Fall 2019’s Best Options


Reeves Bridges, Staff Writer

As registration takes place, sometimes it is hard to notice all the coolest classes being offered in the sea of courses. Luckily, it has already been done! Here are the best options for courses in the Fall 2019 term.

Art: Intro to Digital Photo and Culture

This class is taught by Dr. Anderson, a general education fine arts credit. It meets twice a week, Monday and Wednesday, in the Douglas House from 1:30 to 2:45 PM.

Computer Science: Intro to Computer Science

The introductory course to the new Computer Science major within the Physics department, this course is a four-hour credit taught by Dr. Goeckel. It meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00 AM-10:50 AM, Tuesdays from 1:30-4:00 PM, and Thursdays from  9:00-9:50 AM. If you have taken CSC 1231, do NOT take this course as it is the same topic.

English: Intro to Communication Studies

This is an introductory course for the new focus on Communication Studies in the English Major. The course will teach rhetoric, media and performances in a social and political context. There is a prerequisite for English 1001 for the class. The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00-1:15 PM.

English: Holocaust Literature

This course is on a two year rotation, meaning it will not be offered again until 2021. Dr. Barr teaches the course and plans to use film and novels to show the horror of the Holocaust. It meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 to 2:45 PM.

History: Conspiracy in American History

Dr. Nelson will teach this popular course at PC that focuses on popular conspiracy theories in American Culture. The class will focus on where the beliefs originated, why they are popular, and the effect on social politics and culture.

Music: Music of World’s Culture

This course counts as an Intercultural Gen Ed. The class is taught by Dr. Buckland in Belk Auditorium’s classroom. It meets Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 12:00-12:50 PM.

Psychology: Psych of Professional Development

This course requires both PSYC 201 and a major or minor in Psychology. The class is applied social psychology that focuses on cognition, social influence, persuasion, and motivation. The class will teach how to apply concepts through written and oral communication. It meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:30 to 2:45 PM.

Sociology: Criminology

This class is taught by Dr. Alphonso. It meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30-2:45.

Theatre: Theatre for Social Change

The course is taught by Dr. Ragland and meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00-1:15 PM.