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  • Art — Carthage College
    designed to provide the intellectual framework for understanding and interpreting visual culture and to build in students the analytical skills necessary to discuss the complex modes of artistic expression across the ages Experienced Faculty Carthage art professors are practicing professional artists and scholars of art history Studio classes are taught by painters sculptors and photographers who have exhibited their work nationwide and by scenic artists who have designed film and theater sets in New York and Los Angeles Art historians lead students through surveys of ancient and modern art art from Africa Asia and the Americas and research methods in art history Valuable Exposure Because the Carthage art curriculum pivots around artistic production and exhibition museum classes internships visiting artist workshops and involvement in Carthage s own H F Johnson Gallery of Art are central experiences Carthage has several student galleries on campus and opportunities for open air exhibition of three dimensional work The culmination of a studio art major is the Senior Art Exhibition The culmination of a major in art history is the public presentation of an original thesis Endless Inspiration Carthage is located on the shores of the ever changing Lake Michigan one of the greatest lakes in North America The 80 acre campus is an arboretum lush with stately oaks and colorful gardens The Pike River winds its way through campus and has been home to a family of foxes and other wildlife Art students can also head off campus for inspiration Carthage is located within an hour s drive of Chicago and Milwaukee providing excellent access to world renowned galleries exhibition opportunities and internships Preparation for the Future Carthage offers extensive studio art courses in many different media stained glass printing painting photography pottery and sculpture But at Carthage you can also prepare for employment

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  • Asian Studies — Carthage College
    deficits with both China and Japan have become enormous creating political tensions Both of these Asian nations are also undergoing significant economic and political changes which in turn will influence relations with the United States Furthermore the 1997 financial crisis affecting Indonesia Korea Malaysia Thailand and other Asian nations had serious long term implications and is an instructive example of how developments in commercial markets can have truly global implications Carthage offers both a major and minor in Asian studies The major provides substantial and systematic instruction about Asia The minor supplements students existing majors through systematic instruction in appropriate Asia related areas The goal is to broaden understanding to prepare Carthage graduates for careers involving Asia and more broadly for work and life in an increasingly global economy The College has faculty strength in East and South Asian studies The existing Mizuno fellowships the exchange program with Tokyo Gakugei University and the Carthage Hong Lou Si study abroad program are important components in helping to give students direct study and work experience in Asia Developments in each decade since World War II have alerted Americans to the importance of Asia From a longer perspective Asian cultures and history have

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  • Physics and Astronomy at Carthage — Carthage College
    students at Carthage have access to some of the world s best telescopes from Yerkes Observatory near Lake Geneva Wis to Kitt Peak in Arizona Students are involved in forefront research activities with faculty including microgravity research for NASA computational modeling of nano scale materials galaxy imaging for the Sloan Digital Sky Survey and cutting edge research for the NSF Center for Adaptive Optics The department s dynamic faculty is actively involved in many different research areas Prof Jean Quashnock studies the formation of the universe using data from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey Prof Brian Schwartz uses lasers to study the basic building blocks of matter Prof Kevin Crosby has involved students with his research for NASA since 2008 All faculty members are devoted to teaching and regularly invite students into their projects for real life real world research experience A student coming to Carthage is going to get a lot of attention in the classroom and will have a lot of research opportunities says Prof Jean Quashnock chair of the Physics Astronomy Department Our students are very active working together and with faculty on physics problems Keep Exploring Areas of Study Recognized for Excellence Photo Gallery Meet Our

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  • Athletic Training — Carthage College
    wide spectrum of individuals engaged in physical activity The Athletic Training major is an undergraduate level curriculum within the Exercise and Sport Science Department The program has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education CAATE since 2003 Students begin clinical instruction during the second term of their sophomore year The success rate of athletic training students passing the BOC exam on the first attempt is 65 percent and 98 percent overall The class of 2012 had a 100 percent first time passing rate Services Provided Athletic injury prevention and risk management Recognition evaluation and assessment of injuries and illnesses First aid and emergency care Treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries Therapeutic Services Available Cold packs Ice massage cups Ice immersion Whirlpool Moist heat packs Paraffin bath Ultrasound Iontophoresis Electrical Stimulation Saunders Cervical Traction Biofeedback Game Ready Rehabilitation Services Available Stationary bikes Treadmills Therabands Physioballs Weight cable column Magnum Functional Trainer Medicine Balls Tru Stretch JumpTrainer my3 Power Plate Fitness Center Pool Indoor Track TRX Bands Emergency Equipment Available Crutches Vacuum splints Spineboard AED Oxygen Suction Visiting Team Information A certified athletic trainer will be present at all sporting events If a certified athletic trainer is not travelling with the team please provide written permission for our staff to treat athletes with ultrasound or electrical stimulation At all sporting events water cups ice ice bags emergency supplies therapeutic modalities and taping tables will be available for use if needed See all visiting team information The Carthage College Athletic Training Education Program has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education CAATE since 2003 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 Students Faculty The Bridge

