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  • Student Organizations — Modern Languages — Carthage College
    by performing songs and poetry in the Chinese language German Club Language Circle Stammtisch the language circle allows students studying German to gather for conversation usually over lunch The German Club holds culture nights with movies and German food during which everyone speaks German The club hopes to take a trip to a German opera International Friendship Society IFS brings together U S citizens and students from around the world Members share cultural differences with each other the College and the community The group sponsors presentations and special programs for the Carthage community One of its main goals is to increase cultural awareness on campus Japanese Club The Japanese Club is a student run organization that hosts meetings and events for students interested in Japan It provides opportunities for students to further expand their knowledge of Japan and its culture outside of class But most all we have fun We enjoy the time together watching Japanese anime playing games learning Japanese songs and talking about Japan The club meets from 7 to 9 p m Tuesdays and Wednesdays in Todd Wehr Center Japanese Lunch Table The Japanese Lunch Table meets once a week from 12 30 to 1 30 p m on Wednesdays in Todd Wehr Center Students chat with each other in Japanese and with professors TLEs and exchange students from Japan Latin Belly Dance Club The Latin Belly Dance club was created in Spring 2007 after several students expressed interest in learning how to dance Flamenco Professor Maribel Morales became the advisor and instructor teaching Flamenco and other cultural dances such as Belly Dance Students have also choreographed and taught dances for the club The club s goal is to learn about cultures through dancing and music and has contributed to spread cultural diversity throughout Carthage There are

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  • Careers — Modern Languages — Carthage College
    or Spanish your knowledge of a foreign language will make you a more attractive candidate to potential employers Majoring in a foreign language is excellent preparation for many careers It should be considered by students who are interested in government service careers in international commerce and industry teaching joining the Peace Corps or careers in criminal justice or social work Here is a list of possible careers This list includes careers requiring differing degrees of education and training Translator Foreign Correspondent International Sales Foreign Student Advisor Interpreter Bilingual Editor Customs Inspector Journalist Travel Agent International Business ESL Teacher Immigration Agent Embassy Personnel Market Research Importer Exporter Government Agent i e FBI DEA Border Patrol Peace Corps Volunteer Companies employing Carthage modern language graduates include C C I the Kenosha Unified School District the U S Embassy in Bonn Germany Accenture Japan Airlines National Rural Development Partnership International Airlines and International School Services Carthage modern language majors have gone on to careers as international account integration specialists foreign language teachers consultants and bilingual service representatives or chosen to pursue graduate studies in arts Latin American studies and German Visit the Carthage Career Center Keep Exploring Areas of Study Recognized for Excellence

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  • Alumni — Modern Languages — Carthage College
    of the greatest joys getting up the courage to leave your family and friends for a semester or two and move across the world The first few days I spent abroad were the hardest each day afterward was a breathtaking new adventure College is the ideal time to explore the world and absorb new cultures being a French major helped me to do so while also attending a European University and making new friends from all over the globe The experience absolutely changed my life Emily Van Eynde 06 Real world application Michelle Anderson 09 I never really thought I would ever be a French major When I first came to Carthage I never really thought I would even be a minor honestly It all just kind of happened and fell into place as I began to fall in love with the language more and more and my professors encouraged me to continue on with my studies I could not easily see a real world application at first glance for having a degree relating to French so I initially pushed the thought away Being a French major has helped me in more ways than I think people would normally foresee I know it is probably a bit cliché but studying abroad in France is definitely the best thing that has ever happened so far in my life It helped me gain an enormous amount of independence continue to expand and shape my worldview and improved my French skills greatly in a way that simply cannot be achieved sitting in a classroom This is not to say that I have not benefited from my classroom experiences at Carthage because I certainly have When I stop and think how far I have come since entering Carthage with a decent but minimal background in French it is quite impressive Being a French major has helped me in more ways than I think people would normally foresee Studying another language certainly makes one pay closer attention to one s own native language in terms of grammar and etymology but especially vocabulary I recently took the Graduate Record Exam GRE and in studying English vocabulary words I had two sets of languages which share many common roots to pool from in helping me guess on words I did not know Being a French major has also helped me understand many historical and political concepts better as we often integrate these subjects in French courses Learning a little bit about many francophone countries has helped me understand many issues in current events better People are often confused when I say I am a French and Psychology major They wonder why I am doing it and some people will never really understand The transferable skills gained through majoring in a modern language and the opportunities it lends to are not always easy to see but they are there Michelle Anderson 09 A dream come true Stephanie Coulis 08 My perceptions and ideas about being a French major

