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  • Historical Research Links
    Links Humanities Mathematics Music Physical Education Physics Psychology Religion and Philosophy Sociology Sport Management Theatre Arts Wellness Academic Calendar Educational Goals Continuing Education Faculty Achievements Honors College Study Abroad Undergraduate Research Luise V Hanson Library Academic Affairs Office Registrar s Office Academic Achievement Center Disabilities Services Residential Academics Programs of Study History Historical Research Links Historical Research Links Center for History and the New Media Directory of Historical Resources Electronic

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  • Humanities
    your own experiences as you try to understand all of the complex factors that shape the communities out of which you come to college and which you will enter after graduation Students investigate the choices that individuals families communities and even nations make As one of those students you will analyze problems and interpret information while forming and communicating effective solutions and reasoned judgements supported by evidence Creativity and perhaps even performance will be nurtured as you gain confidence in the means of expression you choose for your ideas With the skills and perspectives developed via the Humanities BA you will also be well prepared for immediate entry into a career or further education at the graduate level in a variety of fields Surprised You shouldn t be A Humanities BA provides you with many of the qualities that employers most commonly request such as critical thinking an understanding of different cultures and perspectives and effective writing and communication skills The Details The Humanities BA HBA at Waldorf is an interdisciplinary degree Rather than focusing on one field of study to the exclusion of others the HBA program offers a broad liberal arts education focusing on developing critical thinking writing

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  • Curriculum & Courses
    lessons ensembles or a play apply with permission of relevant Fine Arts faculty 9 Students must complete 6 credits in English courses ENG 200 200 level or higher Courses may not include any courses used to fulfill Gen Ed Core requirements ENG 300 300 level or higher Courses may not include any courses used to fulfill Gen Ed Core requirements 6 Students must complete 3 credits in Creative Writing courses HIS 200 Electives 200 level or higher 3 Students must complete Humanities Capstone course HUM 400 Capstone 1 Students must complete 3 credits in completing an Intership or Thesis HUM 495 Internship 3 HUM 497 Thesis 3 NOTE Many courses in the Humanities and Fine Arts divisions are offered once a year or once every two years usually on a regular cycle Students are advised to check with departments about those rotations HUM 300 is offered during the Fall semesters of even numbered years e g 2014 2016 HUM 400 is taken during either semester of the final year of study HBA students are required to also complete a minor in any field or a second major in any field A Humanities Minor requires the completion of HUM 300 and five additional courses from the different disciplines listed above for the HBA If the student s major is within the Humanities e g English Creative Writing or History then the minor cannot include courses from that department The Humanities BA degree requires completion of 124 credits overall a cumulative grade point average of 2 0 and a grade of C or above in all courses applied to the major Humanities Course Descriptions HUM 300 Investigations in the Humanities 3 cr In this course students study different answers to and ways of asking a basic question What does it mean to be human The course focuses on up to six different points in time and places on the map these may vary from semester to semester Some of the ways to unpack the course questions are as follows What is Justice How is mortality experienced What is the relationship between humans and their gods or God What are the rights privileges or responsibilities of human beings What are the values that guide human choices What do humans consider beautiful or ugly melodious or cacophonous The course focuses on specific artifacts e g texts artwork music from those six periods taking the time to analyze the artifact and the people that produced it Discussion of some artifacts may be guided by guest lecturers who are scholars artists in relevant fields Prerequisites ENG 121 106 PHL 111 and HUM 120 or permission of the instructor HUM 389 Humanities Travel 3 cr In this course students will go on a journey while asking a basic question What does it mean to be human The course starts on campus moves to and through some other place in the world then ends back on campus While there will be traditional tours led by tour guides some

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  • Faculty
    Faculty Highlights Mathematics Music Physical Education Physics Psychology Religion and Philosophy Sociology Sport Management Theatre Arts Wellness Academic Calendar Educational Goals Continuing Education Faculty Achievements Honors College Study Abroad Undergraduate Research Luise V Hanson Library Academic Affairs Office Registrar s Office Academic Achievement Center Disabilities Services Residential Academics Programs of Study Humanities Faculty Humanities Faculty David Rask Behling M F A Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of

