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    associate of science degree that provides opportunity to transfer into a university environmental science program of your choice These programs can be especially designed for you and your specific interests to fulfill the primary sequence of courses required for subsequent upper level environmental science programs of study The environmental science program prepares the student to explore the relationships between humans and their environment in a proactive manner The student employs problem solving methods data search strategies analysis evaluation and prediction in the study of complex environmental issues Why Study Environmental Science Environmental science is a growing field with employment opportunities in many different sectors from profit and nonprofit to healthcare and government industries Many career possibilities are available in the environmental science field due to an increasing demand for professionals with environmental science backgrounds Government agencies and industries have developed jobs to deal with environmental challenges and the recognition of new challenges will likely generate further employment opportunities The environmental science program at Hesston College offers an associate of science degree for students interested in pursuing the following career areas planning and sustainability education and communication solid waste management hazardous waste management travel and tourism water and air quality management land and water conservation forestry and wildlife management parks and outdoor recreation What courses will I take The two year program at Hesston College combines career specific classes with general education courses You will take classes in Environmental Science and Environmental Biology as well as courses in chemistry biology and mathematics The program of study may be customized for student choosing the associate of arts degree path But that s not all Our small classes and intensive personalized instruction will help you excel in the critical foundation courses of your major At Hesston there are no teaching assistants only instructors

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    into the four year college or university exercise science program of your choice The associate of arts degree is designed to fulfill the primary sequence of courses required for subsequent upper level courses In addition you will complete a range of liberal arts courses that provides a broadly based educational foundation The liberal arts courses are similar to and meet most introductory general education courses at four year institutions After two years you will have completed at least 60 college credit hours to earn the associate of arts degree Why Study Exercise Science Exercise science is the study of human movement as related to exercise and physical activity from an applied primarily life science perspective It is dedicated to promoting and integrating scientific research and education on the effects and benefits of exercise and to the delivery of physical activity programs that prevent disease facilitate rehabilitation promote health and enhance human performance Exercise science provides a strong foundation for multiple career options With the current trend towards wellness careers following the Exercise Science path continue to grow The exercise science program at Hesston College offers an associate of arts degree and a transfer program for students interested in pursuing the following career areas exercise science exercise physiology kinesiology physical education health promotion health education athletic training sports medicine health and wellness administration corporate fitness hospital wellness leisure recreation therapy aerobics instruction strength training and conditioning coaching What courses will I take With a major in exercise science you will take the following core courses Introduction to Exercise Science Personal and Community Health Personal Training and Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries along with coureses in chemistry biology and mathematics But that s not all Our small classes and intensive personalized instruction will help you excel in the critical foundation courses

    Original URL path: http://www.hesston.edu/academics/major/exercise-science/ (2016-02-13)
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    help you to find your niche and expand your creativity and skill level Why begin my art journey at Hesston College Hesston College instructors focus their efforts on the development of first and second year art students Small class sizes with a low faculty to student ratio nurture a feeling of belonging and give students an opportunity to explore their talent Since much of art is about problem solving students will be encouraged to discover how to find answers for themselves with the guidance of their instructors Assignments requiring problem solving will train students to search on their own for the answers in other aspects of their life as well which will open their minds to this pattern of thought as a life long process The Hesston community offers some unique local resources as area artists such as Paul Friesen Conrad Snider and others from the community often come and give presentations for the students Since Hesston is a two year college there are also opportunities for students to work for the department and develop related skills for the visual arts These positions are often not available for freshmen and sophomores at larger institutions What can I do with my interest in art after starting at Hesston After students graduate from Hesston College they are prepared to go anywhere to finish their education Our students have attended nationally known programs such as Virginia Commonwealth University and other programs such as Bethel College Goshen College Eastern Mennonite University Kansas City Art Institute Denver Art Institute Wichita State University Florida State University and others Many of these students have gone on to earn M F A degrees Our alumni are studio artists teachers graphic artists and photographers Some choose to pursue other professions and make art as an avocation Plan of Study

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    career in the Health or Medical profession 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 health related program of your choice The Associate of Science degree is especially designed to fulfill the primary sequence of courses required for subsequent upper level health related courses In addition you will complete a range of liberal arts courses course work that provides a broadly based educational foundation The liberal arts courses are similar to and meet most introductory general education courses at four year institutions After two years you will have completed at least 60 college credit hours to earn the Associate of Science degree Programs of Study are designed to prepare you for a number of career paths in Health and Medical Occupations such as Physical Therapy Physician s Assistant Medical Technician Dental Hygiene Veterinary Technician Medical Technology What courses will I take With a major in Health and Medical Occupations you can choose courses from the following offerings Cell Biology Environmental Biology Botany Zoology Anatomy and Physiology and Microbiology Typical programs of study for the Associate of Science degree at Hesston College are listed But that s not all As a Hesston College Health and Medical Occupations major you have opportunities to serve as tutors and departmental assistants privileges normally reserved for upperclassmen at most schools Why should I choose Hesston College Located in south central Kansas 30 miles north of Wichita Hesston College is a two year liberal arts college owned by the Mennonite Church Hesston enrolls approximately 450 students each year Students come

