Learn how to develop a brand identity that stands out in the marketplace and in the minds of consumers. With a focus on brand design, you’ll explore visual branding, the language of design, and creative campaign concepts. Combined with your study of marketing, you’ll discover what it takes to present on-brand messaging to the right people at the right time and in the right place.
Gain a solid foundation in the conceptual and technical aspects of animation and motion media art. Learn from a variety of processes, including stop-motion, 3D animation, and traditional figure drawing.
Discover how to use art techniques, like painting, drawing, and sculpture, when working with adults and children. You’ll learn how to help those who are unable to express their thoughts with words or prefer to use art to express their experiences.
Study the basics of managing organizations while developing critical thinking and leadership skills. You’ll learn about managers’ roles, departments in organizations, and behaviors that impact performance.
Strengthen your writing talents while exploring different literary genres in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and more. You’ll also study and analyze other works that will help you expand your creativity as a writer.
Explore the history of dramatic literature and develop skills in performance and stage production. Course topics include voice and acting, movement and improvisation, and directing and stage management.
If you want to add teaching to your studies, but you’re unsure about working in a classroom, then a minor in education is ideal. You can test out different career paths in education without having to commit to a full-time degree in the field.
Discover what it takes to make your vision happen. As an Entrepreneurship minor, you’ll gain the tools to put your business ideas into action. Develop strategies for researching your competition and the marketplace. Explore methods for financing your venture, pitching your ideas to investors, and marketing your products and services to consumers.
Create your own minor in one of six foreign languages: French, Italian, German, Mandarin, Portuguese, or American Sign Language (ASL). You’ll build an in-demand professional skill set as you design your own course of study.
Study the global processes that link politics, economics, culture, society, and the environment. You’ll develop the knowledge and tools needed to make sense of and shape the world as a citizen and future global leader.
Gain a deeper appreciation and understanding of the past through the study of a wide range of topics and time periods. You’ll also learn a variety of research skills that will enhance your other studies and potential career paths.
Do you have the skills to lead in today’s global marketplace? Through real-world scenarios, international trips, and hands-on internships, our International Business specialization prepares you for managing a diverse, multicultural workforce. Competency in two languages is required to pursue this minor.
If you’re a Global Studies major who is interested in teaching English as a second language in international settings, then this is the minor for you. You’ll study the process of acquiring a second language and develop culturally responsive learning strategies.
Expand your understanding and appreciation of literature through the study of a wide range of works. Courses cover material from the ancient world to the Renaissance, as well as from the 17th century to present day.
Generate positive buzz, influence buyer behavior, and create brand loyalty. With a minor in Marketing, you’ll learn how to tap into the needs and wants of your consumer base, shape consumer perceptions about your products and services, and increase market share through creative promotional strategies.
Develop your ability to apply mathematics and quantitative thinking when analyzing problems, making decisions, predicting outcomes, and verifying results. You’ll take core classes in statistics and calculus, and choose from a variety of electives.
Launch your career in the nonprofit world. Get an in-depth look at the unique challenges that these organizations face, and learn how to assess organizational effectiveness from multiple perspectives. As you learn how lead in a broad range of nonprofit environments, you’ll build expertise in ethics and responsibility, fundraising and philanthropy, financial management, marketing, and more.
Explore traditional and digital photography techniques as you work with different media, like collage and sculpture. You can also choose to focus on specific genres, including photo noir, landscape and architecture, and portraiture.
Explore the science of human behavior and mental processes, and how psychology is applied in therapeutic and research settings. You’ll learn about individual development, cognition and memory, personality, and more.
Explore the history, foundations, and approaches to helping in the field of social work within a multicultural society. You’ll develop the skillset needed to make a difference on an individual, community, and global level.
Develop an understanding of the changing social world through a focus on the structure of society and social groups. You’ll also be able to get practical experience through service learning opportunities.
Develop a competitive skill set as you gain the knowledge and experience needed to manage sports organizations across private, public, and nonprofit sectors. You’ll explore the complex demands placed on sports organizations, and prepare to offer creative solutions through the study of leadership, marketing, sport’s role in society, sport psychology, health, and nutrition.
Learn techniques for visual storytelling, such as graphic nonfiction and fiction for a range of audiences. You’ll take a combination of courses in creative writing and illustration as you create original works.