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Do you have a gap in your Spring 2019 schedule, or are you just looking for an interesting class to broaden your horizons? Here are 11 interesting classes that will be taught next semester:
African-American Art and Culture: This class, taught as a special topic in the Art History department, will cover many aspects of the art created by African-Americans.
Health Management: This Business Administration class, taught by Dr. Childers, will cover an interesting niche of the business world.
Chinese Calligraphy: Learn all about the ancient and beautiful practice of artistic writing with Dr. Shen!
Communicating Citizenship: In this Communication class with Dr. Perdue, “[students] will investigate certain kinds of communication practices that make citizenship accessible to some but not others.”
The Economics of Sports: This special topic in Economics, taught by Jerry Slice, will cover a piece of economics with a range of skills that can be applied to many other disciplines.
Greeks, Romans and Barbarians: Dr. Heiser will teach this History class about three well-known ancient civilizations.
Latin American Cinema: Dr. Saffi will teach this class about the wide variety of films that come from Latin American cultures.
Hellenistic and Roman Philosophy: This could be taken along with Greeks, Romans and Barbarians. Dr. Thompson will teach this Philosophy class on the fascinating schools of thought that came from two famous ancient civilizations.
Survey of South Carolina Law: This special topic in Political Science will be a great way to learn about the laws of your home state.
Forensic Psychology: Dr. Burns’ class on psychology’s interaction with criminology will cover such topics as “investigation techniques such as the interrogation interview, lie detection and forensic identification; cognitive factors such as eyewitness testimony, the insanity defense and battered wife syndrome; and finally, societal questions surrounding juries, corrections and the death penalty.”
Eat, Pray, Love: Dr. Nolan’s class will give students the opportunity to “explore the impact of religion on their daily lives, but without having to move to India!” The class will compare Hinduism and Christianity and the two religions’ impact on their believers’ daily lives.
Medieval Women Mystics: This special topic in Women and Gender Studies, taught by Dr. Meadows, will be about women who received revelations from God.