The Appalachian studies program offers students diverse opportunities for academic study, service learning, participatory research, community outreach, and advocacy related to the Applachian region.
The Arts Administration minor, a 24 credit hour program at Morehead State University, provides management skills in the arts and non-profit sector in preparation for future career opportunities.
The Department of Communication, Media & Leadership Studies area in Convergent Media prepares students for careers in production, journalism and multimedia-based work.
The Bachelor of Arts degree with a major or an area in art provides for
the study of art within a liberal arts curriculum. Emphasis is placed
upon the study of studio art. It is suitable for preparing students for
in art other than teaching art in the public schools.
The Bachelor of Arts degree in Art Education P-12 with a major or an
area provides for the study of art within a liberal arts curriculum.
Emphasis is placed upon the study of art education and studio art. The
is suitable for preparing students for careers in teaching art in the
public schools and meets teacher certification requirements.
The Department of Communication, Media & Leadership Studies area in Strategic Communication prepares students for professional, business, and educational careers in public relations, promotions, event planning, social media content development, communication consultation, and leadership studies.
The International Studies Minor in Canadian Studies begins with Perspectives on Canada, an introductory team taught course, then focuses on advanced courses in Canadian history, government, and economic and social policies from comparative and international perspectives, and concludes with a summer internship in the Canadian Parliament.
Beginning in the Fall 2012 semester, MSU students have the option to obtain a minor in Chemical Dependency. This minor would provide additional preparation for those students pursuing a career in the substance abuse field.
One of few in the country, the program gives students an opportunity to be taught by accomplished faculty members who are working writers through studio-oriented creative writing workshops in poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction. Students are provided a solid foundation of literature courses and complete courses in the humanities, the natural and social sciences and world languages.
This program focuses on understanding the causes of crime, the structure of the criminal justice system as well as how this system operates with regard to both sentencing and innovative treatment in the 21st century.
The Minor in Dance is for those students who desire to pursue a major in
another field but also want formal training in dance.
English majors who pursue the Bachelor of Arts in English degree take course work in literature, linguistics, and writing. The English major will graduate with both a comprehensive exposure to and intensive understanding of British and American literatures. English majors will become skilled writers who use language as effectively and precisely as possible and critical readers of literature.
Students enrolled in the English Education program leading to teacher certification in grades 8-12 receive broad and in-depth preparation in literature, linguistics, and writing and participate in hands-on methods classes that provide real classroom experience for pre-service teachers.
The Masters of Arts in English at Morehead State University offers students a comprehensive overview of advanced literary study as well as courses in creative and technical writing and linguistics. This program is also available completely online.
The Film Studies minor is an interdisciplinary program of study designed to give students a theoretical as well as practical knowledge of film.
The French program is ideal for students interested in the contemporary world. French is spoken on five continents, and as a second language everywhere. We provide rigorous training in the language and culture, supplemented by several exciting overseas study opportunities.
A minor in geography is an excellent complement to many majors at Morehead State University because of integrative nature.
Degree programs in history provide both breadth in area coverage and depth in practicing history research, preparing students to enter the teaching profession, applied fields such as heritage work, or graduate programs in history and related fields. There is a major and minor in history. The minor is offered on the main campus, MSU at Prestonsburg, and the University Center of the Mountains in Hazard.
The Honors Program is a highly selective program, open to outstanding students in all majors. The coursework falls into two categories: a required core of classes that fulfill some general education requirements, and independent projects designed to enhance the student’s capacity for self-directed learning. Students are required to participate in the Undergraduate Research Fellows Program, to provide 80 hours of service over four years, and to complete an approved overseas experience. Those admitted to the program receive the Honors Scholarship, awarded to no more than forty students per year; the scholarship covers tuition, room, board, books, and includes up to $1500 to be used towards the cost of the overseas experience.
The major and minor in International Studies provide students with the opportunity to learn about the global world in which we live. Students in the major complete a core of classes and a language requirement, choose a track through which they can focus on an area of interest, and study abroad. For further information contact Dr. Philip Krummrich at 606-783-2582 or Dr. Adrian Mandzy at 606-783-2898.
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