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  • Appalachian State University / Sustainable Development (BS) - Environmental Studies
    Sustainable Development BA Sustainable Development BS Community Regional and Global Development Sustainable Development BS Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture Global Studies BA Minors A minor is optional View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom SDSA Sustainable Development Student Alliance Supports a variety of student led community building and sustainability oriented projects on campus and community wide Sustainable Development Teaching and Research Farm 35 acres of pasture 130 acres woodlot and woodlands a large greenhouse late 19th century barn and a student residence where five or six agroecology students live and work Read story Sustainability Environmental Education Club SEEC Dedicated to increasing the community s understanding of sustainability through the involvement of Appalachian students in environmental education programs with local youth Appalachian State Students for New Urbanism Engages the community and students in promoting more vibrant and sustainable urban environments Blue Ridge Conservancy Appalachian State University Campus Chapter Works to permanently protect land and water resources with agricultural ecological cultural recreational and scenic value in the northwest North Carolina Activities include trail clean ups hikes guest speakers and much more Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society The Department of Sustainable Department offers occasional faculty led study abroad programs to Madagascar and Malawi Students learn about rural livelihood strategies and conservation issues related to sustainable development Learn more Admission Requirements There are no admission requirements beyond admission to Appalachian State University Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian Appalachian s Sustainable Development program is the oldest program in the country and its interdisciplinary focus sets it apart from other schools All students get to study and work on Appalachian s Teaching and Research Farm one of the largest sustainable agriculture teaching research farms in the country Internships are highly encouraged Host sites include Environmental Protection Agency Blue Ridge Conservancy organic and sustainable farms Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture Appalachian Voices and other green organizations across the U S The Department of Sustainable Development works with a number of community outreach projects from the Civic Gardening Project to its Sustainable Farming Resource Center and a farm to school support network Number of Students Approximately 300 in the Department of Sustainable Development Method of Delivery On campus only Careers Consumer Researcher Environmental Impact Analyst Environmental Quality Specialist Grant writer Natural Resources Specialist Park Ranger Rural Development Worker Urban Planner Community Organizer Community Planner NGO Director International Relief Representative Environmental Researcher Park Ranger Naturalist Sustainability Officer Non profit work Project manager Resource conservationist Renewable Energy analyst View more career possibilities Employers Recent graduates have been hired by New River Organic Growers Grass to Greens PECI Organic Growers School Green Opportunities Cedar International School Belk Inc County governments AmeriCorps Peace Corps Contacts College of Fine and Applied Arts Department of Sustainable Development Laura England englandle appstate edu 828 262 7237 Department of Sustainable Development The Goodnight Family Sustainable Development SD Department is the oldest sustainable development program in the country Established in

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  • Appalachian State University / Sustainable Technology (BS)
    Solar Club student organization that hosts workshops special events and other educational programs on campus and in the community to inform people of the importance of renewable energy and sustainable living to the environment and future generations Renewable Energy Initiative a committee of students with faculty and staff advisors that is responsible for allocating money towards the implementation of renewable energy on campus The committee s annual operating budget comes from a self imposed student fee of 5 per student per semester Sustainability Council a university group that comprises more than 70 administrators faculty staff and students in setting and executing the vision for sustainability on Appalachian s campus Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society Sustainable Technology typically offers summer study abroad programs to Nicaragua Costa Rica Peru Korea Taiwan and other countries Admission Requirements There are no admission requirements beyond admission to Appalachian State University Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian This program started in 1978 and is the oldest continuously operating program for the study of sustainable technology in the United States Students benefit from Appalachian research facilities and projects including the N C Small Wind Initiative SWI Collaborative Biodiesel Project the student directed Affordable Bioshelter Project student run Renewable Energy Initiative and the Appalachian Energy Center Internships found locally and across the state and region give practical experience applying the theory and content of course work Faculty members are engaged in meaningful research that benefits the region nation and world Students typically work alongside them Number of Students Approximately 180 undergraduates Method of Delivery On campus only Careers System designers and installers Recycling coordinators Renewable energy management positions Sustainability officers Sustainability educators International development work View more career possibilities Employers Entropy Solar Integrators Charlotte NC Solar City USA various locations around the country Strata Solar Chapel Hill NC Sundance Power Systems Asheville NC Appalachian Office of Sustainability Boone NC FLS Energy Asheville and Charlotte NC North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association Small Wind Certification Council Radian Generation Shelby NC Pioneer Valley Photovoltaics Worker Owned Cooperative Greenfield Massachusetts Sigora Solar Lexington Virginia Orion Renewable Energy Group LLC Tryon NC CleanResult Consultants Austin Texas Peace Corps Borrego Solar Iowa City Iowa Sungevity Oakland California Internship host sites Entropy Solar Integrators Charlotte NC High Country Biofuels Boone NC Re Nu Energy Solutions Charlotte NC Atomic Solar Burnsville NC NC Clean Technology Center Raleigh NC Climate Voices Collaborative Solar Boone NC Appalachian Energy Solutions Boone NC Appalachian Office of Sustainability Boone NC High County Energy Solutions Sugar Grove NC Appalachian Voices Boone NC Lumen Energy Richmond VA Organic Transit Durham NC Patriot Biodiesel Greensboro NC Sunstore Solar Energy Solutions Bristol TN Sunquest Inc Newton NC Contacts College of Fine and Applied Arts Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment Dr Dennis Scanlin Program Director scanlindm appstate edu 828 262 6361 Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment This department features integrated programs spanning the

