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  • Appalachian State University / Music Performance (BM) - Vocal
    history world music and other musicianship classes Faculty members for this degree include experts in all individual conservatory instruments including woodwinds brass strings including guitar and harp piano and organ and percussion After Graduation Performance alumni typically pursue further study in some of the finest graduate schools in the United States including the University of Maryland Indiana University Peabody Conservatory and Florida State University Career Exploration website Courses Visit the department homepage for more information including Program of Study and Four Year Guide NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Minors View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom National Association of Teachers of Singing College Music Society student chapter Music service fraternities Phi Mu Alpha Sigma Alpha Iota Kappa Kappa Psi Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society All Hayes School of Music students take MUS 2018 World Music as a requirement within their degree programs Additionally Music students are eligible to participate in international programs including recent course related activities in Ireland South Africa and Cuba Admission Requirements All students must audition to be accepted into the Hayes School of Music Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian The Hayes School of Music prepares young musicians for professional lives as performers composers music educators music therapists conductors and music industry professionals ensuring the next generation of musical leadership for the state region and nation With employment and graduate school placement record of nearly 100 percent our students typically move into professional music careers including performing teaching clinical work research and business as well as other career fields that value collaboration logical reasoning and creative thinking The Hayes School of Music engages the local and regional community with more than 190 concerts each year giving students valuable performance

    Original URL path: http://www.appstate.edu/academics/majors/id/music-performance-vocal (2016-02-17)
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  • Appalachian State University / Music Therapy (BM)
    experiences may involve the client s active participation in creating music such as through singing playing instruments songwriting or improvisation or receptive engagement in music through imaging listening or moving to music The capstone experience for this degree is a required 1 020 hour internship at one of more than 50 affiliated sites across the country which prepares students for the examination administered by the Certification Board for Music Therapists Inc After Graduation Music Therapy alumni enjoy a nearly 100 placement record in hospitals public school systems and private practice throughout the region and the United States Career Exploration website Courses Visit the department homepage for more information including Program of Study and Four Year Guide NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Minors View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom American Music Therapy Association student chapter College Music Society student chapter Music service fraternities Phi Mu Alpha Sigma Alpha Iota Kappa Kappa Psi Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society All Hayes School of Music students take MUS 2018 World Music as a requirement within their degree programs Additionally Music students are eligible to participate in international programs including recent course related activities in Ireland South Africa and Cuba Admission Requirements All students must audition to be accepted into the Hayes School of Music Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian The Hayes School of Music prepares young musicians for professional lives as performers composers music educators music therapists conductors and music industry professionals ensuring the next generation of musical leadership for the state region and nation With employment and graduate school placement record of nearly 100 percent our students typically move into professional music careers including performing teaching clinical work research and business as well as

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  • Appalachian State University / Nursing (BSN)
    Minors A minor is not required 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 Each year Nursing students participate in a study abroad program in Mexico This degree program also supports a domestic learning opportunity which enables students to travel to New York City with faculty members in order to volunteer and participate in service learning activities Admission Requirements Admission to the Appalachian Nursing program is highly competitive and has strict requirements Accepted students will begin the nursing program in the first summer session which begins each May A complete list of requirements is detailed here Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian Students benefit from a comprehensive nursing skills lab and simulation where learning experiences strengthen their skill in working with patients The Nursing program actively seeks to advance students cultural intellectual educational and personal development in order to prepare them for professional practice as Registered Nurses Faculty members are committed to student success excellence in teaching scholarship and service The program instills in students an appreciation for and commitment to lifelong learning scholarship and service in order to promote their personal growth advance the profession of nursing and meet the health needs of society The Department of Nursing is housed in Appalachian s Beaver College of Health Sciences Method of Delivery On campus only Contacts Beaver College of Health Sciences Department of Nursing Dr Kathleen Rayman raymankm appstate edu 828 262 8039 Department of Nursing Appalachian s Department of Nursing provides evidence based nursing education in an intellectually stimulating and challenging environment that is designed to prepare nursing professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to practice in diverse settings in a highly complex health care system Beaver College of Health Sciences

    Original URL path: http://www.appstate.edu/academics/majors/id/nursing (2016-02-17)
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  • Appalachian State University / Nursing (RN to BSN)
    of Communities Nursing Leadership and Management Professional Nursing Nursing Research Program of Study Click on the pdf for your major Four Year Guide NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Program Nursing BSN Minors A minor is not required 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 Each year Nursing students participate in a study abroad program in Mexico Admission Requirements Admission is contingent on students who have already earned an Associate Degree in Nursing ADN or a Diploma in Nursing from a hospital program and hold an unencumbered and unrestricted RN license to practice nursing in North Carolina A complete list of requirements is detailed here Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian Appalachian s RN to BSN program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE The Nursing program actively seeks to advance students cultural intellectual and personal development for continued professional practice as registered nurses Faculty members are committed to excellence in teaching scholarship and service The program instills in students an appreciation for and commitment to lifelong learning scholarship and service in order to promote their personal growth advance the profession of nursing and meet the health needs of society The Department of Nursing is housed in Appalachian s Beaver College of Health Sciences Method of Delivery On campus and online Contacts Beaver College of Health Sciences Department of Nursing Dr Kimberly Priode priodeks appstate edu 828 262 8004 Department of Nursing Appalachian s Department of Nursing provides evidence based nursing education in an intellectually stimulating and challenging environment that is designed to prepare nursing professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to practice in diverse settings in a highly complex health care system Beaver College of Health Sciences

