Classes will be taught at Powers Catholic High School. Classes will follow Monday/Wednesday and Tuesday/ Thursday, 12:45-2:00PM schedule. Optional tutoring sessions will be held on Fridays, 12:45pm-2:00pm.
PHL 202, Intro to Logic, 3 credits – Humanities.
Study of reasoning with emphasis on features that distinguish good (or valid) reasoning from bad (or invalid) reasoning. Examination of ways of evaluating deductive reasoning with focus on techniques of formal, symbolic logic. May also include informal logic and fallacies.
AFA 215, Survey of African-American Literature, 3 credits – Humanities/US Diversity.
Introduction to American literature written by African-American writers. Major authors studied in historical context along with cultural elements of folklore and related arts.
HIS 114, Twentieth Century World History, 3 credits – Social Science.
Survey of cultural, social, intellectual, economic, and political developments in the twentieth-century world. Special attention will be devoted to imperialism, war and violence, decolonization in the developing world, and the process and effects of globalization.
COM 210, Introduction to Public Speaking, 3 credits – Humanities.
Students prepare and deliver speeches in class and develop skills of writing, organization, research and delivery. Students also engage in important public issues, develop an appreciation for ethical methods to approach diverse audiences and become more comfortable speaking in public. Students will learn skills of argumentation and persuasion in order to be better equipped to use speech as a tool to execute change.