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  • Carthage connection to China deepens — Carthage News — Carthage College
    so excited and willing to learn added Lauren Gould a psychology major from Elburn Ill Katie Schlinder teaches Chinese students English during one of the group s summer language camps Preparing students to prosper The students trip is the latest example of Carthage s growing connection with China and the Huairou Education Bureau In 2011 Carthage President F Gregory Campbell signed an agreement on culture and educational exchange with the Huairou Education Bureau making official a relationship that began more than a decade ago Since signing the agreement Carthage students faculty and administrators have both traveled to and hosted visitors from Huairou Last summer five Carthage students led by biology professor Dan Choffnes conducted an English language summer camp in Huairou Read more Two more Carthage students traveled to Huairou in January 2012 to lead a 10 day camp for middle school students In March 2012 a group of Huairou teachers spent 10 days in Kenosha visiting Carthage and schools in southeastern Wisconsin Read more In June 2012 Bradley Andrews senior vice president for academic resources at Carthage returned to China to meet with business leaders in Beijing and Guangzhou about educational opportunities at Carthage Three Carthage students currently hold internships in China attained through Carthage faculty connections in Beijing and Guangzhou Read more In the lifetimes of current Carthage students the relationship of the United States and China will become more and more significant Mr Campbell stated after returning from signing the agreement in Huairou in July 2011 It s important for us to prepare our students to prosper in such a world The connections have already led to career opportunities for Carthage graduates Four 2012 graduates were hired to spend the 2012 13 academic year teaching English to seventh and eighth graders in Huairou Those graduates are Annamarie Carlson who studied history Michael Gillespie who studied Spanish and international political economy Jason Hartfield who studied international political economy and Irma Rodriquez who majored in Spanish Experience has lasting impact The group is pictured at the Great Wall of China Back row left to right Former Carthage Target Language Experts Anja Werth and Li Fengming and Prof Ed Montanaro Middle row Adam Szalacinski Lauren Gould Katie Schlinder and Megan Neacy Front row Sandy Saldivar Prof Montanaro s summer J Term course titled Topics English Language in Huairou lasted all of July We were invited by the Huairou Education Bureau to spend a month teaching English in middle schools and working with teachers to improve their English said Prof Montanaro who teaches modern languages and economics The Carthage students are studying the education system in China and will receive academic credit for their work here The students said it was an extremely rewarding experience In these English camps we are not only sharing our language but our culture as well said Katie Schlinder an international political economy and Spanish major from Sun Prairie Wis At the same time we are experiencing another culture that is different from our own Most

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  • Courses — Meteorology — Carthage College
    will be placed upon macro scale climates of the global continents and climate change culminating with micro scale applications of the principles and concepts within the local area Lab Sci Prerequisite GEO 1700 ENV 1600 or consent of instructor PHY 2200 General Physics I 4 credits Instructor Staff An introduction to mechanics heat and sound requiring the use of calculus Lecture and laboratory Prerequisite PHY 1200 or CHM 1020 MTH 1120 and concurrent enrollment in MTH 1220 and CHM 1020 or departmental approval Fall Spring PHY 3300 Thermodynamics 4 credits Instructor Burling Crosby A study of the thermodynamic concepts used to describe the macroscopic properties and behavior of systems namely temperature internal energy and entropy and the relationship of these to microscopic behavior of systems as developed through statistical mechanics Prerequisite PHY 2210 and concurrent enrollment in MTH 2020 or departmental approval Fall PHY GEO 4150 Science of Global Climate Change 4 credits Instructor Crosby Zorn This course is designed to provide an understanding of the science of planetary climates for students with a background in physics and or geography Emphasis will be placed on the physical processes that control the state of Earth s climate which include the roles

