students an academic and applied understanding of the criminal justice system Students will have opportunities to conduct observations in human services law enforcement courts and corrections outside of class Students will also learn about the history and philosophy of criminal justice through class discussions assigned readings observations field trips and guest speakers Why should I choose Hesston College At Hesston we are committed to providing you with the personalized attention and

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    also increase the MDS pool of available volunteers in times of need A unique program with a strong foundation The Disaster Management Program at Hesston College is built on a solid foundation of spiritual academic and experiential learning Courses in history social science biblical literature Anabaptist history and thought environmental science Microeconomics and more are teamed with Introduction to Disaster Response Conflict Resolution Management and other courses blended with the more than 50 years of experience brought to the classroom by a partnership with Mennonite Disaster Service MDS Mennonite Disaster Service and Hesston College Mennonite Disaster Service shares a common heritage with Hesston Kan In 1950 two adult Sunday school classes in Hesston sought to form a service group to perform meaningful service for disaster survivors Providing free labor responding to disaster survivors needs by cleaning up rebuilding homes and restoring hope is what MDS is all about MDS a binational organization continues to serve survivors of disasters and has responded to tornadoes and more across Canada and the United States MDS was there at Peterborough Ontario following extensive flooding at New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina New York and New Jersey after Hurricane Sandy and at Julian California after the Cedar Fire firestorm in 2003 More recently MDS has been on site rebuilding in the wake of flooding in Colorado and tornadoes in Oklahoma as a strong testimony to a little group begun at Hesston now with more than 6 000 active volunteers yearly A sample of our objectives The Introduction To Disaster Response course provides a sample of our objectives in this program Students enrolled in this first semester course will be challenged with the following objectives Develop understanding about the nature of disaster Recognize the importance of history in disaster response Examine management of organizations Recognize the cycles

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