Humanities and Communication
Humanities and Communication

Welcome to the Humanities and Communication Career and Academic Pathway (CAP).

Valley College’s Humanities and Communication Career and Academic Pathway (H&C CAP) is for students who like communicating, writing, and expressing their creativity. 对人性充满好奇的学生, cultures, and history and enjoy thinking critically about who we are and who we want to be as a society gravitate toward this pathway.


If you are a currently enrolled student in the Humanities and Communication CAP, 点击下面的按钮加入H&C CAP Canvas Site, the one-stop hub to help you succeed and complete your pathway at LAVC.  

Join the H&C CAP Canvas Site

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Program Mapper

Want to explore the majors in this CAP and see what classes you would take?  We have a great tool available to help you plan your college and career path. 

人文与传播项目制图师

H&C CAP项目和部门

In the H&C CAP,  students can choose from a variety of disciplines and major in Art History, Communication Studies, English, and History. 为哲学的跨学科研究, religion, literature, and the visual and performing arts students can major in Humanities. Students can also major in Journalism (with options to focus on magazines or newspapers), Philosophy, World Languages (French, German, Italian, Spanish), Jewish Studies, and Religious Studies. This pathway can lead you to exciting careers in education, law, marketing, writing, editing, publishing, public relations, curating, translation, and so much more!

H&C Areas of Study

Click on the tabs below to access information about each Area of Study.

 

Studio Art Area of Study 

Art History Area of Study 

Art Department 

艺术系主席- Eugenia Sumnik-Levins, @email

传播学研究领域 

传播学系 

传播研究主席-杜安·史密斯, @email  

English Area of Study 

English Department 

英语系主任- Holly Batty, @email  

英语作为第二语言的研究领域 

ESL Credit Department 

ESL信用系主任- Reginald Hubbard, @email  

Noncredit offers tuition-free courses intended to provide students with lifelong learning and college and career preparation opportunities. 非学分课程不适用学位.   

English as a Second Language Noncredit Area of Study 

ESL NonCredit Department 

English as a Second Language Department Chair – Lilit Davoyan, @email  

History Area of Study 

History, Humanities, Law, Political Science (HHLP) Department 

HHLP主席- Michelle Visco @email 

Humanities Area of Study 

History, Humanities, Law, Political Science (HHLP) Department 

HHLP主席- Michelle Visco @email 

Journalism Area of Study 

Media Arts Department 

媒体艺术系主席- Eric Swelstad, @email  

Music Area of Study 

商业音乐研究领域 

Music Department 

音乐系系主任-胡怡美 @email  

Philosophy Area of Study 

Philosophy, Economics, and Jewish Studies Department 

Philosophy, Economics, and Jewish Studies Department Chair – Tyler Prante, @email 

Theater Area of Study 

Theater and Dance Department 

Theater and Dance Department Chair - Jennifer Read, @email 

French Area of Study 

German Area of Study 

Italian Area of Study 

Spanish Area of Study 

世界语言及文化学系 

世界语言主席-维克多里诺·富西莱罗, @email  

认识您的LAVC支持网络

Your CAP is a network of people who are available to help you with your academic, career, and personal goals. Some of your community include Professors, Counselors, Success Coaches, Librarians, and Tutors. 

The career transfer center supports you in reaching your career and educational goals. 我们可以帮助你发现你的梦想职业, 确定可以帮助你实现目标的专业, and develop the skills needed to land an internship or job. 如果你不确定你的专业或职业, 考虑换专业, or need help finding work, 职业转业中心随时恭候您的光临.  We can support you in making informed career decisions, building your resume, developing your interviewing and networking skills, and searching for jobs & internships. 参观职业转换中心 web page to make an appointment with a career specialist, sign up for a workshop, 并了解我们即将到来的职业活动. 
 
参观职业转换中心 
 
Examples of Questions to Ask a Member of the Career Transfer Center: 

  • What steps can I take to learn about what career and major best align with my interests, values, and skills? 

  • What career opportunities are available within the major I am considering? 

  • What internships or other opportunities are available to help me develop my job readiness skills? 

  • 我感兴趣的领域有哪些工作机会? 

  • How can I prepare myself to increase my chances of securing a job? 

  • Which career community is best for me based on my interests? 

