At Flagler College, you need the early season optimism to come out as one of the best. You need to start strong and end the years on the front foot, and what better way to do that than to take easy classes that will guarantee success. Let’s take a look at 10 of the easiest classes to enroll in at Flagler College.
1. ACC211 – Principles of Financial Accounting
The first practical course in finance; it is where you start to learn how to manage your finances. And learn you will topics ranging from the accounting cycle to the accounting equation and four key concepts. The accounting equation basically says your assets are a function of you liabilities plus your equities. There is a bit of math involved but nothing too difficult. Overall, this may be a valuable course in learning the basics of accounting.
2. ANT420 – Urban Anthropology
Urban anthropology is the study of human beings and their
cultural institutions in cities. The focus of the course will be on urbanism meaning how large, dense, heterogeneous settlements shape behavior and urbanization. The course will look at the strategies people, both as individuals and in groups, use to cope with the demands posed by urban environments.
3. ART229 – Branding
Ever wonder how name brands like CK or Nike came into being? This class is all about that! This course will focus on the principles of brand development and application. Throughout the course, students explore the discipline of branding through design problems that integrate research, concept development, ideation, and design. Brand applications include a variety of two-dimensional and three-dimensional formats. All major aspects of visual identity, the brand experience, logotypes, typographic sets, color palettes, photographic and illustration styles, and appropriate project presentation formats will be emphasized.
4. BUS304 – New Venture Creation and Development
How would you like to start your own business? Well this class will teach you all the tools you need to be successful! Students will identify and evaluate opportunities for new business ventures. Students aspiring to be honorable entrepreneurs shape and evaluate business opportunities by taking into account customer preferences and the business and competitive environment. The course enables students to put entrepreneurial thought into practice by developing a business plan that might ultimately be used to launch their own venture. Core to the class experience is the challenge of how to build and lead an honorable entrepreneurial organization.
5. COM216 – Film History
This course presents an introduction to film history, focusing in particular on certain moments and themes made important for technological,
aesthetic, social and economic reasons. Students will become well versed in how to treat a film as a cultural text, understanding the work as a document with great historical and sociological significance. Students will also learn about the origins and development of cinema, major film movements and film theories, and the particular workings of the industry and the field of Film Studies.
6. CRW215 – FLARE:
How you always wanted to write for the student newspaper? How cool would that be! Well, how about a class that teaches you how to write for a magazine? It’s not a newspaper exactly but the similarities are uncanny. This course is a production-oriented workshop that will produce a full-length issue of FLARE: The Flagler Review, the literary magazine of Flagler College. Students will solicit and evaluate work for publication and will participate in all aspects of journal production, from editing and design to marketing and promotions.
7. CRM365 – Juvenile Delinquency
It seems like every day when you turn on the TV there is a report about some teens somewhere who have gotten into trouble with the law. This class aims to explain why. Included is an exploration of the way delinquency impacts schools, neighborhoods, and the criminal justice system. Major theoretical approaches to the understanding of delinquency are considered along with an examination of currently controversial issues in juvenile delinquency. Special consideration is given to the role of drugs, the media, and other environmental forces in promoting and maintaining patterns of delinquency.
8. EDD448 – ASL in the Classroom
This course is designed for students to improve conceptual accuracy in American Sign Language (ASL) vocabulary, translation, and instruction in the content areas. The course, designed for students majoring in deaf education, will also focus on educational techniques, lesson planning, and establishing an accessible bilingual classroom environment in the K-12 setting. As part of a comprehensive model in deaf education,
the course will provide educational techniques for teaching children and young adults with a variety of hearing losses in different school settings and will explore other common communication modalities used in the classroom setting, with an emphasis on Conceptually Accurate Signed English (CASE), Sign Supported Speech (SSS), and Simultaneous Communication (SIMCOM).
9. ENG315 – Shakespeare
Do you love Shakespeare? Well, are you a sophomore or higher? If so, you can take this class! This course examines the career of William Shakespeare beginning with the early comedies, and continuing through the history plays and tragedies to the late romances. The following themes, motifs, and conventions may be explored: the meaning of dramatized locations; the value of role playing; the process of sexual maturation and identity; political legitimacy; the disruptive force of ego assertion; genre as a symbolic and social form. Now who knew Shakespeare was a man ahead of his time?!
10. ENG417 – Milton
Well since Shakespeare is on this list, Milton might as well also be on here. This course examines the prose and poetry of John Milton, Europe’s last and perhaps greatest humanist poet. Students will begin with an assortment of Milton’s minor poetry: pastoral elegy, religious panegyric, dramatic verse, and masque, before moving on to a selection of artfully crafted prose tracts written during the English Revolution and addressing issues of censorship, divorce, freedom, and rebellion. The course concludes with Milton’s masterpiece, Paradise Lost.