Everyone wants to be an apex predatory, literally at Florida Atlantic University. I say apex predator because success is the only thing on everyone’s mind. Taking easy classes can help you reach that mark. Here are 10 of the easiest classes at FAU.
1. ANT 2000 – Introduction to Anthropology
Introduces the student to the study of humankind: its origins, cultures, and languages. With emphasis on the diversity of peoples around the world.
2. ANS 3006C – Introduction to Animal Science
Overview of nutrition, physiology, genetics, growth and development related to the equine, beef, swine, and dairy, aquatic and poultry industries. Overview of the farm animal, poultry and aquatic industries. Lab consists of relevant field experiences in these industries.
3. ARC 6305 – Introduction to Urban Design
This course examines various urban theories and architectural conceptualizations, and their relationship to the spatial structure of the urban environment. Lectures and seminar presentations will permit investigation and critical evaluation of urbanism as seen through various professional contexts and philosophies. By situating the analyses in the wider domain of culture, architecture, planning and governance, discussions will range from personal to institutional.
4. Ash 4600 – History of Eastern Ideas
Eastern thought from Confucianism-Buddhism to Communism. This class could be taken as online class as well.
5. COM 3405 – Human Communication Theory
An examination of communication theory from interpersonal, small group, intercultural and organizational viewpoints.
6. ENC 1101 – College Writing 1
Reading examples of effective expository prose and writing essays practicing the forms of rhetoric. This is a General Education course.
7. FIL 2000 – Film Appreciation (Arts and Letters title)
Introduction to film as an art form, cultural product and social artifact. Basic analytical and technical terms, concepts and issues. Development of critical skill.
8. COM 2053 – Introduction to Communication and Civic Life
An overview of major approaches to the analysis and criticism of contemporary cultural concerns, situating these within the broader historical contexts of communication and cultural theory.
9. MUT 1111 – Music Theory 1
An integrated study of the rhythmic, melodic and harmonic elements of music. Topics include the study of pitches and pitch classes, simple and compound meters, scales, intervals, triads, seventh chords and basic counterpoint.
10. WST 2010 – Introduction to Women’s Studies
Multidisciplinary study of the heritage of women and the nature of gender-related problems in contemporary societies, stressing cultural images of women, socialization by gender, women’s history, feminist methods of analysis. May be considered either an Arts and Humanities or Social Science course.