Welcome to the 2020 Academic Expo
Hosted by the Academic Advising Center: September 30, 2020 to October 2, 2020
The Academic Expo provides the opportunity for students to learn about majors, minors, certificates and other programs on campus.
In addition to information from academic departments, students will have the opportunity learn about GC Journeys, the Career Center, International Education, Leadership Programs, and much more!
You can use the 2020 Academic Expo Programs Guide to help navigate the virtual expo. Majors and minors can be found under the College and Academic department noted on the guide. Certificate programs can be found on the Certification Programs link. The GC Journeys page provides information on Leadership Programs, Career Center, Study Abroad, and more.
Colleges and Academic Departments
College of Arts & Sciences
Explore the academic programs housed in the College of Arts and Sciences below.
Department of Art
Majors: Art with a concentration in Art History, Fine Art Studio, Graphic Design, or Museum Studies
Minors: Art History, Ceramics, Graphic Design, Museum Studies, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture in Expanded Media
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Majors: Biology and Environmental Science
Minors: Biology, Environmental Sciences, and Geology
Department of Chemistry, Physics, and Astronomy
Majors: Chemistry, Chemistry with a Biochemistry Concentration, Physics, and Physics: Dual Degree Program with Georgia Tech
Minors: Chemistry and Physics
Department of Communication
Majors: Mass Communication and Rhetoric
Department of English
Majors: English: Creative Writing Concentration and English: Literature Concentration
Department of Government and Sociology
Majors: Criminal Justice, Political Science, and Sociology
Minors: Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Political Science, and Sociology
Department of History and Geography
Majors: Geography, History, and History: Public History Concentration
Minors: Geography and History
Department of Mathematics
Majors: Mathematics and Mathematics: Teaching Concentration
Department of Music
Majors: Music and Music Therapy
Minors: Creative Music Media, Music, and Music Precertification
Department of Philosophy, Religion, and Liberal Studies
Majors: Liberal Studies and Philosophy
Liberal Studies concentrations include: Culture, Religion, & Society; European Studies; Gender & Sexuality Studies; Race, Ethnicity, & Gender Studies; Third World Studies; and an Individualized path
Minors: Philosophy, Urban Studies, and Women & Gender Studies
Department of Psychological Science
Department of Theatre and Dance
Minors: Dance and Theatre
Department of World Languages and Cultures
Majors: World Languages and Cultures with a French or Spanish Concentration
Minors: French Languages and Culture & Spanish Language and Culture
College of Business
Explore the academic programs housed in the College of Business below.
Department of Accounting
Department of Economics and Finance
Minors: Business Administration for Non-BBA majors, Economics, and Finance
Department of Information Systems and Computer Science
Majors: Computer Science and Management Information Systems
Minors: Computer Science, Management Information Systems, and Management Information Systems for Computer Science majors
Department of Management, Marketing, and Logistics
Majors: Management and Marketing
Minors: Management for Business Majors, Management for non-BBA Majors, and Marketing
College of Education
Explore the academic programs housed in the College of Education below.
Explore information about the Teacher Education Department below.
College of Health Sciences
Explore the academic programs housed in the College of Health Sciences below.
School of Health and Human Performance
Majors: Exercise Science and Public Health
Minors: Creative Arts Therapies, Global Health Studies, Outdoor Education, Physical Education, and Public Health
School of Nursing
Undergraduate certificate can be earned in conjunction with a bachelor’s degree. Certificates allow students to gain additional credentials to prepare students for their post graduation plans.
Data Science Certificate: Department of Mathematics
Government and businesses are interested in extracting information from these big data they are producing every day. These have created a need for a data scientist who can produce good data-driven products. This data science certificate will prepare students for professional careers in data science and graduate studies in Data Science, Statistics, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Machine learning.
Documentary Studies Certificate: Department of Communication
The documentary certificate encompasses all areas within the department of communication and associated degree programs in theater, English, and sociology, and is meant to offer students further education in community-based learning, research, fieldwork, and storytelling.
Geographic Information Science Certificate: Department of History and Geography
Geographic Information Science (GISc) involves the application of spatial information and mapping technologies to solving complex problems which exist over space. Since most human pursuits and environmental events of interest occur on the surface of Earth, GISc applies to many fields of academic inquiry, from geography and ecology to marketing, sociology, public health, and political science.
Georgia Film Academy Certificate: Department of Theatre and Dance
Georgia College’s Department of Theatre and Dance now offers an 18-credit hour certificate program to train students to be ready for jobs in the film and television industry. The department also works hand-in-hand with the Georgia Film Academy to help students land their first job.
Global Foodways Studies Program Certificate: Department of History and Geography
The Department of History and Geography offers a special certificate in global foodways studies starting in the fall semester 2020. This is an excellent addition to your portfolio and can help you find a job in a food-related industry. Earning a certificate in foodways studies will help you find employment with government agencies dealing with food and agriculture issues, food-oriented non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that work on sustainability and food security issues, and food processing, preparation, and distribution firms. Students can also focus on international and national food policy and local food governance systems and food enterprise management for careers.
Non-Profit Professional Certificate: Department of Government and Sociology
The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Certification Program is an innovative, cross-disciplinary course of study that equips college and university students to become skilled professionals and leaders in the non-profit sector. The program is a collaboration between Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, Inc., 75 colleges and universities, and 20 major national non-profit organizations.
Sustainability Certificate: Department of History and Geography
The sustainability certificate gives students an additional accreditation, along with their degree, to enter dynamic worlds of commerce, science, social work, and policy that will continue to be developed in the near future as the global environment becomes more prominent on everyone’s agenda.
The GC Journeys Program will transform your way of thinking and experiencing college. By participating in five inside and outside the classroom transformative experiences during your time at Georgia College, you will step outside of your usual surroundings, gain authentic experiences, solve problems, become a leader, participate in real-world settings and put ideas into action.
- First-Year Experience
- Career Planning Milestones
- Leadership Programs
- Study Abroad
- Community-based Engaged Learning
We look forward to providing students safe and engaging travel experiences in 2021. As such, the International Education Center remains vigilant in its pursuit of safety and security as our students travel abroad. Our summer, fall and academic year 2021 program applications are now open. The programs are up-to-date online, you can find those details through our Program Discovery. Please follow us on Facebook and Instagram for updates and events. We have a recorded Information Session available for viewing and we are holding drop-in advising hours our WebEx Room and from 2 – 3 most Monday – Thursday throughout the semester.
Study Abroad Resources
Liz’s Virtual Office
Jarris’s Virtual Office