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  • History/Social Science | Wheaton
    Social Science Requirements for the History Social Science major a teacher education concentration are 42 hours including 28 hours in History eight hours in Political Science PSCI 135 plus four hours IDS 205 Intro to the Social Sciences 4 hours and HIST 324 Methods of Teaching History Social Science 2 hours The 28 hours in History include the core research sequence for the major That sequence includes three components HIST 295 Introduction to Historical Inquiry which is an introductory research methods course A history research paper completed as an option in the regular class assignments of 300 or 400 level history classes and HIST 494 Christianity and Historical Study which is the department s capstone seminar HIST 295 normally is completed during the sophomore year the research paper during the junior year and is referred to as the Junior Research Paper and HIST 494 during the senior year Students must complete HIST 295 before the semester in which they write the research paper Guidelines for the Junior Research Paper are available in the History Department office or in the Handbook section of this website The 28 required hours in history also include ten hours in U S history including HIST 351 and 352 twelve hours in European and World History including HIST 111 World History Ancient to Modern plus four hours European history and four hours world history from Asia Africa or Latin America and two hours of geography GEOG 211 History Social Science majors must complete a noncredit pass fail self study unit of Illinois History and Government Information on this unit is available on the Education department website In addition majors should consult the Education Department for general education and secondary education requirements for education candidates See the major requirements checklist Share This Page Feedback Media Center Giving

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/Academics/Departments/History/Majors-in-History/History-Social-Science (2016-02-16)
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  • Psychology Major | Wheaton
    Track Sequences Courses Opportunities Activities Careers in Psychology Facilities Resources Psychology Department Billy Graham Center Mezzanine level 501 College Ave Wheaton IL 60187 Phone 630 752 5104 psychology wheaton edu Undergraduate Major Tracks Learn more about the courses you would be taking for each track Development Psychology Track Social Psychology Track Clinical or Counseling Psychology Track Neuroscience Track Recommended Sequence of Courses for the Undergraduate Major Majors are required to complete 36 hours of psychology as detailed below After you have completed Introductory Psychology 101 it is recommended that you take Statistics 268 and Experimental Psychology 269 as soon as possible to better equip you for your remaining course work If you intend to pursue graduate work in psychology it is advised that you take more of your electives from the required and recommended course list of your chosen study track If you are contemplating graduate work at the Ph D level we also recommend some coursework in biology and computer applications Personality is the senior capstone course and should not be taken until your senior year You may take up to 8 hours of internship but only 4 hours will count toward the 36 required hours The other 4 hours will be counted as general elective hours See all courses available for the psychology major What Can I Do with Psychology While a major in psychology can lead to graduate school it can also open doors to many other fields More Psychology Student Research Students participate in faculty directed and independent research projects internships and a host of other programs More Psychology Internship Opportunities Internships are highly encouraged for the opportunity to integrate theoretical learning in a major area of study with actual work experience More Share This Page Feedback Media Center Giving to Wheaton Back to Top About

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/Academics/Departments/Psychology/Undergraduate/Psychology-Major (2016-02-16)
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  • Asian Studies Program of Study (IDS) | Wheaton
    POS provides an academic focus on a strategic region that is home to one third of the world s population Asia consists of diverse and rich cultural religious and intellectual traditions Asia s dynamic economic and political institutions make it a major force today Menu Asian Studies Program of Study IDS Biotechnology Program of Study POS Asian Studies draws upon the expertise and courses relevant to Asia that are available at the College It provides academic training for fields such as diplomatic service education missions religious studies business international law journalism and history as well as graduate school In addition the Asian Studies track encourages various summer programs to Asia including the China Studies Program of the Council for Christian Colleges Universities The Wheaton May in Asia program also explores various Asian cultures and societies focusing on a different part of Asia each year such as Beijing Bangkok Tokyo Hong Kong or Singapore Requirements for the Asian Studies IDS are 36 hours beyond all general education requirements from the following three categories Core Courses 12 hours including RELI 212 World Religions Asia 2 PHIL 316 Asian Philosophy 2 HIST 334 East Asian History 4 and other approved courses 4 See coordinators for listing of approved courses in this category Electives 20 hours selected from such courses as RELI 364 HIST 362 363 IR 357 B EC 331 366 See coordinator for complete listing of courses approved in this category IDS 494 Senior Seminar offered only in spring The requirements for a minor in Asian American Studies are 20 hours including six hours of HIST 334 341 four or six hours from ENGL 201 IDS CE 459 or PHIL 316 four or six hours from RELI 212 or 492 four or six hours from B EC 331 366 IDS 495 HIST

