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  • Major - Hesston College
    Campus Ministries Counseling Services Chapel Forum FAQ Roommate Tips Athletics Baseball Basketball m Basketball w Cross Country m Cross Country w Golf m Soccer m Soccer w Softball Tennis m Tennis w Volleyball Athletic 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 Psychology Psychology Psychology at Hesston College is a great major for persons who enjoy learning about people and their experiences Our classroom teachers are trained in counseling and approach the content as a way for you to learn about yourself and those around you Our courses are practical with hands on assignments that help you understand the concepts and our world We focus on learning about the complexity of the human experience and empathy or other people s perspectives Many of our assignments get you out in the community meeting people such as Schowalter Villa a local retirement community school visits or connecting psychology to current events research and your everyday life Hesston College offers three core courses in psychology General Psychology general education option Developmental Psychology that focuses on case study and observational research and Social Psychology that

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  • Major - Hesston College
    at Hesston you will have earned an associate s 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 sociology and social work courses At Hesston there are no teacher assistants only highly trained professors who focus all of their time and energy on first and second year students Hesston professors are committed to your success during your first two years of college They will be available whenever you need their advice in career planning or class scheduling Hesston students enjoy opportunities to serve as tutors and work as departmental assistants privileges reserved for juniors and seniors at most schools In addition Hesston students are encouraged to participate in some actual service validating their career interests through actual work experience Persons who opt for careers in social work can choose from a wide variety of challenging kinds of work Opportunities include traditional counseling services crisis intervention helping the underprivileged organizational development research in human behavior teaching and serving as behavior specialists in many other fields What makes Hesston College unique The campus community Here professors and staff are skilled at teaching and relating to college students in their first two years of study We view students as whole beings with beliefs and feelings as well as intellect and we view all aspects of the college experience as significant classroom dormitory activities and religious life Above all we believe that the atmosphere in which learning occurs is as important as what one learns For what other reasons should I attend Hesston College Think what a Hesston College education could do for you With students from 30 states and more than 14 countries Hesston College creates a learning environment ideal for growth It s a place

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  • Major - Hesston College
    to perform on stage or help behind the scenes at Hesston College The theatre department produces four shows each school year in addition to several other performance venues that arise including chapels worship services special college functions and miscellaneous community events Students with special interests i e improv dance mime church drama are encouraged and supported in their endeavors Many students who participate in our theatre program are not theatre majors Some enjoyed participating in high school and want to continue on in college Some have never participated before but have always wanted to try it Others consider it to be their niche and audition for every show Whether you are a novice or a seasoned pro we have room for you in our program and will prepare you for whatever comes next At Hesston College we believe that Creativity and talent should be nurtured by positive and driven faculty and staff who recognize the potential in every individual Students should be given hands on professional experiences with individual instruction Theatre is not contained on the stage but can be utilized in every profession and classroom Theatre is a gift and that the talents and skills of each of us were given by God so that we might use them to better understand and appreciate God s creation Recent Hesston College Productions Little Women Twelve Angry Jurors She Loves Me Green Card A Midsummer Night s Dream and The Boys Next Door Theatre Scholarships Theatre scholarships are granted through an audition process If you wish to audition please contact the Director of Theatre Rachel Jantzi or visit our Theatre Scholarships page Courses American College Theatre Festival Drama Participation Acting Directing Music Theatre Workshop Drama in the Church Theatre Appreciation What about my future education plans Hesston s courses are designed

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  • Major - Hesston College
    after graduation The A A degree geared for the transfer student gives participants a solid foundation in youth ministry studies upon which they can build at a four year school How would I benefit from Hesston s Youth Ministry Program Hesston is a great place to begin studies toward Youth Ministry Because it is a two year school you will take applied courses right away rather than wait through two years of theory courses At Hesston you can accept leadership roles in your first semester and start field experience as part of your first youth ministry class Academically we connect the practical with the theoretical We ask the question What will this youth ministry model mean theologically Will this activity support or sabotage what we say we believe Best of all we both instructors and students work at relationships Youth ministry is so much more than Frisbee football and pizza more than programs and curriculum It s about nurturing vital relationships with others and most importantly with Jesus Christ What makes our program unique At Hesston we believe that we minister out of who we are so we intentionally work at spiritual formation We pray together We share our stories our pain and our joys with each other We work at being community together We understand that the journey inward is what makes it possible to take the journey outward Interested in Youth Ministry at Hesston College Our special YM classes include Introduction to Youth Ministry Learn the fundamentals Practice different YM models dream big dreams about what could be Programming for Youth Ministry This class deals with the nuts and bolts Practice leading crowd breakers make a portfolio lead Bible studies and really do the ministry Youth Ministry Seminar I and II Participate in a small group setting where

