Trying to Figure Out Classes for Next Semester?

The first semester is coming to an end. The spring semester is quickly approaching along with class registration. Picking classes can be stressful, and finding a fun, interesting elective can be even more difficult. Here are the top five most interesting classes being offered for the spring semester!

Each of these classes has something that makes them special. The good news is that there are so many different areas of studies that these topics cover. There will be at least one class on here that sparks interest when it comes to your registration day. 

Federal Criminal Law & Prosecution Criminal Justice (Criminal Justice OL1)

Federal Criminal Law & Prosecution Criminal Justice, an online class being offered through the Criminal Justice department. This class covers federal criminal law and how it is enforced. The major part of the class includes an overview of the United States Code, the origin of the federal criminal law, and the role of federal agents when it comes to prosecution. Additional topics that are being covered include mail and wire fraud, the Hobbs Act, bribery and corruption, organized crime, drug enforcement, money laundering, criminal and civil rights violations, intimidating witnesses, the difference between federal and state prosecution, and sentencing guidelines and assets forfeiture. 

Shakespeare and Race (ENG 403)

Shakespeare and Race, an in-person lecture-style class through the English department. This class explores race through the Renaissance by looking at six of Shakespeare’s plays. Each of the characters in the plays allows the student to understand the ways that Sakspearn content with both race and diversity may be different from what we are used to.

Hospital Stories (ENG 450)

Hospital Stories, an in-person lecture-style class also through the English department. In this class, they explore how race, class, gender, sexuality, and disability are reflected through the writing of caregivers, medical professionals, and patients. The course focuses on how differences affect overall medical care and illness and health are narrated based on the patient. 

Death and Afterlife in the Chinese Religion (REL 356)

Death and Afterlife in the Chinese Religion, an in-person class being offered in the Theology department. In this class, students will learn enough to be able to describe beliefs and practices with death and the afterlife in the Chinese religion. Students will also explain how they are shaped based on the social, economic, and political contexts. 

Museums, Monuments, and Media Pub (HIS 370)

Museums, Monuments, and Media Pub a class through the History department. In this class, students will learn how “public history” is practiced outside of the classroom for a more general audience by looking at museums, monuments, and historic sites. Students will examine the history and its impact on the public history of the United States.

Hopefully, one of these five classes will spark your interest for registration day. Good luck!