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/Academics/Departments/Special/IDS/Pre-Set-Programs-of-Study/Asian-Studies (2016-02-16)
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  • Pre-Health Professions | Wheaton
    to guide their pre professional formation and preparation and to enhance their pre professional development Menu Alumni Services Director FAQs Liberal Arts Nursing Opportunities for Students Seminar Internship Services Upcoming Events Health Professions Science Center 104 501 College Ave Wheaton IL 60187 Phone 630 752 5193 health professions wheaton edu Wheaton College is dedicated to providing support services and resources to students interested in the health professions The Health Professions Director provides one on one advising small group workshops and hosts various events aimed to help students explore and understand the healthcare environment in the United States and abroad A credit bearing course Health Professions Seminar Internship Science 229 is offered to aid students with career exploration discussion surrounding relevant healthcare topics and participation in a forty hour internship The Liberal Arts Nursing LA N major is administered by Health Professions For further information about the program consult the Wheaton College On line Catalog Pre Professional Advising Students are encouraged to initiate a visit with the Health Professions Director early in their undergraduate career The initial appointment begins the journey of career exploration and the determination of possible pre professional pathways With self assessment and reflection students can consider whether they are well suited for and whether their interests lie in a health profession which is related to diagnosing and treating physician podiatrist dentist nurse practitioner an associated field nurse pharmacist dietician genetic counselor a rehabilitating profession audiologist physical therapist speech language pathologist occupational therapist an administrative field healthcare manager hospital public relations or medical information officer or an affiliated field one that is independent but related to health care biomedical engineer biostatistician social worker or epidemiologist The objective is to provide the resources for students to be able to make informed and wise decisions regarding their pre professional pathway To help students with the application process for admission to health professions schools the following resources are offered Application and Interviewing Workshops and Mock Interviews Campus visits from Admissions Officers of various health professions schools Resources on career choice schools and admissions requirements Letter Collection Service during the application cycle Contact Information Health Professions Program Ms Candice Eisenhauer Director Science Center Room 104 Phone 630 752 5193 Fax 630 752 7611 health professions wheaton edu For general inquiries regarding pre health professions at Wheaton College please send email correspondence to health professions wheaton edu Prospective Students For more information regarding Wheaton College or to set up an appointment with the Health Professions Director during your campus visit please contact the Office of Admissions at 630 752 5011 Header Photo L to R Leah Watson Phoebe Wilson Gena Dickow Ali Offerdahl Kayla Witcik Kayla writes This photo captures the first day in the hospital as our team began our medical internship experience at Hospitals of Hope in Cochabamba Bolivia Summer 2013 mywheaton My Pre Med Liberal Arts Experience Daniel Tannous 16 shares why he s happy he chose a liberal arts college for his pre med experience More Share This Page

