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Course Catalog: Summer 2020

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The Origin of Everything: Creation Myths Around the World

Explaining the Mysteries of Common Events: Acid/Base Chemistry

From Sensation to Perception: Discovering the Brain

I Heart Startups: An Entrepreneurship Incubator

Classic Fairy Tales Reconsidered

Comedy and Cruelty

Public Speaking for the American University Experience

Public Speaking for the American University Experience (New Online)

Putting Your Ideas Into Words

Read, Think, Write - Approaching the College Essay

Read, Think, Write: Approaching the College Essay (New Online)

Reading and Writing Workshop : Utopia and Dystopia (New Online)

Reading and Writing Workshop I: Utopia and Dystopia

Reading and Writing Workshop II: Reflection and Reaction

An Introduction to Newtonian Mechanics and Electromagnetism

Contemporary U.S. History and Politics

Human Rights

Order, Corruption and Populism: Political Theory of Democracy

The United States and World Politics

Psychology and Culture

Food For Thought: Personal to Global Perspectives on Nutrition

Hip Hop Intelligentsia: The US and the World Through the Eyes of Hip Hop, Academia, and the Media

Social Justice and Social Change

Persuasive Communication and Public Speaking

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