War, Ideology & Revolution

What motivates people to do good or evil? What is it like to live in a society that does not value truth? How do wars

U.S.-China Relations

This 10-topic policy course investigates US-China diplomacy in the context of China’s major domestic and international priorities from the Cold War to today. The course

Sun Tzu to Suicide Bombers

This course will examine the causes, conduct, patterns, and effects of asymmetric warfare from antiquity to ISIS. The course will draw on primary sources, historical

Politics & Science of Memory

There may be nothing more important to human beings than our ability to enshrine experience and recall it. While philosophers and poets have elevated memory

The History of Capitalism

With its celebration of innovation, return on investment, and creative destruction, capitalism appears to be about the future. But it can be understood only by

Acting I

This course explores the basic principles of acting including ensemble building, improvisation, voice, movement, textual analysis and theater vocabulary. Class assignments include writing and performing

Acting II

Acting II is for students interested in expanding their ability to communicate through a variety of techniques that engage the individual and ensemble physically, mentally

Topics in Art History

Exploring history through works of art offers an approach for understanding our global community and is an effective way to review significant events from a

Act/Directing for Production

Committed acting students are encouraged to progress to a more advanced study of acting and to contribute to the development of a creative ensemble. In

Art of Architectural Drawing

Drawing is the primary method by which architects communicate their design ideas, but the drawings themselves are frequently overlooked as works of art. Principles and

Architectural Design

Students receive instruction in architectural design, drafting, planning, and materials and construction methods based on the principles of classical architecture. Plan, section and elevation drawings