The Comparative Literature major provides important skills such as critical thinking, writing, and effective oral communication to help achieve professional goals. Career fields include law, writing, humanities, education, foreign service, and international business, as well as graduate study.
Today, roughly 75% of the U.S. population lives and works in urban/suburban communities. As this change in demographics continues to accelerate, it places increased pressure on the ecological resources of these spaces. Georgia is undergoing these same demographic changes, but at a greater rate than the rest of the nation. In response to this demographic shift, the Community Forestry Certificate was developed to address community tree health care critical to the quality of life, safety, and health of Georgia citizens.
The curriculum addresses critical environmental issues from a business and scientific perspective. Students are trained to understand and appreciate the non-economic aspects of resource and environmental problems, including social, ecological, physical, and legal considerations, all while serving as members of interdisciplinary teams involved in resource and environmental management, planning, and analysis.
English is an excellent pre-professional major, whether the goal is to study law, medicine, or literature. Graduates find careers in public relations, management positions, technical writing, publishing, business, teaching, and others that demand writing, interpretation, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
Erin Lipp, a professor of environmental health science in the College of Public Health, encourages her students to think critically about science and how it affects the world in which they live.
"I am an environmental microbiologist but my area of focus is really water, which means that my work crosses into many different fields (ecology, hydrology, geology, oceanography, health and even policy). Microbiology really does touch everything, and it is exciting to work in areas that really impact our world—from public health to climate change. I also love that I am able to work in the field and at the bench."
This new edition of The Afrocentric Idea boldly confronts the contemporary challenges that have been launched against Molefi Kete Asante's philosophical, social, and cultural theory. By rendering a critique of some postmodern positions as well as the old structured Eurocentric orientations, this new edition contains lively engagements with views expressed by Mary Lefkowitz, Paul Gilroy, and Cornel West.
Transcultural Realities is an important collection of essays written by an outstanding cast of critical scholars who discuss the importance of transculture in interdisciplinary contexts. The primary goal of the contributors is to help the reader to understand that a state of "community" or "harmony" cannot be achieved in the world until we are all ready to accept different cultural forms, norms, and orientations.
Independence of mind, work ethic, disciplined attitude, creativity, and expression are essential qualities of students desiring to attain the Bachelor of Fine Arts with emphasis in Drawing at the University of Georgia. Students with an interest in this major should bring enthusiasm and rigor and must also be able to engage in critiques of their work and others.
Independence of mind, work ethic, disciplined attitude, creativity, and expression are essential qualities of students desiring to attain the Bachelor of Fine Arts with emphasis in Painting at the University of Georgia. Students with an interest in this major should bring enthusiasm and rigor and must also be able to engage in critiques of their work and others.
The curriculum involves a comprehensive study of the art of photography processes, technology, history, criticism, contemporary practices, and the expressive potential of unique visual language. Class sizes are small which allows for supportive, one-on-one attention. Each student is given the freedom to pursue their own direction in content and design through a wide range of media (conventional black and white, color, historic processes, digital imaging, video, and installation) and state-of-the-art . Students participate in an internship and senior exhibition with portfolio.
Students develop technical competence in diverse skills associated with major fine-art printmaking processes including intaglio (engraving or etching cavities to contain printing ink), relief, screen printing, digital printing, letterpress, book arts, papermaking, and lithography. Self-discipline, drawing ability, sense of design, and ability to accept direction and aesthetic criticism are essential keys for success. Students participate in an internship and senior exhibition with portfolio.
The HBS is the 1st resource to bring together research and scholarship in the field of Black studies in one volume. Editors Molefi Kete Asante and Maulana Karenga, along with a pre-eminent group of contributors, examine various aspects of of Black Studies. Organized into 3 parts, HBS explores historical and cultural foundations, philosophical and conceptual bases, and critical and analytical concepts.
Majors take 45 hours in art courses beyond their core courses including painting, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, a studio sequence, art education, and art history. In addition, they must take 18 hours in professional education courses including 9 in student teaching; the B.F.A. is a prerequisite for initial teacher certification. Successful B.F.A. graduates will demonstrate a professional knowledge of fundamental art concepts, materials, and teaching techniques in order to nurture aesthetic understanding, critical thinking abilities, and visual literacy in the field.