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/Academics/Departments/Special/Pre-Health (2016-02-16)
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  • Certificate in Early Christian Studies | Wheaton
    IL 60187 Phone 630 752 5197 wcecs wheaton edu Coordinator George Kalantzis Certificate in Early Christian Studies PDF Certificate Add Drop Form The Certificate in Early Christian studies is an interdisciplinary program designed to introduce undergraduate students to the systematic study of the broad fields of patristic and early Christian literature and help them investigate historical and theological questions related to the early Church One of the primary goals of the program is to foster and develop a deeper understanding and appreciation of the history theology literature and worship of the multifaceted world of early Christianity through the close study of textual and material resources in thematic and group study sessions The program s academic home is the Department of Biblical and Theological Studies with a number of courses offered through other academic departments including but not limited to History Christian Formation and Ministry Foreign Languages Art Sociology Anthropology Students from any major are eligible for the 24 hour Certificate in Early Christian Studies Students will complete a ten hour core of courses that investigate the historical and theological foundations of early Christianity This core will include a capstone course designed to integrate approaches from several key disciplines In addition students will select 14 hours of classes from a variety of offerings from different departments These classes will be distributed among three main areas ecclesiastical contextual and textual Beginning in spring 2015 students enrolled in the capstone Patristic Theology course will be involved in a unique cooperative project between The Wheaton Center for Early Christian Studies and Fortress Press Along with the professors students will work with edit and annotate original Patristic texts that will be published by Fortress Press as part of the series Heard at Wheaton The Wheaton Center for Early Christian Studies has transformed both my vision

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/Academics/Departments/Theology/WCECS/Certificate (2016-02-16)
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  • Gender Studies | Wheaton
    to become proactive participants in the world by exposing them to economic political and cultural realities at home and around the world Responsible Christian inquiry coupled with increasing cultural sensitivity can help create effective ambassadors for Christ in our rapidly changing world The program s academic home is the Department of Sociology and Anthropology providing a foundational understanding of sociocultural factors related to gender The program assumes that solid Christian inquiry is foundational to productive scholarship and problem solving regarding issues that face our world today As such we strive to provide students with resources from our Christian heritage that will equip them for local and global leadership in all areas that pertain to human diversity Students from any major are eligible for the 24 hour gender studies certificate Students will complete a ten hour core of courses that investigate sociological and theological approaches to gender issues and end their study with a capstone course designed to integrate approaches from several key disciplines In addition students will select 14 hours of classes from a variety of offerings from different departments These classes will be distributed among three main areas theology and theory social and historical context and cultural considerations of everyday life Requirements for a Gender Studies Certificate and Courses Offered Core 10 hours SOC 347 Gender Society 4 BITH 383 Gender Theology 2 GEND 494 Advanced Gender Studies Seminar 4 Content Units 14 hours Students select courses from each of the following areas At least three different disciplines need to be represented in courses selected Theology and Theory 4 6 hours BITH 332 Ruth and Esther 2 BITH 354 Women in the World of the NT 2 BITH 357 Women in the Early Church 2 ENGL 434 Modern Literary Theory 4 PHIL 347 Feminist Philosophy 2 PSYC 431 Psychology of Human Sexuality 4 Social Historical Global Context 4 6 hours ANTH 362 Globalization 2 ANTH 435 Power and Gender in Southeast Asia 4 HIST 346 Renaissance and Reformation Europe 4 HIST 355 History of Women in the U S 4 PSCI 337 Women and Politics 2 PSCI 355 Race and Welfare Politics 2 SOC 228 Sociology of Sexuality 2 SOC 356 The Family 4 Gender in Life and Culture 4 6 hours ART 319 Documentary Photography 3 ART 329 Community Art 2 COMM 221 Interpersonal Communication 4 ENGL 105 Modern Global Literature 4 ENGL 349 African American Literature 4 ENGL 375 Woman Writers 2 Flexible Course Additions 2 4 hours On a case by case basis the Gender Studies Certificate can include courses and independent study work in which students participate in a class with gender related topics and or pursue work directly related to the issues addressed in the Gender Studies program This can occur in one of two ways Special Topics Courses that are offered on an occasional basis and address gender related topics may be petitioned for acceptance as partial fulfillment of the Course Content Units in either the Social Historical and Global Context or Gender

