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  • College of Arts & Sciences | Millikin University
    classical western traditions of higher education the most fundamental concept of a liberal art is the distinction between knack and art Someone who can do something very well over and over again may have developed a knack for doing that one thing However if they are asked to explain how they do it or if they are asked to do something else in a different context they have difficulty transferring that knack to a new situation On the other hand someone who has an art not only knows the tools of the trade they also have a broader theoretical understanding of how to use those tools in a variety of situations They are not limited to simply doing the same thing over and over They can adjust and adapt to the needs the contexts the problems never faced before in a new situation Therefore the highest level of learning valued in the liberal arts is the integration of theory and practice a knowledge that transcends the particular problem combined with the ability to practice the art effectively in particular instances The goal of studying the liberal arts is to create new knowledge that can be applied in a variety of possible situations In the same way the primary goal of the sciences is to create new knowledge by means of the scientific method of investigation The sciences seek to discover understand or to understand better how the physical world works with observable physical evidence as the basis of that understanding It is done through observation of existing phenomena and or through experimentation that tries to simulate phenomena under controlled conditions Through research the sciences seek to discover new knowledge and ways to use that knowledge in a variety of applications In the College of Arts Sciences at Millikin University we invite students to become knowledge seekers knowledge makers and to put their knowledge to work to transform themselves their communities and their professions Come join us in this effort to learn beyond the instant to be a creator of new knowledge to go beyond knack into creative uses of knowledge to solve problems to observe the physical world and the social world and to transform ourselves and our communities and our world with our arts and sciences Welcome to Millikin University where we ask you to take the academic stage to perform your knowledge to develop habits of life long learning to start contributing to a better personal life a better community and a better world There are plenty of problems in the world You are the perfect person to develop the arts and sciences that the world needs now to solve those problems Don t settle for a knack Seek knowledge that will stick with you beyond the moment and grow and change as you apply it in a variety of situations you can t even imagine yet Dr Randy Brooks Dean of the College of Arts Sciences CAS News Academic Campus College of Arts Sciences Millikin January Immersion

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  • College of Arts & Sciences | Millikin University
    in the classical western traditions of higher education the most fundamental concept of a liberal art is the distinction between knack and art Someone who can do something very well over and over again may have developed a knack for doing that one thing However if they are asked to explain how they do it or if they are asked to do something else in a different context they have difficulty transferring that knack to a new situation On the other hand someone who has an art not only knows the tools of the trade they also have a broader theoretical understanding of how to use those tools in a variety of situations They are not limited to simply doing the same thing over and over They can adjust and adapt to the needs the contexts the problems never faced before in a new situation Therefore the highest level of learning valued in the liberal arts is the integration of theory and practice a knowledge that transcends the particular problem combined with the ability to practice the art effectively in particular instances The goal of studying the liberal arts is to create new knowledge that can be applied in a variety of possible situations In the same way the primary goal of the sciences is to create new knowledge by means of the scientific method of investigation The sciences seek to discover understand or to understand better how the physical world works with observable physical evidence as the basis of that understanding It is done through observation of existing phenomena and or through experimentation that tries to simulate phenomena under controlled conditions Through research the sciences seek to discover new knowledge and ways to use that knowledge in a variety of applications In the College of Arts Sciences at Millikin University we invite students to become knowledge seekers knowledge makers and to put their knowledge to work to transform themselves their communities and their professions Come join us in this effort to learn beyond the instant to be a creator of new knowledge to go beyond knack into creative uses of knowledge to solve problems to observe the physical world and the social world and to transform ourselves and our communities and our world with our arts and sciences Welcome to Millikin University where we ask you to take the academic stage to perform your knowledge to develop habits of life long learning to start contributing to a better personal life a better community and a better world There are plenty of problems in the world You are the perfect person to develop the arts and sciences that the world needs now to solve those problems Don t settle for a knack Seek knowledge that will stick with you beyond the moment and grow and change as you apply it in a variety of situations you can t even imagine yet Dr Randy Brooks Dean of the College of Arts Sciences CAS News Behavioral Science Campus College of Arts Sciences