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  • Geography Courses — Geography and Earth Science — Carthage College
    and human environment interaction within the specific regional contexts Fall Spring J Term GEO 2810 Geography and Biology in China SCI 4 credits 4 credits Instructor Staff Throughout China s history the relationship between humans and the native plant and animal communities has fueled the growth of civilizations and created new ecological challenges This course aims to present students with geographical and biological perspectives to help them understand how the Chinese people have been interacting with their environment through time and across a vast country GEO 2850 Geology of National Parks SCI 4 credits 4 credits Instructor Rob Edsall Joy Mast Kurt Piepenburg Matthew Zorn Geology of National Parks focuses on physical geology and geography of the U S National Parks highlighting features and developments of national parks formed by igneous activity mountain building and uplift glaciation weathering and erosion wave action and ground water The course includes interactions between rock and landscapes in different climates and how types of soil cover evolve as well as how life forms select habitats See course syllabus GEO 2900 Population Geography and Statistical Analysis MTH 4 credits 4 credits Instructors Rob Edsall Joy Mast Kurt Piepenburg Julio Rivera Wenjie Sun Matthew Zorn This course integrates traditional statistical analysis with issues and themes related to the spatial distribution of the world s population While examining population change fertility mortality sustainability migration immigration food health and environmental concerns students will generate and test hypotheses about population data at different spatial scales The course will incorporate descriptive and inferential statistics as well as sampling methods probability normal and non normal distributions linear correlation and goodness of fit tests Fall Spring GEO 2950 Process Geomorphology SCI 4 credits 4 credits Instructors Kurt Piepenburg Matthew Zorn A systematic analysis of the physical and spatial characteristics of the earth s terrain The emphasis of the course is on the identification of the formative processes in geomorphology Prerequisite GEO 1600 or consent of instructor Fall GEO 3100 Business Geographics 4 credits 4 credits Instructors Julio Rivera Wenjie Sun This course will focus on questions of retail location and will examine this field from several perspectives including location theory and strategy modeling techniques current trends and research on specific retail companies and industries The course will apply spatial analytical techniques to the study of consumers and retailers using real world data examples and projects Fall GEO 3200 Hydrology SCI 4 credits 4 credits Instructors Matthew Zorn An introduction to the physical characteristics of surface and subsurface waters and the hydrologic cycle detailing its various components Emphasis is placed on the nature of water movement the interrelations of surface and groundwater systems and modeling various aspects of the hydrologic cycle Lab Sci Prerequisite GEO 1600 or consent of instructor Fall GEO 3300 Analytical Techniques in Geography and Earth Science 4 credits 4 credits Instructors Rob Edsall Joy Mast Kurt Piepenburg Julio Rivera Wenjie Sun Matthew Zorn A technical course that develops technical skills used by geographers in both academic and commercial research

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  • Student Voices — Geography and Earth Science — Carthage College
    Carthage Find out from these Carthage students Shelby Smith 13 We have professors who are passionate and love what they do They make geography fun and interesting The professors definitely make our program great Read interviews with geography majors who have since graduated Keep Exploring Areas of Study Recognized for Excellence Photo Gallery Meet Our Faculty Academic Calendar Take the Next Steps Request Information Schedule a Visit Apply Now Current

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  • Faculty — Exercise and Sports Science — Carthage College
    Lecturer Exercise and Sport Science TARC 1080 carthage edu 262 552 5511 Amy Gillmore begins her 15h year as head coach in 2012 310 208 14 years She was named CCIW Softball Coach of the Year in 1998 her first season as head Read more Lauren Hume Head Women s Lacrosse Coach Lecturer Exercise and Sport Science TARC carthage edu 262 551 5942 Lauren Hume Carthage s first head coach for women s lacrosse began her first varsity season in 2010 and was named Midwest Women s Lacrosse Conference Coach of the Year in 2011 She Read more Laurie Jensen Athletic Training Clinical Education Coordinator Senior Lecturer Exercise and Sport Science TARC 1245 carthage edu 262 551 6104 Laurie Jensen is Athletic Training Clinical Education Coordinator and a senior lecturer in the Athletic Training Education Program She teaches Introduction to Athletic Training Principles of Athletic Training Practicum I Read more Brady Lindsley Head Men s and Women s Tennis Coach Lecturer Exercise and Sport Science TARC 2085 carthage edu 262 551 5932 Brady Lindsley 95 is originally from Coldwater Mich As a player for the Red Men from 1992 to 1995 he compiled an 82 24 career mark in singles which puts him Read more L J Marx Head Men s Volleyball Coach Lecturer Exercise and Sport Science TARC 2170 carthage edu 262 551 5933 L J Marx has served as varsity men s volleyball head coach since 2005 He was named both American Volleyball Coaches Association NCAA Division III Men s Coach of the Year and Midwest Read more David Neff Head Men s Lacrosse Coach TARC 2185 carthage edu 262 551 5806 David Neff joined Carthage in 2007 He is the head coach of the men s lacrosse team and teaches courses in Carthage s Business Administration Department He received a bachelor s degree in Read more Terence Peebles Assistant Football Coach Lecturer Exercise and Sport Science Tarble Arena 1105 carthage edu 262 551 5952 Terry Peebles begins his fifth year as offensive coordinator in 2012 A native of Indianapolis Ind Peebles was the offensive coordinator at Hanover College from 2003 to 2007 where also Read more David Roehl Head Men s Golf Coach Assistant Men s Basketball Coach Lecturer Exercise and Sport Science TARC 2065 carthage edu 262 552 5491 Dave Roehl begins his seventh year as assistant men s basketball coach in 2010 11 after serving five years as a part time assistant coach He begins his ninth year as Carthage s head Read more Daniel Ruffner Program Director for Athletic Training Education Senior Lecturer Exercise and Sport Science TARC 1240 carthage edu 262 551 5741 Dan Ruffner has been certified since August 1992 He received his bachelor s degree in psychology from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point and a master s degree in athletic training at Illinois Read more Susanna Swenson Assistant Women s Track and Field Coach Lecturer Exercise and Sport Science TARC 2090 carthage edu 262 551 2148 Susanna Swenson joined Carthage

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