What image does the word "archaeologist" bring to mind? An aged professor proving over dusty volumes of technical notes? Or Indiana Jones, sweeping through an ancient temple to uncover a lost relic? The truth is, real-life archaeologists are a little of both: intrepid adventurers and technical researchers. They work with shovels and picks, as well . . .
Anthropologists like to ask big questions. "Why did this civilization collapse?" "How do language barriers affect the flow of information?" or even "What makes us human?" Anthropologists have inquiring minds, big-picture thinking, attention to detail, and solid research skills. Through patient research and deep analysis, anthropologists develop insights into topics like how past cultures functioned, . . .
What is America? It's a nation like so many others, sure, but it's one with such a complicated and unique history, culture, and personality that you could truly spend a lifetime trying to define and understand it. As a matter of fact, some people do! American Studies is an entire academic discipline devoted to deeply . . .
We shape our buildings, thereafter they shape us - Winston Churchill Civil engineering is the design, development, and maintenance of infrastructure. In America, we're facing significant infrastructure issues. These issues can be seen in our airports, train systems, bridges, roads, and water systems. From the Rust Belt to major cities like New York and Los . . .
If you've never written a resume or been out of the job market for a while, writing a resume can be intimidating. What do employers expect? How do you best sell your past experience? How long should your resume be? What tone should you strike? With the rise of digital job applications, resumes have also . . .
Getting your degree online can have many benefits. Most importantly an online degree is more flexible and better able to fit your life than a traditional degree. You can work on it from home and at night or in your spare time. With that said, we know that many future students have never taken a . . .
A major in statistics might appeal to you if you love working with numbers and enjoy taking classes in math, computers and the physical and social sciences. However, you might wonder if a statistics degree is a marketable choice for career preparation. While those outside the field may ask you what job you could do . . .
Graduate school may be the place to go to earn an advanced degree, but not all master’s degrees are equally challenging. Some programs require students to take fewer classes and earn fewer credits in order to graduate. In other programs, the coursework itself is easier and more fun. Certain master’s degree programs have a reputation . . .
Community colleges are popular among students across the United States. Due to factors such as affordability and ease of getting accepted, close to 40 percent of undergraduate students attend community colleges, according to CBS News. Choosing an online associate’s degree program can offer even more flexibility as well as the opportunity to graduate faster and . . .