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Elementary Education

August 17, 2012 - 9:14am -- Lisa.Vargason

To become a successful elementary school teacher and shape the future of our youth, you need the support of a valuable elementary education program.

Doane’s elementary education program prepares students to teach kindergarten through eighth-grade. A range of field experiences in your sophomore and junior years will help you decide which grade level you would most like to teach.

Spanish

August 17, 2012 - 9:06am -- Jan.Willems

Spanish has become increasingly relevant in today's world, due to increased internationalism and ready access to travel and communication with people from other nations. Students interested in studying Spanish will find the opportunity to acquire proficiency in this language will enhance your understanding of the global community.
 

Why Study Languages?

"There is a correlation between high school foreign language study and higher academic performance at the college level."

Physical Science

August 17, 2012 - 9:03am -- Matt.Shadoin

The physical sciences include physics, chemistry, meteorology, astronomy and geology. A physical science major allows you to gain a broad understanding of these areas and prepare for a career in teaching or in the health industry.  

Three tracks are available for this major:

German

August 17, 2012 - 8:53am -- Matt.Shadoin

The demands of international commerce, as well as the increasing number of individuals in the U.S. who speak English as a learned language, define the need for professionals who can speak multiple languages. At Doane, students are immersed in their language major to attain a high level of proficiency and a well-rounded, cultural education.

 

Why Study Languages?

"There is a correlation between high school foreign language study and higher academic performance at the college level."

French

August 17, 2012 - 8:50am -- Jan.Willems

The demands of international commerce, as well as the increasing number of individuals in the U.S. who speak English as a learned language, define the need for professionals who can speak multiple languages. At Doane, students are immersed in their language major to attain a high level of proficiency and a well-rounded, cultural education.

We provide students who major in French with instruction in the French language, as well as French and Francophone literature and culture.
 

Why Study Languages?

English

August 17, 2012 - 8:47am -- Matt.Shadoin

The English undergraduate degree is designed to build a sound foundation in general literacy for a variety of possible professions, from editing and writing to teaching and law. An English major provides unusually strong preparation for graduate study as well, through the core of required courses.

Program Offerings

Journalism and Media

August 16, 2012 - 2:49pm -- David.Swartzlander

Journalism Degree in Nebraska

The Journalism and Media major prepares students to gather news and information and distribute it in all formats - broadcast, online and print. Since the major requires just 33 credits, students have the freedom to expand their learning in traditional liberal arts courses, or double major or minor.

Religious Studies

August 16, 2012 - 2:45pm -- Matt.Shadoin

Religious Studies is an academic discipline encouraging students to think critically about the major religious traditions of our world, as well as their scriptures, stories, rituals, practices, beliefs and aesthetic expressions.

We do not seek to advocate a specific religious practice or belief. Instead, we ask students to engage religious beliefs and practices in an empathetic fashion in order to understand not just other belief systems, but also their own. 

Psychology

August 16, 2012 - 2:39pm -- Matt.Shadoin

A psychology major consists of a wide range of theoretical and applied courses for students interested in obtaining a broad understanding of human behavior. Through two emphases, general psychology and mental health, the major prepares you for a career in a variety of human service settings.

Internship Opportunities

Doane students may participate in semester-long internships, gaining hands-on, applied experience for college credit. Psychology students have completed internships at such organizations as:

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