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Tennessee Tech University

Tennessee Technological University, popularly known as Tennessee Tech, is an accredited public university located in Cookeville, Tennessee, US, a city approximately 70 miles east of Nashville



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Only one major can introduce you to ancient Egypt, classic Greece, medieval Europe and pre-civil war America during your journey to your degree � History. Learn how wars, economics, social and religious passions have and continue to shape the world you know today. MISSION STATEMENT - "The Department of History offers a wide array of courses to diverse student populations. The Department provides General Education instruction to a large number of students in the state-required American history sequence, while Western and World Civilization sequences satisfy TBR humanities requirements. In addition, Department faculty offer numerous specialized courses that attract majors and non-majors alike. The Department has developed and maintains a comprehensive and successful curriculum for history majors. The programs are designed to provide future historians with the tools and knowledge for successful graduate study in the discipline, and to prepare graduates for careers in education, law, public service or business. Majors are expected to think analytically, ascertain facts and make objective judgments, and write clearly, communicating the results of reasoned analysis. The department shares with the University both its broader commitment to cross-cultural understanding and its special obligation to serve the Upper Cumberland region of Tennessee." Explore the world The History Department offers 30 undergraduate courses in European, Non-Western and U.S. history, plus it�s structured to encourage you to focus on what topics interest you. Curious about how the American West was born or how religion has played a part in shaping this country? Want to know more about Native Americans, the Black Experience or women�s history? Or maybe the modern Middle East or China�s rise to prominence interests you? You�ll find all the opportunities to learn in the History Department. Enjoy small classes As you move into upper division courses, you�ll find it easier to delve into the diverse cultural and human complexity of history in small classes led by professors with extensive knowledge. Prepare to Work Within the History Department, you�ll find just what you expect from your college experience � faculty members with a passion for what they teach, topics that make you think, question and debate, and a degree that gives you a solid background for a legal, professional or higher education career.

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Tennessee Technological University's mission as the state's only technological university is to provide leadership and outstanding programs in engineering, the sciences, and related areas that benefit the people of Tennessee and the nation. The University also provides strong programs in the arts and sciences, business, education, agriculture and human ecology, nursing, music, art and interdisciplinary studies. Tennessee Tech serves students from throughout the state, nation, and many other countries, but it retains a special commitment to enrich the lives of people and communities in the Upper Cumberland region of Tennessee.



Blanton Alspaugh, Grammy-winning producer Rodney Atkins, Country music singer Jimmy Bedford, sixth master distiller at Jack Daniel's Robert Burton, Sr., CEO of Cenveo, Inc. Roger K. Crouch, NASA astronaut Lincoln Davis, former U.S. congressman Elois Grooms, former NFL player Johnny H. Hayes, former TVA director and presidential campaign finance manager Mike Hennigan, former NFL linebacker Dwight Henry, former Tennessee state legislator and gubernatorial candidate Bill Jenkins, former U.S. congressman Andy Landers, women's basketball coach at the University of Georgia Barbara McConnell, New Jersey state legislator Kevin Murphy, NBA player for the Utah Jazz Frank Omiyale, NFL player Da'Rick Rogers, NFL player David Simmons, Florida state senator Ken Sparks, football coach at Carson-Newman College Scott Stallings, professional golfer Carl Stiner, former Commander in Chief of the United States Special Operations Command Harry Stonecipher, former CEO of Boeing, McDonnell Douglas, and Sundstrand Lonnie Warwick, former NFL player Dottie West, country singer Barry Wilmore, NASA astronaut and United States Navy test pilot Jim Youngblood, former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Rams and Washington Redskins



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