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FILM

FILM-226   The Western  3 credits

This course will explore the literary and cinematic world of the Western, a film genre set primarily in the latter half of the 19th century in the American Old West. The class will examine classic, cinematic examples of the genre of westerns, read related examples of Western literature (from pulp novels to short stories to literary fiction), and investigate both the historical context out of which the fiction and films emerged and the cultural influences at the time of publication or production.

Fast Track

6218 F760       6:00PM-9:15PM   F    N106

            9:00AM-3:00PM   S   N106

                       12:00PM-4:15PM  SU N106  


Earn 3 credits in 3 weekends. Class meets Fri, Sat, and Sun on Jan. 3-5, 10-12, 17-19.

Fees: $10.00.

FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE

FYEX-100   First Year Experience  2 credits

First Year Experience 100 engages students in a highly interactive, critical thinking experience and in a meta-cognitive pursuit to understand themselves as intentional learners and as civic and global citizens. Through self-assessment, reading, writing, and reflection, students develop habits of mind necessary to engage in academic inquiry, creative and critical thinking, and scholarly discourse with integrity and civility; develop their ability to articulate their long-term goals as related to their own beliefs and values; and strengthen their capacity to appreciate diversity and effective intercultural and interpersonal communication.

Fast Track

4949 F160     6:00PM-8:00PM   F    DH117

                      9:00AM-12:30PM S    DH117

                      9:00AM-12:30PM  SU DH117


Earn 2 credits in 3 weekends. Class meets Fri, Sat, Sun, Jan 3-5, 10-12, 17-19. Students must purchase textbook prior to first class meeting.

Fees: $25.00.

 

SOCIOLOGY


SOCI-101   Introduction to Sociology  3 credits

A study of concepts including culture, socialization, deviance, social change and stratification will be applied to social problems and everyday living.

PRQ: Eligible to enroll in ENGL-121.

Fast Track

5894 F645     6:00PM-9:15PM   F    CL155

                      9:00AM-3:00PM   S    CL155

                      1:00PM-4:15PM   SU  CL155

 

Earn 3 credits in 3 weekends. Class meets Fri, Sat, and Sun on Jan 3-5, 10-12, 17-19, 2014.

Fees: $15.00.

 

SPEECH

SPCH-105   Fundamentals of Public Speaking  3 credits

The focus of this course is speaking skills for various situations with emphasis on one-to-group presentations. Effective communication in content, physical and vocal delivery as well as language use are stressed.

PRQ: Eligible to enroll in ENGL-121.

Fast Track

6224 F760     6:00PM-9:15PM   F   DH219

                     9:00AM-3:00PM   S    DH219

                    12:00PM-4:15PM  SU  DH219

Earn 3 credits in 3 weekends. Class meets Fri, Sat, and Sun on Jan. 3-5, 10-12, 17-19.


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