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  • English | Whittier College
    and find out what books they keep on their nightstand Read more Alumni Spotlight A Q A with alumna Martina Miles 09 Ph D student in English Literature Read more Prev Next In This Section English Menu Mobile About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Submission Guidelines Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Preceptorships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier In English Newsletter Support You are here Home Academics English English On 24 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Welcome to the Department of English at Whittier College At a college named after one of the most important of nineteenth century American poets a man known for his commitment to literary art as an agent of social and political justice it should be no surprise to know that we believe that the study of language and literature is at the core of the liberal arts those aspects of education that make us humane and free On these pages you will find information about the rich variety of courses texts and teaching styles of our department We welcome you to come and explore what we have to offer you as a major or minor in English at Whittier Contact DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE LITERATURE Hoover Hall Second Floor 1306 E Philadelphia Street P O Box 634 Whittier CA 90608 562 907 4253 562 698 4581 fax English Language Literature About Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Preceptorships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier In English Newsletter Support English Facebook DEPARTMENTS PROGRAMS Anthropology Art Art History Biology Business Administration Chemistry Economics Education Child Development 3 2 Engineering Program English Language Literature Environmental Sciences Environmental Studies Film Studies French Cultural Studies Gender Studies Global Cultural Studies History Kinesiology Nutrition Science 3 3 Law Program Latino Studies Mathematics Modern Languages Literatures Music Philosophy Physics and

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/academics/english (2016-01-26)
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  • Environmental Science & Environmental Studies | Whittier College
    N Galloway 66 Read more Prev Next In This Section Environmental Science Mobile About Preview of Courses Clubs Organizations Facilities Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Environmental Science Environmental Studies Environmental Science Environmental Studies On 24 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Climate change and the environment have become ever present concerns in our world For those students wanting to contribute to a more sustainable earth the environmental science environmental studies program offers an interdisciplinary approach to examining environmental issues The program guides students in understanding the implications of global climate change the development of sustainable energy strategies the challenges of maintaining biodiversity the handling and disposal of hazardous materials and managing risks associated with large scale natural phenomena such as earthquakes floods and fires The program offers two tracks environmental science and environmental studies Both tracks take an interdisciplinary approach combining natural science with sociological ethical political and historical approaches to environmental analysis We offer our students a curriculum based on a balance between the in depth knowledge needed to tackle difficult environmental problems and the breadth necessary to view those problems from multiple perspectives Contact Cheryl Swift The James Irvine Foundation Professor of Biological Sciences Coordinator for Environmental Science Upper Village 113D 562 907 4273 cswift whittier edu Michelle Switzer Associate Professor of Philosophy Coordinator for Environmental Studies Wardman 109 562 907 4200 x4436 mswitzer whittier edu View faculty page Environmental Science Environmental Studies About Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support DEPARTMENTS PROGRAMS Anthropology Art Art History Biology Business Administration Chemistry Economics Education Child Development 3 2 Engineering Program English Language Literature Environmental Sciences Environmental Studies Film Studies French Cultural Studies Gender Studies Global Cultural Studies History Kinesiology Nutrition Science 3 3 Law

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/academics/environmental (2016-01-26)
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  • Film Studies | Whittier College
    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 Film Slider Acquisition Experimentation Articulation Demonstration Film Studies at Whittier is an interdisciplinary minor emphasizing film as an artistic form and component in the expressions of life Learn more From Josey Wales to Million Dollar Baby Professor and students unravel the complex persona of Clint Eastwood Read more Future in Film Fulbright Fellow Veronica Moreno 12 grabs her camera and heads to Argentina Read more Prev Next In This Section Film Studies Mobile Menu About Preview of Courses Clubs Organizations Facilities Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Film Studies Film Studies On 29 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Administered through the Department of Theatre and Communication Arts Film Studies at Whittier College is an interdisciplinary minor emphasizing the analysis of film as an artistic form and a key media component in the multiple expressions of contemporary life Students who minor in film studies benefit in a variety of ways from familiarity with the vocabulary of film its technology its history its forms and its meanings Courses in the minor come from various disciplinary homes emphasizing film s many facets By the time they leave Whittier film studies students are primed for further study in graduate programs and prepared for entry level positions in the field Film Studies About Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier

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  • French Cultural Studies | Whittier College
    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 French Cultural Studies Homepage Slider An Interdisciplinary Minor French Cultural Studies blends art history and French language and literature preparing students for a variety of post Whittier options Learn more A LOOK INSIDE Age of Impressionism to Riots Revolts and Revolutions preview courses part of the French Cultural Studies minor Learn more Alumni Spotlight A Q A with art history and French alumna Linda Park 12 production assistant at online fashion retailer Nasty Gal Read more Prev Next In This Section French Cultural Studies Mobile About Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study In France After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics French Cultural Studies French Cultural Studies On 25 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments French Cultural Studies offers students an opportunity for cohesive study of French and Francophone culture The interdisciplinary minor blends art history and French language and literature and can serve as preparation for a variety of career and graduate school options The program also strongly encourages students to choose from a number of study abroad options in France or French speaking countries providing them with the opportunity to experience French culture firsthand We find that most students who pursue French Cultural Studies come from art and history related majors The minor allows these students to pursue further emphasis in studies that are French and Francophone related Contact FRENCH CULTURAL STUDIES Diehl 116 562 464 4523 French Cultural Studies About Faculty Research

