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  • Appalachian State University / Interdisciplinary Studies (BA) – Individually Designed
    foreign languages and co written a play that has been produced by professional actors in New York City And yet that s precisely what Dara Epstein did during her time at Appalachian Alumna Profile Debi Golembieski 99 Appalachian taught her to find practical solutions to community issues so when Debi Golembieski 99 and two other women wished they could find a store that sold eco friendly baby products they opened Green Mother Goods Faculty Profile Dr Beth Davison I want to hear what people are interested in and work with students to help them pursue their career goals Dr Beth Davison director of Interdisciplinary Studies Courses Core courses Histories of Knowledges Interdisciplinary Praxis and Senior Seminar Program of Study Four Year Guide Click on the pdf for your major NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Minors A minor is required Students often choose Africana Studies Girls Studies Global Studies Internet Studies Labor Studies LGBT Studies Non Profit Management or Gender Women s and Sexuality Studies View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom Appalachian has more than 300 clubs and organizations representing lots of interests that may pertain to focus areas selected for this degree Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society Admission Requirements An approved Program of Study Contract This contract will consist of a minimum of 24 semester hours selected from two or more disciplines with at least 12 semester hours at the 3000 level or above The contract may be changed but only with the approval of the IDS advisor and the IDS program director A copy of the approved contract must be on file in the College of Arts and Sciences Dean s Office Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian Students attracted to this degree tend to be independent minded Many come from Appalachian s interdisciplinary focused Watauga Residential College This create your own major has a strong focus on experiential learning such as internships and service learning as well as undergraduate research A foreign language is required The degree is housed in the Department of Cultural Gender and Global Studies which promotes creative cross disciplinary investigation of complex systems and problems Number of Students 52 Method of Delivery On campus only Careers Attorney Clothing designer Director of theater programs Environmental consultant Engineer Court reporter Communications officer Writer Government affairs coordinator Teacher Audio recording engineer Yoga instructor Youth advisor Park ranger Chaplain Nutritionist Web project manager Psychotherapist View more career possibilities Contacts College of Arts and Sciences Department of Cultural Gender and Global Studies Mark Nunes Department Chair nunesm appstate edu 828 262 3178 Department of Cultural Gender and Global Studies The department offers degrees in Global Studies Interdisciplinary Studies and Gender Women s and Sexuality Studies It promotes creative and imaginative engagement in cross disciplinary investigation of complex systems and problems College of Arts and Sciences Appalachian s largest college The College of Arts and Sciences has more than 500 faculty members

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  • Appalachian State University / Interior Design (BS)
    a student organization that hosts professional lectures films field studies portfolio exhibits and more Student Ambassadors students who annually help the program with internal and external events and program goals must maintain a minimum grade point average The American Society of Interior Designers ASID and the International Interior Design Association IIDA are two professional organizations represented on campus Related professional organizations are the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America IES and the NEWH The Hospitality Industry Network Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society A globally focused Interior Design Studio provides an in depth opportunity for students to make local to global connections literally through Skype and figuratively through analysis work The program also has a strong relationship with Lorenzo de Medici LdM in Florence Italy where many students spend the fall semester of their third year Short term faculty led study abroad trips through Interior Design or allied programs such as Building Science and Industrial Design go to England France and Costa Rica Admission Requirements A portfolio is not required for admission to the program rather the student is required to complete the Freshman Portfolio Review at the end of the first year coursework or the accelerated summer session foundation if available Admission to Appalachian State University allows the student admission into the first year foundation courses To support the professional orientation of the interior design major and to assist the student in an appropriate career choice all interior design students must participate in the Freshman Portfolio Review for admittance into the upper level courses and to complete the interior design curriculum Interior design students will complete the following sequence of courses for the interior design major before the Freshman Portfolio Review INT 1001 Visual Literacy I INT 1002 Visual Literacy II INT 1100 Interior Design Studio I INT 1300 Design and the Built Environment IND 1010 CAD I Imaging Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian The program is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation CIDA and by National Association of Schools of Art and Design NASAD The program maintains strong ties to the professional design community and guest speakers from a variety of backgrounds visit the classroom regularly Students participate in field trips to local and regional design firms corporate design departments showrooms fabricators other new interior architectural and design installations and the furniture manufacturing There are opportunities for field studies trips or conferences to Europe Costa Rica Atlanta Charlotte Chicago NeoCon The Merchandise Mart the High Point Furniture Market New York and Washington D C Faculty members have strong backgrounds in commercial residential healthcare hospitality and retail design architecture lighting design store planning historic preservation and environmental psychology which provides students with a well rounded education Number of Students 107 Method of Delivery On campus only Employers Capital Office Anchorage AK Herman Miller NY FL CBI Charlotte NC Raleigh NC Charleston SC HOK Dallas TX Chada Sydney Australia Holder Construction

