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Learning Network Classes 2017: Fear and Horror

The Story of a Terrifying Planet

GEOL 1403.3T05 (10049) - Physical Geology
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GEOL 1403.3T06 (10040) - Physical Geology (Lab)
TTH 8:00 am - 10:50 am
For more information: Christine.D.Bradford@lonestar.edu

A Fear and Horror theme! This physical geology course will place special emphasis on exploring how a lack of understanding of and respect for the Earth System can lead to fearful and horrifying encounters between people, society, and the Earth.  Projects, assignments, and discussions related to fear will be used throughout this course.  This Geology 1403 class is part of the Fear and Horror Learning Network. 

The Politics of Horror: American Domestic and Foreign Policy, and the Culture of Fear

GOVT 2305.3T15 (3892) - Federal Government
TTH 12:30 pm - 2:20 pm
For more information: David.E.Birch@lonestar.edu

This course fulfills a requirement for the International Studies Area of Concentration.  It is built around the theme of Fear and Horror!  This course will place special emphasis on exploring the role fear plays in the basic elements and dynamics of American domestic and foreign policy.  Projects, assignments, and discussions related to fear and horror will be used throughout this course.  This Government 2305 class is part of the Fear and Horror Learning Network.

Villains, Fear, and Horror within Society

SOCI 1306.KE01 (5502) - Social Problems
Online
For more information: Jared.D.Cootz@lonestar.edu

A Fear and Horror theme! This Sociology 1306 class is being taught from the perspective of Fear and Horror. Films, stories, graphic novels, and class work with an emphasis on elements of horror and dystopian settings will be used throughout this course. Special attention will be given to the roles of Heroes and Villains.

The Culture of Fear

SOCIH 1301.3T01 (5291) - Honors of Principle of Sociology
MW 12:30 pm - 1:50 pm
For more information: Janie.Filoteo@lonestar.edu

Fear and Horror theme!  This course will place special emphasis on exploring the role fear plays in the basic elements and dynamics of society, culture, and social structure.  Projects, assignments, and discussions related to fear will be used throughout this course.  This class is part of the Fear and Horror Learning Network.

Sociology and The Walking Dead

SOCI 1301.3E09 (5252) - Principles of Sociology
Online
For more information: Janie.Filoteo@lonestar.edu

Fear and Horror theme!  This online course will place special emphasis on utilizing AMC's "The Walking Dead" to examine the basic elements of society and the dynamics of society, culture and social structure. This class is part of the Fear and Horror Learning Network.

The Body's Response to Fear

BIOL 2402.3T09 (9573) - Human Anatomy and Physiology II
TTH 2:00 pm - 3:20 pm
For more information: Cynthia.D.Galvan@lonestar.edu

A continuation of BIOL 2401. Emphasis will be given to the study of the anatomical and physiological interrelationships of the endocrine, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, reproductive and excretory systems. Designed primarily for students entering health careers.  As a Fear and Horror themed course, specific focus will be given to understanding the body systems responses to fear.

What do you Fear? Argument and American Cultural Anxieties

SOCI 1302.3T01 (13359) - Composition and Rhetoric II
MW 8:00 am - 9:20 am
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SOCI 1302.3T07 (13385) - Composition and Rhetoric II
TTH 9:30 am - 10:50 am
For more information: mcmarin@lonestar.edu

This course will place special emphasis on the fears and anxieties that lie below the surface of our collective cultural norms. We will explore how the arguments that literature makes are representative of the cultural, political, and social climate in the U.S. What we read in our books reflects the nuances of the anxieties and concerns of our culture. Through discussions, projects, and assignments related to fear, the course will engage with works of literature as well as other texts. These English 1302 classes are part of the Fear and Horror Learning Network.

Horror, Vampire, and Gothic Fiction

ENGL 2341.3T01 (13457) - Forms of Literature
TTH 12:30 pm - 1:50 pm
For more information: Van.A.Piercy@lonestar.edu

A Fear and Horror theme!  This course explores the roles fear and horror play in the   roots and evolution of the Horror, Vampire, and Gothic literary genres starting in 18th and 19th century England. These quickly spread internationally to hold the power that they do for us today throughout contemporary popular culture. A term paper, assignments, and discussions related to the motives and genres of fear and horror will be used throughout this course. This English 2341 class is part of the Fear and Horror Learning Network.

Life, Liberty, and a Bucket Load of Fear

HIST 1302.3T01 (4392) - US History Since 1877
TTH 8:00 am - 9:20 am
For more information: Steven.W.Prewitt@lonestar.edu

This course will place special emphasis on exploring the role fear has played in the historical development of the United States. Readings, assignments, and discussions related to fear will be used throughout this course. This History 1302 class is part of the Fear and Horror Learning Network.

Exploring Narratives of Fear

ENGL 1301.3L09 (13913) - Composition and Rhetoric I
ENGL 1301.3L10 (13914)

TTH 9:30 am - 10:50 am
For more information: Kyle.Solak@lonestar.edu

A Fear and Horror theme! This course will place special emphasis on exploring the role fear plays in influential ideas and writing. Projects, assignments, and discussions related to fear will be used throughout this course. This English 1301 class is part of the Fear and Horror Learning Network.