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  • College of Arts & Sciences | Millikin University
    Sciences What are the Arts Sciences Both the liberal arts and sciences are primarily ways of developing and using new knowledge to improve the human condition Rooted in the classical western traditions of higher education the most fundamental concept of a liberal art is the distinction between knack and art Someone who can do something very well over and over again may have developed a knack for doing that one thing However if they are asked to explain how they do it or if they are asked to do something else in a different context they have difficulty transferring that knack to a new situation On the other hand someone who has an art not only knows the tools of the trade they also have a broader theoretical understanding of how to use those tools in a variety of situations They are not limited to simply doing the same thing over and over They can adjust and adapt to the needs the contexts the problems never faced before in a new situation Therefore the highest level of learning valued in the liberal arts is the integration of theory and practice a knowledge that transcends the particular problem combined with the ability to practice the art effectively in particular instances The goal of studying the liberal arts is to create new knowledge that can be applied in a variety of possible situations In the same way the primary goal of the sciences is to create new knowledge by means of the scientific method of investigation The sciences seek to discover understand or to understand better how the physical world works with observable physical evidence as the basis of that understanding It is done through observation of existing phenomena and or through experimentation that tries to simulate phenomena under controlled conditions Through research the sciences seek to discover new knowledge and ways to use that knowledge in a variety of applications In the College of Arts Sciences at Millikin University we invite students to become knowledge seekers knowledge makers and to put their knowledge to work to transform themselves their communities and their professions Come join us in this effort to learn beyond the instant to be a creator of new knowledge to go beyond knack into creative uses of knowledge to solve problems to observe the physical world and the social world and to transform ourselves and our communities and our world with our arts and sciences Welcome to Millikin University where we ask you to take the academic stage to perform your knowledge to develop habits of life long learning to start contributing to a better personal life a better community and a better world There are plenty of problems in the world You are the perfect person to develop the arts and sciences that the world needs now to solve those problems Don t settle for a knack Seek knowledge that will stick with you beyond the moment and grow and change as you apply it in a variety

    Original URL path: http://www.millikin.edu/college-arts-sciences?page=19 (2016-02-17)
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  • Behavioral Sciences | Millikin University
    Campus Schedule a Visit Virtual Tour Maps Directions Area Information Admissions info for Transfer International PACE Accelerated Degrees Graduate Nursing Graduate Business Academics Areas of Study Colleges and Schools College of Arts Sciences College of Fine Arts Professional Studies Tabor School of Business Interdepartmental More Programs Graduate Programs PACE Accelerated Degrees Pre Professional English Language ESL Study Abroad Student Resources Staley Library Academic Calendar Registrar Academic Resources International Education Athletics Campus Life Residence Life Activity Calendar of Events Student Organizations Decatur Community Greek Life Kirkland Fine Arts Center Student Life Health Wellness Centers Facilities Campus Involvement Dining Residence Life Services Student Handbook Public Safety Information Technology Career Center Support Services Alumni Friends Get Involved Stay Connected Alumni News Quarterly Magazine Alumni Directory Featured Alumni Resources Alumni Events Alumni Calendar Homecoming Goodheart Event Founder s Day Lindsay Medallion Give To MU Give Ways to Give Millikin Fund Big Blue Club Patrons Society About Faculty Staff Directory At A Glance Mission Values Millikin History Employment Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Behavioral Sciences College of Arts Sciences You are here Home Academics College of Arts Sciences Behavioral Sciences Welcome to Behavioral Sciences The Behavioral Sciences Department will provide you with opportunities to explore the connections between mind behavior and society Our programs combine the value of a broad based liberal arts degree with the rigor of scientific research methods to create a deeper and more meaningful understanding of our society and the people that live in and drive it Behavioral Science News Department News Behavioral Science College of Arts Sciences Community MU students engage in local survey project January 28 2016 3 45pm The annual census of

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  • Areas of Study | Millikin University
    Fund Big Blue Club Patrons Society About Faculty Staff Directory At A Glance Mission Values Millikin History Employment Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Menu Admission Aid Office of Admission Undergraduate Why Study at Millikin Cost Aid How to Apply After Acceptance Meet Your Counselor Visit Information Visit Campus Schedule a Visit Virtual Tour Maps Directions Area Information Admissions info for Transfer International PACE Accelerated Degrees Graduate Nursing Graduate Business Academics Areas of Study Colleges and Schools College of Arts Sciences College of Fine Arts Professional Studies Tabor School of Business Interdepartmental More Programs Graduate Programs PACE Accelerated Degrees Pre Professional English Language ESL Study Abroad Student Resources Staley Library Academic Calendar Registrar Academic Resources International Education Athletics Campus Life Residence Life Activity Calendar of Events Student Organizations Decatur Community Greek Life Kirkland Fine Arts Center Student Life Health Wellness Centers Facilities Campus Involvement Dining Residence Life Services Student Handbook Public Safety Information Technology Career Center Support Services Alumni Friends Get Involved Stay Connected Alumni News Quarterly Magazine Alumni Directory Featured Alumni Resources Alumni Events Alumni Calendar Homecoming Goodheart Event Founder s Day Lindsay Medallion Give To MU Give Ways to Give Millikin Fund Big Blue Club Patrons Society About Faculty Staff Directory At A Glance Mission Values Millikin History Employment Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Areas of Study Behavioral Sciences Department You are here Home Academics College of Arts Sciences Behavioral Sciences Areas of Study Important characteristics of our programs The Behavioral Sciences Department explores the connections between

