Majors & Minors

When you become a student at Chowan, you enter a community of learning, teaching, and faith. Chowan students receive a real-world Christian education, where faith and learning are connected through internships, study abroad, community engagement, missions, and leadership opportunities. Because of Chowan’s intimate size and close-knit, familial environment, students find that professors are accessible to them before, during, and after class.

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Biology Lab
Biology
You can earn a Bachelors of Science or Bachelors of Arts in Biology. Chowan University also offers a biology minor.
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Biology, Chiropractic
Chowan University has a dual degree program agreement with the Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. 
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Biology, Pre-Nursing
Students who complete the pre-nursing associate degree at Chowan University have completed a course of study equivalent to the first two years of a BSN.
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Biology, Pre-Professional
The pre-professional concentrations are appropriate for students who wish to apply to medical, dental, veterinary, or other professional programs.
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Business
The B.A. in Business allows students to pursue a Business degree that has fewer technical requirements than a traditional Business Administration degree program.
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Business Administration
All students study the common professional component that comprises our Business Core Courses.Beyond the Business Core, Bachelor of Science, students choose a specialization in at least one of five areas.
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Business Administration, Accounting
Our graduates pursue careers in public accounting, managerial accounting, financial advisory services, and banking.
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Business Administration, E-Commerce
The Program combines elements of information systems, marketing, and management to equip the students with the skills they will need to be successful in E-Commerce. 
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Business Administration, Information Systems
Information Systems professionals manage the networks of hardware and software used to collect, filter, process, create and distribute data.
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Business Administration, Management
Organizations are increasing the level of responsibility for all employees, making it critical for people entering the job market to have strong management skills.
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Business Administration, Marketing
Positions include sales, advertising, public relations, retailing, market research, corporate marketing, internet marketing, and customer relations.
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Business and Design
It prepares both business and graphic design students to run their own businesses and to acquire the added skills in both areas when working for companies.
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Chemistry
Chowan University offers a 20 credit-hour chemistry minor intended to provide students with an understanding of fundamental concepts in chemistry through a combination of coursework and laboratory experiences
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Coaching
Add the coaching minor to your degree and turn your passion for the game into a passion for teaching and coaching others.
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Comprehensive Science (9-12) Education
Students majoring in Comprehensive Science Education who complete the requirements for licensure will be prepared to teach both general and advanced science courses at the secondary level (grades 9-12).
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Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice students can complete internships with any police department, correction facility, or shadow jobs in the courts.
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Cybersecurity
Students who are interested in a career path in cybersecurity will want to consider adding our cybersecurity minor to your existing program.
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Diversity Studies
Chowan University offers an 18-credit hour diversity studies minor.
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Drama
Chowan University offers a 21 credit-hour drama minor intended to support the student who has an interest in or a passion for the theatre.
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Economics
Chowan University offers a 24 credit-hour economics minor.
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Education Minor
An Education Minor would allow students to have some course work in Education and perhaps develop their talents in the field.
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Educational Studies
Education Studies is a flexible program that allows students to participate in and learn from Education courses as well as exploring other interests. 
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Elementary Education
Chowan University’s School of Education is committed to excellence in teaching, learning and service, and works one-on-one to achieve this goal in every Education student!
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English
Chowan University’s English Department offers a variety of English classes focusing on composition, literature, and creative writing.
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English (9-12) Education
Chowan University offers a specialized curriculum to prepare students for successful careers in English Education.
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English, Creative Writing
Our majors have opportunities to play a major role in producing one of two publications at Chowan, The Brown Lady magazine and The Hawk Screech.
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Exercise Science
If you want to be an athletic trainer or if you’ve watched in awe of ESPN’s Sport Science segments and want to work in sports and fitness, Chowan University’s Exercise Science concentration could be what you want.
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Exercise Science, Pre-Athletic Training
If you want to be an athletic trainer or if you’ve watched in awe of ESPN’s Sport Science segments and want to work in sports and fitness, Chowan University’s Exercise Science concentration could be what you want.
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Exercise Science, Pre-Physical Therapy
If you want to be an athletic trainer or if you’ve watched in awe of ESPN’s Sport Science segments and want to work in sports and fitness, Chowan University’s Exercise Science concentration could be what you want.
