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  • About | Whittier College
    the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Sociology Homepage Slider A Thing Lived Sociology is the study of the connection between individuals and society between personal troubles and public issues Learn more Picked Clean Students help in border clean up Read more A Look Inside Workshop in Urban Studies to Food and Food Systems a preview of our sociology courses Learn more Prev Next In This Section Sociology Mobile About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Sociology About About On 23 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments In his work The Sociological Imagination 1959 C Wright Mills wrote Neither the life of an individual nor the history of a society can be understood without understanding both In other words Mills claimed that the discipline of sociology is the study of the connection between individuals and society between personal troubles and public issues Understanding both the life of an individual and the history and structure of a society requires the sociological imagination Sociologists according to Mills were in the unique position among social scientists of cultivating a sociological imagination that could grasp that individuals actions behaviors histories and seemingly personal troubles could only be understood as effects of social organization as public issues Mills hope was that through understanding the actual dynamics that shape our lives individually and collectively we would also develop the tools and strategies to effect positive

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  • Academics in Action | Whittier College
    Campus Life Home Getting Involved Housing Food Health Exercise Sustainability Student Support First Year at Whittier News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Sociology Homepage Slider A Thing Lived Sociology is the study of the connection between individuals and society between personal troubles and public issues Learn more Picked Clean Students help in border clean up Read more A Look Inside Workshop in Urban Studies to Food and Food Systems a preview of our sociology courses Learn more Prev Next In This Section Sociology Mobile About Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Sociology Academics in Action Academics in Action On 25 Mar 2014 By mramos1 0 Comments PICKED CLEAN Students Help In Border Clean Up FIVE DOZEN WHITTIER STUDENTS traveled to the U S Mexico border last week to join a group of nearly 300 volunteers in picking up trash at Border Field State Park The students were led by professors from various departments including Julie Collins Dogrul sociology Jose Orozco history David Bourgaize biology Mary Perez social work and Peter Reich Whittier Law School After a morning of clearing debris the students spent the afternoon hearing from a speaker at the Tijuana River Estuary Interpretive Center about cross border environmental problems that afflict the river including trash buildup and silting Students also learned about cooperative bi national solutions being carried out to address these problems The trip was sponsored

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  • Preview of Courses | Whittier College
    Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Sociology Homepage Slider A Thing Lived Sociology is the study of the connection between individuals and society between personal troubles and public issues Learn more Picked Clean Students help in border clean up Read more A Look Inside Workshop in Urban Studies to Food and Food Systems a preview of our sociology courses Learn more Prev Next In This Section Sociology Mobile About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Sociology Preview of Courses Preview of Courses On 23 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments The following are courses that have been offered or are usually offered by the Department of Sociology For a comprehensive list of courses please refer to the current Schedule of Classes or Course Catalog SOC 287 Workshop in Urban Studies The workshop uses Los Angeles as a setting for studying urban spatial and social organization with special attention to the design and use of public space It examines the economic demographic and cultural linkages of this region and locates it in terms of current global economic social and cultural transformations Professor permission required January INTD 221 Globalization and the Environment Who ought to control the earth s resources What ought to be the goal of resource use What is at stake in competing visions of our global future This course examines the science and the social science behind these questions and their varied answers with particular attention paid to the environmental and social consequences of water use and food production in a global economy Topics to be covered include the Green Revolution biodiversity genetic engineering health hydroelectric power water privatization subsistence

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  • Support | Whittier College
    Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Sociology Homepage Slider A Thing Lived Sociology is the study of the connection between individuals and society between personal troubles and public issues Learn more Picked Clean Students help in border clean up Read more A Look Inside Workshop in Urban Studies to Food and Food Systems a preview of our sociology courses Learn more Prev Next In This Section Sociology Mobile About Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Sociology Support Support On 23 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Continued success of the Department of Sociology depends on the generosity of our donors Your gift of time money or resources allows us to continue to provide students with the best opportunities to learn and develop provide a quality education and attract and retain top scholars and students Ways to Support Gifts to the Whittier Fund Tuition does not cover the entire cost of educating a student Unrestricted gifts to the Whittier Fund bridge the funding gap and help provide exceptional opportunities that all students enjoy including access to a great education internships job counseling small class sizes and leadership and team building opportunities Unrestricted gifts provide the most flexibility and allow Whittier to use your gift where the need is greatest Directed gifts to the Whittier Fund may be designated for a particular purpose within the College s identified institutional needs including student service and academic program support student scholarships faculty recruitment and retention library resources and acquisitions and athletics However you choose to support the Whittier Fund be assured that your gift will provide the crucial

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  • Sociology Latest News | Whittier College
    January 11 2016 Faculty Members Lead Travel Courses During JanTerm The study abroad experience has long been a hallmark of the liberal arts curriculum and a rite of passage for many American undergraduates In addition to the traditional semester long experience Whittier College offers student the opportunity to More Tuesday October 27 2015 Whittier Hosts Students and Families at Preview Day Coinciding with the College s Whittier Weekend festivities the Office of Admission and Financial Aid hosted their annual Whittier Preview Day one of their signature on campus events Approximately 300 high school students and guests visited More Wednesday October 21 2015 The College to Host Waking the Green Tiger Filmmakers The programming is part of the College s Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment During the week of November 16 20 2015 Whittier College s Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment LIASE program will host award More Wednesday October 7 2015 Whittier College Receives 2 6M Title V Grant from the Department of Education The award will significantly increase the College s capacity for STEM learning and research The Department of Education s Title V Hispanic Serving Institutions Program has awarded Whittier College a 2 6M grant to enhance STEM Science More Monday September 28 2015 Poets Serve Community in 21st Annual Helping Hands Day More than 100 Whittier College students alumni staff faculty and administrators rolled up their sleeves on Saturday September 26 and participated in the 21st annual Helping Hands Day Participants gathered in the Campus Center for breakfast More Tuesday September 22 2015 Whittier and Broadoaks Students Celebrate United Nations International Day of Peace Whittier College and Broadoaks School students joined people across the world in celebrating the United Nations International Day of Peace An annual tradition on the Whittier College campus

