Twofer Courses

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Amercian Origin Stories: Salem Trials to Civil War

American Origin Stories: Salem Trials to Civil War
Course Number Course Title Instructor
ENG 151 201 Composition I Countryman
HIS 170 201 American History Sullivan

Who were the real housewives of Salem? Did the founding fathers really find freedom? How did enslaved people survive the struggles? Examine and explore true stories of the early Americans from the Founding Fathers through to Lincoln and the Civil War. Their stories come to life in this class by combining Composition I and U.S. History I. (TTh 11:30 a.m. –12:50 p.m. and 1 – 2:20 p.m.)


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Doping, Sexting, and Dangerous Music
Course Number Course Title Instructor
SOC 251 202 Social Problems Venkataswamy
ENG 152 202 Composition II Crizer

What do these have in common? They are perceptions of certain conditions which have been defined as troubling. In this course, we will be investigating the role of claims makers, including the media. We will discuss why some claims about social problems become dominant while others remain weak. Ultimately, we will work to propose meaningful solutions to major social problems. (TTh 11:30 a.m. –12:50 p.m. and 1 – 2:20 p.m.)


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Laugh Your Ass Off
Course Number Course Title Instructor
JRN 180 201 Intro to Film Geller
ENG 152 201 Composition II Midday

Every student has to take research writing but hopes to put it off to watch Netflix; not every student GETS to take research writing with a hilarious topical focus where they can earn double credits for Film and Comp II at the same time, in one class, with two instructors, while watching Netflix! Enroll for a fun and different take on two of the more traditional, general education courses—and for some new material! (MW 11:30 a.m. –12:50 p.m. and 1 – 2:20 p.m.)


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Monkey Business
Course Number Course Title Instructor
PSY 151 201 Introduction to Psychology Deak
MKT 110 201 Principles of Marketing Ridge

Part of being a solid marketer is understanding how and why people think, feel, and act the way they do. Explore how human thinking and behavior fuels the art of marketing—and how that translates into customer demand. (MW 11:30 a.m.–12:50 p.m. and 1– 2:20 p.m.)


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Reel Minds: Mental Illness at the Movies
Course Number Course Title Instructor
PSY 275 202 Abnormal Psychology Braasch
JRN 180 202 Intro to Film Stockwell

How accurately does Hollywood portray those with mental illness? Are these “real” depictions or are they fictional, misleading, and potentially dangerous? Join us for a thorough and thoughtful examination of the various types of mental illness, and an exploration of popular films that depict the mentally ill. (MW 11:30 a.m.–12:50 p.m. and 1– 2:20 p.m.)


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This Land is Your Land: Exploring American Identity through Word and Song
Course Number Course Title Instructor
MUS 154 203 Intro to American Music Lush
ENG 152 203 Composition II Hazelgrove

This learning community will examine what it means to be American, both as an individual and as a society, through the lens of American music and American literature. (TTh 11:30 a.m.–12:50 p.m. and 1–2:20 p.m.)