By Kelsey Corley, Student Editor
Registration week has already passed us by, and many students are finalizing their course schedules for next semester. While you’re browsing the course offerings, consider some of these exciting classes to add to your plan for the fall!
American Folk Music (MUSC 2300)
This course is a perfect elective for any student interested in the development and history of music in America. Students will explore the context, geography, content, and performance of different styles of folk music. Professor Shea Clay will teach American Folk Music on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 1:10 PM to 2:40 PM.
Constitutional Law (PSCI 3100)
In this course, students will study the history and development of law throughout the history of the United States. This class, taught by President Whittaker, will focus on the evolution of Constitutional review in the Supreme court since its establishment. It is the perfect class for students looking to pursue law school or any student interested in history or government. American Law will be taught on Mondays, from 2:50 PM to 5:30 PM.
Appalachian Culture (ICST 3110)
Want to learn more about the unique culture of this particular region of the United States? This course examines the history of Appalachia, starting with early European settlements all the way to the modern era. This course may be of particular interest to international students or any student from a different region of the country. Appalachian Culture will be offered on Mondays, from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM.
Death and Dying (RELG 2800)
There is only ever one guarantee we all have in our lives, and that is that they will all, one day, end. In this course, students will explore different interpretations of death throughout history as well as topics relevant to dying in the modern era, including the funeral industry, suicide, and what makes a “good” death. This class will be taught by Dr. Brian Alderman on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30 PM to 1:00 PM.
Introduction to Theatre
This course allows students to study every aspect of theatre, from acting and directing to theatre history and design. Class participation is an essential aspect of this course, as it provides a unique experience of interactive art. According to the King University Academic Catalog, “This course will foster the students’ creativity while promoting an understanding of the theatrical process and the integral role of theatre in society.” Introduction to theatre will be taught on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:40 AM to 11:10 AM.