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Certificate Programs

Child Advocacy

Advisor: Robert D. McCormick, Director,
             Center for Child Advocacy
The undergraduate certificate program in Child Advocacy helps to prepare students to work with children in a myriad of settings such as the Division of Youth and Family Services (DYFS), the Juvenile Justice System, and as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) among others.

Certificate Program in Child Advocacy
Required Courses (15 s.h.)
CHAD 100   Introduction to Child Advocacy 3
CHAD 210 Child Abuse and Neglect   3
CHAD 212 Children and Justice 3
CHAD 300 Interviewing Skills for the Child Advocate 3
CHAD 340 Current Social Issues in Child Advocacy 3

Makeup Artistry

Coordinator and Advisor: Linda Reilly
The Certificate in Makeup Artistry is an eighteen semester hour program designed for students interested in careers in the cosmetic industry, media, performance, and fashion. Coursework will develop understanding of aesthetic principles, observational abilities and practical skills. Objectives of the Certificate in Makeup Artistry are to: 1) develop knowledge, understanding and practical skills needed for the creation and application of professional makeup for fashion and beauty, professional theatre, film and television; 2) understand the importance of general health and hygiene in regard to skin care and diet; 3) develop ability to communicate effectively, work as a team and demonstrate knowledge of the business of the makeup industry.

Certificate Program in Makeup Artistry
Required Core Courses (12 s.h.)
ARTX 122    Clothing and Culture: A Multidisciplinary Study   3
ARTX 150 Fundamentals of Make-up for Fashion and Beauty  3
ARTX 151 Advanced Principles and Techniques of Make-up for Fashion and Beauty 3
ARTX 152 Internship in the Make-up Industry  3
Electives (6 s.h.)     3
ARTX 220 The Textile and Apparel Industry  3
ARTX 278 Stage Make-up  3
THTR 432 Special Topics in Theatre
Advanced Stage Make-up: Prosthetics and Special Effects 
ARAN  190 Introduction to the Visual Arts 3
ARHS 105 Art in Western Civilization: Ancient and Medieval 3
ARHS 106 Art in Western Civilization: Renaissance to Modern  3