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Earning a bachelor's degree is achieved by completing the necessary course of study offered by the college or university you enroll in. Completing this study may take three to seven years depending on where you seek your degree.

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Bachelor in Arts Management

University Of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Green Bay

Arts organizations make communities come alive – from symphonies to jazz bands, theaters to sculpture gardens, museums to community arts centers, public radio to festivals. All of that activity is made possible by arts managers. [+]

Bachelors in Arts in Wisconsin in USA. Arts organizations make communities come alive – from symphonies to jazz bands, theaters to sculpture gardens, museums to community arts centers, public radio to festivals. All of that activity is made possible by arts managers. Arts management can be an exciting, fulfilling career for someone who likes to be close to the arts and artists and wants to work behind the scenes to make the arts happen. Arts managers work behind the scenes to bring art and audiences together – raising funds, marketing, organizing volunteers and facilitating programs. At UW-Green Bay, Arts Management is both a major and a minor. Many students pair the Arts Management major or minor with studies in music, studio art, theatre, dance, gallery and museum practices, English, or history. We believe that successful arts managers are equally proficient in art and administration – and we also believe that the arts are a unique industry and have management challenges that are not found in other kinds of businesses. Your studies will include arts management core courses along with courses in the arts, not-for-profit management and business. An internship or other practical, real-life experience is an important part of the experience. Who should be a Arts Management Major? Arts Management is an ideal major or minor for students who like to be around the arts but are not necessarily interested in being an artist or performer. It’s also a good choice for those who are preparing for artistic careers and want to have some training in the “business side” of the arts, so that they can manage their own careers, understand the organizations that hire artists, or even be prepared to accept administrative jobs between artistic gigs. We use the term “arts management” very broadly. Students in the Arts Management Program may be majoring or minoring in other artistic disciplines such as studio art, music or theatre, but students majoring in English, history, communications, business and economics have also minored or double-majored in arts management. Many arts management majors choose to minor in an artistic discipline, but Communications, English, Humanistic Studies, and many other programs can pair well with arts management. [-]

Bachelor in Urban and Regional Studies

University Of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Green Bay

Urban and Regional Studies develops individuals who want to make a difference in their community: a difference in what happens to older neighborhoods in transition; a difference in what happens as new suburban communities are planned and built; and a difference in the lives and well-being of persons across metropolitan and rural regions. [+]

Urban and Regional Studies develops individuals who want to make a difference in their community: a difference in what happens to older neighborhoods in transition; a difference in what happens as new suburban communities are planned and built; and a difference in the lives and well-being of persons across metropolitan and rural regions. URS offers undergraduates an opportunity to become familiar with concepts that will be useful whether they become community organizers, lawyers, city or regional planners, architects, teachers, economic development specialists, journalists, social workers, city managers, or enter careers in business. Students are offered introductory and advanced coursework in many of the social science disciplines that contribute to the field of urban studies -- including economics, geography, political science, psychology, and sociology -- as well as specialized coursework such as: urban social problems, urban and regional planning, and the seminar in ethics and public action. We have a number of areas of emphasis within the program, including community development, ethnic studies, and urban and regional planning. Areas of Emphasis View the course requirements and recommended semester by semester schedule of courses for the areas of emphasis in Urban and Regional Studies: Community Development Course work focuses on macro issues in economic development and planning, including Land Use Controls, Community Economic Development, Urban and Regional Planning, and Urban and Regional Economic Theory. Ethnic Studies Course work emphasizes experience of ethnic and racial groups in the United States, including especially the continuing efforts of these groups to build communities and their own ethnic identities in the United States. Urban and Regional Planning A specialized program of study emphasizing planning theory and methods and requiring internship work with local planning agencies. This curriculum is often selected by students interested in graduate work in urban and regional studies. Urban and Regional Studies Many students in are interested in the general program in urban and regional studies. Land Survey Certificate Program Offered in conjunction with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. Students completing this degree program along with required courses at NWTC will receive state certificate in Land Surveying. [-]

Bachelor in Design Arts

University Of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Green Bay

The <strong>Design Arts major</strong> is geared towards students who are interested in Graphic Design, Environmental Design and the broadening field of Visual Communications. The program provides a formal education in design with an emphasis on promoting the development of problem solving and design skills that are practical, portable and enduring in rapidly changing, technologically driven, creative fields. [+]

