Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts Program

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:

• The student will exercise critical thinking methods to identify/solve problems.
• The student will demonstrate oral presentations and writing assignments.
• The student will utilize practical modern applications through electronic technology.
• The student will interpret Dakota traditions, values, and perspectives into contemporary societal applications.

 

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 Academic Dean, 701-766-4415. info@littlehoop.edu

 

Eric Rogness

Stuart Rieke

Dr. Brent Voels

Eric Rogness
Social Science Instructor
701-766-1335
eric.rogness@littlehoop.edu

Stuart Rieke
English Instructor
701-953-7041
stuart.rieke@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
COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking FA,SP
3
  ND:FA or ND:HUM or ND:HIST  
3
  ND:FA or ND:HUM or ND:HIST   3
  ND:SS or ND:HIST  
3
  ND:SS or ND:HIST  
3
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computers FA,SP
3
  ND:MATH   3
  ND:LABSC   4
DS 110 Dakota Culture and History*** FA,SP,SU 3
ENGL 161 Dakota Language I FA,SP,SU 4
HPER 217 Personal & Community Health FA,SP
2
HPER101-104 Physical Education Activity   1
  TOTAL  
42
     
  *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 18 credits
  TOTAL
18

 

Degree Program Total Credits.....60