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  • Highlights
    V Hanson Library Academic Affairs Office Registrar s Office Academic Achievement Center Disabilities Services Residential Academics Programs of Study Humanities Highlights Highlights A Broad Base of Knowledge Rather than training student in one focused field of study the HBA program offers a broad liberal arts education to develop critical thinking writing skills inquisitive minds and expansive views of the intertwined nature of the various branches of humanities Students gain an expansive breadth of knowledge as they explore ideas in English history music art philosophy religion and theatre as well as their area of concentration Internships Humanities internships are flexibly designed to match the interests of individual students They extend beyond the classroom by providing valuable job experience in humanities organizations such as museums theatres music organizations and galleries as well as at the Waldorf Writing Center ESL classrooms publishing companies crisis intervention agencies and historical sites Study Abroad Most HBA students study abroad in the first five week block of their fifth semester Two weeks are spent reading assigned texts and five weeks in a study location abroad The two week reading period allows students to build a knowledge base before traveling overseas for three weeks Waldorf faculty accompany students

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  • Mathematics
    Philosophy Sociology Sport Management Theatre Arts Wellness Academic Calendar Educational Goals Continuing Education Faculty Achievements Honors College Study Abroad Undergraduate Research Luise V Hanson Library Academic Affairs Office Registrar s Office Academic Achievement Center Disabilities Services Residential Academics Programs of Study Mathematics Mathematics The mathematics department at Waldorf College provides courses for Secondary Education Licensure in mathematics a math minor as well as courses for students in two year transfer

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  • Curriculum & Courses
    5 Semester II English 102 107 3 cr Speech 111 3 cr Artistic Expression 120 3 cr History Elective 3 cr Calculus II 204 4 cr Total of 16 Semester III Exceptional Learners 220 3 cr Educational Psychology 240 3 cr Wellness 101 1 cr Elem Statistics 201 4 cr Human Relations 210 2 cr Total of 13 Semester IV Intro to Teaching 201 202 3 cr Educational Media 230 1 cr Lab Science Elective 4 cr Religion Elective 3 cr Discrete Math 300 4 cr Phy Ed Elective 5 cr Total of 15 5 Semester V Secondary Teaching Methods 370 2 cr Clinical Experience 371 1 cr Assessment 440 3 cr Linear Algebra 330 4 cr Elective 3 cr Total of 13 Semester VI Ethics Religious Diversity 400 3 cr Content Area Reading 395 2 cr Programming Fundamentals 130 3 cr Electives 6 cr Total of 14 Semester VII Secondary Behavior Management 465 2 cr Math Methods 398 3 cr Clinical Experience 399 1 cr Classical and Modern Geometry 340 4 cr Electives 6 cr Total of 16 Semester VIII 5 9 Student Teaching 470 6 cr 9 12 Student Teaching 471 6 cr Capstone 430 1 cr Total of 13 Summer Multicultural Inclusive Teaching 411 2 cr Mathematics Course Descriptions MTH 100 Basic College Mathematics 4 cr Introduction to mathematics whole numbers fractions decimals percent ratio and proportion and applications of arithmetic Algebra operations on polynomials factoring and fractions equations and inequalities graphing exponents and radicals quadratic equations and concepts in geometry and applications Prerequisite Admission by placement exam or consent of the instructor registrar MTH 101 General Education Mathematics 4 cr Designed primarily for the student who does not plan to specialize in mathematics or related science This course emphasizes fundamental concepts and applications of mathematics along with formal techniques Topics discussed will be number bases and real numbers intermediate algebra geometry and right triangle trigonometry probability and statistics and sets Prerequisite One year of elementary algebra MTH 102 Liberal Arts Mathematics 4 cr Designed primarily for students who have a sufficient background in Algebra This course is suitable for inclusion in a program of study for elementary education math students Survey of applications of mathematics to real world problems Topics are from graph theory management science political science statistics and computer science Prerequisite Math ACT score of 20 Math SAT score of 530 passing score on math placement exam or MTH 101 MTH 103 College Algebra and Trigonometry 5 cr For those who have a good background but not a working knowledge of algebra and trigonometry Topics include basic algebraic operations inequalities functions and their representation polynomial functions exponential and logarithmic functions trigonometric functions and applications algebra of vectors and analytic geometry of the plane Prerequisite Three years of high school mathematics including Algebra I and Algebra II MTH 110 Quantitative Methods 4 cr Special attention given to applications in business and the social sciences Topics include matrix algebra linear programming mathematics of finance basic concepts

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  • Faculty
    History Humanities Mathematics Curriculum Courses Faculty Software for Mathematics Music Physical Education Physics Psychology Religion and Philosophy Sociology Sport Management Theatre Arts Wellness Academic Calendar Educational Goals Continuing Education Faculty Achievements Honors College Study Abroad Undergraduate Research Luise V Hanson Library Academic Affairs Office Registrar s Office Academic Achievement Center Disabilities Services Residential Academics Programs of Study Mathematics Faculty Mathematics Faculty Caroll Carson M A Professor Emeritus Mathematics Mathematics Michael

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