The Division of General Studies is the academic unit that assists students in becoming well-rounded students from the time they enter Morris College until they transition into their chosen major program of study. Our division is focused on helping students successfully transition from high school to college by providing a sound academic foundation covering a broad range of subject areas that include communication skills, the physical sciences, mathematics, the social and behavioral sciences, religion and the humanities, as well as computer and information literacy.
One hundred percent of the General Studies faculty have earned the master's or doctoral degree, and are experienced teachers and scholars. Most of our faculty have published books or articles in scholarly publications, or have made presentations in a variety of professional settings. Besides, being well-trained and experienced, our faculty genuinely care about the well-being of our students and put forth every effort to help get their college careers off to a successful start.
The Division of General Studies provides strong academic support to students through our developmental program, which includes tutorial services provided by both supplementary instructors as well as student peer tutors. Through these initiatives, students transition into their chosen major programs of study well prepared to achieve success.
Students in the Division of Business Administration are finding success after graduation in both the public and private sectors of corporate America. They hold positions such as industrial production supervisors, banking loan officers, sales representatives, retail management, non-profit executives, and entrepreneurs.
The division offers two majors, Business Administration, a traditional four-year bachelor’s degree program, and Organizational Management, an accelerated evening program designed for working adults who have at least 60 semester hours of transferable college credits. Both majors are designed to prepare graduates for successful careers in the world of business, and both are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
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Accountant Clerk, Benefits Manager, Business Analyst, Career Counselor, Commodities Trader, Entrepreneur , Export Agent, Financial Planner, Finance Manager, Human Resource Manager , Independent Consultant , Information Technology Officer, Loan Officer, Logistics, Marketing Analyst, Marketer, Payroll Manager , Sales Representative , Real Estate Agent, Hotel Management, Corporate Law, Insurance
Google, Verizon, Apple, NASA
The Division of Education has as its purpose to facilitate the academic and professional development of students toward the goal of becoming competent and effective teachers, health professionals and leisure specialists.
Division of Education majors graduate with the Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science, Recreation Administration, or one of six Initial Licensure teacher preparation programs: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Biology Education, Mathematics Education, English Education, Social Studies Education.
The Division provides oversight of three special programs: (1) the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC), which is a professional program designed to produce future officers for the United States Army; (2) the Cooperative Education program, which enables students to acquire work experience while they are still in College; and (3) the “Call Me Mister” program, which seeks to attract under-represented males as teachers in the state's public elementary schools. The Division operates within the framework of the institution’s philosophy of preparing students for professional service in the public schools, in health science and recreation programs, and in the armed forces.
The Teacher Education Program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
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Guidance counselor, School psychologist, Career counselor, Early years teacher, Juvenile corrections worker, Family counselor, Education consultant, Admission counselor/recruiter, Child life specialist, Community education officer, Primary school teacher, Secondary school teacher
Morris College Alumni have graduated from the Division of Education and gone on to work at a variety of prestigious companies.
The Division of Religion, Humanities, and Social Sciences offers major degree programs in Christian Education, Criminal Forensics, Criminal Justice, English, English/Secondary Education, Liberal Studies, Mass Communications, Pastoral Ministry, Sociology, and Social Studies/Secondary Education. Students may also choose an undergraduate minor from these areas as well as minors in Criminal Forensic Studies, Religion, History, Political Science, Gerontology, International Relations, Minority Studies, Music, and Psychology.
Our curriculum, taught by a diverse faculty, is designed to help students develop critical thinking, analytical skills, and communication skills through which they can explore major aspects of the human condition, enhance their creative expression abilities, clarify values and utilize both interpretive and scientifically-based methods to investigate human social phenomena.
Teacher, Advertising Sales Agent, Technical Writer, Artist, Counseling, Event Organizer, Public Relations Manager, Travel Agent, Genealogist, Journalist, Lawyer, Editor, Museum Worker/Curator, FBI Agent, Interpreter and /or Translator, Human Resources Specialist, Linguist, Foreign Correspondent, Accountancy, Advertising/Marketing, Banking And Insurance, Business Management, Economics, Local Government, Management Consultancy, Market Research, Media, Politics, Psychology, Retail And Sales, Teaching And Lecturing, Tourism, Town Planning
Morris College Alumni have graduated from the Division of Religion, Humanities, and Social Sciences and gone on to work at a variety of prestigious companies.
Graduates of the Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics come out ready to make an impact on the 21st century. They leave the campus fully armed with scientific and electronic technology, data-processing ability, analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to impart knowledge to the next generation.
They become professional scientists and mathematicians, educators, health professionals, data processors, and cybersecurity guardians.
All the above-listed careers are subsumed under the main five majors offered in the Division: Biology, Biology-Secondary Education, Cybersecurity, Mathematics, and Mathematics-Secondary Education. The Division also offers minors in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Biology, and Mathematics.
The Biology major has been delineated into three Tracks: Biological Sciences Track, The Health Progressions Track, and the Biology-Secondary Education Track. These tracks are career-specific and are designed to prepare students for the careers of their choice.
Biological Technicians, Professional Biologists, Nurses, Physicians, Middle School Teachers, Security Analyst, Computer Support Specialists, Security Software Developer, Security Administrator, and Mathematics Teachers
Morris College Alumni have graduated from the Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and gone on to work at a variety of prestigious companies.