A report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers shows that employers want job candidates with strong communication skills. Similarly, educational success also requires the ability to articulate your thoughts clearly. In this class, we will study the principles of public speaking; critically examine our own and others’ speeches through interactive practice.
Explore art history from the artist's perspective. Learn how contemporary artists, animators and gamers work from the art of the past as part of their creative process, while building your own skills in visual analysis and creative and critical thinking.
U.S. History from 1877 examines the growth of the United States as an industrial and world power since Reconstruction.
An introduction to the development of music, with an emphasis on art music of the Western hemisphere. Topics include elements of music, instruments and ensembles, form, styles and periods, including major composers and works. Synthesis is encouraged through listening to and writing about music. Concert attendance outside class is required.
Offers practical introduction to the methodology of corpus linguistics for researchers in social sciences and humanities
What causes armed conflict in the world today? Causes of War examines current thinking on this critical question in world affairs.
This course will introduce you to some of the most important areas of research in contemporary philosophy. Each week a different philosopher will talk you through some of the most important questions and issues in their area of expertise.
Was Alexander Great? If so, how? If not, why not? This course explores the life, leadership, and legacies of history’s greatest warrior.
This course explores the role of sports around the world, and how the games we watch and play shape identity, culture, and society.
Gain an introductory understanding of evolution, including how we evolved from primates and became human.
Actualmente el turismo constituye una de las principales industrias del mundo. Es fuente de cambios culturales, urbanísticos y ambientales, y es objeto de consumo preferente y en constante crecimiento. El curso Cambios en el turismo contemporáneo ofrece una aproximación a este fenómeno partiendo de perspectivas multidisciplinares.
Learn about how psychology has developed a body of knowledge about behavior and mind through the use of scientific methods. All areas of psychology will be covered.
Explores Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Māori history, society, culture, language and demography.
Discover a world of music exploring your community or family to learn how music represents cultural identity.
Welcome to Environmental Physiology! We are excited that you want to explore your body's place in the world. Your body is an amazing machine that is equipped with the capacity to deal with the world's great stressors.
This is a survey of modern history from a global perspective. It begins with the revolutions of the late 1700s, tracks the transformation of the world during the 1800s, and analyzes the cataclysms of last century, concluding with the new phase of world history we are experiencing today.
Reasoning is important. This course will teach you how to do it well. You will learn how to understand and assess arguments by other people and how to construct good arguments of your own about whatever matters to you.
Learn to understand criminal behaviour by looking at our evolutionary history and animal behaviour in general.
Es importante reconocer que la organización establece mecanismos para crear, mantener y modificar el clima y su cultura organizacional como elementos para contribuir a su gestión y al logro de los objetivos deseados.
In this class, we will study the principles of public speaking, and critically examine our own and others’ speeches through interactive practice.