Politics

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  • Undergraduates choose to major in communication studies because they enjoy studying human interaction and because their studies will enhance their lives and careers.
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  • The purpose of the Bachelor of Arts in religion program is to teach students the art of critical thinking; to challenge them to think creatively; and to lead them to make a deliberate and rational attempt to understand both the whole and the parts of their experience for the purpose of obtaining wisdom for effective living.
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  • Sociology provides insights into a wide array of social situations and environments and is an appropriate degree for work in areas such as public health, consumer safety, employee relations and civil rights. Students learn to think critically, solve problems and communicate effectively.
  • Sociology provides insights into a wide array of social situations and environments and is an appropriate degree for work in areas such as public health, consumer safety, employee relations and civil rights. Students learn to think critically, solve problems and communicate effectively.