    Original URL path: http://www.appstate.edu/academics/majors/id/nursing-rn-bsn (2016-02-17)
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  • Appalachian State University / Nutrition and Foods (BS) - Dietetics
    a combined dietetic internship and Master of Science degree in Nutrition Career Exploration website People Faculty Profile Dr Melissa Gutschall I love it when I see a student s eyes light up about something I ve taught that they can realistically change to improve their diet and health Dr Melissa Gutschall Meet more faculty Courses Core courses include Basic Food Science Nutrition and Health Organization and Management in Food Service Nutrition Assessment Profession of Dietetics Food Purchasing and Product Mgmt Nutrition and the Life Cycle Nutrition Counseling Advanced Nutrition I Advanced Nutrition II Medical Nutrition Therapy I Medical Nutrition Therapy II Foodsystems Dietetics Administration Quantity Food Production Medical Terminology Records Community Nutrition Professional Development Internship Program of Study Four Year Guide Click on the pdf for your major NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Program Nutrition and Foods BS Foodsystems Management Minors The dietetics concentration has a very rigid course structure and does not offer many opportunities for minors in other disciplines However it is possible and dietetics students who do pursue minors often choose Exercise Science Health Promotion or a related field View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom Appalachian Student Dietetics Association ASDA advances nutrition education on campus and in the community and promotes leadership professionalism and the field of dietetics Specifically the association offers cooking and nutrition classes for students that focus on eating healthy on a limited budget on a college campus Members earn money for the club by serving as Folic Acid Ambassadors giving community presentations on the importance of Folic Acid in women in their child bearing years The club also manages a local community garden plot 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 There are no admission requirements beyond admission to Appalachian State University Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian Since the beginning of the dietetics program at Appalachian the emphasis has been on general dietetics in order to meet the needs of the region Appalachian s program requires a 300 hour undergraduate internship in dietetics before graduation The internship gives students vastly more hands on experience during their undergraduate education than other programs in the region In 2014 the program had a 60 placement rate for undergraduate students wishing to continue into the Registered Dietitian internship program higher than the competitive national average placement rate of 50 The first time pass rate for the Registered Dietitian exam was 100 for Appalachian graduates The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Alumni support the program by providing training opportunities for students in the undergraduate internship and serving as guest speakers on campus In fact nearly every Registered Dietitian in the local district has a relationship or connection with the Nutrition and Foods program at Appalachian This program is housed in the Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management Number of Students Approximately 275

    Original URL path: http://www.appstate.edu/academics/majors/id/nutrition-foods-dietetics (2016-02-17)
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  • Appalachian State University / Nutrition and Foods (BS) - Foodsystems Management
    General Business View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom Appalachian Student Dietetics Association ASDA advances nutrition education on campus and in the community and promotes leadership professionalism and the field of dietetics Specifically the association offers cooking and nutrition classes for students that focus on eating healthy on a limited budget on a college campus Members earn money for the club by serving as Folic Acid Ambassadors giving community presentations on the importance of Folic Acid in women in their child bearing years The club also manages a local community garden plot 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 There are no admission requirements beyond admission to Appalachian State University Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian Appalachian s program requires an undergraduate internship in dietetics before graduation The internship gives students vastly more hands on experience during their undergraduate education than other programs in the region Majors as well as minors in Nutrition and Foods gain direct experience in food service settings and not only in the foods lab but also in food service operations A capstone experience comes in the senior year with an individually planned 400 hour internship in a food systems operation reflective of the student s career goals This program is housed in the Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management Number of Students Approximately 275 in the two Nutrition and Foods BS concentrations combined Method of Delivery On campus only Contacts Beaver College of Health Sciences Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management Dr Melissa Gutschall gutschallmd appstate edu 828 262 2698 Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management The Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management promotes healthy lifestyles to improve communities through its undergraduate programs and

