Professors and departments are responding to changes in disciplines and student interests this fall with new classes.
"I want to commend our academic leadership team for thoughtfully considering our student needs," said LSC President Shah Ardalan. "Careful additions to our class offerings reflect our focus on students and our passion for innovation."
Beginning this fall, LSC-University Park will offer Intermediate Spanish for Law Enforcement (CJLE 1259). The course is designed to develop students' Spanish speaking and listening skills and to help future officers form a better understanding of the Hispanic population in Texas. LSC-University Park will also offer Traffic Law & Investigation (CJLE 1333) for the first time.
Students can develop skills in the creative realm with new classes in the art department. Art classes debuting this fall are Class Voice 1 (MUSI 1183), Class Piano IV (MUSI 2182), Private Applied Music - Keyboard (MUAP 1269), Private Applied Music - Voice (MUAP 1281) and Voice for the Theatre (DRAM 2336).
Students will be able to engage with technology in a variety of new digital and programming classes. Digital Systems (ENGR 2406), Intro to Digital Media (IMED 1301), Advanced Linux (ITSC 2325), MySQL (ITSE 1303), Web Authoring (ITSE 2413), Intro to Database (ITSW 1307), Intro to Presentation (ITSW 1310) and E-commerce Marketing (MRKG 2312) will be offered next semester.
Additional new classes are: Mexican-American Politics (GOVT 2311), World History to 1492 (HIST 2321), Beginning Arabic II (ARAB 1412), Families, School and Community (TECA 1303), Benefits and Compensation (HRPO 2306) and Bowling I (PHED 1122).