Department of General Studies

Humanities Studies

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Ciara Ortega
Diversity Studies
Chowan University offers an 18-credit hour diversity studies minor.
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Educational Studies
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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General Studies
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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Integrative Studies
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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History, Pre-Law
Pre-Law Advisory Program
This program is a means of assisting students in meeting the requirements to get into law school.
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Social Sciences
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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Learn by Doing

By going above and beyond the traditional boundaries of higher learning set in stone at most other educational institutions, Chowan can offer students individualized opportunities that they cannot find anywhere else.

Students of the Department of General Studies will graduate with a wide array of skills and experiences that will prepare them to prosper in a variety of situations with a broad range of academic skills essential to a rapidly changing and culturally diverse global society.

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honors college 2023

Chowan University Inducts Thirty-Eight into Honors College

On September 21, 2023, Vaughan Auditorium, Marks Hall, hosted the induction of thirty-eight students into the Chowan University Honors College Association. Prior to the pinning ceremony, attendees were treated to an extremely personal account by University Registrar Richard Todd on the importance of adaptation.  The Honors College is a curriculum designed for talented and extremely.

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Chowan University Chapter of Alpha Chi Taps New Members

The Chowan University chapter of Alpha Chi, a general honor society, will hold its induction ceremony on Tuesday, October 24, at 7 p.m. in Vaughan Auditorium. The ceremony will recognize the academic achievements of 22 students who have been tapped for membership. To be eligible for membership, students must have completed 24 hours of class.

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Chowan University Chapter of Pi Gamma Mu Taps Students for Membership

The Chowan University chapter of Pi Gamma Mu, the International Honor Society in Social Sciences, has announced the tapping of eleven students for membership. The students who have been selected for membership are Zyanna K Amaker, Dauquann Damarrie Capers, Grace McKenzie Crawford, Ebony Kianna Gaither, Haley Lenay Jensen, Selene Willa Jean Kentish, Haley Rebekah Lowe,.

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David Ballew
Dr. David Ballew Professor of History; Coordinator for Chowan Tutoring 252-398-6266

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Jill Awuni
Jill Awuni
Assistant Professor of Religion and Business Administration; Director of International Students
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David Ballew
Dr. David Ballew
Professor of History; Coordinator for Chowan Tutoring
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Steve Harders
Steve Harders
Professor of Communication and Drama
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Timothy Hayes
Dr. Timothy Hayes
Associate Professor of English; Chair, Department of English
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Chad McGill
Adjunct Instructor, Music
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Sam Miller
Dr. Samuel Miller
Associate Professor of Mass Communication
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Greg Taylor
Dr. Gregory Taylor
Distinguished Professor of History
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Truesdell James
James Truesdell
Visiting Instructor in Mathematics
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Catherine Vickers
Instructor of English
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Dr. Thomas Whitaker
Professor of Mathematics; Chair, Department of Mathematics; Director of the Honors College
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