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/Academics/Departments/Socio/Gender-Studies (2016-02-16)
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  • Journalism Certificate | Wheaton
    media technology are altering the journalism profession demanding that the journalist combine skills in visual storytelling and social media with the time honored capacities for gathering information crafting clear prose and editing Christian journalists in particular have a significant calling as truth tellers against the forces of poverty oppression disease and corruption in our world Christian journalists also can provide crucial perspective and informed insight into the ways that religion intersects with public and private lives Importantly the Christian journalist has a vital role to play as an agent of peace within society relying on investigative and communicative skill to encourage the state in its pursuit of a just social order cf 1 Timothy 2 1 4 Today s proliferation of global digital communication provides greater need for reliability accuracy and trustworthiness in the dissemination of news What will a Journalism Certificate at Wheaton College mean Wheaton s Journalism Certificate is an ideal preparation for graduate education or entry level careers in journalism We feature coursework and professional networking that builds foundational skills and provides advanced experiential opportunities Our strategic partnership with Christianity Today International will connect qualified students with local internships and global news networking We also provide need based support for internships and travel to national or international conferences Students pursuing the Certificate will be approved by the Program Coordinator and will be expected to meet regularly with the Coordinator and other Journalism students for program review networking and career discussions Certificate students will be required to attend two co curricular or extra curricular journalism events per semester for 4 semesters Events may include guest lectures involvement with The Record WETN or other on campus publications consultation with visiting practitioners participation in World Journalism Institute conferences and travel to Global Christian Internet Alliance in partnership with Christianity Today International Students are encouraged to take advantage of courses beyond the required 24 hours Visit Millennial Influx a website created by Wheaton s Journalism Certificate students Required Courses The Wheaton College Course Catalog offers more information about specific Communication courses 12 hours 4 hrs Media Production Comm 246 4 hrs Media and Society Select one of the following Media Studies Comm 241 Media Religion Culture Comm 341 Special Topics in Media and Culture Comm 444 Special Topics in Rhetoric and Culture Comm 454 4 hrs Journalism Comm 215 advanced students may substitute with Comm 415 Special Topics in Journalism Elective Requirements 4 6 hours Choose from among the following Media Performance Comm 242 Graphic Design I Art 318 or Documentary Photography Art 319 Writing for Media Comm 343 Feature Writing ENGW 444 2 hrs with recommended prerequisite Discursive Writing ENGW 214 2 hrs Special Topics in Journalism Comm 415 4 hrs Special Topics in Journalism Comm 416 2 hrs Practitioner Requirements 6 8 hours Journalism Co curricular Comm 219 0 hrs Pass Fail Journalism Practicum Comm 296 2 4 hrs Pass Fail Journalism Internship Comm 498 2 4 hrs At least 6 hours must be in upper division courses from

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/Academics/Departments/Communication/Journalism-Certificate (2016-02-16)
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  • Ph.D. in Biblical & Theological Studies | Wheaton
    in Biblical and Theological Studies is designed to train scholars who can serve the church worldwide as teachers researchers pastors and leaders The program aims at fostering faithfulness to the teaching of Scripture with a view towards strengthening and equipping the church in its mission Menu Ph D in Biblical Theological Studies Ph D Program Distinctives Ph D Biblical and Theological Studies Faculty Ph D Mentors and Areas of Interest Ph D Student and Alumni Publications Student and Alumni Vocational Placements Ph D Alumni Testimonials Program Requirements Student Helps Advice to Applicants M A Programs Faculty Books Graduate Biblical and Theological Studies Billy Graham Center 501 College Ave Wheaton IL 60187 Phone 630 752 5197 bts graduate studies wheaton edu Related Links Biblical and Theological Studies Department M A Programs in Biblical and Theological Studies Program Distinctives As a Ph D student in biblical and theological studies you may focus on either biblical theology or systematic historical theology Our program model is distinctive in its combination of full funding free tuition plus stipend for all students concurrent work on the dissertation from the beginning alongside other requirements enabling faster completion pursuit of integration between biblical and theological studies These are just a few of the ways our program stands out Please review the full explanation of our program distinctives to learn more Mentors Our program has a strong emphasis on academic and personal relationships between students and faculty Doctoral students will be be able draw on the resources from their specific mentor the Biblical and Theological Studies faculty as well as faculty in related disciplines at Wheaton College Applicants to the program will choose a mentor and corresponding research interest Dissertations With individualized attention from our world class faculty over 60 of our students have published dissertations with acclaimed publishers

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/Graduate-School/Degrees/BTS/PhD (2016-02-16)
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