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/academics/frenchcultural (2016-01-26)
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  • Gender Studies | Whittier College
    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 Gender Studies Homepage Slider Gender Studies Prev Next In This Section Gender Studies Mobile About Preview of Courses Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Gender Studies Gender Studies On 23 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments The Gender Studies program offers an interdisciplinary minor to explore gender formations contextually as they intersect with other relations of power such as race ethnicity class sexuality socio cultural and geographic location Gender Studies courses reflect the vitality of recent scholarship in feminist postcolonial queer and gay and lesbian studies Disciplinary perspectives as diverse as history philosophy the literary arts anthropology and the range of social sciences from child development to psychology focus on an assortment of historical and contemporary women s experiences and writings theories of gender construction and of identity and avenues of civic engagement and of empowerment Engaged in such resolutely interdisciplinary learning students develop skills

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  • Global & Cultural Studies | Whittier College
    Slider Perspectives and Points of View Offered at Whittier as both a major and minor Global Cultural Studies GCS explores the world of the 21st century Learn more Time Abroad As part of the GCS program majors are encouraged to go abroad to participate in a semester long cultural immersion experience Learn more Alumni Spotlight My experience resulted in an international web of relationships and research A Q A with GCS alumna Colleen Daly 12 Read more Prev Next In This Section Global Cultural Studies Mobile About Preview of Courses Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Global Cultural Studies Global Cultural Studies On 29 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Offered as both a major and minor Global Cultural Studies GCS introduces students to the world of the 21st century by encouraging them to explore contemporary problems and issues from a number of different perspectives and points of view Majors of the program have an opportunity to concentrate on a specific area of interest within a broad interdisciplinary framework national transnational institutions culture geographical area and issues which then structures the student s pathway through the major NATIONAL TRANSNATIONAL INSTITUTIONS This concentration examines the role and function of political economic or other institutions in the global context It could include a focus of any of the following nation states corporations NGOs international organizations or other non state actors CULTURE This concentration enables student to explore the changing face of cultural and social institutions in the 21st century It could include a focus on gender kinship marriage demographics or other cultural patterning GEOGRAPHICAL AREA This concentration allows the student to explore the impact of multiple forces of globalization within a specific geographical region i e Latin America Asia or Europe

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  • History | Whittier College
    WA Learn More Prev Next In This Section History Mobile About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Preceptorships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics History History On 25 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments The Department of History is a diverse group of teachers and scholars committed to working with students who want to engage the study of history Within the Department of History at Whittier College you ll find a diverse group of teachers and scholars committed to working with students who want to engage the study of history Our broad range of courses and teaching styles helps students understand human beings and their societies in a global context Students who enroll in our classes learn how to do the detective work of the historian and are expected to become historians themselves through close reading and analysis of historical documents essay writing and class discussion This education prepares our graduates with a wide range of critical thinking and writing skills that allow them to pursue a diverse array of meaningful and successful career paths from law business and health to museum and archival work to secondary school teaching and to graduate work in history We have even had two history majors go to medical school To the question What can I do with a history degree we answer Anything you are interested in and are willing to work hard for Contact DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY Hoover Hall 1st 2nd Floors 562 907 4253 562 698 4581 fax History About Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Preceptorships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support DEPARTMENTS PROGRAMS Anthropology Art Art History Biology Business Administration Chemistry Economics Education Child Development 3 2 Engineering Program English Language Literature Environmental Sciences Environmental Studies Film Studies French

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  • Kinesiology & Nutrition Science | Whittier College
    of Sport a preview of some of our KNS courses Learn more Alumni Spotlight Jim Skipper 73 running back coach for the Tennessee Titans Read more Prev Next In This Section Kinesiology Mobile About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Kinesiology Nutrition Science Kinesiology Nutrition Science On 29 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Whether your interest is physical therapy sports management nutrition counseling or coaching Kinesiology Nutrition Science one of the most popular majors on the Whittier College campus delivers critical training for some of the most in demand professions today KNS has an outstanding undergraduate program that continuously challenges students to make connections between theoretical frameworks and practical applications in the study of human movement and nutrition Our dynamic faculty is dedicated to teaching and engaging students in the learning process both in and out of the classroom KNS professors know that a critical component to the ultimate success of their students is actual hands on experience As such KNS students are just as likely to find themselves in the classroom or sports lab as they are teaching a P E class at a nearby elementary or interning at a local sports franchise Contact DEPARTMENT OF KINESIOLOGY AND NUTRITION SCIENCE Graham Athletics Center 562 907 4969 562 698 8024 fax Kinesiology Nutrition Science About Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support DEPARTMENTS PROGRAMS Anthropology Art Art History Biology Business Administration Chemistry Economics Education Child Development 3 2 Engineering Program English Language Literature Environmental Sciences Environmental Studies Film Studies French Cultural Studies Gender Studies Global Cultural Studies History Kinesiology Nutrition Science 3 3 Law Program Latino Studies Mathematics Modern Languages Literatures Music Philosophy Physics and

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