Opportunities for study include drawing, painting, photography, ceramics, and art history. Students can enroll in studio classes and display their work. A capstone project of original work is completed in the final semester.
Options abound, from American and English literature to world literature, Black literature, American Indian literature, and creative writing. Students are well prepared to pursue a bachelor's degree in English.
This is one of the most popular degrees at Rose State. It is great for students who aren't exactly sure what they want to major in and would like to try out courses from several disciplines. A broad background in a range of subjects is provided.
Library Technical Assistant
Rose State has the only LTA program in Oklahoma, and it can be obtained totally online. Students are prepared to work in public or private libraries, with government documents, or in research. All LTA courses are taught by master's-level librarians.
Intermediate proficiency in French, German, or Spanish is available, along with courses in the history and culture of the related language. Students are well prepared to pursue a bachelor's degree at a four-year institution.
Classes are small and faculty will nurture development of musicianship in order for all students to reach their potential. Private lessons are offered in piano, voice, guitar, strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion. There are also opportunities for students to perform as part of various ensembles. Foundation courses in theory and harmony are required.
Music Engineering and Industry
The Music Engineering & Industry area specializes in preparing engineers, managers, and producers for immediate entry into today’s music industry or for transfer to a bachelor's degree program. Upon graduation, students will be equipped with the most up-to-date knowledge and skill sets necessary to become successful and maintain those successes in their industry pursuits. This program’s curriculum emphasizes real-world, practical, and hands-on experiences and provides opportunities for immediate application of the information delivered in the classroom and abroad. The capstone of this program, which coincides with the development and completion of a portfolio, is an internship with an industry company (label, studio, sound production company, firm, etc.).
In addition to acting, students gain hands-on experience in such areas as scene painting, set building, and makeup. Four shows are produced every year. Students learn the nature of producing each show as well as building organization, teamwork, and leadership skills. Faculty and staff work closely with students in all aspects of the discipline.