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  2. 2. What can you do with <br />an Arts degree? <br />What can’t you do with <br />an Arts degree? <br />
  3. 3. Skeptical ever?<br />
  4. 4. Studying Business or taking <br />up a trade are not the only <br />ways to find employment. <br />An Arts education leads <br />to a meaningful career.<br />
  5. 5. Is it all poetry?<br />
  6. 6. You won’t end up working <br />at Starbucks. <br /> <br />An Arts education <br />leads to interesting areas <br />of employment. <br />
  7. 7. Ask questions like…<br />
  8. 8. What is ideology?<br />
  9. 9. What can history tell us?<br />
  10. 10.  <br />Most of you will change careers several times in your lifetime. <br />An Arts education ensures you won’t get stuck in one job, especially a job that might be obsolete by the time you start working. <br />
  11. 11. Why sweatshops?<br />
  12. 12. By focusing on essential skills <br />such as those identified by <br />Human Resources & Skills Development Canada, <br />an Arts education allows you to change careers as labour markets or your own interests change. <br />
  13. 13. The nine Essential Skills <br />Reading Text <br />Document Use<br />Numeracy<br />Writing<br />Oral Communication<br />Working With Others<br />Continuous Learning<br />Thinking Skills<br />Computer Use <br />
  14. 14. Why?<br />
  15. 15. Changing careers? What if you’re not even sure which career you want to start with first?<br /> <br />There are more Arts students at Okanagan College than there are enrolled in any other program—more than Business, more than trades, technology, or health. <br />
  16. 16. Fight the Power?<br />
  17. 17. Most of our students are just like you. <br />They’re taking the time to <br />explore their options before they <br />make a choice for life.  <br /> <br />They’re finding out that <br />an Arts education gives them <br />more opportunities than <br />any other program. <br />
  18. 18. If our country is so rich, why are so many people so poor?<br />
  19. 19. An Arts education at Okanagan College allows you to complete <br />the first two years of a four-year Bachelor of Arts degree <br />close to home, for affordable tuition, <br />in small classes. <br />
  20. 20. Why is a comedy show the only source of reliable news on TV?<br />
  21. 21. How small are our classes?<br /> <br />A first year academic English course <br />at Okanagan College is limited <br />to 20 students.<br /> <br />At UBCO, the same course <br />has 140 students. <br />
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  23. 23. The Associate Degree of Arts <br />is a provincial credential <br />that allows you to complete <br />60 credits of study at Okanagan College <br />and transfer these credits <br />fully to any BC university<br />where you can begin <br />the third year of study. <br />
  24. 24. Racism? Today?<br />
  25. 25. The credits earned in courses <br />taken at the college <br />count as equal to courses <br />you would otherwise take <br />at the university you transfer to <br />for the completion of your BA.<br />
  26. 26. Sexism? Today?<br />
  27. 27. You can choose a discipline emphasis for the Associate Degree of Arts<br /> Communications<br />Crosscultural Studies <br />Economics<br />English<br />Geography and Earth Science<br />History<br />Modern Languages<br />Philosophy<br />Philosophy, Politics, and Economics<br />Political Science<br />Psychology<br />Sociology<br />Women’s Studies <br />
  28. 28. Philosophy?<br />
  29. 29. Diplomas<br />If you already have some idea <br />of where your interests lie, <br />try one of our two-year diplomas. <br />Each allows you to transfer to BC universities for further education, or to graduate directly to employment opportunities in a variety of fields. <br />
  30. 30. What’s wrong with the economy?<br />
  31. 31. Diploma in Criminal & Social Justice<br />This program provides students with an Arts-based criminal and social justice education. Students take courses in Sociology, Psychology, Political Science, and Criminology, as well as elective Arts courses. Fields of inquiry may include indigenous studies, gender studies, race and ethnicity, globalization, and poverty.<br />
  32. 32. Tasers: yes or no?<br />
