Need a Class? Here is a List of Not-So-Boring Classes that are Still Availablecsudhbulletin January 21, 2020 0 COMMENTS
By Yeymy Garcia, Managing Editor
The first week of classes is here and you may need an extra class to ensure you have enough units to graduate on time or make you a full-time student rather than part-time in order to get your full financial aid refund. Whatever the case may be, if you’re struggling to find an open class, here is a list of a few classes that were open as of late last week that sound anything but boring.
(Course descriptions are from emails distributed by the appropriate departments).
PHI 495: Animal Rights. 3 units
Mon/Wed 2:30-3:45 PM
Instructor: Robert Jones
- Should we be eating animals? Should we be having them as “pets?” What’s the difference between a human and an animal? This course will pick your brain by exploring the philosophy, science, and moral theory about our relationship with animals.
PHI 102-32: Humanity, Nature, and God. 3 units
Tu/Thu 10-11:15 AM
Instructor: Jung Kwon
- Focuses on how religion, science, and nature play into our daily lives.
DAN 496: Dance Conditioning. 1 unit
Tu/Thu 4-4:45 PM
Instructor: Amy Allen
- Are you always breaking a sweat walking up the stairs in LSU? This course wants to help you want to conquer those steps.
APP 333: East Asian Culture and Society in Cinema. 3 units
Tu/Thu 2:30-3:45 PM
Instructor: Jessica Conte
- Asian-Americans are having a big moment in film right now. Learn more about East Asian culture and history in this course such as family structure, generational differences, sexuality, and immigration.
APP 314: Asian Americans and the Media. 3 units
Sa 9-11:45 AM
Instructor: Soo Kim
- Another course you can take if you are interested in learning more about how Asian-Americans are portrayed on the big screen. You will examine issues such as stereotyping and exclusion in Hollywood and how Asians are trying to change that through artistic expression in their music, film, and through the Internet.
CHS 495-02: Black and Latinx Relations in the U.S. 3 units
Tu/Thu 1-2:15 PM
Instructor: Alfredo Gonzalez
- Do African American and Latinx communities ‘self-segregate’? If at all, are immigrants taking away jobs from African Americans? Do the ideas about race in the U.S. influence Brown and Black relations? If you are curious to learn the answer to these questions, this course is for you.