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  • Biology at Carthage — Carthage College
    Science Foundation Howard Hughes Medical Institute and other national agencies Carthage students contribute data to large scale studies and interact with fellow researchers across the country In addition many students have successfully pursued research at national academic and medical centers Recent student research projects have made discoveries in the fields of molecular biology human physiology ecology microbiology developmental biology and paleontology Students who conduct research work with faculty mentorship on their own or in a small group They design experiments collect and analyze data and make important contributions to science Most student researchers present research results at a campus seminar and many choose to share their findings at a regional or national scientific conference Some students prepare manuscripts for publication in disciplinary journals Getting Down to Business Biology majors can pursue ScienceWorks an innovative program offered at Carthage that focuses on developing skills necessary for success in a science based business The ScienceWorks program offers a minor in Entrepreneurial Students in the Natural Sciences Students complete an internship and coursework that integrates important skills such as written and oral communication graphics and artwork business accounting management marketing and more Global Experience Carthage biology students are encouraged to study abroad during the regular terms summer and January class sessions The department offers numerous opportunities to study ecology evolution and medicine internationally For example Carthage s twice yearly medical mission to Nicaragua offers students the opportunity to learn about tropical health issues and perform clinical observation in a rural outpost alongside native physicians Other recent study tours have taken students to learn about the life of places such as Arizona Hawaii Costa Rica Belize Honduras and China Carthage biology students are also competitive for research positions in laboratories abroad and prestigious Fulbright fellowships Supportive Community Biology majors can join one or more

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  • Business Administration Department — Carthage College
    the ability and enthusiasm to work in the dynamic global conditions of the 21st century The choice of majors within the department allows students to tailor their education to their interests while preparing for a variety of careers in both the public and private sectors Many business students also go on to continue their education in business law or other professional areas Available majors in the Business Administration Department include

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  • Chemistry — Carthage College
    undergraduate students in their research projects Those projects include quantifying chloride from road salting in nearby water sources using NMR spectroscopy to study the mechanisms of oxidation reactions and using NMR spectroscopy to explore model membranes and chiral polymers Students also conduct independent research during the semester and through such programs as the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Student researchers often present their work at the PEW Midstates Consortium Conference and at regional and national American Chemical Society Meetings Modern Facilities Carthage students use modern equipment and instrumentation in their laboratory courses and independent research Our science labs include gas and high performance liquid chromatography instrumentation a gas chromatography mass spectrometer GC MS a 300 MHz Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer UV and infrared spectrophotometers an atomic absorption spectrometer a computation and visualizing laboratory dedicated to scientific computing and more Learn more about Carthage chemistry facilities ACS approved Curriculum The Carthage Chemistry curriculum is approved by the American Chemical Society which recognizes baccalaureate chemistry programs that are rigorous and broad based Carthage chemistry majors can earn a degree certified by the ACS Active Community Carthage chemistry students belong to an active community of chemists Because classes are small averaging 17 students students build relationships with professors and fellow chemistry majors Students can join the Pre Health Club or Chemistry Club and Carthage also has an active chemistry honorary fraternity The Carthage Chemistry Department is also active in science outreach to area schools 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 Students Faculty The Bridge My Carthage For Faculty Carthage announces new science center Facility will multiply opportunities for innovative science education and student faculty research Read more News Pre Health at Carthage New

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  • Chinese — Carthage College
    increasing edge in the job market and business world The Department of Modern Languages offers courses in Chinese and students can work with their advisors and department faculty to create a major in the language Carthage offers both a major and a minor in Chinese Students who study Chinese at Carthage will discover a program centered on helping students achieve their personal and professional goals Beginning courses focus on the spoken language and are usually taught by native Chinese speakers Students are exposed to the cultures of Chinese speaking countries from the first day of their first Chinese course Faculty from various academic departments at Carthage regularly lead J Term study tours to China Students of all majors have the opportunity to study the country s incredible history growing economy and rich culture Modern language majors are also required to spend at least one full semester abroad Teaching faculty Instructor Jinny Lourigan Professor Mimi Yang and Target Language Expert Fengming Li Carthage students participate in the annual statewide Chinese Speech Contest in Wisconsin 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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