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  • Appalachian State University / Theatre Arts (BA) - General Theatre
    his public speaking skills Alumnus Profile Jonathan Fitts 11 This award winning playwright recalls his Appalachian experience in theatre as nothing but supportive Faculty Profile Dr Kin Yan Szeto I treasure the education experiences that students can have because of what we learn about ourselves and others Dr Kin Yan Szeto Meet more faculty Courses Core courses include Page and Stage The Stage Environment Production Running Crew Acting I Beginning Scene Study Voice and Movement for the Stage Early Theatre History Literature Modern Theatre History Literature Theatrical Costume Makeup Scenery Properties Lighting Sound Arts Management Promotion Theatre Directing Theatre Capstone 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 Theatre Arts BA Theatre Education Theatre Arts BA Performance Dance Studies BA Theatre Arts BA Theatre Design Technology Minors A minor is required Students are encouraged to pursue a minor that dovetails with their personal interests or professional goals Examples students interested in Playwriting have often pursued a minor in English while students with interests in broadcasting have often pursued minors in Communications View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom A variety of clubs in the department include technical theatre musical theatre and dance These clubs are active in producing works and performances An active theatre production season each year features student actors designers technicians and more Appalachian Young People s Theatre AYPT performs for young people and in 2012 celebrated 40 years of touring shows to schools and other venues in North Carolina Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society The Department of Theatre and Dance offers three study abroad programs Theatre in Europe Past and Present Rhythm and Revolution Exploring Music and Dance in Cuba Dance Studies in Europe Admission Requirements There are no admission requirements beyond admission to Appalachian State University Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian This program is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre Appalachian has no graduate program in theatre so students learn alongside their peers competing on an even playing field in programs designed for undergraduates Because the Department of Theatre and Dance houses two arts areas students have freedom to explore performance and production from multiple vantage points Faculty staff and students are actively engaged in North Carolina Theatre Conference Southeastern Theatre Conference U S Institute for Theatre Technology The American Society for Theatre Research the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival and other professional organizations Appalachian maintains a residence in New York City known as The Loft Theatre majors use the facility regularly tosee productions and meet with professionals who are active in the New York theatre scene There are no audition or portfolio requirements Number of Students 25 30 Method of Delivery On campus only Careers Some of these jobs may require education beyond a bachelor s degree Actor Artist College Teacher Creative Director