  33. 33. Diploma in Environmental Studies <br />This program offers students the opportunity to obtain an understanding of the physical principles governing the environment and the social and cultural aspects that influence human behaviour towards the environment.  An interdisciplinary model equips students with the critical and analytical skills to think through the complex factors that influence our understanding of the environment.  <br />
  34. 34. Who did this?<br />
  35. 35. Diploma in Media & Cultural Studies <br />This interdisciplinary program offers students a range of courses from departments including Communications, English, Sociology, Anthropology, Women’s Studies, and Geography. Students examine the rich interrelationship between media and culture in contemporary society <br />and explore how culture is produced, commodified, communicated, regulated, <br />and consumed.<br />
  36. 36. What’s the difference?<br />
  37. 37. Diploma in Writing & Publishing<br />This program provides students with a solid grounding in four areas: creative and literary writing, publishing, communications, and business. Students receive applied training in print and web-based publishing, accounting, marketing, and management, as well as in creative, cultural, and professional communications. <br />
  38. 38. Write. Design. Promote.<br />
  39. 39. ¿ HablaEspañol ?<br />
  40. 40. Learn to read people…<br />and then…<br />
  41. 41. Take your two years here and go<br />
  42. 42. just about anywhere.<br />
  43. 43. Or why go anywhere else at all?<br /> <br />Get the best of both worlds right here at Okanagan College. <br /> <br />Use your Associate Degree of Arts to <br />bridge in to the 3rd year of the college’s <br />Bachelor of Business Administration degree. <br /> <br />
  44. 44. Who’s worse for society?<br />
  45. 45. Choose an Arts education at <br />Okanagan College for the choice <br />it gives you. <br /> <br />Choose from over <br />200 different university transfer courses, <br />in 20 different subject areas, <br />from 11 different departments. <br />
  46. 46. What ABOUT Papua New Guinea?<br />
  47. 47. What can you do with an Arts degree? <br /> <br />What can’t you do?<br />
  48. 48. Author <br />Advertising Specialist <br />Administrative Manager <br />Anthropologist <br />Art Conservator <br />Archaeological Technician <br />Archivist <br />Archaeologist <br />Arts Commentator <br />Airport Security Officer <br />Alumni Programs Manager <br />Aerial Photo Interpreter <br />Agricultural Planner <br />Advisor <br />Audit Representative <br />Activist <br />Addictions Counsellor <br />Admissions Counsellor <br />Advocate <br />
  49. 49. Broadcast Journalist <br />Business Manager <br />Business Analyst <br />Broadcaster <br />Banker <br />Budget Analyst <br />Benefits Administrator<br />Child and Youth Worker <br />Constable <br />Correctional Worker <br />Court Clerk <br />Court Reporter <br />Criminal Investigator <br />Community Relations Worker <br />Community Development Officer <br />Conservation Restoration Technician <br />Consumer Researcher <br />Cultural Resource Manager <br />Classifications Officer <br />
  50. 50. Communications Consultant <br />Community Affairs Coordinator <br />Copywriter <br />Curator <br />Cartographer <br />Census Geographer <br />City Planner <br />Climatologist <br />Community Developer <br />Conservation Analyst <br />Career Counsellor <br />Campaign Worker <br />Career Counsellor <br />City Counsellor <br />Census Officer<br />Counsellor <br />Community Worker <br />Crisis Worker <br />Child Welfare Worker <br /> <br />
  51. 51. Development Worker <br />Demographer <br />Detective<br />Events and Fundraising Specialist<br />Editor <br />Employment Counsellor <br />Evidence Technician <br />Economic Statistician <br />Economist <br />Editorial Assistant <br />Ecologist <br />Economic Developer <br />Environmental Impact Analyst <br />Educational Consultant <br />Event Planner <br />Exhibit Designer <br />Economic Development Officer <br />Educational Assistant <br />Employment Services Worker <br />Equity Officer <br />
  52. 52. Financial Advisor <br />Foreign Service Officer <br />Foreign Language Teacher <br />Forensic Investigator <br />Financial Consultant <br />Financial Researcher <br />Fund Manager <br />Freelance Columnist <br />Facilities Planner <br />Field Researcher <br />Foreign Area Analyst <br />Financial Analyst<br />Fundraiser <br />Finance Officer Group Benefits Consultant <br />Government Policy Analyst <br />Geographer <br />Geology Laboratory Assistant <br />GIS Analyst/Technician <br />
