Special Topics Courses

Select Special Topics Courses – Spring 2020
The following special topics courses are offered in Spring 2020 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 396 – Emotion, Cognition & the Brain
PSYC 396 – The Attentive Mind
PSYC 496 – Restorative Justice
PSYC 496 – Schizotypy & Schizophrenia
PSYC 496 – Social Communication in the Age of Digital Media
PSYC 496 sections CCP and ID3 are only available to students admitted to the Counseling Center Paraprofessionals Program and the Social Justice Educator Paraprofessional Program, respectively.

Special Topics Courses in Other Departments

ADV 199 – The Culture Industry
ADV 490 – Social Media Analytics

AFRO 298 – Black Girl Magic
AFRO 298 – Civil Rights Pilgrimage
AFRO 398 – Hip Hop Entrepreneurship
AFRO 498 – Katherine Dunham Project
AFRO 498 – Anthropology of the Gullah/Geechee: Then and Now

AHS 199 – James Scholar Undergraduate Mentor
AHS 199 – The Fan Experience
AHS 199 – Italian Health Care Systems
AHS 199 – Career Development for Military Connected Students
AHS 199 – Veterans Leadership & Transition

ANTH 199 – Humanizing Science
ANTH 399 – Collaborative Methodologies

ART 299 -Intermediate Art for Non-Majors: Cosplay
ART 299 -Ceramics for Non-Majors

ARTH 299 – Critical Museum Studies
ARTH 299 – Architecture of Death
ARTH 299 – Contemporary Art
ARTH 491 – Painted Books of Ancient Mexico
ARTH 491- Institutional Critique

CMN 396 – Organizational Communication & Diversity
CMN 396 – Leadership Communication: Theory & Practice
CMN 396 – War Rhetoric in Theatre & Film
CMN 396 – Performing Rhetoric
CMN 396 – Applied Organizational Communication
CMN 396 – Risk Communication
CMN 496 – Presidential Rhetoric
CMN 496 – Intro Communication Analytics
CMN 496 – Argument in Health Controversy
CMN 496 – Computational Social Science

CW 463 – Creative Sources

CWL 199 – Harry Potter & Western Culture
CWL 490 – Socrates

ECON 199 – Introduction to Game Theory
ECON 199 – Racial Disparity
ECON 199 – Costa Rica Spring Break Trip
ECON 490 – International Finance
ECON 490 – Economics of Coordination
ECON 490 – Welfare Income & Government’s Role
ECON 490 – International Trade
ECON 490 – Applied Machine Learning: Economics
ECON 490 – Economic Growth
ECON 490- Predictive Analytics
ECON 490 – Economics of the Digital Economy
ECON 490- Nonlinear Econometric Models
ECON 490- International Environmental Policy

ENGL 199- Shakespeare & His Audiences
ENGL 199- Publishing & Editing
ENGL 199- Writing to Get That Job
ENGL 261 – Black Girl Magic
ENGL 261 – The Year of Creative Writing
ENGL 325 – Queer Migrations
ENGL 350 – Pulp Fictions of the 1890s
ENGL 373 – Haunted Cinema
ENGL 374 – Ireland and the Irish in Film
ENGL 431 – Topics in British Romantic Literature
ENGL 460 – Literature of American Minorities
ENGL 462 – Topics in Modern Fiction

EPSY 203- Social Issues Group Dialogues

GWS 395 – Queer Migrations
GWS 495 – Black Girl Studies

HIST 200 – 1970s
HIST 200 – Gender and Crime in the Early Modern World
HIST 200 – Queer Sexualities
HIST 200 – Nelson Mandela
HIST 203 – Reacting to the Past: Gender Equality
HIST 300 – Hong Kong Cinema
HIST 300 – Representation of Blacks in Film

INFO 490 – MakerSpace: Game Studies
INFO 490 – MakerSpace: Escape Rooms
INFO 490 – MakerSpace: The Video Game Development Process
INFO 490 – Global Informatics Seminar
INFO 490 – Intro to Programming for Data Science

JOUR 199- Introduction to Documentary Production
JOUR 199- Hands-on Media Production
JOUR 199- TV Production: Good Morning Illini

JS 399- Feminism & Gender in Israeli Society

KIN 199- Introduction to PT
KIN 199- Disability in Popular Culture
KIN 494- Food, Health & Wellness
KIN 494- Physiology of High Performance
KIN 494- Research on Teacher Socialization

LAS 199- Design Your College Success
LAS 199- Design Your Life & Career
LAS 199- Design Your Illinois
LAS 199- Professional Development Seminar
LAS 199- Wanxiang Fellows Program

LLS 396 – Latinx Resilience & Wellness

MACS 199 – MACS by Design
MACS 199 –

MUS 199 – African American Music
MUS 199 – Beginning Group Guitar
MUS 199 – Ensemble Repertoire – Harp

PHIL 199- Special Topics

PS 199 – American Indian Politics
PS 199 – Drones and Asymmetrical Warfare
PS 199 – Human Rights & Political Culture in Argentina

REHB 199 – Disability in Popular Culture

RST 199 – Coaching Wheelchair Basketball
RST 199 – Facility Tour
RST 199 – Technology in Modern Society
RST 199 – Disability in RST
RST 199 – Sports Brand Management

REL 494 – Islam in/and Russia

REES 496 – Islam in/and Russia

THEA 199 – Advanced Sound Design
THEA 199 – Currents in Contemporary Theatre
THEA 199 – Sound Design Forum
strong>THEA 399 – Dance Production
THEA 399 – African Women in Theatre
THEA 399 – Carnival and Festivals of African Diaspora

TURK 490 – Language & Culture in Turkey

UP 199 – Data Science for Planners
UP 199 – Introduction to Transportation