Hidden Gems

If you are searching for classes that explore intriguing topics, are taught by engaging faculty, and offer small class size, try out one of L&C’s hidden gems. These classes come from a wide variety of departments and may, as a bonus, help meet general education or elective credit requirements.

These courses are all being offered in fall 2021. Please consult WebAdvisor for course prerequisites and restrictions, and to read the full course description. 

ART-100: European and North American Art

ART-151: History of Early East Asian Art

ART-201: Modern European Art

ART-319: Modern Architecture

AS-100: Introduction to Contemporary Asian Studies

BIO-100: Perspectives in Biology

CHIN-290-F1 / CHIN-291-F1: Topics in Chinese Literature in Translation

CLAS-202-F1: Introduction to Ancient Roman Thought and Culture

CS-107: Perspectives in Computer Science

ECON-215: Game Theory

ECON-220: Financial Systems

ECON-235: Labour Economics

ELI-310: Curatorial Affairs in the Visual Arts

ELI-345: Financial Analysis and Modeling for Startups

ELI-345: Film Production (first-year students welcome)

ENG-203: Non-Fiction Writing

ENG-271-F1: Law and Literature

ENG-276: Animals and Animal Rights in Literature

ENG-309: Ancient Masterpieces and English Literature

ETHS-400: Topics in Race and Ethnic Studies

GEOL-340: Spatial Problems in Earth System Science

HEAL-260-F1: Global Health

HEAL-300: Health Studies Internship

HEAL-345-02: Health Studies Practicum: Peer Support Training

HIST-297-F1: Native Peoples in North America

HIST-297-F2: Curating Chinese Communism

HIST-221: Tudor and Stuart Britain, 1485-1688

HIST-388: What’s for Dinner

MUS-104: Sound and Sense: Understanding Music

MUS-106: Workshops in World Music

MUS 142: Music and Social Justice

PHIL-102: Introduction to Philosophy

PHIL-250: Philosophical Methods

PHIL-315: Philosophy of Science

PHYS-106: The Physics of Music

PHYS-110: Great Ideas in Physics

POLS-255: Law, Lawyers, and Society

PSY-200-F3: Statistics I

RELS-358: Mysticism and Religious Experience

RHMS-211: Professional Discourse

TH-209-F1: Social Dance Forms: History, Practice, and Social Significance

Looking to round out your schedule with a 1 or 2-credit course? The following classes are being offered in fall 2021. Please consult WebAdvisor for class availability. 

AESC-270: Developing Intercultural Competence (2 credits)

AS-156: Art of Tea in Japanese Culture I (2 credits)

CHIN-251-F1: Chinese Conversation (2 credits)

FREN-261-F1: Conversational French (2 credits)

GERM-251-F1: German Conversation (2 credits)

JAPN-251-F1: Japanese Conversation (2 credits)

Music Performance: multiple courses (1 and 2 credit options)

Physical Education 101: multiple courses (1 credit)

RUSS-251-F1: Russian Conversation (2 credits)

SPAN-251-F1: Intermediate Spanish Conversation (2 credits)

SPAN-351: Advanced Conversational Spanish (2 credits)

TH-110A: Theatre Laboratory (2 credits)

TH-110B: Theatre Laboratory (1 credit)