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  • Appalachian State University / Theatre Arts (BA) - Theatre Design/Technology
    more faculty Courses BA Theatre Core THR 2005 Page and Stage THR 2009 The Stage Environment THR 2101 Production Running Crew THR 2620 Acting I Beginning Scene Study THR 2625 Voice and Movement for the Stage THR 3730 Early Theatre History and Literature THR 3735 Modern Theatre History and Literature THR 4840 Capstone Design Technology concentration courses THR 2230 Scenery and Properties THR 2235 Theatrical Costume and Makeup THR 2240 Lighting and Sound THR 2250 Stage Management THR 4235 Special Topics in Design and Production taken twice for credit 6 semester hours from THR and or other departments that are appropriate to the student s area focus Program of Study Four Year Guide NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Programs Theatre Arts BA Theatre Education Theatre Arts BA Performance Theatre Arts BA General Theatre Dance Studies BA Minors A minor is required Students choose to minor in a variety of fields Some of these minor programs include Apparel and Textiles Studio Art Art History Commercial Photography English General Business Math Spanish History View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom A variety of clubs in the department include technical theatre musical theatre and dance These clubs are active in producing works and performances An active theatre production season each year features student actors designers technicians and more Appalachian Young People s Theatre AYPT performs for young people and in 2012 celebrated 40 years of touring shows to schools and other venues in North Carolina Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society This program sponsors one regularly scheduled study abroad program Theatre in Europe Past and Present Admission Requirements Students interested in this major must complete an admission interview with the Theatre and Dance design technology faculty and staff prior to admission to the program New students may apply and interview in either the Fall or the Spring semester You are encouraged to bring any portfolio materials you may have for informal sharing during this interview Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian This program is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre Appalachian has no graduate program in theatre so students learn alongside their peers competing on an even playing field in programs designed for undergraduates Because the Department of Theatre and Dance houses two arts areas students have freedom to explore performance and production from multiple vantage points This program is flexible enough to allow work in specialized focused areas for interested students Our students have been consistently recognized by the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for excellence in both design and technical work Number of Students 10 15 Method of Delivery On campus Careers Some of these jobs may require education beyond a bachelor s degree Artist College Teacher Creative Director Director Arts Council Director Nonprofit Arts Organization Playwright Producer Set designerc Stage Manager Talent Scout Theater Camp Director Theater Teacher View more career possibilities Contacts College of Fine and Applied

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  • Appalachian State University / Theatre Arts (BA) - Theatre Education
    Early Theatre History Literature Modern Theatre History Literature Theatrical Costume Makeup Scenery Properties Lighting Sound Stage Management Arts Management Promotion Theatre Directing Theatre Performance Production for Young Audiences Teacher Training Teaching Learning in the Digital Age Critical Perspectives on Learning and Teaching Creating Inclusive Learning Communities Policies Practices in Educational Assessment Teaching Theatre Grades K 5 Teaching Theatre Grades 6 8 Teaching Theatre Grades 9 12 Instructional Assistance Student Teaching Course Descriptions Program of Study Four Year Guide Click on the pdf for your major NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Programs Theatre Arts BA Performance Theatre Arts BA General Theatre Dance Studies BA Theatre Arts BA Theatre Design Technology Minors A minor is not required for this degree as the education courses serve as a minor You may add an additional minor if you wish Many theatre education students minor in English or in Dance With this degree a minor means you can teach that topic up to half time in a N C public school View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom A variety of clubs in the department include technical theatre musical theatre and dance These clubs are active in producing works and performances An active theatre production season each year features student actors designers technicians and more Appalachian Young People s Theatre AYPT performs for young people and in 2012 celebrated 40 years of touring shows to schools and other venues in North Carolina Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society The Department of Theatre and Dance offers three study abroad programs You are also able to student teach abroad Admission Requirements There is no audition to get in to the theatre education program A grade of C or higher is required for teacher licensure Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian The program is fully accredited by the N C Department of Public Instruction and CAEP Training is based on the North Carolina Standard Course of Study Your teaching license applies to any grade level in more than 40 states and U S territories With this degree there s plenty of work in North Carolina The arts generated more than 119 million in tax revenues and supported more than 43 000 jobs in North Carolina according to the most recent Arts and Economic Prosperity report Theatre courses are taught by specialists with the highest degree conferred in each content area Appalachian Young People s Theatre AYPT performs for young people and is among the many opportunities for students in this major Number of Students 30 35 Method of Delivery On campus only Careers Acting Coach Youth Artistic Director Children s Theatre Arts Education Coordinator Children s Theatre Director Choreography Instructor Community Arts Center Director Dance Aerobics Instructor Dance Therapist Director Children s Arts Council Director of Arts Education Arts Center Drama Coach Private Teacher Script Coach Talent Coordinator Teacher Children s Theatre Teacher Colleges and Universities Teacher Performing Arts Centers Teacher