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  • Mission, Vision and Purposes - Hesston College
    by Mennonite Education Agency and the board of directors Mission Statement Hesston College a college of Mennonite Church USA educates and nurtures each student within Christ centered community integrating thought life and faith for service to others in the church and the world Vision Hesston College graduates change the world as they serve through their vocations churches families and individual commitments to follow Christ Hesston College is a transforming community where students faculty and staff dedicate their intellect passion and skill to a future where Hope replaces despair The poor are clothed and fed The sick are made whole Peace replaces war and conflict Justice replaces oppression Creation is renewed The gospel is proclaimed To make this vision a reality We will strive for excellence in all we do We will measure our results and aspire to greatness in all areas of college life Our graduates will be fully prepared to take the next steps in their education professions and relationships All academic and student life programs will be infused with the values of Christian community stewardship of gifts and service to the world Statement of Purposes The purposes of Hesston College are to Promote student learning and development through A general education core and other courses that culminate in the Associate of Arts Associate of Science or Associate of General Studies degree and that satisfy lower division requirements for transfer to selected baccalaureate programs Academic courses and enrichment programs that emphasize the scholarship of integration and student learning in the areas of biblical understanding global perspective critical thinking self awareness communication and social responsibility Student life programs academic services and enrichment activities that promote development of the whole student academic personal physical social and spiritual Facilitate professional and career development through A general education core and other courses that

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  • Philosophy - Hesston College
    on the belief that there are two equally important questions about an education What can I do with it and What will it do to me Hesston College prepares graduates for successful careers but more importantly it prepares persons of character to think deeply communicate clearly and serve meaningfully Both the church and the world need well rounded persons who regardless of profession make sound personal and public decisions Hesston College seeks to produce graduates who dedicate their intellects passions and skills to being agents of peace in the world In the original language of the Bible the word for peace means universal flourishing completeness the way things are meant to be Of course the world is far from the way it is meant to be but we believe Hesston College graduates can make a positive difference Why a Liberal Arts Education Liberal arts education at Hesston aims to free people to understand themselves to evaluate ideas to think clearly and to serve as disciples of the servant Christ Hesston College s motto is The truth shall make you free Jesus said If you continue in my word you are truly my disciples and you will know the truth and the truth will make you free John 8 32 As a person lives out the teachings of Jesus the ability to understand truth grows along with a person s character A person who is liberally as in generously educated is free to live confidently in the world A liberal arts education cultivates the human capacities of mind character and soul It educates students to be creative literate and responsible citizens and leaders A liberal arts education leads learners to an integrated view of knowledge Such an education draws from one discipline to inform another connects learning to contemporary life and

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  • General Education - Hesston College
    deal positively with paradoxical and diverse ideas Integrating knowledge faith service and community Required general education courses teach students the importance of life long learning and prepare them to practice choices for healthy living The Hesston Experience involves a faith based education within a community where worship study service and participation in the arts athletics and recreation are all essential elements in students growth Outcomes The education curriculum academic divisions divisions of staff and student life programs offer opportunities for students to develop as persons with intellectual and practical skills persons who understand human cultures and the natural world persons of individual and social responsibility persons who understand faith through an Anabaptist Mennonite perspective and persons able to integrate and apply learning Persons with intellectual and practical skills Written oral and visual communication Quantitative literacy Media and information literacy Cooperation and collaboration Practiced extensively across the curriculum through progressively more challenging academic rigor Persons who understand human cultures and the natural world Knowledge of the natural sciences social sciences and humanities Focused by engagement with life s big questions both contemporary and enduring Persons of individual and social responsibility Self reflection self awareness and self care Moral and ethical reasoning decision making and action Civic knowledge engagement and service on the local and global level Intercultural competence and empathy Developed through active involvement with real world settings and relationships within diverse communities Persons who understand faith through an Anabaptist Mennonite perspective Examination of the Christ centered biblical story Exploration of Anabaptist Mennonite faith and values Awareness of one s own faith perspective within the context of the local and global community Expressed throughout the curriculum and campus life Persons able to integrate and apply learning Critical and creative thinking and problem solving utilizing inquiry and analysis Synthesis and application of

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  • Assessment, Accreditation and Memberships - Hesston College
    w Volleyball Athletic 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 2015 16 Course Catalog General Information Assessment Accreditation and Memberships Assessment Accreditation and Memberships Assessment of Student Learning Hesston College is committed to improving both the process and outcomes of teaching and student learning growth through the systematic assessment of students academic achievement and personal development Assessment of student learning and development is guided by the Hesston College mission purposes and philosophy Assessment results are used to improve the academic curriculum teaching and student life programs Hesston College believes that true excellence lies in the college s ability to enhance students intellectual personal and spiritual development and to make a positive difference in their lives To establish reliable results for transfer general education courses are assessed on a regular basis for their capacity to meet the typical requirements in future programs of study Accreditation Hesston College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission 230 South LaSalle Street Suite 7 500 Chicago IL 60604 1411 800 621 7440 www ncahlc org The Higher Learning Commission is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U S Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation The Associate Degree in Nursing program ADN is approved by the Kansas State Board of Nursing 900 SW Jackson Suite 1051 Topeka KS 66612 1230 785 296 4929 www ksbn org and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing 3343 Peachtree Road NE Suite 850 Atlanta GA 30326 404 975 5000 www acenursing org The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program BSN is approved by the Kansas State Board of Nursing 900 SW Jackson Suite 1051 Topeka KS 66612 1230 785 296 4929 www ksbn org

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