Bachelors in Arts in Wisconsin in USA. The Design Arts major is geared towards students who are interested in Graphic Design, Environmental Design and the broadening field of Visual Communications. The program provides a formal education in design with an emphasis on promoting the development of problem solving and design skills that are practical, portable and enduring in rapidly changing, technologically driven, creative fields. The Design Arts major consists of Studio Art, Graphic Design, Environmental Design, Communications and English Composition courses. The breadth of the curriculum reflects the interdisciplinary nature of the program and is structured to promote intellectual and esthetic understanding of visual communications, environmental design and promote the development of problem solving skills. Students enrolled in upper-level courses will learn how to apply design principles to a variety of media including graphic design for print and publishing and web design. Studio courses integrate technology use and skills development in a problem-based learning environment. Students learn to use standard professional design software as tools of the design process. The environmental design studios develop design skills through the exploration of human scale problems. The studio courses have typically been centered on a variety of real-world projects that have included the design of business and living spaces, the redesign of industrial river frontage into green space and urban renewal projects to name a few. The studio projects typically have actual clients, with students responding to important community issues that require creativity based in design and problem solving methodologies. The ultimate goal of the program is to equip students with the knowledge, problem-solving ability and design skills that will enable them to make significant contributions as design professionals. [-]

BFA in Graphic Design

Cardinal Stritch University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Milwaukee

The Graphic Design major at Cardinal Stritch University recognizes and embodies the importance of educating students for an increasing complex world and across multiple platforms. In an ever increasingly globalized economy, a liberal arts education supports the expansion and deepening of the designers understanding of their work - and creative practice - within the broader context of a democratic society. [+]

The Graphic Design major at Cardinal Stritch University recognizes and embodies the importance of educating students for an increasing complex world and across multiple platforms. In an ever increasingly globalized economy, a liberal arts education supports the expansion and deepening of the designers understanding of their work - and creative practice - within the broader context of a democratic society. This bridge between multiple fields such as technology, business, education, and psychology creates a rich environment for designers to experience how their work shapes the local, regional, and global economy. Creating more perceptive, critical, and creative thinkers, it allows designers to transcend vocational utility to recognize and grapple with challenges that are presented to them in their lives, personally, and professionally. The Graphic Design majors begins with a comprehensive education in design principles, applications, theories, history, and practice. The curriculum embraces emerging technologies and the convergence of graphic design, photography, studio arts, and digital and time-based media. Students work independently, in teams, and closely with faculty, and are introduced to increasingly complex graphic communication, design problems, and methodologies. Degree Requirements Program Credits: 72 Required Courses Visual arts core: (18 cr) ART 101, 115, 123, 131, 147, 150 Graphic Design Core: (9 cr) ART 111, 202, 239 Graphic Design Major: (27 cr) ART 205, 211, 302, 305, 311, 402, 405, 406, 447. Art History: (9 cr) Choose three courses from ART 141,142, 344 or 415 Electives: (9 cr) ART 210 or 301 and two courses outside of major. Suggested courses include: BU 105, BU 228, CS 118, CS 230, EN 216, THR 220 or THR 225. Exhibit: Required Required Auxiliary Courses: none [-]

Bachelor in Music

University Of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Green Bay

The Music program is a leader in the performing arts at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay providing a musical education grounded in performance, historical, and cultural contexts. The program offers music courses to all University students to broaden their understanding and enjoyment of music as a fine art. [+]

