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Show times are March 23, 24, 30 and 31 at 7:30 p.m. and April 1 at 2 p.m. in the John W. Swails Center.
“Perhaps one of the best things about Big River is that as powerful and inspiring as it is, it's also just downright funny,” says Director Stephanie Garrett. “I think people who come to see the show have a lot to look forward to, and I think they will enjoy the fruits of our hard work as much as we do!” Garrett says.
After the Friday night New Beginnings service in the Swails Center, the CAB will be providing smores for all who come!
To be considered as a minor in Communication Studies, students must meet these requirements:
• complete EN 101, EN 102 and CM 130 with a grade of “C-” or higher;
• hold a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 or higher.
In addition to completion of the Liberal Arts Core and completion of the requirements for a major in another area, the following courses must be taken to qualify for a Graphic Design Minor. There can be no duplication of course work in this minor. Therefore, if any of the following courses are required by one’s major, additional courses will need to be completed for a total of 18 hours of credit for the minor. Where there are prerequisites, they must be met. A grade a “C-” or higher is required for each course taken in this minor.
CM 209 (Intro to Design) 3 hrs.
CM 241 (Design Technology I) 3 hrs.
CM 242 (Design Technology II) 3 hrs.
CM 245 (Typography) 3 hrs.
Graphic Design Electives 6 hrs.
Choose any two of the following:
CM 240 (Digital Media Production)
CM 309 (Digital Cinematography)
CM 340 (Web Design)
CM 341 (Page Layout and Publication Design)
CM 350 (Motion Graphics)
Total 18 hrs.
Communication Studies at EC prepares students to be Christian communicators in learning, working, and serving with their minds, hearts, and spirits throughout college and life.
In this increasingly digital world united through the Internet, the field of graphic design is growing. This growth offers career opportunities to those with the skills to meet these new and exciting challenges. Emmanuel College's major in Graphic Design provides students with an environment equipped to attain these sought after skills by combining a solid foundation in design fundamentals with creative opportunities that allow a student's God-given talents to flourish. Our Graphic Design major incorporates information, technology, and community. In the senior project course, students showcase their knowledge and skills acquired through the communication curriculum.
Aside from completing 24 hours of core communication courses, students take focused courses on each of the industry standard Adobe design programs. Both concentrations prepare them for graduate school or entry-level positions in a variety of career choices, including Media Production, Public Relations, Graphic Design, Video Editing, Advertising, Layout and Design, Marketing, Fundraising, Human Resource Development, Communication Training and Consulting.
OPTIONS: BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (B.S.) OR ARTS (B.A.)
BACHELOR OF ARTS OPTION
LIBERAL ARTS CORE
EN 101, 102 (Freshman Composition) 6 hrs.
CM 130 (Intro to Communication) 3 hrs.
Literature 3 hrs.
Art-Music Appreciation/Theater/Film/Philosophy/Literature 3 hrs.
Social and Behavioral Science
HY 272/273 (American History I & II) 3 hrs.
Sociology/Economics/Geography 3 hrs.
Natural Science/Mathematical Reasoning
Science (Lab course) 4 hrs.
Mathematics 3 hrs.
BI 111 (Biblical Literature & History) 3 hrs.
BI 112 (Interpreting Biblical Literature) 3 hrs.
BI 300 (Gospel of John) 3 hrs.
TH 237 (Christian Ethics) 3 hrs.
PE 105 (Total Fitness) 1 hr.
FS 101 (Freshman Seminar) 2 hrs.
SS 400 (Senior Seminar) 1 hrs.
Total 44 hrs.
MAJOR LOWER AND UPPER LEVEL COURSES
BU 250 (Computer Applications I) 3 hrs.
Foreign Language Courses (B.A. Option only)
Foreign Language 6-8 hrs.
CM 150 (Communication Survey) 3 hrs.
CM 230 (Media and Society) 3 hrs.
CM 401 (Communication Law) 3 hrs.
CM 402 (Internship) 3 hrs.
CM 471 (Senior Project) 3 hrs.
Graphic Design Core
CM 209 (Intro to Design) 3 hrs.
CM 212 (Photo Journalism) 2 hrs.
CM 240 (Digital Media Production) 3 hrs.
CM 241 (Design Technology I) 3 hrs.
CM 242 (Design Technology II) 3 hrs.
CM 245 (Typography) 3 hrs.
CM 309 (Digital Cinematography) 3 hrs.
CM 335 (Animation) 3 hrs.
CM 340 (Web Design) 3 hrs.
CM 341 (Page Layout and Publication Design) 3 hrs.
CM 342 (Packaging Design) 3 hrs.
CM 350 (Motion Graphics) 3 hrs.
CM 420 (User Interface Design/Usability) 3 hrs.
CM 430 (e-Portfolio) 1 hr.
Electives or Minor 16-22 hrs. (number of hours depends on whether B.A. or B.S. option is chosen)
TOTAL 123 hrs. (B.S. Option) OR 124 hrs. (B.A. Option)
This is the best opportunity around for your kids to receive one on one and focused group training in the arts! Classes begin January 17th and run through May 10th. Many classes have size limits, so make sure you register today!
Early Registration: Dec. 1st-9th
General registration: Jan. 3rd-Jan. 13th
(There is a late registration fee after January 9th and all classes must have a minimum enrollment of 5 to make.)
