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 . . .
The curious task of economics is to demonstrate to men how little they really know about what they imagine they can design - Friedrich August von Hayek Economics is the social science of studying production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. It explores how economic actors behave and interact with one another. Economists teach . . .
"The function of sociology, as of every science, is to reveal that which is hidden." -Pierre Bourdieu What brings people together in thriving, stable communities? What causes social upheavals and what happens when communities break apart? What influences our personal choices like financial activity, professions, and romantic partners, and what consequences to these decisions have . . .
Choose your own adventure, be it the alluring and somewhat seedy ad-world of Mad Men, or the office of a trendy new health food product, or in the studio editing video footage from a drone. With the way modern societies consume media, design is everywhere! While the adage of the "starving artist" still persists, there . . .
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 . . .