Counselors are available to answer your academic, career, and personal questions and to help you to develop an educational plan. Counselors can help you plan out your semester-by-semester course selections to maximize your chances of completing your degree, 证书和/或转学目标. They can also help you learn how to choose a career, major, and transfer institution and provide strategies for being academically and personally successful. Be sure to visit your counselor regularly to update your education plan based on your major and transfer goals. 在这里预约咨询师: 

Visit Counseling 
 
可以问辅导员的问题示例: 

  • 我们可以看一下我的学生教育计划吗??

  • What courses should I take to meet my career/academic goal(s)? 

  • How do I receive credit for AP (Advanced Placement) test scores? 

  • How do I receive credit for coursework completed at another college? 

  • 我每学期应该上几节课?  

  • How many units are needed to meet my academic goal?  

  • 我怎样才能提高我目前的学术地位? 

LAVC Librarians are experts in academic research and citation. We can guide you through all phases of the research process: understanding research assignments, selecting a topic, 制定研究策略, finding credible sources, and citing information. We provide one-on-one research assistance at the Reference Desk every hour the library is open, 和24/7在线实时聊天支持. No appointment is required. 
 
Get Your questions answered by a librarian anytime, anywhere! 

Chat Now
 
向图书管理员提问的例子:  

  • How do I use library databases to find resources relevant to my assignment?  

  • Can you help me understand my research assignment?  

  • How can I determine if the information I found online is credible?   

  • 我如何引用我在网上找到的图片?  

  • What’s the difference between MLA and APA citation format? 

Professors can provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in your academic and professional careers. You can reach your instructor through their LAVC email, which you can find using the directory link on the LAVC website.  You can also find their preferred contact information through the course syllabus. The syllabus will also provide information about faculty office hours, which are times outside of class specifically designated for meeting with students. Office hours sometimes referred to as faculty drop-in hours are a great place to ask questions and build professional relationships with faculty members.  了解你的教授是很重要的, especially in your major because they can provide valuable career and/or transfer advice and may be able to provide references/letters of recommendation when you need them. 

Reach out to Professors via email, during office hours, or on Canvas. 

LAVC邮箱地址目录

可以问教授的问题示例: 

  • 你能澄清一下这个任务吗?  

  • 我怎样才能最好地准备你的考试? 

  • What strategies do you recommend for reading the materials/texts in your class?  

  • Where can I go for tutoring and/or supplemental instruction? 

  • What are the common habits of your best students? 

  • 你为什么决定主修这个领域? 

Student Success Coaches are available to help you adjust to all aspects of college including how to do well in your classes, how to connect to clubs and other opportunities to make friends, 以及如何找到学校和生活的平衡.  We are your advocates and partners here to help you navigate college successfully and can connect you to a wide range of support and resources both on and off campus. We will reach out by email to introduce ourselves, so be sure to check your LACCD email regularly.   
 
向成功教练提问的例子 
 

  • 我可以去哪里寻求_______________的帮助? 

  • 我如何浏览Canvas或我的学生电子邮件? 

  • I got this email from LAVC. What does it mean? 

  • How do I choose which professors might be a good match for me?  

  • I am struggling with balancing school, work, and other responsibilities, what advice do you have? 

  • I am experiencing food and/or housing insecurity.  我可以向谁寻求帮助?   

  • I need to see a counselor.  What should I do to prepare before I go so I get the most out of my appointment? 

Tutoring is a powerful tool that all students should take advantage of, 无论他们是否在课堂上挣扎. Tutors are LAVC students who can help you in a wide range of subjects and can also model the techniques, strategies, and beliefs that successful learners use to acquire new knowledge, solve problems, and complete academic tasks. In short, tutors help LAVC students develop the skills they’ll need to do their work independently. 

We offer tutoring and academic support in a wide variety of subjects as well as provide resources like study rooms, laptop/book use, and instructional handouts.  

Visit the Academic Resource Center  (ARC) website to connect with a tutor in person or online! 

Academic Resource Center
 
可以问导师的问题示例:  

  • What are some things you did to be successful in your courses? 

  • Is there anything I can do before I ask for tutoring to help my session be productive?  

  • As a student, do you have any general advice on being a student here at LAVC? 

  • What are some outside resources and/or tips I can use to help me prepare for an exam? 

CAP in Action

The Humanities and Communication CAP is a dynamic and engaging pathway with opportunities to build your network and community.

