Introduction to International Relations (Poli Sci 103)

Credits: 3-4

Lectures: Monday/Wednesday, 2:30-3:45

Breadth: Social Science

This political science class is everything you ever needed to debate world politics with your family members at Thanksgiving dinner. Terrorism? Covered. Instability in the Middle East? Covered. Basically any topic your drunk uncle might bring up at the dinner table.

Introduction to Folklore (Folklore 100)

Credits: 3

Lecture: Monday/Wednesday, 1:20-2:10

Breadth: Humanities and Ethnic Studies

You think you have it bad? Learn about how past complex societies used songs, stories, sayings and dances to address things like identity and authority, then you will realize how easy our lives are with smartphones. Those smartphones of course give you songs, stories, sayings and even dances, but you know what I mean.

Wild, Threatened, & Toxic: 20th and 21st Century Eco-lit (ENGL 140)

Credits: 4

Lecture: Monday/Wednesday, 9:55-10:45

Breadth: Literature

If you would rather have a polar bear as a roommate than the┬áhumans that currently live with you, then you and I are in the same boat. You’d also love this class that is about environmental literature from the past 100 plus years.

The Evolving Universe: Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology (Astro 103)

Credits: 3

Lecture: Monday/Wednesday, 11-11:50

Breadth: QR-B, need QR-A to take

To properly prepare for this class, watch Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey on Netflix. Be warned, your mind will be blown. But if you’re the kind of person who wakes up in the middle of the night by the thought of just how vast the universe is and how truly small our planet is, then wander into this class just to see we are even smaller than you first feared.

Principles and Practices in Crop Production (AGRONOMY 100)

Credits: 4

Lecture: Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 9:55-10:45

Breadth: Biological science

It’s the hip thing to do, especially for you coasties, to retire and own a farm purely as a hobby. You might as well learn how to do it properly now. Don’t want those chickens running wild or your corn stalks growing too high.