The Communications Academy encompasses Journalism, Law, and 教育. Since communication is a crucial component to success not only in education, 但是在生活中, this academy articulates and develops real-world skills that are fundamental and valuable to all students. Incorporating cross-curricular courses (from 英语, 社会研究, 和艺术), educational field trips, 演讲嘉宾, 向人求教, 实习, and project-based learning, this academy carves out a space for students to consider the many paths that they might take both in higher education and in future careers in a multitude of communication-related fields.
M.A. American Studies; M.A. Applied Linguistics
B.A. 教育 Academy Coordinator
The Entrepreneurship Academy prepares students for a career in business. The program is anchored by two foundational courses, Financial Literacy and Introduction to Entrepreneurship. Financial Literacy prepares students for the financial realities that await them in adulthood: student loans, 信用额度, 税, 投资, 等等. Introduction to Entrepreneurship introduces the theory of entrepreneurship and its practical implementation. Centered around a mixture of theoretical exploration as well as case studies and guest lectures, students will develop an understanding of successes, 机会, and risks of entrepreneurship. In addition to classroom courses, students will gain hands-on experience through 实习 in our local business community.
B.S. Biological Sciences; B.A. 法国 Academy Coordinator
The Pre-Health Career Academy is designed for students interested in medical and allied healthcare careers. Students learn how health professionals engage in different but interconnected roles in caring for people at all stages of life. Opportunities for summer experiential service learning, both in the U.S and abroad provide global perspectives and connect to academic themes and social issues. Students learn about the educational requirements and work environments of doctors, physician assistants, 护士, physical therapists, 心理学家, 和其他人, 通过实地考察, 演讲嘉宾, and shadowing of local professionals. They will be able to make well-informed decisions about what facet of health care they would like to pursue, and which universities and majors will best serve their interests.
M.A. Curriculum and Instruction
B.S. 生物化学 Academy Coordinator
The STEM Academy will provide the mind-set and the network that empowers young women to make the STEM connections they need to explore and succeed, through mentors and role models such as La Reina Distinguished Alumna Award 2020 recipient, Amy Wolf Rasmussen (’88), Senior Director of Clinical Operations at Atara Biotherapeutics. 教育 in an all-girls’ environment uniquely benefits our students in the area of STEM, where research shows that girls gain more self-confidence, understanding of science concepts, and ability to explain research results compared with coed schools.
B.A. Speech Communication Academy Coordinator
The 视觉 and 表演艺术 Academy recognizes each student as an artist, and focuses on the development of creative talents in the individual. The VPA Academy takes imaginative critical thinkers and expands their abilities to evaluate, organize and produce innovative solutions in our complex world. Students choose to specialize in one of these disciplines: Dance, 声乐艺术, 剧院, 美术, 或媒体艺术.
M.A. 教育 in 数学ematics Science and 技术
B.S. Electrical Engineering Director of Student Programs
Director of Student Programs, 丽莎·皮诺, has been an integral part of La Reina’s faculty and staff since 2008. 夫人. Pino has initiated classes in Graphic 设计, 网页设计, and Video Production, and developed the school’s new student information and learning management system. She holds a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of 技术 and a Master of 艺术 in 教育 in 数学ematics, Science and 技术 from the University of California, 加州大学伯克利分校. 请电子邮件夫人. Pino at firstname.lastname@example.org to submit questions, ideas and comments.