About our Director Dr. Deborah Stark:
Dr. Deborah Stark received her B.M.M. from Ozark Christian College, her M.M. from Pittsburg State and her D.A. from Ball State in vocal performance. In addition to being the director of Emmanuel Arts Academy, she teaches full time in the EC music department, stays active as a soprano soloist and member of the Lamplight Trio, and is the part-time Minister of Music for Royston Baptist Church. A member of NATS, CMS, MENC, and Phi Kappa Phi, she feels her purpose is to mentor, and train musicians into a life of service and excellence. In the Arts Academy, she teaches, voice, musical theatre, and sacred dance as well as teaching and leading in the annual summer fine arts camp.
Dr. Leslie Boucher earned the Bachelor of Music Education from Indiana University, the Master of Arts (Ethnomusicology) from Long Island University in New York, and the Ph. D. in Music History and Theory from the University of Georgia. Dr. Boucher has performed with various oratorio, opera, and symphonic organizations in Charlotte, Indianapolis, New York, Sioux City, and Spoleto. She has also performed as a soloist in the National Composers Conference, and has published a CD of twentieth-century art music while at the University of Georgia. Boucher taught public school music and performed as a freelance musician before coming to Emmanuel College in 1998. She is currently Chair of the Music Department and Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences. Her areas of teaching are music history, theory, world music, art/music appreciation, and applied violin. Boucher is Music Director of Mt. Bethel Baptist Church in Belton, South Carolina, where she lives with her husband, Walter. The Bouchers have one grown daughter, Andrea, who is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in counseling and working at Anderson County Mental Health Department as a counselor for troubled youth. Dr. Boucher is currently working on a composition project of contemporary Christian music. She also teaches various courses in the Emmanuel College Academy.
Dr. Mark Goodwin earned his B.S.Ed. and M.Ed. from the University of Missouri and Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction (music education) from the University of South Florida. Dr. Goodwin has taught at Evangel College and Central Missouri State University and was Music Department chair at Southeastern College. He came to EC in 1996 as chair of the Department of Fine Arts and serves as coordinator of music education and tennis coach, also teaching in the Emmanuel Arts Academy. He has performed on bassoon and oboe in faculty recitals at EC and is bassist for the Lamplight Trio, an EC faculty jazz ensemble. He has been a member of the Athens Master Chorale and is active in the Grace Episcopal Church choir. His wife, Barbara, chairs the English Department at EC. They have two adult sons, Scott and Tim.
Beth Chitwood is an instructor of music and accompanist in the music department. She teaches class piano for music majors and non-majors, and accompanies vocal and instrumental students. Beth received her M.M. in Piano Pedagogy in 2008 from the University of Georgia in Athens, GA, and B.A. in Music in 2006 from Emmanuel College. Beth has operated a private piano studio for the past 11 years in Hull, GA. From 2006-2008, Beth was a member of the piano faculty at the Community Music School at the University of Georgia, where she taught applied piano and group piano for beginning students. She is also a piano instructor with the Emmanuel Fine Arts Academy, a position she has held since 2007. Beth is currently the pianist at Joy Baptist Church in Hull, GA. Beth is an active member of three music teacher associations: the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), the Georgia Music Teachers Association (GMTA), and the Athens Music Teachers Association (AMTA). In 2008, Beth was chosen by the University of Georgia Hugh Hodgson School of Music faculty to receive the STAR award from MTNA and the Directors Award from the School of Music. Beth lives in Hull, GA with her family.
Mickey Rowell holds a B.A. from Lee College and M.M. from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in church music and vocal performance. He has done additional studies at UTC and Florida State University. He joined the EC faculty in 2003. At Emmanuel he teaches music education and music ministry classes and gives private voice lessons. Mr. Rowell previously taught in both private and public schools in Tennessee and Florida, where his bands and choral groups consistently received superior ratings. He has also been active in church music ministry for over 20 years. He has won National Association of Teachers of Singing competitions and has been active in opera, oratorio and musical theater performance as well as an adjudicator and clinician.
Carly Hauntsman is a junior presently earning a BA in Music Education. She has been a pianist since she was eleven and a church pianist since she was thirteen years old. Carly has taught privately in the past and currently teaches the beginner to intermediate pianist through the Emmanuel College Fine Arts Academy.
Chloe Payne is a senior currently earning her BA in Music with a concentration in Vocal Performance. She is an active member of the musical theatre community in Franklin County & surrounding counties, and has thoroughly enjoyed teaching private voice through the Arts Academy as well as teaching class voice for the summer Fine Arts Camp.
Daniel M. Kreft is a senior at Emmanuel College studying Church Music. He has been playing music for 20 years and has a great passion not only to play music, but to play it for God’s glory. Daniel is 29, married, and has two young daughters.
Courtney Banister is a senior at Emmanuel College currently seeking to earn her Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Performance. Before coming to Emmanuel, Courtney took private voice lessons for two years, private violin for six years, and private piano for eight years. Due to her love for music, she is a member of Emmanuel Chorale, the Instrumental Ensemble, and is the current president of EC ACTS (Actors for Christ in Theater and Singing), along with teaching privately for the past three years.
Benet Berryman is an elementary art teacher in Franklin County. She teaches K-5 art education at Royston Elementary and Central Franklin Elementary. She is the art instructor with the Emmanuel Fine Arts Academy; she has held this position since 2008. Benet is a graduate of Franklin County High School and received her BS in Art Education in 1982 from NGCSU. She began teaching in Franklin County in 1986. Benet has taught private art lessons from elementary age students to adult age. She also holds certification with a MED in Early Childhood from Piedmont College and an EDS in Leadership and Supervision from Lincoln Memorial University. She is a member of the National Arts Association and the Georgia Art Education Association. Mrs. Berryman and her husband Kane live in Canon, Georgia. They have a son, daughter and son-in-law. They attend Royston Baptist Church.
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