Bachelors in Arts in Wisconsin in USA. The Music program is a leader in the performing arts at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay providing a musical education grounded in performance, historical, and cultural contexts. The program offers music courses to all University students to broaden their understanding and enjoyment of music as a fine art. We offer a comprehensive array of experiences that can be individualized within the context of an outstanding liberal arts education and the amenities of a multifaceted university. Music ensembles are open to all university students who successfully audition. Great musical experiences and a fine music education begin with an outstanding faculty. At UW Green Bay students have the opportunity to study with experts on their instrument or voice. Our faculty of professional musicians are creative artists who make teaching their first priority. Being a musician requires not only talent, desire, and hard work, but it also requires an environment in which you can develop your musical talents to their fullest. The UW Green Bay Music program provides a supportive environment along with the thorough education you need to succeed. A fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), the Music program offers two degrees, a professional degree – the Bachelor of Music, and a liberal arts degree – the Bachelor of Arts. The Bachelor of Music in Music Education prepares students to enter the teaching profession, with Wisconsin DPI licensure available in Pre-K-12 Choral and General Music, and Pre-K-12 Instrumental and General Music. The Bachelor of Music in Performance is a professional degree that prepares students for a career in music performance or graduate study of their instrument or voice. The Bachelor of Arts degree offers the study of music in a liberal arts framework. It is intended for students who wish to major in Music as a part of a liberal arts program. The degree can help students prepare for a broad array of career options and may also be appropriate for those intending to pursue advanced study in music. With this comprehensive background, our graduates have gone on to careers as performers, teachers, arts managers, business entrepreneurs and many have furthered their education through graduate study. It is also possible to choose Music as a disciplinary minor, which provides breadth to an interdisciplinary major. The Music minor may be especially appropriate for students who have an interest in studying music, but who intend to pursue careers in other fields. The Music program maintains a strong commitment to strengthening its cooperative links with the local and regional communities, arts organizations, and music educators. The Music program serves as a cultural resource for Northeastern Wisconsin and the first introduction to the campus for thousands of secondary students. Furthermore, the Music program provides arts education as part of UW Green Bay’s comprehensive general education program and will continue to promote the University's tradition of a strong liberal arts education. Admission to the music program is contingent upon successful completion of a performance audition and a written placement exam in music theory and ear training. All entering students who do not meet the minimum standards to be majors in the department may be admitted conditionally. However, students must remove identified deficiencies within the first year of matriculation before being fully admitted into the program. Students from any academic program may participate in music courses, ensembles, and applied lessons and may fulfill General Education requirements by doing so. [-]

Bachelor in Media Design

Wisconsin Lutheran College
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 USA Milwaukee

Media design is an interdisciplinary major that combines select courses from business, art, and communication to successfully prepare students for careers in graphic design, web design, advertising, marketing, and professional communication. [+]

Media design is an interdisciplinary major that combines select courses from business, art, and communication to successfully prepare students for careers in graphic design, web design, advertising, marketing, and professional communication. The curriculum in media design provides each student with generalist and specialist education. Students are prepared to think, to problem-solve, to relate, and also to make and to design. Professors with real-life experience as designers and studio artists teach media design courses. Since class sizes are small, students receive plenty of personal attention and are encouraged to balance technological training with a variety of creative energies. When students walk across the stage to receive their diploma, they also will have a professional portfolio of skills and samples. What Makes the Program Distinctive? WLC is located in Milwaukee, a metropolitan area with a vibrant community of designers and proximity to world-class museums. Media design faculty members have published font designs, have professional agency experience, and have served as art directors. Media design students can work in a collaborative lab space, equipped with graphics tablets and laser printers. Media design students have their work critiqued by working professionals and can see students’ work from other reputable Milwaukee schools. Media design hosts two national speakers every year on topics of digital trends. ACADEMICS AND RESEARCH Experiential Learning WLC's media design students engage in hands-on, experiential learning with Adobe Creative Suite and sophisticated text editors for web design and development. The development of a culminating portfolio allows students to showcase projects, including work in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator, as well as in the areas of photography, graphic design, and web design. Digitally Engaged Talk & Lecture Series The purpose of this series is to promote technology, the humanities, and media design, providing students and the local community an opportunity to meet creative professionals. Students have benefited from listening to and engaging with past speakers, including Serenity Caldwell, associate editor at Macworld; Jason Schwartz, creative director at Bright Bright Great; Chris Coyier, designer at CodePen, writer at CSS-Tricks, and podcaster at ShopTalk; Erin McLaughlin, typeface designer; and Andy Ihnatko, technology columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times. BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Internships WLC's media design students are encouraged to seek internships from within Milwaukee's robust creative community. Students have previously enjoyed internships at the Pettit National Ice Center, Milwaukee Children's Choir, and area Milwaukee creative and communication agencies. For some, internships have led to full-time job opportunities! Milwaukee Community WLC's location provides students an opportunity to enjoy the charm of WLC's small school community, as well as the many benefits of a thriving metropolitan area. Milwaukee has long been known for its lively art scene, and ArtPlace America recently named the city a 2013 Top 12 ArtPlace in America. Students can take advantage of Milwaukee's many museums, galleries, creative agencies, and public relations firms, as well as various media design events and volunteer opportunities, throughout their time at WLC. REWARDING JOBS AND CAREER OPTIONS Rewarding Jobs Most of our recent graduates have obtained rewarding, full-time jobs - some even before graduation. The design field is very competitive, requiring a student's best efforts of preparation, and students are advised to identify a potential career fit for their unique talents and interests. Companies employing WLC graduates include Apexx Group, Quad/Graphics, Savage Solutions, and the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod. Career Options There is a nearly endless list of career options for media design majors. Students can work as a print designer creating magazine spreads, book jackets, packaging designs, or company materials. They could also work in the digital world as a front end web designer, as a user interface designer, or in digital publishing. Positions as graphic designers, type designers, and art directors are viable options. Some students choose to work independently as freelance designers. WLC's media design program successfully prepares students for whichever option they choose. [-]