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  • Appalachian State University / International Business (BSBA)
    to one of the most prestigious banks in the world thanks to help from caring Appalachian faculty Courses In addition to a 53 hour business core key courses include International Business Transactions and International Economics Electives include Accounting International Business International Internship Holland Fellows International Business in China Issues in Global International Information Technology International Economic Policy International Business Finance International Insurance Markets International Entrepreneurship International Human Resource Management International Management International Marketing Supply Chain Technologies in a Global Environment Global Supply Chain and Logistics Program of Study Four Year Guide NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Minors A minor in a language is required Choices are Arabic Chinese French German Japanese Russian or Spanish Suggested additional minors are Supply Chain Management or Entrepreneurship View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom International Business Student Association IBSA Expands student knowledge of global business and awareness of international issues students serve as ambassadors of Walker College of Business International Programs and International Business within the university community AIESEC AIESEC is the world s largest student led organization and is established in over 100 countries This club focuses on developing leadership skills as well as expanding students worldviews and provides international internships and exchange cultural events on campus and leadership opportunities and development Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society Student in this major must participate in an international experience approved by the Walker College of Business The experience must have a duration of at least 10 weeks normally in a non English speaking country Admission Requirements Requirements for declaring a major within the Walker College of Business are detailed here Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian Students must participate in an international experience of at least 10 weeks normally in a non English speaking country A language minor is required Appalachian has bilateral exchange agreements with universities in 25 countries including Australia China France Germany United Kingdom South Korea Vietnam South Africa Mexico Russia Brazil Chile and Argentina The BB T Student Leadership Center offers consultation to all business majors on choosing a career preparing for interviews and exploring internships and employment Number of Students Approximately 200 Method of Delivery On campus only Careers Foreign banking International investments Export import trade International law Public foreign service International non profits View more career possibilities Contacts Walker College of Business International Programs Dr Martin Menzar Associate Dean for International Programs meznarmb appstate edu 828 262 6236 Mrs Meredith Pipes International Programs Specialist churchmm appstate edu 828 262 7727 College of Business International Programs The International Business BSBA degree at Appalachian State University provides students a sound understanding of international business principles coupled with language training and first hand international experience Walker College of Business Accredited and well ranked Accredited by AACSB International the premier global accrediting body for schools of business since 1976 It is among only one third of U S business schools and 15 percent of business programs

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  • Appalachian State University / Languages, Literatures and Cultures (BA) - French and Francophone Studies
    rewarding French professor Dr K Martial Frindéthié an expert on Francophone Africa Meet more faculty Courses French and Francophone Studies majors take 15 hours of French core courses including Intensive Grammar Review Spoken French The French Speaking World Translation Techniques Advanced French Expression Students must also take at least 15 hours of French electives including One 2000 level literature course One culture civilization course at the 3000 level or above One literature course at or above the 3000 level Program of Study Four Year Guide NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Program Languages Literatures and Cultures French and Francophone Studies Education K 12 Minors A minor is required Common choices include Teaching English as a Second Language TESL Global Studies Psychology Anthropology and History View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom Pi Delta Phi Gamma Phi Chapter Appalachian s chapter of the national French honors society It is led by Dr Darci Gardner Students are admitted through nomination and must have completed at least one upper level French course be at least a sophomore and meet a minimum GPA requirement Le Cercle Français A social and cultural club for students interested in French and French speaking cultures For information contact Lynn McNeil View all Language and Culture clubs Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society In the last two years LLC faculty members have led service learning trips to Costa Rica Ecuador Jamaica the Dominican Republic and Ghana Read more Admission Requirements Prerequisite placement tests are used to assess incoming student levels of language ability to better advise them which courses to take and to assist in class level placement Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian The Department of Languages Literatures and Cultures offers a variety of courses related to the French language the French speaking world and French and Francophone cultures and literature The department offers students small class sizes and individualized attention and mentoring Students have the freedom to choose a course of study that aligns with their personal interests and career goals Students are encouraged to study abroad and have a variety of programs to choose from both in France and elsewhere in the French speaking world Faculty members include students in their research and frequently present in regional national and international conferences Faculty research interests include contemporary and 19th century French literature and culture the literature and culture of Francophone Africa post coloniality comic discourses in literature and film and literature and the visual arts Faculty regularly host immersion weekends where students prepare meals together and engage in other activities all without the use of English Students who have a 3 0 GPA or higher and have completed 90 hours can take 4 classes that count as both undergrad and graduate credit toward a Master s Degree in Romance Languages Number of Students 130 150 French and Spanish majors in the department Method of Delivery On campus only Careers Foreign Service

