Concentrations

A concentration is an area of study that combines a small number of required courses, with focused advising, directed toward a career or graduate training. Each concentration typically includes a required practical experience, and may also include a certification.

data-visualization

Data Visualization

ART 223 2D Design
MAT 221 Statistics
ART 375R/ POL 375R Data Visualization with Tableau
Certification in Excel
Advisors: Doug Himes and Jeremiah John

digital-illustration

Digital Illustration

ART 120 Intro to Drawing
ART 250 Intro to Watercolor or ART 230 Intro to Oil Painting
ART 223 2D Design
ART 275R Digital Illustration
Advisors: Doug Himes and Corey Egbert

digital-photography

Digital Photography

ART 375R Intro to Digital Photography
ART 223 2D Design
ART 375R Photoshop course
Photography Internship
Advisor: Doug Himes

international_affairs

International Affairs

POL 233 Comparative Politics
POL 245 International Relations
POL 335R Human Geography
Internship in IR or diplomacy
Advisor: Jeremiah John

museum-studies

Museum Studies

ART 210 Art History I or ART 215 Art History II
ART 375R Museum Studies
(Recommended: A course in archiving, material culture, or other course in museum studies)
Internship in museum studies
Advisor: Barbara Crawford

pre-mcaa

Pre-M.Acc.

BUS201 Intro to Financial Accounting
BUS202 Intro to Managerial Accounting
Intermediate Financial Accounting
Intermediate Managerial Accounting
Introduction to Taxation
Audit
Advisors: Todd Brotherson

public-policy

Public Policy

POL 223 American Politics
MAT 221 Statistics
ECN 210 Microeconomics
ECN 215 Macroeconomics
Excel certification
Internship in policy analysis
Advisor: Zeb Riley and Jeremiah John

videography

Videography

ART 375R Videography I
ART 375R Videography II
Internship in videography
Advisors: Amy Roskelley and Doug Himes

Writing and Mass Media

Writing and Mass Media

ENG 365 Writing in Mass Media Workshop
One of the following:

  • ENG 324 Writing Popular Fiction
  • ENG 344 Screenwriting
  • ENG 375R Topics: Writing for Digital Media
  • ENG 375R Topics: Creative Nonfiction

WRI 320 Advanced Composition
ENG 399 Internship