Liberal Arts

The Associate of Arts (AA) in Liberal Arts provides a broad educational foundation in social sciences, humanities, mathematics, and the sciences. Education, teaching, public administration, political science, and business are a few of many opportunities open to Liberal Arts majors. The program is also recommended to students who are exploring their academic options prior to committing to a specific vocation.

Program Outcomes:

Students will demonstrate knowledge of human cultures and the physical and natural world:

• Through study in the sciences and mathematics, social sciences, humanities, histories, languages and the arts.
• This outcome is focused by engagement of the above disciplines with encompassing and comprehensive questions, both contemporary and enduring.

Students will demonstrate intellectual and practical skills:

• Through extensive practice across the curriculum, in the context of progressively more challenging problems, projects, and standards for performance.
• This outcome is focused on special areas such as inquiry and analysis, critical and creative thinking, written and oral communication, quantitative and qualitative literacy, and teamwork.

Students will demonstrate personal and social responsibility:

• Through active involvement with diverse communities and real world challenges.
• This outcome is focused on the areas of civic engagement, ethical reasoning, global learning, intercultural knowledge and competence, and lifelong learning.

Students will demonstrate integrative and applied learning:

• Through synthesis and advanced accomplishment across general and specialized studies.
• This outcome is focused on the areas of application of knowledge, skills, and responsibilities to new settings and complex problems.

Faculty

The Liberal Arts faculty are professionals who have been employed in private and public sectors of education and business. They continue to participate in professional development and scholarly activity to enhance their knowledge and to serve as role models for lifelong learning.
For more information about the program, contact Dean of Academics, 701-766-1309. info@littlehoop.edu

 

Eric Rogness

Kevin Cartwright

Dr. Brent Voels

Eric Rogness
Social Science Instructor
701-766-1324
eric.rogness@littlehoop.edu

Kevin Cartwright
English Instructor
701-766-2395
kevin.cartwright@littlehoop.edu

Dr. Brent Voels
Sciences Instructor
701-766-1358
brent.voels@littlehoop.edu

 

Courses of Essential Studies

Course # Course Name Offered
Credits
ENGL 100 Student Success FA,SP
1
ENGL 110 College Composition I FA,SP,SU
3
ENGL 120 College Composition II* FA,SP,SU
3
ENGL 161 Dakota Language I FA,SP,SU
3
  ND:ARTS  
3
  ND:HUMANITIES   3
COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking FA,SP
3
DS 110 Dakota Thought, Philosophy, & Culture*** FA,SP,SU
3
  ND:SS  
3
  ND:SS  
3
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computers FA,SP
3
MATH 103 College Algebra** FA,SP,SU
3
HPER101-104 Physical Education Activity   1
SCIENCE/L ND:LABSC  
4
HPER 217 Personal & Community Health FA,SP
2
  TOTAL  
41
     
  *Prerequisite of ENGL 110 (College Composition I)  
  **Prerequisite of MATH 102 (Intermediate Algebra) or Appropriate Placement Test  
  ***Alternate Summer Rotation  
     

 

Program Electives

Course # Course Name
Credits
  Elective courses or fulfillment of a declared degree program totaling at least 22 credits
  TOTAL
22

 

Degree Program Total Credits.....63

Liberal Arts Course Descriptions