This live-online course, meeting Tuesday and Thursday nights, will require a commitment to 30-45 mins meditation practice 6 out of 7 days a week. This course will provide students with a comprehensive introduction to mindfulness meditation. Students will learn how to cultivate a personal mindfulness meditation practice, how to teach short mindfulness meditations to the population they work with e.g. students, patients, clients etc. They will also develop a critical analysis of the mindfulness meditation movement in US.
In this online course, students will examine the human language by studying words, their meaning and sounds, and the format of sentences and phrases, and more.
This course is a requirement for declaring a Linguistics Major and fills two core curriculum requirements – Ahq and QRx.
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This fully online course has incredible importance for the social and political moment we are in — between the Trump administration, #MeToo and growing conversation on LGBTQ+ topics, masculinity is in need to theorizing and students will have the unique opportunity to explore the past study of masculinities, and play a part in extending that theory.
In a world where the benefits of diversity are highly valued, this course provides students with the purpose, understanding, value and applicability of building cross-cultural competencies will help them to become effective cross-cultural leaders.
Students will identify and acknowledge both differences and similarities that exist between and among cultural groups and systems in order to develop these competencies, the foundation of cultural intelligence. This course is a fully online elective.
What does it mean to be a leader? Leadership is often thought of as an external process where, through influence, you lead others toward a common goal. However, before you can successfully lead others, there is an internal process known as 'self-leadership' that must come first. Self-led people set personal goals, influence their own behavior and thoughts to achieve these goals, and make the right decisions in pursuit of their goals. This ability is typically seen in entrepreneurs, top managers, etc.
This 3 credit online course shows how social, political, and cultural shifts in American and Global history inform and influence musical production. Using primary documents from audio/visual materials, advertisements, album covers, and more, students learn to analyze sources and think critically about the world around them.
No textbooks necessary! Students just need an Apple Music, Spotify, or Tidal account.