  53. 53. Gerontologist <br />Grievance Officer  <br />Health Promotion <br />Home Care Worker <br />Historian<br />Human Resources Manager <br />Health Services Planner <br />Historic Preservations Specialist <br />Historical Projects Coordinator <br />Historical Writer <br />Health Consultant <br />Health Researcher <br />Human Resources Coordinator <br />Health Policy PlannerInformation Specialist <br />Insurance Broker <br />Immigration Officer <br />Impact Assessment Officer <br />International Development <br />Insurance Investigator <br />
  54. 54. Internal Auditor <br />Inventory Specialist <br />Investment Advisor <br />Interpreter/Translator <br />Industrial Developer <br />Industrial Planner <br />Intelligence Agent <br />International Business Representative <br />Human Resources Consultant <br />Human Rights Officer  <br />Industry Affairs Analyst <br />Investment Banker<br />Journalist <br />Job Analyst <br />Judge  <br />Language Consultant <br />Language Teacher <br />Librarian <br />
  55. 55. Literary Agent <br />Lawyer <br />Land Developer <br />Land Economist <br />Landscape Consultant <br />Location Analyst <br />Library Media Specialist <br />Learning Strategist <br />Legal Researcher <br />Lobbyist<br />Legislative Analyst <br />Lab Technician <br />Linguist <br />Mental Health Worker <br />Market Analyst <br />Multiculturalism Educator <br />Museum Technician <br />Manufacturing Planner <br />Marketing Analyst<br />
  56. 56. Magazine Writer <br />Manuscript Reader <br />Market Researcher <br />Media Relations Executive <br />Map Librarian/Curator <br />Museum Educator <br />Management Consultant <br />Marriage and Family Therapist  <br />Office Manager <br />Policy Consultant <br />Preservation Assistant <br />Professor<br />Policy Consultant <br />Preservation Assistant <br />Policy Consultant <br />Preservation Assistant <br />Professor<br />Principal <br />Product Marketing <br />Project Manager <br />
  57. 57. Public Affairs Officer <br />Public Relations Specialist<br />Paralegal Assistant <br />Police Officer <br />Policy Analyst <br />Probation/Parole Officer <br />Product Manager <br />Property Manager <br />Program Coordinator <br />Public Policy/Political Analyst <br />Publishing Sales <br />Publisher<br />Public Policy/Political Analyst <br />Publishing Sales <br />Public Policy/Political Analyst <br />Publishing Sales <br />Publisher<br />Paralegal Assistant <br />Planning Supervisor <br />Program Consultant <br />
  58. 58. Psychologist <br />Political Analyst<br />Probation & Parole Officer <br />Politician <br />Promotions Coordinator <br />Publicist <br />Planned Parenthood Counsellor <br />Psychotherapist <br />Rehabilitation Counsellor <br />Research Analyst <br />Rural Development Officer <br />Records Officer <br />Recruiting Officer <br />Realtor <br />Risk Analyst <br />Reporter <br />Research Assistant <br />Regional Planner <br />Radio/TV Producer <br />
  59. 59. Recruiting Officer <br />Research Director <br />Real Estate Agent <br />Researcher <br />Reference Librarian <br />Restoration Assistant<br />Student Services Manager <br />Special Education Teacher <br />Social Science Analyst <br />Survey Researcher <br />Statistical Research Analyst <br />Statistician <br />Stock Broker<br />Sports Writer<br />Sales Representative <br />Social Services Worker <br />Statistical Consultant <br />Social Worker <br />Special Investigator <br />
  60. 60. School Counsellor <br />Sexual Assault Consultant <br />Therapist <br />Teacher<br />Translator<br />Technical Writer <br />Television and Radio Journalist <br />Trade Development Advisor  <br />Underwriting Specialist<br />User Interface Designer <br />Urban Analyst<br />Union Representative<br />Volunteer Coordinator<br />Victim Services Specialist  <br />Web Page Designer<br />Writer <br />Women’s Shelter Director<br />Women’s Rights Advocate  <br />Youth Worker<br />
  61. 61.
  62. 62. BY <br />Marlo Edwards<br />Sharon Josephson <br />Colin Snowsell<br />SONG CREDITS<br />Longwave, “I Don’t Care” <br /> The French Kicks, “So Far We Are”<br />