Lander Viewbook 2012
Lander's main admissions brochure.
Department of Art Bachelor of Science in Visual Arts (emphases in studio art and graphic design) n n Bachelor of Science in Visual Arts, K-12 Teacher Certification n Master of Arts in Teaching – Art n Minors: art history, electronic art and visual arts What will I study? Whether it’s brushing bright colors on a canvas, molding a fresh piece of clay or peering at your subject through the eye of a camera, at Lander, you’ll be able to set free your inner artist with the help of our experienced faculty. Your creations will come alive in the Lander Art Studio, which provides space for photography, painting and sculpture, or in the Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center, where you’ll find a state-of-the-art gallery, graphics labs and also studios for crafts, ceramics and sculpture. With a course load designed to give you a broad background in visual arts before narrowing in on your favorite area for focused study, you’ll have the opportunity to develop the skills you need to be a certified art teacher, graphic artist, professional photographer or fine artist. Department of English & Foreign Languages n Bachelor of Arts in English (emphases in traditional English and professional writing) n Bachelor of Arts in English, Secondary Teacher Certification n Bachelor of Arts in Spanish n Minors: English, French, Latin American studies and Spanish Where can I use an English degree? An English degree prepares you for a variety of careers, such as law, theology, business, public relations, mass media and public service. Or perhaps you’d like to educate the students of tomorrow by becoming an English teacher in a secondary school. Whatever your aspirations, the courses you take as an English major will help you develop writing, reading and editing skills that will make you marketable. Are there job opportunities for Spanish majors? Absolutely! Spanish-speaking graduates are very marketable due to growth in the Spanishspeaking population in the United States. Lander Spanish graduates are now teaching Spanish and pursuing careers in business, social work and communications. 5