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Why Study the Liberal Arts?

July 11, 2013

What is the point of a liberal arts curriculum?

History, math, science, communication, writing, philosophy, social sciences, etc… what is the point in taking these classes along with your courses for your major?

Our core curriculum at SJC is based around six Thematic Learning Areas, which focus on Quest for Meaning, Global Perspectives, Self and Society, Mathematical, Physical and Natural World, and Human Expression. These focuses, coupled with Integrated Learning Areas (i.e. Writing Intensive, Technology Integrated, SJC Learning Communities, Service and Experiential… More >>

Mastering education in 5 year programs

February 19, 2013

It has been a bit since the last post, but a lot has been going on at SJC. We just learned about the new 5 year BA/MA programs that were approved by the start and starting this fall! Very exciting stuff. This means that along with our established Math Adolescence Education 5 dual degree program, we are now adding in a master’s in special education to our English, history, chemistry, Spanish, and math education undergraduate programs. These 5 year programs… More >>

So many new things!

February 15, 2012

Our admissions team just met with our new academic dean, Dr. Christopher Frost, yesterday and we are very excited for the direction St. Joe’s is heading in. We were also eager to share with him the changes that were made at SJC, just over the last year:

New majors: Medical Technology and Chemistry!

Two new tracks added to the Criminal Justice major.

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More Than a Teaching College

September 21, 2011

I am going to share my own SJC story. I came to this school to be a high school math teacher. As a freshman, I had it all figured out. I loved math, I was a good tutor, and I thought it came easy enough.

I knew St. Joseph’s was a strong school for teaching and it was highly recommended. I also had two sisters who went here… More >>