Students may select one course from the following list. All students will take Academic Writing, in addition to a course selected from below. Review the course listing and submit your Intent to Register form by March 10.
AH 2000: Survey of Art Since 1900
Overview of modern and contemporary art practices. (Note: this course is open only to Hangzhou Normal University Fine Arts students.)
BIOL 4910: Independent Research
Independent laboratory investigation of common interest to student and instructor. (Note: this course is open only to Hangzhou Normal University Biology students.)
ENGL 2130: American Literature
Historical survey of literature from the United States, with consideration of literary genres, conventions, and modes. Issues such as periodization, canon formation, national identity, and the interrelationships between literature and other elements of culture.
PHIL 1010: Critical Thinking
Development of practical, logical, and problem-solving skills important to all disciplines, with emphasis on the composition of argumentative essays. This course is NOT an introduction to philosophy.
PHIL 2010: Introduction to Philosophy
This course is an introduction to philosophy. We will explore some fascinating questions about human existence and discuss various answers offered by philosophers - questions such as: Does God exist? How should I live my life? What is justice? What is human nature? Do we have free will? What is the meaning of life?
POLS 3450: U.S. Foreign Policy
An introduction to the American political system using the formulation and execution of American policy toward China as a means to elucidate how the structure of the system shapes the making of foreign policy.
PSYCH 1101: Introduction to General Psychology
A broad survey of the major topics in psychology including, but not limited to, research methodology, biological and social factors influencing abnormal behavior, development, learning, memory, and personality.
SPCH 1500: Public Speaking
Preparation and delivery of speeches to inform and to persuade. Special emphasis is placed on the fundamentals of organization, structure, and content of speeches. Students will analyze great American speeches, both historical and contemporary.
*Courses subject to change