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What courses are you taking?

Unread postby Kong Wen » Sat Aug 09, 2003 8:29 am

Since the school year is coming up in almost no time at all, most university students should know what courses they are enrolled in. I assume a lot of us are university students, so, what courses are you taking?

I am finishing up a lot of loose ends for both my English and History degrees.


Modern British Novel - Studying lots of British novels of the 20th century.
Canadian Literature Before WWII - An independent study. Essentially, I will read a bunch of novels on my own, and write assignments by a given due date. It's mainly a look at how World War I affected Canadian writing.
Romantic Novel - Studying a bunch of novels from the Romantic period. We are also certain to look at women's issues in the context of the Romantic period.
Hamlet - Basically an in-depth study of Hamlet. We are also going to read a couple books based on Hamlet, watch a couple productions of the play, and even direct/act a couple scenes for the class. This one should be fun, but intense.
Contemporary Science Fiction - We're going to read some modern sci-fi (not mainstream stuff), and also look at science fiction itself, as a genre.


The American Revolution - Speaks for itself.
History: Theory and Practice - A study of what it means to study history. The uses of historical study, various methods of historical categorization and themes of emphasis (definition of eras, the "Great Man Theory," etc...). I don't know how useful this course will be, but it is a degree requirement.

I will also be working on my honours thesis the whole time. It is a study of colonialism and the idea of "Empire" in H.G. Wells's major works.
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Unread postby Zhanghe_of_Wei » Sat Aug 09, 2003 12:54 pm

I'm doing first-year Engineering. Here're my Core (aka compulsary) subjects for this semester.. ulp!

Electric Circuits
Engineering Physics
Engineering Graphics
Communication Studies
Lab Theory + Practical
Engineers & Society (like history of engineering...)

Dry, dry, dry -_-

oh, and 9 weeks to exams btw...:?

Maybe after that I'll take up some subjects that're less...science-y
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Unread postby Justin » Sat Aug 09, 2003 1:19 pm

I just got done with Online Programming and Programming MS Windows with C#. Next fall I'm going to be taking Formal Languages and Algorithms. A very boring course, *sigh*
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Unread postby Kül Tigin » Sun Aug 10, 2003 10:34 am

I'm in the History Department of Hacettepe University. I'll take these courses:

First Term:
- History of Turkish Culture I
- Islamic Turkish World
- Medieval European Civilization
- Ottoman Script III
- Psycology (sp?)
- History Methodology (I falied this last year)
- English (I'll enter it's exam and pass it so that I won't take this course)

Second Term:
- History of Turkish Culture II
- Classical Islamic Civilisation
- Ottoman Script IV
- Ottoman Script II (failed last term)
- Proseminar
- Philosophy
- Economics (failed last term)
- English (will enter exam)

I suppose there will also be a few selective courses.
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Unread postby Davey Vengeance » Sun Aug 10, 2003 12:48 pm

Simply Multimedia at Northampton college, a HND BTEC, it will be really enjoyable with design and computers involved
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Unread postby Shi Jing Xu » Sun Aug 10, 2003 5:03 pm

I am still in high school, but my couse still seem challenging...not as much as the uni. ones though ^_~

First Semester
Advanced Placement Chemistry
Honors Physics
Global Studies and World Religions
US History to 1865/ US History 1865 to Present
Advanced Placement English Language and Composition
Digital Design 3

Second Semester
Algebra II (Replaces US History)
The rest of the classes remain the same.

My my... :x
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Unread postby Rhiannon » Mon Aug 11, 2003 12:12 am

Oh, let's see. This is my plan for this year; it's not very exciting, because I need to catch up on my Breadth (G.E. type) requirements. This is for an Environmental Analysis and Design major, btw (School of Social Ecology).

Writing 39B (Critical Reading and Rhetoric)
Spanish 2A
Linguistics 3 (Introduction to Linguistics)
C7 (Introduction to Crimonology, Law, and Society)
OR P9 (Introduction to Human Behavior)

Writing 39C (Argument and Research)
Spanish 2B
Linguistics 10 (Introduction to Phonology)
E8 (Introduction to Environmental Analysis)
OR SocEcol 10 (research Design)

SocEcol 194 W (Naturalistic Field Research -- Upper Division Writing for my major)
Spanish 2C
Linguistics 20 (Introduction to Syntax)
-unknown- (Depends on what I've covered and what's being offered, but likely Cultural Ecology or Diversity and Environment).
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Unread postby Jacobis » Tue Aug 12, 2003 3:15 pm

Well I'm only signed up through the fall and the rest of this summer... and this summer I'm only finishing up an IT course I need to graduate. But this fall I will have
History 373 (History of Eastern Europe)
History 383 (East Asian Civilization)
Philosophy 202 (Logic :shock: )

Not terribly tough courses, but at least they serve a purpose unlike last quarter's.
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Unread postby Cao Zhi » Wed Aug 13, 2003 8:39 am

My last year until I get to walk across the stage to get my BA in History! Let's see what grad school is like next year.


Kinesology 199 - Country/Western Dance
Kinseology 198 - Strength Training
English 104 - Composition and Rhetoric (lousy English department won't let me test out of it)
English 324 - Shakespeare
Philosophy 240 - Intro to Logic (this class is the devil)


Anthropology 205 - Peoples and Cultures of the World
Geography 311 - Cultural Geography
Lingusitics 209 - Intro to Linguistics
Music 311 - Music of Early Western Culture
Philosophy 415 - American Philosophy
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Unread postby Kül Tigin » Thu Aug 14, 2003 8:11 am

Cao Zhi wrote:Anthropology 205 - Peoples and Cultures of the World

I can help you on Central Asia if you want :D
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