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  • Psychology Minor | Millikin University
    Featured Alumni Resources Alumni Events Alumni Calendar Homecoming Goodheart Event Founder s Day Lindsay Medallion Give To MU Give Ways to Give Millikin Fund Big Blue Club Patrons Society About Faculty Staff Directory At A Glance Mission Values Millikin History Employment Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Menu Admission Aid Office of Admission Undergraduate Why Study at Millikin Cost Aid How to Apply After Acceptance Meet Your Counselor Visit Information Visit Campus Schedule a Visit Virtual Tour Maps Directions Area Information Admissions info for Transfer International PACE Accelerated Degrees Graduate Nursing Graduate Business Academics Areas of Study Colleges and Schools College of Arts Sciences College of Fine Arts Professional Studies Tabor School of Business Interdepartmental More Programs Graduate Programs PACE Accelerated Degrees Pre Professional English Language ESL Study Abroad Student Resources Staley Library Academic Calendar Registrar Academic Resources International Education Athletics Campus Life Residence Life Activity Calendar of Events Student Organizations Decatur Community Greek Life Kirkland Fine Arts Center Student Life Health Wellness Centers Facilities Campus Involvement Dining Residence Life Services Student Handbook Public Safety Information Technology Career Center Support Services Alumni Friends Get Involved Stay Connected Alumni News Quarterly Magazine Alumni Directory Featured Alumni Resources Alumni Events Alumni Calendar Homecoming Goodheart Event Founder s Day Lindsay Medallion Give To MU Give Ways to Give Millikin Fund Big Blue Club Patrons Society About Faculty Staff Directory At A Glance Mission Values Millikin History Employment Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Psychology Minor Behavioral Sciences You are here Home Academics College

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  • Faculty & Staff | Millikin University
    Goodheart Event Founder s Day Lindsay Medallion Give To MU Give Ways to Give Millikin Fund Big Blue Club Patrons Society About Faculty Staff Directory At A Glance Mission Values Millikin History Employment Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Menu Admission Aid Office of Admission Undergraduate Why Study at Millikin Cost Aid How to Apply After Acceptance Meet Your Counselor Visit Information Visit Campus Schedule a Visit Virtual Tour Maps Directions Area Information Admissions info for Transfer International PACE Accelerated Degrees Graduate Nursing Graduate Business Academics Areas of Study Colleges and Schools College of Arts Sciences College of Fine Arts Professional Studies Tabor School of Business Interdepartmental More Programs Graduate Programs PACE Accelerated Degrees Pre Professional English Language ESL Study Abroad Student Resources Staley Library Academic Calendar Registrar Academic Resources International Education Athletics Campus Life Residence Life Activity Calendar of Events Student Organizations Decatur Community Greek Life Kirkland Fine Arts Center Student Life Health Wellness Centers Facilities Campus Involvement Dining Residence Life Services Student Handbook Public Safety Information Technology Career Center Support Services Alumni Friends Get Involved Stay Connected Alumni News Quarterly Magazine Alumni Directory Featured Alumni Resources Alumni Events Alumni Calendar Homecoming Goodheart Event Founder s Day Lindsay Medallion Give To MU Give Ways to Give Millikin Fund Big Blue Club Patrons Society About Faculty Staff Directory At A Glance Mission Values Millikin History Employment Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Faculty Staff Behavioral Sciences Department You are here Home Academics College of Arts Sciences Behavioral Sciences Faculty Staff

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  • News & Events | Millikin University
    Library Academic Calendar Registrar Academic Resources International Education Athletics Campus Life Residence Life Activity Calendar of Events Student Organizations Decatur Community Greek Life Kirkland Fine Arts Center Student Life Health Wellness Centers Facilities Campus Involvement Dining Residence Life Services Student Handbook Public Safety Information Technology Career Center Support Services Alumni Friends Get Involved Stay Connected Alumni News Quarterly Magazine Alumni Directory Featured Alumni Resources Alumni Events Alumni Calendar Homecoming Goodheart Event Founder s Day Lindsay Medallion Give To MU Give Ways to Give Millikin Fund Big Blue Club Patrons Society About Faculty Staff Directory At A Glance Mission Values Millikin History Employment Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Menu Admission Aid Office of Admission Undergraduate Why Study at Millikin Cost Aid How to Apply After Acceptance Meet Your Counselor Visit Information Visit Campus Schedule a Visit Virtual Tour Maps Directions Area Information Admissions info for Transfer International PACE Accelerated Degrees Graduate Nursing Graduate Business Academics Areas of Study Colleges and Schools College of Arts Sciences College of Fine Arts Professional Studies Tabor School of Business Interdepartmental More Programs Graduate Programs PACE Accelerated Degrees Pre Professional English Language ESL Study Abroad Student Resources Staley Library Academic Calendar Registrar Academic Resources International Education Athletics Campus Life Residence Life Activity Calendar of Events Student Organizations Decatur Community Greek Life Kirkland Fine Arts Center Student Life Health Wellness Centers Facilities Campus Involvement Dining Residence Life Services Student Handbook Public Safety Information Technology Career Center Support Services Alumni Friends Get Involved Stay Connected Alumni News Quarterly Magazine Alumni Directory Featured Alumni Resources Alumni Events Alumni Calendar Homecoming Goodheart Event Founder s Day Lindsay Medallion Give To MU Give Ways to

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