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  • Appalachian State University / Languages, Literatures and Cultures (BA) - Spanish
    and literature He also has studied migrations and exile in the Spanish speaking world Meet more faculty Courses Spanish majors take 18 hours of Spanish core classes at the 2000 level or above including Intensive Grammar Review Conversational Spanish Introduction to Literature Spanish Phonetics and Diction Advanced Grammar and Composition Advanced Spanish Expression Students must also complete 12 hours of Spanish Electives including a culture civilization course and a literature course Program of Study Four Year Guide Click on the PDF of your major NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Program Languages Literatures and Cultures Spanish Education K 12 Minors A minor is required Common choices include Teaching English as a Second Language TESL Global Studies Psychology Anthropology and History View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom Sigma Delta Phi Epsilon Omicron Chapter Appalachian s chapter of the National Spanish Honor Society For information contact Dr Catherine Fountain El Círculo Hispánico A social and cultural club for students interested in Spanish and Spanish speaking cultures For information contact Dr Catherine Fountain View all Language and Culture clubs Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society In the last two years LLC faculty members have led service learning trips to Costa Rica Ecuador Jamaica the Dominican Republic and Ghana Read more Admission Requirements Prerequisite placement tests are used to assess incoming student levels of language ability to better advise them which courses to take and to assist in class level placement Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian The Department of Languages Literatures and Cultures offers a variety of courses related to Spanish language cultural and literary expression and also in career oriented areas such as translation business Spanish and Spanish for the health professions The department offers students small class sizes and individualized attention and mentoring Students have the freedom to choose a course of study that aligns with their personal interests and career goals Students are encouraged to study abroad and have a variety of programs to choose from both in Spain and Latin America Faculty members include students in their research and frequently present in regional conferences Faculty research interests include contemporary Spanish and Latin American literature creative writing and translation the acquisition and teaching of pronunciation Mexican literature and popular culture Afro Hispanic studies indigenous languages and cultures of the Americas U S Hispanic literature Andean studies and language diversity and variation in the Spanish speaking world Faculty regularly host immersion weekends where students prepare meals together and engage in other activities all without the use of English Students who have a 3 0 GPA or higher and have completed 90 hours can take 4 classes that count as both undergrad and graduate credit toward a Master s Degree in Romance Languages Number of Students 130 150 French and Spanish majors in the department Method of Delivery On campus only Careers Foreign Service FBI CIA NSA Translation and interpretation Travel and tourism International relations

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  • Appalachian State University / Languages, Literatures and Cultures - French and Francophone Studies, Education (K-12)
    Four Year Guide NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Program Languages Literatures and Cultures BA French and Francophone Studies Minors A minor is not required for the French K 12 degree However many language education majors choose to add a minor in Teaching English as a Second Language TESL as jobs in ESL are also in high demand View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom Pi Delta Phi Gamma Phi Chapter Appalachian s chapter of the national French honors society It is led by Dr Darci Gardner Students are admitted through nomination and must have completed at least one upper level French course be at least a sophomore and meet a minimum GPA requirement Le Cercle Francais A social and cultural club for students interested in French and French speaking cultures For information contact Lynn McNeil Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society In the last two years LLC faculty members have led service learning trips to Costa Rica Ecuador Jamaica the Dominican Republic and Ghana There also are opportunities for students to complete part of their student teaching abroad Read more Admission Requirements Prerequisite placement tests are used to assess incoming student levels of language ability to better advise them which courses to take and to assist in class level placement Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian Recipients of this degree are highly successful in finding teaching jobs The Department of Languages Literatures and Cultures offers a variety of courses related to the French language and French speaking cultures with small class sizes and individualized attention and mentoring Students have several study abroad options to choose from both in France and elsewhere in the French speaking world and an opportunity to complete part of their student teaching abroad Appalachian offers a Master s Degree in Romance Languages with specializations in French Teaching at both the K 12 and community college levels High achieving students have the option to participate in an accelerated MA program by taking graduate level courses during their senior year and then completing the rest of their master s coursework in a single year Faculty members include students in their research and frequently present in regional conferences Topics include contemporary French literature and culture the literature and culture of Francophone Africa and techniques for building language proficiency Faculty regularly host immersion weekends where students prepare meals together and engage in other activities all without the use of English Number of Students 40 to 50 enrolled in the French and Spanish Education programs Method of Delivery On Campus Only Contacts College of Arts and Sciences Department of Languages Literatures and Cultures Dr Darci Gardner Assistant Professor gardnerdl1 appstate edu Department of Languages Literatures and Cultures The Department of Languages Literatures and Cultures offers courses that enhance students understanding and appreciation of other cultures and languages as well as their own making them prepared for lifelong learning in a multicultural world College of

