10 Fall Courses to Check Out
With new courses in music, nutrition, international relations, and more, Harvard Extension School may just have a course that can scratch your academic itch.
Registration for fall courses is July 29 to September 2. Check out this sampling of our fall courses and find one that piques your interest.
From R&B to Neo Soul: Black Popular Music and Cultural Transformation
In From R&B to Neo Soul, study the relationship between African American music and politics, spirituality, and race relations in the United States. Artists examined include Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, and James Brown.
Modern Mobile Development
Nearly 40 percent of our online time is spent on a mobile device. If you’re a developer, this trend means opportunity. In Modern Mobile Development you can get the hands-on experience you need to design and build mobile apps.
Want to up your gambling game? In Probability Theory you’ll gain a better understanding of chance and you can dive into topics like discrete and continuous random variables, conditional probability, and central limit theorem.
Being Modern: The British Novel Since 1900
In Being Modern, explore what makes a novel modern through works by Joseph Conrad, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, and others. Through a combination of formal and historical readings, you analyze the role of permanent novelty and experimentation.
Transportation, the Environment, and Health
Whether cars, planes, trains, or bicycles, all modes of transportation have an impact on public health and the environment. Topics in Transportation, the Environment, and Health include transportation-related job creation, costs and benefits of different modes of transportation, and air pollution.
Nutrition and Health: Myths, Paradigms, and Science
It’s a tried and true saying: you are what you eat. In Nutrition and Health you study dietary recommendations in the United States and abroad, the creation of nutrition policies, and how to make relevant nutrition choices.
Understanding the Arab Awakening: Islam, Modernity, and Democracy
If you’ve tuned into the news about Egypt, Libya, and other countries involved in the Arab Spring, Understanding the Arab Awakening provides a deeper understanding of the role of religion in Middle Eastern politics. Explore how Islam became such a political force.
Learn about the world’s largest and oldest bureaucratic state in China. Utilizing Harvard’s extensive visual collections, the class explores the historical aspects of China as well as the emerging modern state.
Criminal Law and the Constitution
Examine the Constitution and the powers the federal and state governments have to enforce the laws in Criminal Law and the Constitution. You also gain a firm understanding of the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, and Fourteenth Amendments.
Psychology of Memory
How do you best study for a test? Can you repress memories? Why do people experience déjà vu? Psychology of Memory serves to answer these questions and more by exploring the foundational concepts of human memory.