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  • Upcoming Sociology Events | Whittier College
    Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Sociology Homepage Slider A Thing Lived Sociology is the study of the connection between individuals and society between personal troubles and public issues Learn more Picked Clean Students help in border clean up Read more A Look Inside Workshop in Urban Studies to Food and Food Systems a preview of our sociology courses Learn more Prev Next In This Section Sociology Mobile About Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Sociology Upcoming Sociology Events Upcoming Sociology Events Jan 27 Wed 01 27 2016 8 00am Spring Orientation Jan 28 Thu 01 28 2016 8 00am Spring Term Begins Feb 15 Mon 02 15 2016 8 00am Presidents Day College Open Mar 14 Mon 03 14 2016 8 00am Spring Break Apr 23 Sat 04 23 2016 12 00am Passover May 03 Tue 05 03 2016 8 00am End of Spring Term May 04 Wed 05 04 2016 8 00am Faculty Reading Day May 05 Thu 05 05 2016 8 00am Final Exams May 13 Fri 05 13 2016 8 00am Commencement May 30 Mon 05 30 2016 8 00am Memorial Day College Closed Jul 04 Mon 07 04 2016 8 00am Independence Day College Closed Sep 05 Mon 09 05 2016 8 00am Labor Day College Open Sep 07 Wed 09 07 2016 8 00am Fall Term Begins Oct 03 Mon 10 03 2016 8 00am Rosh Hashana Oct 12 Wed 10 12 2016 8 00am Yom Kippur Oct 14 Fri 10 14 2016

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  • About | Whittier College
    for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Theatre Slider Hairspray March 2014 Comedy of Errors October 2013 Last Days of Judas Iscariot November 2013 The Glass Menagerie Spring 2013 Picasso at the Lapin Agile Spring 2013 Prev Next In This Section Theatre Mobile Menu About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Scholarships Auditions Resources Links Faculty Productions Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Theatre Communication Arts About About On 1 May 2013 By admin 0 Comments As part of a liberal arts institution the Department of Theatre and Communication Arts focuses on providing both breadth and depth in the field encouraging students to develop interdisciplinary connections to demonstrate the collaborative nature of this discipline and to articulate their own critical presentation of theatre as both an artistic art form and as a cultural artifact Department goals include Developing students through a series of progressive steps in both scholarship and creative engagement Requiring the collaborative experience of working with others as theatre practitioners Contextualizing theatre as an interdisciplinary and multi disciplinary art form connecting to the visual arts history politics psychology sociology philosophy religious ideologies and technology Analyzing the context of historical theatrical influences and the interconnectedness of movements throughout history Synthesizing the interconnection between form interpretation and audience Articulating theatrical practices via cultural sociological and psychological lenses Presenting a final public creative or scholarly project with an accompanying historical theoretical and or self reflective paper Each year the department produces up to four faculty directed productions in the Ruth B Shannon Center for the Performing Arts Productions afford students multiple opportunities to engage in theatre as a collaborative process as a

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  • Majors & Minors | Whittier College
    form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Theatre Slider Hairspray March 2014 Comedy of Errors October 2013 Last Days of Judas Iscariot November 2013 The Glass Menagerie Spring 2013 Picasso at the Lapin Agile Spring 2013 Prev Next In This Section Theatre Mobile Menu About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Scholarships Auditions Resources Links Faculty Productions Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Theatre Communication Arts Majors Minors Majors Minors On 1 May 2013 By admin 0 Comments The Department of Theatre Communication Arts offer the following major and minor programs Theatre Communication Arts major Theatre Communication Arts minor Film Studies minor Requirements for the Major in Theatre Communication Arts To complete the major in Theatre Communication Arts a student must complete a total of 31 34 credits which include the following Department Core Requirements for all majors 25 28 credits Theatre Practicum THEA 50 1 credit per year of residence Introduction to Acting THEA 110 3 credits Introduction to Design and Technology THEA 240 3 credits Play Analysis Criticism THEA 272 3 credits Shakespeare THEA 328 3 credits Scenic Design THEA 340 or Stage Lighting THEA 345 or Costume Design THEA 347 3 credits World Theatre THEA 372 A and B 6 credits Senior Project THEA 485 3 credits Additional Requirements Theatre Arts Performance Emphasis 6 credits Fundamentals of Stage Directing THEA 315 3 credits Voice and Movement I THEA 220 or Voice and Movement II THEA 225 or Scene Monologue Study THEA 210 or Performing Non Fiction THEA 392 3 credits or Theatre Arts Design Technology Emphasis 6 credits Two additional courses from Drawing and Drafting for the Theatre THEA 245 Painting for the Theatre THEA 246 Scenic Design THEA 340

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