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  • Appalachian State University / Philosophy (BA)
    Program of Study Four Year Guide NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Program Religious Studies BA Minors A minor is required Popular minors include Religion Psychology Criminal Justice Political Science View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom Philosophy and Film Society Students and faculty watch films together and discuss philosophical elements Ethics Bowl an opportunity to debate ethics and ethical issues with other schools teams Philosophical Society Philosophy Club an organization open to all majors Students meet and discuss everything from Descartes and normative ethics to anarchy and Harry Potter Department coffee hour Each Wednesday from 11 a m 2 p m students can meet with fellow philosophy majors minors and faculty with coffee and refreshments in I G Greer 110A SASS Secular Appalachian Students Association an organization whose goals are to help remove the negative stereotypes of atheists agnostics secularists and to create a strong open minded community of non believers who socialize learn and perform community service together Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society Each summer religious studies professor Randy Reed and philosophy professor Jack Kwong take students on a 6 credit hour study abroad program to Paris and Rome for a class titled Love Sex and Power in the History of Christianity and the Meaning of Life Admission Requirements There are no admission requirements beyond admission to Appalachian State University Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian Students can conduct research alongside a faculty member or on their own through an independent study The Department of Philosophy and Religion encourages them to present their research at conferences and professional meetings and also contributes funds for travel A degree in philosophy develops students critical thinking argumentation communication public speaking and research skills Students are encouraged to pursue an internship and the department s internship coordinator can help identify an ideal site Number of Students Approximately 30 Method of Delivery On campus only Careers Some of these jobs may require education beyond a bachelor s degree Affirmative Action Representative Arts Consultant Author Columnist Counselor Critic Diplomat Editorial Assistant Employment Interviewer Financial Consultant Foreign Services Officer Fund raiser Guidance Counselor Hospital Administrator Journalist Labor Relations Researcher Lawyer Lobbyist Management Trainee Nonprofit NGO Manager Nursing Home Director Paralegal Political Campaign Worker Professor Psychologist Public Policy Manager Public Relations Representative Public Service Official Reporter Research Assistant Researcher Historian Sales Representative Social Worker YMCA YWCA Worker View more career possibilities Contacts College of Arts and Sciences Department of Philosophy and Religion Dr Kevin Schilbrack Department Chair schilbrackke appstate edu 828 262 3089 Department of Philosophy and Religion The Department of Philosophy and Religion invites students to explore the world examine beliefs understand a diversity of world views and challenge the ideas and values that instruct our lives College of Arts and Sciences Appalachian s largest college The College of Arts and Sciences has more than 500 faculty members and approximately 5 400 students majoring in 86 academic programs

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  • Appalachian State University / Physics (BA)
    a more personal approach to instruction yet with resources matching those of a much larger institution Meet more faculty Alumna Profile Maggie Seeds 12 The department is an excellent place for anyone looking for challenges and relationships that inspire you Maggie Seeds 12 Clarkston Consulting in Durham Courses Core courses include General Physics I II or Analytical Physics I II Intermediate Physics I II Physics Laboratory Techniques and Data Analysis Classical Mechanics Electromagnetic Fields and Waves Methods of Experimental Physics plus 15 semester hours of mathematics and 8 hours of chemistry Program of Study Click on the pdf for your major Four Year Guide Click on the pdf for your major NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Programs Physics BS Applied Physics Physics BS Secondary Education Minors A minor is required The most popular choice is Mathematics View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom The Physics and Astronomy Club Members of the club are dedicated to educating the public on various topics of physics and astronomy Throughout the year they plan and take part in social activities service oriented projects and community outreach efforts Membership in the club links students to the following international organizations The Optical Society OSA An international scientific society dedicated to advancing the study of light International Society of Optics and Photonics SPIE A not for profit international professional society dedicated to advancing scientific research and engineering applications of optics and photonics through international conferences trade exhibitions and continuing education programs 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 There are no admission requirements beyond admission to Appalachian State University Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian Graduates of this program receive excellent academic and technical preparation to enter the job market or graduate school The American Physical Society lists Appalachian s Department of Physics and Astronomy as 3rd in the U S for the production of BA BS degrees among Masters Comprehensive Institutions and in the top 20 of Masters granting institutions for the fraction of women earning MS degrees Students have opportunities to work with faculty mentors whose research specialties include materials and surface physics optics microscopy Raman spectroscopy organic semiconductors physics education robotics asteroids and the physics of stars Students can stay to earn a Master of Science degree in Engineering Physics through Appalachian s Accelerated Admission from Baccalaureate to Master s Program sometimes referred to as 4 1 Students with at least a 3 4 GPA can take graduate coursework during the senior year and earn a master s in just one additional year Number of Students 12 Method of Delivery On campus only Careers Some of these jobs also require education beyond the bachelors degree Astronomer Astrophysicist Atomic Physicist Biophysicist Chemical Physicist Computer System Engineer Engineer Geophysicist Hydrologist Physics Teacher Medical Physicist Meteorologist Physicist Physics Researcher Research Development Scientist Research Assistant Science Teacher View more career possibilities Contacts Dr Michael Briley Chair Department of Physics and

    Original URL path: http://www.appstate.edu/academics/majors/id/physics (2016-02-17)
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