    Original URL path: http://www.appstate.edu/academics/majors/id/french-education-k-12 (2016-02-17)
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  • Appalachian State University / Languages, Literatures and Cultures - Spanish, Education (K-12)
    teaching methods course Students also take 5 professional education classes totaling 12 credit hours in the Reich College of Education and spend their last semester student teaching in a North Carolina public school Program of Study Four Year Guide Click on the PDF of your major NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Program Languages Literatures and Cultures BA Spanish Minors A minor is not required for the Spanish K 12 degree However many language education majors choose to add a minor in Teaching English as a Second Language TESL as jobs in ESL are also in high demand View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom Sigma Delta Phi Epsilon Omicron Chapter Appalachian s chapter of the National Spanish Honor Society For information contact Dr Catherine Fountain El Círculo Hispánico A social and cultural club for students interested in Spanish and Spanish speaking cultures For information contact Dr Catherine Fountain View all Language and Culture clubs Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society In the last two years LLC faculty members have led service learning trips to Costa Rica Ecuador Jamaica the Dominican Republic and Ghana There also are opportunities for students to complete part of their student teaching abroad Read more Admission Requirements Prerequisite placement tests are used to assess incoming student levels of language ability to better advise them which courses to take and to assist in class level placement Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian Recipients of this degree are highly successful in finding teaching jobs and often receive multiple job offers The Department of Languages Literatures and Cultures offers a variety of courses related to the Spanish language and Spanish speaking cultures with small class sizes and individualized attention and mentoring Students have several study abroad options to choose from both in Spain and Latin America and an opportunity to complete part of their student teaching abroad Appalachian offers a Master s Degree in Romance Languages with specializations in Spanish Teaching at both the K 12 and community college levels High achieving students have the option to participate in an accelerated MA program by taking graduate level courses during their senior year and then completing the rest of their master s coursework in a single year Faculty members include students in their research and frequently present in regional conferences Topics include contemporary Spanish and Latin American literature the acquisition and teaching of pronunciation Mexican literature and popular culture Afro Hispanic studies indigenous languages and cultures of the Americas U S Hispanic literature Andean studies and language diversity and variation in the Spanish speaking world Faculty regularly host immersion weekends where students prepare meals together and engage in other activities all without the use of English Number of Students 40 to 50 enrolled in the French and Spanish Education programs Method of Delivery On campus only Contacts College of Arts and Science s Department of Languages Literatures and Cultures Dr Benjamin Souza Program

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  • Appalachian State University / Management (BSBA)
    Davis Roberts Alumna Profile Libby Childers 13 Three international education and employment opportunities later Libby Childers 13 returns to the United States to continue the work she loves Courses In addition to a 53 hour business core key management courses include Opportunity and Entrepreneurship Human Resource Management International Management Contemporary Issues in Management and Leadership Business Ethics Program of Study Four Year Guide Click on the pdf for your major NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Program Hospitality and Tourism Management BSBA Minors A minor is not required However popular choices are Entrepreneurship Human Resource Management and Sustainable Business View all minors Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society All business students fulfill an international requirement and an increasing number choose to study abroad through a wide variety of exchange programs The college maintains partnerships with universities across the globe and continues to expand groundbreaking opportunities in emerging markets The Department of Management offers these international courses Entrepreneurship 3190 provides a study of international entrepreneurship Topics include mode of entry trade and the global environment culture legal international financial and marketing considerations and different business practices outside the domestic market Management 3670 provides a study of human resource management with emphasis on the global economy Management 3800 provides a study of management as practiced in different nations and cultures Admission Requirements Requirements for declaring a major within the Walker College of Business are detailed here Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian The Department of Management offers minors in entrepreneurship human resource management and sustainable business It also provides access to the programs and faculty in Appalachian s Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship in order to help students develop and launch businesses The department is active in sustainability initiatives and hosts several special cross disciplinary sessions each semester featuring experts in sustainability Many Appalachian students choose to select courses from both the Marketing and Management programs The two are the most popular choices for students simultaneously earning a second major with an undergraduate degree The Department of Management along with the Department of Psychology offers a two year interdisciplinary Master of Arts degree in Industrial Organizational Psychology and Human Resources Management IOHRM which expands upon the undergraduate management curriculum Number of Students Approximately 700 Method of Delivery Online or on campus Careers Benefits Manager Branch Manager Communications Manager Compensation Manager Government Services Administrator Human Resource Manager Industrial Relations Director Information Systems Manager International Business Manager Labor Relations Manager Management Analyst Operations Manager Payroll Manager Personnel Manager Personnel Recruiter Promotions Manager Property Manager Provisioning Manager Public Utilities Manager Real Estate Agent Broker Recreation Manager Restaurant Food Service Manager Retail Sales Manager Sales Manager Telecommunications System Coordinator Training Manager Transportation Director View more career possibilities Contacts Walker College of Business Department of Management Jacqui Bergman Chair bergmanjz appstate edu 828 262 4958 Department of Management The Department of Management offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs to prepare students

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