Academy Lifelong Learning - "Audit Courses"
Academy members have the unique opportunity to take select traditional college courses without the burdens of tuition, homework or grades. These free courses were selected based on expressed interests, upcoming Academy travel opportunities and current world issues. All courses offered are subject to availability. To inquire or register for a course, please call Debbie Meadows at 581-5114.
Elementary French I
First semester of a two-semester course in which speaking, listening, reading, writing and culture are emphasized.
Elementary German I
First semester of a two-semester course in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and culture are emphasized.
Introduction to International Relations
An introduction to the primary theories and political issues in international relations, including examination of the causes of war, international organizations, foreign policy making, the politics of the world economy, and other political issues of transnational character, e.g., terrorism, AIDS, and the environment.
Introduction to Ethics
This course offers an examination and critical analysis of a variety of ethical theories from classical through the present and their practical application to contemporary issues. In addition, this course examines a variety of contemporary moral problems such as abortion, euthanasia, animal rights, and capital punishment.
Human Impacts on the Environment
Emphasis on human impacts on the environment and the necessity of conservation. Discussion of sustainability and resources as potential factors limiting society’s development. Focus on humans as agents of environmental change.