Department of General Education

Humanities Studies

Department Programs

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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
General Studies allows students to create a specialized major devoted to their individual plans and needs.
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Integrative Studies
Integrative Studies
Integrative Studies provides students with the opportunity to pursue an interdisciplinary program that is not offered as part of the university curriculum.
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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
A degree in Social Science combines courses that study human behavior and relationships in a variety of social contexts
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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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Ronaldo Williams
Academics, Campus News

Senior Ronaldo Williams Receives NCICU Grant

Yesterday, North Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities (NCICU) revealed the names of the exceptional students who have been selected as the recipients of the prestigious 2024 Undergraduate Research Award. This year, 11 outstanding students from various NCICU institutions across the state were chosen for their work in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), and psychology. Among.

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Squirrel Park
Academics, Campus News

Spring 2024 Dean’s List Announced

Congratulations to those students who made the Spring 2024 Dean’s List. These students have demonstrated exceptional dedication to their studies. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must have a semester grade point average of 3.25 to a 3.79 while completing a full-time course load. The following students have been named to the Spring 2024.

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President's List
Academics, Campus News

Spring 2024 President’s List Recipients Announced

The President’s Office is pleased to announce the outstanding academic achievements of President’s List students for the Spring 2024 semester. The President’s List honors those students who have achieved the highest level of academic excellence during the Spring 2024 semester. To qualify for the President’s List, students must earn a 3.8 or higher grade point.

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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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