Bachelor in Music

Wisconsin Lutheran College
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 USA Milwaukee

Music majors focus on the science and artistry of this sacred and ancient communication tool. Students acquire the knowledge and perception essential to excellent musicianship. Private lessons, master classes, recitals, and vocal and instrumental performing groups serve to advance and strengthen the student’s skills in making music. [+]

Bachelors in Arts in Wisconsin in USA. Music majors focus on the science and artistry of this sacred and ancient communication tool. Students acquire the knowledge and perception essential to excellent musicianship. Private lessons, master classes, recitals, and vocal and instrumental performing groups serve to advance and strengthen the student’s skills in making music. The music major features academic studies in music analysis, music literature and repertoire, and the historical development of music. What Makes the Program Distinctive? WLC’s music program offers the chance to study both the methods and the aesthetics of this powerful mode of communication. Students can develop their talents and enjoy the enriching, broadening experience of music performance, both individually and as part of a group. The program prepares musicians for music ministry, educational settings, and graduate studies. The Music Department is housed in the Center for Arts and Performance, which features a 370-seat concert hall, practice rooms, a rehearsal hall, a multimedia lecture hall, and an electronic music lab. This state-of-art facility is home to the college’s many fine performing ensembles. Scholarships Music scholarship opportunities are available to students with vocal, instrumental, and accompanying talent. The music department awards scholarships in the amount of $2,000 and $1,000 (plus free lessons) per year, as well as free lesson scholarships. All full-time freshmen and transfer students may apply for these music scholarships, regardless of intended major. PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES Choral Performance Membership in the 68-voice Wisconsin Lutheran Choir is by audition. The choir performs four concerts on campus each year, provides music for area WELS congregations, and tours annually. The choir rehearses five hours per week. Its repertoire includes music from the 16th through 21st centuries, sung in original languages. Membership in the 28-voice Chamber Choir is by audition only, for members of the Wisconsin Lutheran Choir. The Chapel Choir, a non-auditioned choral ensemble, performs in one concert each semester as well as in chapel services. Instrumental Performance The Concert Band is an ensemble that performs the finest of wind band literature. Membership in this organization is through a seating audition. The band meets five hours each week while exploring a wide variety of band compositions and arrangements. The ensemble presents concerts on campus and tours regionally and nationally. Other instrumental ensembles include a Brass Ensemble, Chamber Ensemble, Handbells, and Jazz Band. Keyboard Performance There are many opportunities for accompanying each year. Students accompany the choirs and band, play the Schlicker pipe organ during chapel, or accompany other students during recitals. BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Tours Annual performance tours are a time for students to travel and enjoy the camaraderie of their group, and to give them a chance to experience what it is like to perform in various spaces for different audiences. Most of all, WLC tours give students the opportunity to serve as ambassadors for the college and for their Savior as they share his love through music. The Wisconsin Lutheran Choir and Concert Band each tour annually to locations throughout the United States. Every four years the choir embarks on a two-week international tour. In May of 2013, the choir toured England and Ireland and performed in such notable venues as Holy Trinity in Stratford-Upon-Avon, St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin, and the Collegiate Church of St. Nicholas in Milwaukee Irish Sister City of Galway. In 2017, the 500th anniversary year of the Reformation, the ensemble will tour Germany and other western European destinations. The music major features academic studies in music analysis, music literature and repertoire, and the historical development of music. What Makes the Program Distinctive? WLC’s music program offers the chance to study both the methods and the aesthetics of this powerful mode of communication. Students can develop their talents and enjoy the enriching, broadening experience of music performance, both individually and as part of a group. The program prepares musicians for music ministry, educational settings, and graduate studies. The Music Department is housed in the Center for Arts and Performance, which features a 370-seat concert hall, practice rooms, a rehearsal hall, a multimedia lecture hall, and an electronic music lab. This state-of-art facility is home to the college’s many fine performing ensembles. Scholarships Music scholarship opportunities are available to students with vocal, instrumental, and accompanying talent. The music department awards scholarships in the amount of $2,000 and $1,000 (plus free lessons) per year, as well as free lesson scholarships. All full-time freshmen and transfer students may apply for these music scholarships, regardless of intended major. GRADUATE SCHOOL AND CAREERS Graduate School Many WLC music majors have attended well respected graduate schools, including: Indiana University Truman State University University of Nebraska University of New Mexico University of Southern California VanderCook College of Music Career Options WLC is known for producing successful school band directors, music teachers, and church music directors and organists. Music majors also have gone on to perform with the Florentine Opera Company, Milwaukee Opera Theatre, and Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and to work in the music industry with such companies as Hal Leonard Corporation and Interstate Music. [-]