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Fine Arts
Combining your passion for theatre, literature, music, art, philosophy, and religion, you can obtain your Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine Arts Studies.
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General Studies
For students seeking a more individualized interdisciplinary study, you can create a unique degree program through the integration of courses from three or more disciplines into a single concentration.
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Graphic Design Class
Graphic Design
Graduates with a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design degree pursue careers in multimedia design, web design, publishing design, advertising design, art director, and creative director.
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Health and Physical (K-12) Education
Chowan offers a specialized curriculum to prepare students for successful careers in teaching health and physical education content and activities from Kindergarten through 12th grade.
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History
The Department of History provides quality instruction, a variety of courses, and challenging educational experiences to diverse student learners. 
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History, African American History and Culture
The Department of History provides quality instruction, a variety of courses, and challenging educational experiences to diverse student learners. 
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History, Pre-Law
This program is a means of assisting students in meeting the requirements to get into law school.
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History, Public History
Chowan University offers a specialized track for Public History that is great for students looking for specific history-related jobs such as museum curators, historical guides or archival researchers.
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Humanities Studies
Taking a blend of courses in English, Music, History, Religion, Art, and Philosophy along with the general education core could earn you a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in Humanities Studies.
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Integrative Studies
You can take classes from several academic programs across campus like Humanities, Social Science, Biology, Religion, and Philosophy to receive your Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in Integrative Studies.
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Mass Communication, Communication Studies
Our program offers students the opportunity to build a skill set that will give them the tools to find a rewarding career in mass communication.
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Mass Communication, Sports Media
Our program offers students the opportunity to build a skill set that will give them the tools to find a rewarding career in sports media.
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Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership
Our MOL program is to prepare leaders with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to further the mission of their organizations.
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Master of Arts in Teaching
Master of Arts in Teaching in Elementary Education, Social Studies Education, Mathematics Education, English Education, and Comprehensive Science Education.
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Master of Education
Our Master of Education in Elementary Education provides a foundation in diversity, assessment, research methodology, and 21st-century skills. 
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Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics serves all Chowan students by providing high quality academic programs in mathematics.
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Mathematics (9-12) Education
Upon completion students will have mastered the methods, materials, and equipment specifically related to teaching mathematics in a culturally pluralistic classroom and in a technology-oriented society
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Music
Students in the Bachelor of Arts program in Music study the foundations of music theory, history, and performance in the western classical tradition.
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Music (K-12) Education
A specialized curriculum to prepare students for successful careers in Music Education, for teaching both instrumental and vocal music in grades Kindergarten through 12.
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Music, Music Industry
Chowan University’s Music Industry Emphasis is designed for musicians to develop expertise as professionals in the music industry, using the latest technology in the field.
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Psychology
Our program includes a general foundation for all students. Students have the opportunity to gain direct experience with conducting research.
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Psychology, Applied Psychology
Our wide variety of applied psychology electives allow students to gain a better sense of their particular area of interest.
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Recreation
The job market continues to expand in the field of Sport Science and Physical Education, with graduates receiving job opportunities!
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Recreation, Wellness, and Sport
As a Sport Science major, you can connect your classroom knowledge with real world experience.
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Religion
With a major or minor in religious studies, you will learn to read texts closely, think critically, and write clearly.
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Residency Licensure
Education Studies is a flexible program that allows students to participate in and learn from Education courses as well as exploring other interests. 
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Social Sciences
If you are thinking about going to Law School, have an interest in politics, or prefer a life of public service, you can mix and match the Chowan University curriculum in order to graduate with either a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in Social Sciences.
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Social Studies (9-12) Education
The Department of History provides quality instruction, a variety of courses, and challenging educational experiences to diverse student learners. 
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Sport Management
Choosing Chowan University’s Sports Management concentration or minor will give you a foundation in Business Administration.
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Studio Art
Studio Art majors take courses in drawing, basic design, painting, printmaking, ceramics and sculpture.
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Studio Art, Pre-Art Therapy
Graduates of the Studio Art – Pre-Art Therapy program pursue their Master’s degrees in post-graduate studies to become certified, licensed therapists and counselors.
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Writing
Chowan University offers a 20 credit hour writing minor is intended to benefit English majors.
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