Special Topics Courses

Select Special Topics Courses – Fall 2019
The following special topics courses are offered in Fall 2019 and may be of interest to some Psychology majors. Please review the course descriptions and pay attention to any prerequisites and/or restrictions listed in the Class Schedule.

Special Topics Courses in Psychology
PSYC 496 – VR Technology & Perception
PSYC 496 – Intro to Facilitating Intergroup Dialogue


Special Topics Courses in Other Departments

AFRO 398 – Hip Hop & Social Entrepreneurs
AFRO 498 – African Diasporas in Brazil

ANTH 199 – Careers in Anthropology
ANTH 199 – Intro to Engaged Anthropology
ANTH 399 – Birth & Post Pardum Period
ANTH 499 – Evolutionary Immunology
ANTH 499 – Locomotion & Bio Mechanics
ANTH 499 – African Diasporas in Brazil
ANTH 499 – Primate Lab Seminar

ARTS 299 – Enameling & Metalsmithing
ARTS 299 – Fashion Illustration

Campus Honors Program (CHP 199, 395, 396)

CMN 396 – Leadership Communication Theory & Practice
CMN 396 – Applied Organizational Communication
CMN 396 – Media Communication
CMN 396 – Photography & Public Life
CMN 396 – Race, Class, Gender & Work
CMN 396 – Risk Communication
CMN 496 – Communication & Culture

CS 398 – Intro to Data Science
CS 498 – Digital Forensics
CS 498 – Applied Machine Learning
CS 498 – Applied Cryptography

CS 498 – Cyber Dystopia
CS 498 – Introduction to Deep Learning
CS 498 – Computational Advertising
CS 498 – Experimental Methods for HCI
CS 498 – Virtual Reality
CS 498 – Wireless Network Lab

CW 202 – Introduction to Screenwriting
CW 463 – The Long Narrative Form

ECON 490 – Econometrics for Macroeconomics
ECON 490 – Welfare, Income & Government’s Role
ECON 490 – Macroeconomics of Labor Markets

ENGL 199 – Career Planning for Humanities Majors
ENGL 253 – Topics in Literature & New Media
ENGL 373 – Sexuality & Cinema
ENGL 459 – Native American Nonfiction Writing

EPSY 203 – Social Issues Group Dialogues (various topics – seats will open during Fall semester)
EPSY 490 – Learning in Everyday Contexts

GWS 295 – Race & the Politics of Reproduction

HDFS 199 – Grief and Loss

HIST 396 – Eurasia

IB 299 – Foundations in Scientific Research

INFO 490 – Makerspace Intro: Open Studio
INFO 490 – The Video Game Development Process
INFO 490 – Designing and Programming Text-Based Games and Simulations
INFO 490 – Intro to Programming for Data Science

IS 390 – Computers and Cultures

JOUR 199 – Television “Talk Show” Production
JOUR 199 – Free Speech & the Right to Offend
JOUR 199 – Introduction to Documentary Production
JOUR 199 – TV Production: Good Morning Illini – Content Producer
JOUR 199 – Technology for Digital Storytelling
JOUR 199 – Sports Journalism Today
JOUR 199 – Social Media Has Changed Society – But Is It for Better or Worse?
JOUR 460 – Immersive Technologies

JS 454 – Topics in Israeli Literature & Culture

KIN 199 – Disability in Popular Culture
KIN 199 – Introduction to Rehabilitation
KIN 494 – Non-pharmacological Approaches for Improving the Health of Diseased Populations
KIN 494 – Physical Activity and Diverse Populations

LAS 199 – Professional Development Seminar
LAS 199 – Design Your Life & Career
LAS 199 – Design Your Illinois

LAW 199 – Mock Trial Team

LER 199 – Immigration & Race: Inequality in Work

LING 490 – Neurolinguistics and ERP Methods
LING 490 – Statistical Analysis for Linguistics

LLS 296 – Race & the Politics of Reproduction
LLS 396 – Chicana/Latina Autobiography
LLS 496 – Curating Performance with Race, Gender & Sexuality

MACS 199 – The Entertainment Industry
MACS 199 – Media Production I
MACS 199 – Smart Phone Cinema
MACS 470 – Spaghetti Western

MCB 199 – Health Care Professions

PHIL 380 – Ethics, Economics & the Environment
PHIL 380 – Punishment

PS 199 – Power & Protest
PS 300 – Comparative Politics of EU Enlargement
PS 300 – Japanese Politics
PS 300 – State Formation
PS 300 – Intro to Feminist Theory
PS 300 – 14th Amendment

REES 496 – The South Caucasus

REHB 199 – Disability in Popular Culture
REHB 199 – Introduction to Rehabilitation Sciences

REL 495 – Topics in Asian Religions

SOC 396 – Data Visualization for Social Research

STAT 430 – Machine Learning Financial Data
STAT 430 – Data Science Programing Methods

THEA 199 – Women in Theatre from Africa
THEA 199 – Improv Comedy
THEA 399 – African American Women in Theatre