AU, Augusta tech sign up for forces on information and facts technological know-how application

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – Augusta College and Augusta Technical School are teaming up to offer

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – Augusta College and Augusta Technical School are teaming up to offer you a new program offering a pathway to an information technology degree.

The application permits learners in Augusta Tech’s Associate of Used Science in Cybersecurity a pathway into AU’s Bachelor of Science in Details Engineering.

“The need to have for cybersecurity gurus is only raising throughout the point out and country. Cooperation involving establishments of greater instruction is vital as we put together the students of right now to come to be the workforce of tomorrow,” explained Augusta College President Brooks A. Keel, PhD. “We are grateful to Augusta Complex Higher education for an ongoing and developing partnership with AU’s School of Pc and Cyber Sciences and the Georgia Cyber Center as we uphold Augusta’s name as the cyber capital of Ga.”

Leaders from both institutions served kick off the new plan.

Cyber pupils from each schools take classes at the Ga Cyber Center. As portion of the collaborative ecosystem, an onsite internship coordinator is effective with pupils to support them protected internship opportunities with market partners.

AU launching visual storytelling plan

Beginning in slide 2022, Augusta University will start offering a new Bachelor of Wonderful Arts in Electronic and Visible Storytelling.

Dr. Wesley Kisting, affiliate dean of the Pamplin University of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at AU, declared that the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia officially permitted this new software on Aug. 10.

Kisting described that this individual BFA in movie and electronic storytelling is diverse from lots of other programs throughout the nation.

“This is not a standard movie or theater degree like many folks may believe on the lookout at the curriculum, which incorporates a lot of film and theater parts,” Kisting stated. “It also incorporates some anthropology, imaginative composing and conversation classes. So, it is made as an interdisciplinary application that is really geared to students who are now rising up in, what is referred to as, the creator overall economy.”

The creator financial system is an economic model where information creators amass big followings via social media and can immediately make cash from their audience, Kisting explained.

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