Academy Lifelong Learning - "Audit Courses"

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Academy members have the unique opportunity to take select traditional college courses without the burdens of tuition, homework or grades. Academy members may participate in one FREE audited college course per semester. These spring semester 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 Kathy Grant at 581-5114.

Social Problems in Contemporary Society
Sociological considerations of the historical development, definitions and nature of social problems, ranging from the global to the interpersonal, and grounded within theoretical frameworks.

Introduction to Visual Communications
Study of design, communication and visual communication theory, principles, and techniques that are essential to understanding photojournalism and journalism visual design. Students will test their understanding by applying theory to journalistic photography and design assignments.

Elementary German I
First semester of a two-semester course in which speaking, listening, reading, writing, and culture are emphasized.

Elementary French I
First semester of a two-semester course in which speaking, listening, reading, writing, and culture are emphasized.

Argumentation & Critical Thinking
Study of how to build, critique, and adapt arguments within a climate of disagreement. Practice in gathering and evaluation of evidence, selection and evaluation of reasoning, and the production, criticism and refinement of both oral and written arguments.

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