2020 Academic Expo at Georgia College

Lanier Hall

 

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.

View the 2020 Academic Expo Guide

Colleges and Academic Departments

College of Arts & Sciences

Explore the academic programs housed in the College of Arts and Sciences below.

View the College of Arts & Sciences website

Learn more about the College of Arts & Sciences

 

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

Learn more about the Department of Art

 

Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences

Majors: Biology and Environmental Science

Minors: Biology, Environmental Sciences, and Geology

Learn more about our Biology Program

Learn more about our Environmental Science Program

 

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

Physics Dual Degree Handout

Learn more about the Department of Chemistry, Physics, and Astronomy

 

Department of Communication

Majors: Mass Communication and Rhetoric

Minors: Rhetoric

Learn More about Mass Communication

Learn more about Rhetoric

 

Department of English

Majors: English: Creative Writing Concentration and English: Literature Concentration

Minors: English

Learn more about the Department of English

 

Department of Government and Sociology

Majors: Criminal Justice, Political Science, and Sociology

Minors: Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Political Science, and Sociology

Government and Sociology 2020 Presentation

 

Department of History and Geography

Majors: Geography, History, and History: Public History Concentration
Minors: Geography and History

Department of History and Geography Profile

Learn more about a Department of History and Geography Study Abroad

Learn more about our Geography Program

 

Department of Mathematics

Majors: Mathematics and Mathematics: Teaching Concentration

Minors: Mathematics

View a Math Handout

 

Department of Music

Majors: Music and Music Therapy

Minors: Creative Music Media, Music, and Music Precertification

Learn more about the Department of Music

Learn more about our Music Therapy program

View Woodwind, Brass, and Percussion

View Choral Ensembles

Learn more about our Ensembles and Band opportunities

View Jazz Combo

View Orchestra and Strings

View Piano

View Wind symphony and Jazz band

 

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

Learn more about our Liberal Studies Program

Learn more about our Philosophy Program

 

Department of Psychological Science

Majors: Psychology

Minors: Psychology

Learn more about the Department of Psychological Science

View important job information

 

Department of Theatre and Dance

Majors: Theatre

Minors: Dance and Theatre

Learn more about the Department of Theatre and Dance

 

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

Learn more about the Department of World Languages and Culture

College of Business

Explore the academic programs housed in the College of Business below.

View the College of Business website

 

Department of Accounting

Majors: Accounting

Learn more about the Department of Accounting

 

Department of Economics and Finance

Majors: Economics
Minors: Business Administration for Non-BBA majors, Economics, and Finance

Learn more about the Department of 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

Learn more about our computer science program

Learn more about our Management information systems program

 

Department of Management, Marketing, and Logistics

Majors: Management and Marketing
Minors: Management for Business Majors, Management for non-BBA Majors, and Marketing

Learn more about our Management program

Learn more about our marketing program

College of Education
College of Health Sciences

Explore the academic programs housed in the College of Health Sciences below.

View the College of Health Sciences Website

 

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

Learn more about the School of Health and Human Performance


School of Nursing

Majors: Nursing

Learn more about the School of Nursing


Explore the Nursing Simulation Center 
 
Honors College
Certificate Programs

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.

Learn more about this program

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.

Learn more about this program

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. 

Learn more about this program

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.

Learn more about this program

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. 

Learn more about this program

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.

Learn more about this program

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.

Learn more about this program

GC Journeys

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.

Transformative Experiences:

  • First-Year Experience
  • Career Planning Milestones
  • Internships
  • Leadership Programs
  • MURACE
  • Study Abroad
  • Community-based Engaged Learning

View the GC Journeys Webpage 

Learn more about GC Journeys

GC Journeys Info Sheet

 

Career Center

View Office Services

Focus 2 Handout

How to Schedule an appointment on Handshake

Using Handshake Student Guide

 

Leadership Programs

Learn more about Leadership Programs

 

MURACE

2020 MURACE Brochure

 

Study Abroad

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

Global Health in Costa Rica 

Virtual Resource Center 

Liz’s Virtual Office 

Jarris’s Virtual Office