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Academic Affairs

This page is a resource for our academic affairs teams at Chadron, Peru, and Wayne State Colleges. 

Teaching Excellence

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Academic Offerings by College

The following academic offerings are authorized for Chadron State, Peru State, and Wayne State Colleges:

Chadron State Undergraduate Degree Programs


  • Art Studio
  • Gallery/Museum
  • Graphic Design


  • Biological Resources
  • General Biology
  • Human Biology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Organismal Biology

Business Administration:

  • Accounting
  • Agribusiness
  • Business Information Systems
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing

Communication Arts:

  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Journalism
  • Public Relations

Family and Consumer Sciences:

  • Child and Family Studies
  • Design and Merchandising
  • Health and Human Services
  • Nutrition and Wellness

General Business 

Health Sciences:

  • General Health Care
  • Pre-Chiropractic Medicine
  • Pre-Optometry
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine
  • Radiologic Technology


Interdisciplinary Studies

Justice Studies:

  • Criminal Justice-Corrections
  • Criminal Justice-Forensic Studies
  • Criminal Justice-Juvenile Justice
  • Criminal Justice-Law
  • Criminal Justice-Law Enforcement
  • Legal Studies




  • Applied Music
  • Music Industry
  • Music Studies

Physical Sciences:

  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Geoscience
  • Geoscience

Psychological Sciences

Rangeland Management:

  • Rangeland Ecology
  • Rangeland Equine Management
  • Rangeland Fire Management
  • Rangeland Livestock Management
  • Rangeland Wildlife Management

Social Work

Sports and Recreation Management:

  • Athletic Training Preparation
  • Community and Adventure Recreation
  • Exercise Science
  • Sport Leadership

Technical Occupations


  • Performance/Directing
  • Technical/Design 

Wentworth Selected as 2020 NSCS Teaching Excellence Award Recipient

“Dr. Wentworth is not only an excellent educator, but a great mentor, advisor, and advocate for our students and their success. Her dedication to students reflects the core values, mission and vision of Chadron State College and the Nebraska State College System,” said Chancellor Paul Turman of the Nebraska State College System (NSCS). “She is a fantastic role model for future educators. She holds her students to the highest standard and provides the tools and support to help them succeed.”

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