Los Angeles Valley College Art Gallery serves as a resource for students and the greater community of the San Fernando Valley. 展示雄心勃勃的视觉艺术展览, 讲座和合作伙伴关系, 我们提供了一个充满活力的对话平台, inquiry, and discovery.

查看一下日历 CAP events.

Dance Performances 是通过LAVC舞蹈课程提供的吗, which is part of the Department of Theatre and Dance and is located in the North Gym. We offer day and evening classes in a variety of dance disciplines, including Hip-Hop, Ballet, Modern, Tap, Jazz, Salsa, Pilates, Choreography, Dance Production, Dance History, 电影和舞台舞. We are committed to the value of dance as a creative outlet, cultural product, and scholarly pursuit. In our commitment to serving the entire community, our classes provide opportunities to experience dance in a supportive educational environment and include personal attention, faculty and peer evaluation, and numerous performance and choreographic opportunities.

KVCM.Live is an all digital lab. It is run in combination with Broadcasting classes and the Broadcasting club at LAVC. The purpose is for students to be able to express their ideas, thoughts, stories, and music in a radio and podcasting setting to further their educational goals in relation to media.

博物馆的使命是收藏, preserve, and promote historical artifacts as it relates to the history of the San Fernando Valley.

LAVC Historial Museum

音乐系协调 音乐会及表演 each semester.  查看我们的谷歌文档日历 or join our 音乐系Facebook群: http://www.facebook.http://www.groups/130309925594或电子邮件 @email

If you need accommodation, due to a disability, 参加上述活动, please contact (818) 947-2346 at least 5 business days in advance of a concert.

位于L的十字路口.A.’s theater, film, and television industries, the Theater Arts department coordinates Theater Performances and LAVC strives to integrate high professional standards with broad educational goals and maximum student opportunity; the Theater Arts faculty and staff comprise a rare combination of dedicated educators and experienced professionals, and the department’s programs mix a vibrant production schedule with a comprehensive slate of classes serving both traditional and non-traditional students and campus and community audiences.

Student Clubs within the CAP

Student clubs are a great way to network within the CAP, connect with other students, 探索与共同农业政策相关的主题. 

Asian Cultural Club: Contact Professor Dan Watanabe watanads@lovesquirrels.com

Broadcasting Club: Contact kvcm@lovesquirrels.com

电影俱乐部:联系查德·苏斯汀 sustinca@lovesquirrels.com

法语俱乐部:联络教授 Jaklin Yermian yermiaj@lovesquirrels.com

Valley Collegiate Players: Contact Jennifer Read at readjl@lovesquirrels.com

除了CAP特定的俱乐部, the 联合学生会(ASU) also has numerous clubs for students. Visit the ASU website for more information. 

人文与传播专业

Adult Education
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Academic Prep
学分英语作为第二语言(ESL)
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
高级ESL里程碑-通往音乐之路 C
ESL Milestone - Pathway to Language Arts/Spoken Communication C
ESL Milestone - Pathway to Language Arts/Written Communication C
Art History
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Art History AA-T AA
Graphic Design
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Art: Graphic Design AA
Graphic Design C
Art Studio
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Art: Studio AA
Studio Arts AA-T
Chicano Studies
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Chicano Studies AA
Communication Studies
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Communication Studies AA-T
English
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
English AA-T
Non Credit ESL
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
英语作为第二语言-演讲 C
英语作为第二语言 C
英语作为第二语言2 C
英语作为第二语言 C
英语作为第二语言 C
Non Credit ESL Civics
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
ESL Civics 1 C
ESL Civics 2 C
Ethnic Studies
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Ethnic Studies AA
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Foreign Languages AA
French
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
French AA
German
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
German AA
History
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
History AA-T AA
Humanities
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Humanities AA
Italian
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Italian AA
Jewish Studies
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Jewish Studies AA
Journalism
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Journalism AA-T
Journalism: Magazine AA C
Journalism: Newspaper AA C
Music
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Music AA-T AA
Philosophy
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Philosophy AA-T AA
Photography-Photojournalism
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Photography AA C
Religious Studies
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Religious Studies AA
Spanish
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Spanish AA-T
Theater Arts
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Theater Arts AA
Theater Arts: Acting AA
Theater Arts: Directing AA
Theater Arts: Technical AA
Theater Production C
Theatre Arts AA-T