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  • Appalachian State University / Theatre Arts (BA) – Performance
    had the opportunity to work in two professional productions with Blowing Rock s Ensemble Stage in Fall 2014 appearing in Frankenstein and It s a Wonderful Life Theatre Alumni Profiles Theatre alumni hone their craft from New York City to Los Angeles Meet four of them Courses Core courses include Theatre Page and Stage The Stage Environment Voice Movement for the Stage Acting I Theatrical Costume and Make up Lighting and Sound Scenery and Properties Early Theatre History Literature Modern Theatre History and Literature Theatre Capstone Performance Training Acting II Acting III Advanced Vocal Techniques Alexander Technique and Advanced Movement Stage Combat 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 Theatre Arts BA Theatre Education Theatre Arts BA General Theatre Dance Studies BA Theatre Arts BA Theatre Design Technology Minors A minor is required to complete this major Popular minors include Dance Music Psychology Film Studies Creative Writing English Biology Business and Foreign Language View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom A variety of clubs in the department include technical theatre musical theatre and dance These clubs are active in producing works and performances An active theatre production season each year features student actors designers technicians and more Appalachian Young People s Theatre AYPT performs for young people and in 2012 celebrated 40 years of touring shows to schools and other venues in North Carolina Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society The Department of Theatre and Dance offers three study abroad programs Theatre in Europe Past and Present Rhythm and Revolution Exploring Music and Dance in Cuba Dance Studies in Europe Admission Requirements To declare the Theatre Performance major you must be a sophomore and complete an audition and interview with the performance faculty Auditions are held at the end of each Fall and Spring semester and consist of two one minute contrasting monologues Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian Appalachian has no graduate program in theatre so students learn alongside their peers competing on an even playing field in programs designed for undergraduates There are ample opportunities to perform and hone your craft through faculty directed productions First Year Showcase and studio productions produced by student clubs Formal juries at the end of each academic year provide the opportunity to demonstrate progress and receive feedback and advice from the performance faculty The Program s Audition Training Workshops helps students get a foot in the door to professional work Performance faculty coach student auditions and facilitate connections with professional theatres in the state and region Performance classes have 12 16 students and faculty actively mentor students Number of Students 14 20 Method of Delivery On campus only Careers Some of these jobs also require education beyond a bachelor s degree Actor Artist College Teacher Creative Director Director Director Arts Council Director Nonprofit Arts Organization Playwright

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  • Appalachian State University / Student Profile: Elizabeth Hinson
    Appalachian accounting majors have a CPA pass rate that exceeds the national and North Carolina averages Hinson explains the importance of small class sizes an Appalachian State University hallmark and how they contribute to the success of Appalachian students Before starting college I probably would have said that I was fine with large classes but now I know that small classes allow you to build a relationship with your professors said Hinson Knowing your professor is not only beneficial in the event that you need help with an assignment it also increases your motivation to do well in that professor s class After graduation Hinson plans to work at a public accounting firm as a tax associate Apply Visit Info Program Accounting BSBA The Accounting BSBA degree at Appalachian State University develops skills in various areas of accounting and prepares you to become a CPA Department Department of Accounting The Department of Accounting has built a strong reputation for excellence in accounting education and is highly regarded by accounting employers in North Carolina and throughout the Southeast College Walker College of Business The Walker College of Business has been accredited by AACSB International the premier global accrediting body for schools

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  • Appalachian State University / Alumnus Profile: Marshal Croom '86
    the 2007 Harlan E Boyles CEO lecturer As a young man he chose Appalachian because he knew it had a strong accounting program and for me it was a good opportunity to learn to grow and to pursue an accounting career to be successful as a student and hopefully successful as a person in life he said Croom joined Lowe s in 1997 after an 11 year career with Ernst Young in Winston Salem His own positive experience as an accounting major led him to stay involved with today s students The students I ve gotten to know over the years and just getting to know and interact with them and to feel like you re having an impact and making a difference in someone s life I mean that s what it s all about he said The Marshall A Croom Student Services Center bears his name Apply Visit Info Program Accounting BSBA The Accounting BSBA degree at Appalachian State University develops skills in various areas of accounting and prepares you to become a CPA Department Department of Accounting The Department of Accounting has built a strong reputation for excellence in accounting education and is highly regarded by accounting

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