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Learn about the religion, art, architecture, laws, philosophies, governments, and languages of ancient Greece and ancient Rome in order to better understand and articulate a Christian perspective of truth and life.
The history major provides students with a solid foundation in American and world history, geography, research, and writing, while also allowing students to study their preferred time periods, regions, and historical themes. Upon graduation, students are equipped for numerous career paths that call for reasoning, the ability to analyze complex problems, well-developed writing skills, and familiarity with a variety of cultures.
Learn about the triumphs and tragedies of humankind through studies in American, European, and world history, as you prepare to make solid decisions that are grounded in the human experience.
International Relations Major
The international relations major teaches students how to make sense of global events, how both peaceful interaction and political crises shape the world, and how to articulate Christian perspectives on relations between peoples and nations. Upon graduation, students are prepared for roles in government, including foreign policy formulation or analysis, as well as vocations in international business and trade, foreign aid and development, military and security policy, and international law.
International Relations Minor
Study international politics, history, geography, and diplomacy as you prepare to become an effective community leader.
Political Science Major
The political science major furnishes students with a solid foundation in American government, politics, history, and classical and modern political thought, preparing them to take an informed, intelligent, and leading role in the affairs of their community, country, and world. Upon graduation, students enter careers in government, research, policy, law, military, and law enforcement.
Political Science Minor
Learn about classical and modern political thought, American politics, and international relations as you prepare to become an advocate for truth and justice in your community and beyond.
Become versed in political science, criminal law, constitutional law, and political philosophy as you prepare for the rigors of law school.
Public Administration Minor
Learn about the origin and development of the agencies and appointed officials who develop public policy and rules, and implement and enforce state and federal law, in regard to education, criminal justice, urban planning, social service, and health services management, as well as their relationship to constitutional, elected government, as you prepare for career opportunities with state and federal agencies and publicly funded and nonprofit organizations.
Social Science Major
The social science major supplies students with an integrated study of the social sciences—history, political science, geography, economics, sociology, and psychology—which helps them develop analytical skills, comparative perspectives, critical judgment, and a knowledge base about the world. Upon graduation, students will have completed a subject-matter program in social science approved the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, allowing them to bypass the CSET exam and begin pursuing teaching at the high school or junior high school level.
Note: This information is current for the 2020-21 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.