Bachelor in Digital Cinema and Media

Wisconsin Lutheran College
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 USA Milwaukee

This interdiscipinary major engages students as digital storytellers, providing them hands-on experience in digital cinema creation, writing, acting, directing, pre-production and post-production, editing, management, and distribution. [+]

This interdiscipinary major engages students as digital storytellers, providing them hands-on experience in digital cinema creation, writing, acting, directing, pre-production and post-production, editing, management, and distribution. The digital cinema and media major allows students to gain skills in digital media creation, production, and distribution. The offered electives give students the flexibility to focus on their area of interest, whether on screen or behind the camera. Electives in cross disciplines allow students to hone their craft using resources not available throughout much of the Midwest. What Makes the Program Distinctive? WLC digital cinema and media majors have the opportunity to earn credit on feature films that are distributed across many markets. WLC students have worked on films such as Journey to Paradise, which was produced in 2010 and is distributed in Family Christian Stores and other outlets worldwide. WLC students have served in professional roles and earned professional credit in other works as well, including Mister Scrooge to See You, which was produced in 2013 by Salty Earth Pictures. The digital cinema and media major prepares students in art, business, communication, and theatre. While the major’s emphasis is on digital storytelling, students enhance their abilities through collaboration across related fields, often participating in projects outside of the classroom with students in different majors. ACADEMICS AND RESEARCH Salty Earth Pictures Salty Earth Pictures is a nonprofit motion picture and multimedia organization dedicated to using entertainment and the arts to share Jesus Christ with the world. Salty Earth owns a large movie studio in Fort Atkinson, which is about 45 minutes from the college. WLC digital cinema and media students have the opportunity to work on productions with the organization, which owns one of the largest production studios in the Midwest. Christian Worldview The digital cinema and media major at WLC reminds students of the greatest storyteller in history: Jesus Christ. Classes will prepare students to tell their stories through digital media and are also uniquely rooted in the Holy Scripture. The degree enhances an individual's ability to tell positive stories with others on both a personal and professional level. BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Feature Film Movie Credit Digital cinema and media majors work on real films and earn professional credit. Better than an internship, WLC is blessed to collaborate with one of the largest studios in the Midwest. This may be a student's most valuable tool when seeking employment upon graduation. CAREERS A bachelor's degree in digital cinema and media from WLC may lead to a successful career in a wide range of fields including writing, directing, editing, and distribution. WLC digital cinema and media alumni have started their own businesses, written musical scores, worked with missionary organizations, and collaborated on multi-language/multimedia projects. With the skills learned at WLC, digital cinema and media alumni are prepared to make a positive difference in their community through digital storytelling. Alumni will have the experience and instilled values needed to create the next generation of positive films. [-]