The Educational Studies major has been specifically designed for students who want to deepen their understanding of the learning and teaching process, yet seek careers in non-school settings. Our educational studies major is an interdisciplinary program. Students seeking jobs in non-school settings benefit from portions of the essential knowledge and skills associated with the field of education.
Hiram's liberal arts curriculum ensures that students approach the education major with the professional preparation needed to move into a career in a variety of educational settings.
The environmental studies minor allows a student to obtain an environmental perspective which can meaningfully enhance his or her major in a specific discipline. Students of any major may elect to participate in the environmental studies minor, and those interested in this program should contact a member of the Environmental Studies Board as early as possible, preferably during the student's first year, for further information and to discuss a plan of study. Students who minor in environmental studies should begin by taking Humans and the Environment and other core and correlative requirements.
Integrative Exercise Science is a multifaceted field of study which focuses on understanding the movement of the body, how various systems of the body respond to exercise, nutrition and its role in disease prevention and sport performance, and exercise testing and prescription for healthy and special populations. Students pursuing integrative exercise science seek careers in the health care or athletic industry. Hiram's program emphasizes a combination of a strong science education, hands-on learning in laboratory and clinical settings, and a foundation in biomedical humanities designed to develop ethically grounded, humanistic health care, fitness and wellness providers. Students majoring in integrative exercise science complete a strong core of exercise science coursework integrated with biology and biomedical humanities courses.