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LIBERAL ARTS

AT JACKSON COLLEGE

Jackson College's Liberal Arts pathway will prepare you for a variety of careers. Find the program that meets your career goals and talk to an admissions representative to get started!

For the Liberal Arts pathway, there will be a landing page for the pathway itself that includes the list of the programs that is on the website, as well as a landing page specific to the English program. All formats will be the similar, with the same sections as the previously approved LP of financial aid and student life.

LIBERAL ARTS PROGRAM

There are so many directions you will be able to go in by enrolling in Jackson College’s Liberal Arts Pathway. Students can get a quality education taught by dedicated instructors to learn skills for their desired career path. Flexible scheduling allows you to take liberal arts classes synchronously or asynchronously, online or in person. Find the program that meets your career goals and talk to an admissions representative:

Liberal Arts Programs

3D Design & Animation

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Multimedia designers and animators -- artists who create animation for video games and other media -- are in demand. Create special effects, animation, or other visual images using video, computers, film or other electronic media for use in computer games, movies, music videos and commercials.

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Art

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Artists create art to communicate ideas, thoughts or feelings. They use a variety of methods: painting, sculpting or illustration and an assortment of materials including watercolors, acrylics, pastels, pencils, pen and ink, plaster, clay and computers.

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Associate in Applied Science

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The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree is a two-year undergraduate degree similar to the Associate of Arts (AA) and the Associate of Science (AS) degree. The AAS degree is designed for students who intend to enter the workforce immediately following graduation from their program.

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Associate in Arts

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An Associate of Arts degree provide students a general liberal arts education that prepares them for a bachelor’s degree program at a four-year college or university. It provides students with a foundational education in liberal arts.

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Associate in General Studies

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This degree is for students who want to plan their own program of study not defined by a specific job or career. The degree’s flexibility allows the creation of a unique learning experience, such as combining the student’s JC experience with other academic institutions or community organizations.

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Communication

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The Communication Associate in Arts pre-baccalaureate degree is designed for students to transfer seamlessly to a baccalaureate institution and major in an area such as Mass Communication or Journalism. Communication students apply fundamental communication concepts by creating media content, crafting messages for business, government, and education organizations, and analyzing relationships between individuals and organizations.

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Digital Photography

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Photographers use their technical expertise to photograph people, landscapes, merchandise, or other subjects. They use their technical expertise, creativity, and composition skills to produce and preserve images that visually tell a story or record an event.

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English

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The study of English lends itself to a wide variety of careers. The ability to read and write well and express one’s self is essential to many fields. Many transfer institutions require that English majors have proficiency in a foreign language.

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Graphic Design

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Graphic design careers encompass a broad range of tasks, but all are designed to communicate something to others. Graphic designers create images and artwork to announce events, promote products, services or ideas, explain or demonstrate useful information.

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History

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History examines the lives of people and the consequences of ideas. Study of the past reveals valuable achievements as well as dreadful mistakes, and in so doing helps us meet the unexpected challenges of our own day.

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Music

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Musicians and singers play instruments or sing for live audiences and in recording studios. The Music Department at Jackson College is very important to JC, students, and the community. It is our intention to encourage students to pursue music as a vocation, or an important life-long avocation.

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Pre-Law

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Pre-law is a major often selected by students interested in pursuing careers in government or law. Lawyers advise and represent individuals, businesses, and government agencies on legal issues and disputes.

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FINANCIAL AID

At Jackson College, total commitment to student success matters. No student should hesitate to apply to Jackson College because of financial circumstances. Jackson College offers scholarships and financial aid to help students and their families seek, obtain, and make the best use of all financial resources available to reach their educational goals. Contact financial aid to see if you qualify.

Grants  
By completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), students automatically apply for the major federal grant programs.

Loans
Almost all students qualify for loans, regardless of family income. To be eligible, students must be enrolled in at least six credit hours in an eligible program for financial aid.

Scholarships
Many students can qualify for scholarships, with opportunities for financial need, merit based, and for students with disabilities.

Work Study
Provides students with financial need the chance to work part-time jobs on campus to help pay for their education expenses.


Student Employment
Student employment is now open to all students where opportunities are available.
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STUDENT LIFE

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Jackson College strives to enhance students’ educational experience by sponsoring diverse social, cultural and leadership development activities.

We seek to promote active learning both inside and outside the classroom with an emphasis on building friendships and having fun.

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