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    stories provide us with analogies to help us form meaning understanding and wisdom History gives us access to those who have lived before us and we discover that we are not alone Those who have lived before us challenge us to think and rethink our worldview What have you learned about history History is much more than a litany of names and dates It s about story your story my story and the stories of those who have lived before us Whose story have you learned Have your history texbooks contained more than the stories of dead white wealthy male presidents and generals Did your high school history teachers invite you to think about American history through the eyes of Native Americans African Americans women and Hispanic Americans Did Columbus discover America If so when was it lost Others lived in this land perhaps for millennia What could we learn about their worldviews What were the consequences of Spanish occupation and the Western worldview stamped so decisively on the Americas What happened to the Tainos and Arawaks of the Caribbean islands Columbus own journal and that of Spanish Priest Bertolomé de las Casas reveal the catastrophic results Do you think of the United States as a nation among nations Are you aware of the contributions of Arab scholars to medicine science and astronomy While Western Europeans prayed to the bones of saints for healing Eastern scholars discovered that disease spread by pathogens While Western European doctors bled patients to promote healing Eastern doctors invented hospitals quarantined patients and performed eye surgery to remove cataracts Did you know we can thank Indian mathematicians for the Pythagorean theorem and the zero We can thank the Chinese for paper the compass and the rudder We owe so much to so many Why study

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    will always be problems that need to be solved In studying math we learn to clearly define problems investigate proven as well as creative new methods for solving problems and communicate solutions in a clear concise manner to enable others to understand and use solutions to problems When I came to Hesston College I didn t know I was going to be a math major but I liked math so I took a math class out of curiosity I got hooked I took all the math there is to take at Hesston and enjoyed it As I transferred all of my math credits from Hesston fit in well with my university requirements and with some help from my advisor I declared a Math major and was able to complete it in two years Jesse Blosser 01 Career Options Persons who complete a degree in mathematics can choose from a wide range of career options such as actuarial science analysts in business and industrial fields and education Mathematics is also a good field of study if not a major for persons interested in engineering statistics and computer science as well as other sciences Opportunities in Math at Hesston College Hesston s courses are designed to insure your success in upper level classes at the college or university of your choice At Hesston we incorporate the use of technology into our study of mathematics learning to apply the tools of mathematics as well as the theory Our small classes and intensive personalized instruction will help you excel in the critical foundation courses of your mathematics major At Hesston there are no teaching assistants only instructors who devote all of their time and energy to first and second year students Our small class size also means that you will find your instructors available

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    Education and Music Therapy Music Education and Music Therapy We want to see you on stage next fall Period Four year colleges most often showcase juniors and seniors All the great roles solos and ensemble opportunities go to them Our program is designed to accelerate the freshman and sophomore experience bringing together talented students from across the country and internationally too to build artistry technique and professional skills in your first two years of college Why Hesston for Music Education or Music Therapy In a word possibility We nurture a strong culture of yes We love when students come to us with ideas that sound like I ve always wanted to try or Could this piece work in my recital At Hesston you are only limited by your own imagination and ambition Our faculty have a lot of experience creating unique spaces for learning Hesston s opportunities combined with your drive to excel make for an exciting world of possibility Of course a culture of possibility isn t enough by itself We are also dedicated to caring for your transition to a bachelor s degree We are always monitoring what we offer and what transfer institutions require Our courses transfer seamlessly to whole range of private and public colleges and universities Your Hesston College academic advisor will guide you through course selection and help you plan for your eventual transfer We re in your corner Professors at Hesston are deeply invested in your success Small class sizes mean your professor has time for you and is attuned to your needs Step into a performing arts class and you ll see professors challenging students while giving them the support they need to succeed When you leave Hesston you will have a better understanding of how music works and how to mount

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    provides a solid musical foundation for students pursuing a passion for music The department provides many opportunities for performance musical growth and leadership Choirs Hesston College is home to two performing choirs Hesston College Chorale and Bel Canto Singers Each performs in churches throughout the country offering students an opportunity to share their faith through music Chorale performs sacred music from a variety of time periods and styles and takes an extensive tour each spring Bel Canto Singers is made up of approximately 20 persons chosen by competitive audition The group performs sacred and secular music at campus events in the community and on extended weekend tours throughout the U S Every other summer Bel Canto takes an extended two week tour Auditions for Hesston College choirs are held throughout the year Students interested specifically in Bel Canto Singers may audition between October 1 and April 15 for the following academic year This audition may be scheduled in combination with a scholarship audition but requires a separate appointment Chorale auditions are also held during the opening week of school in August The International Chorale is organized every other year for a four week summer tour of Europe Besides performing in historic cathedrals churches and castles singers stay in local homes tour sites related to Anabaptist church history and spend time sightseeing Instrumental Music Chamber Orchestra is an auditioned group of string woodwind brass and percussion players The ensemble performs contemporary and traditional literature as sacred works Private Instruction At Hesston you can benefit from private instruction in piano organ guitar and voice as well as string woodwind brass and percussion instruments You will receive personalized instruction in small classes perform solos take part in recitals and have the opportunity to conduct our performance groups as first and second year students

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