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overkiller
08-25-2007, 06:13 AM
It's getting to be about that time again, I think I made one of these threads last year. I go back to school September 2, and a lot of people have already returned. Sooo, here's where we discuss what courses we're taking, and anything else interesting about the coming schoolyear.

I'm taking:

CL/HIST 21: The History of Ancient Rome
HIST 130: Medieval Europe
LAT 30: Latin Prose
GRK 1: Elementary Ancient Greek

Div
08-25-2007, 07:31 AM
PSYC120 Grad Seminar
BIOS210 Microbiology
ENVS101 Environmental Science
MATH210 Statistics
MATH240 MAAAAAATH :mad:

ChildrenofSodom
08-25-2007, 09:35 AM
Broadcast Journalism
Advanced Placement American History
Honors English 11
Chemistry
Newswriting (school newspaper)
Spanish 3
Advanced Placement Statistics

Div
08-25-2007, 09:40 AM
Broadcast Journalism
Advanced Placement American History
Honors English 11
Chemistry
Newswriting (school newspaper)
Spanish 3
Advanced Placement Statistics



Wait... your school has AP and Honors as different levels?

ChildrenofSodom
08-25-2007, 10:36 AM
Wait... your school has AP and Honors as different levels?

Honors is the exact same as AP, and vice-versa. In order to have the little 'AP' in front of a class, the school must pay a fee to the AP board. Our school doesnt want to pay to call all Honors classes AP. All senior honors class are AP, because that is the year you can take the AP exams. Make sense?

DethMaiden
08-25-2007, 11:19 AM
Broadcast Journalism
Advanced Placement American History
Honors English 11
Chemistry
Newswriting (school newspaper)
Spanish 3
Advanced Placement Statistics

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DethMaiden
08-25-2007, 11:25 AM
As a general note:

Broadcast: awesome
AP Am. Hist.: awesome
H. English 11: awesome
Chemistry: lame
Newswriting: awesome
Spanish 3: lame
AP Stats: awesome

ChildrenofSodom
08-25-2007, 11:30 AM
As a general note:

Broadcast: awesome
AP Am. Hist.: awesome
H. English 11: awesome
Chemistry: lame
Newswriting: awesome
Spanish 3: lame
AP Stats: awesome

haha...yeah.

ravenheart
08-25-2007, 11:30 AM
Well, I'm certainly not going back to school... handful of years past that milestone!

I did however get a new job the other day. As a rough guide, my new salary will be roughly equivalent to $80,000. I'm happy ;)

Should be starting in October once I do my notice period at my current job.

Div
08-25-2007, 12:06 PM
As a general note:

Broadcast: awesome
AP Am. Hist.: awesome
H. English 11: awesome
Chemistry: lame
Newswriting: awesome
Spanish 3: lame
AP Stats: awesome



Chemistry isn't that bad, just wait till Physics :lol:

DethMaiden
08-25-2007, 12:07 PM
Chemistry isn't that bad, just wait till Physics :lol:

No thanks, I'm not taking physics. At least not in high school.

ADD
08-25-2007, 12:16 PM
No thanks, I'm not taking physics. At least not in high school.
Good call. Worst class of my life.

SomewhereInTime72
08-25-2007, 08:50 PM
CSE 102 Intro to Web Dsgn & Programmg

ITS 101 Introduction to Stony Brook

MAR 104 Oceanography

MAT 125 Calculus A

PSY 103 Introduction to Psychology

For some reason I can't be in any classes related to my prospective majors, so I'm just fulfilling requirements. :hmm:

Maiden33
08-25-2007, 09:21 PM
I have to say this much. Whoever says metal fans are dumb is a complete moron, as just about everyone who's posted in here is taking Honors/AP/etc type classes of sorts.

overkiller
08-26-2007, 05:54 AM
I have to say this much. Whoever says metal fans are dumb is a complete moron, as just about everyone who's posted in here is taking Honors/AP/etc type classes of sorts.

Metal fans are dumb. It's us metal nerds who are the smart ones. :D

JRA
08-26-2007, 06:03 AM
Metal fans are dumb. It's us metal nerds who are the smart ones. :D

:hmm: :agree:

DethMaiden
08-26-2007, 06:42 AM
Metal fans are dumb. It's us metal nerds who are the smart ones. :D

:party: :party:

Maiden33
08-26-2007, 08:34 AM
Metal fans are dumb. It's us metal nerds who are the smart ones. :D

Haha, very good point.

Spiral_Slave
08-26-2007, 11:41 AM
American Federal Governement :hecho:
Sociology :eyes:
Music Appreciation :party:
Ancient World Humanities :party:

powerslave_85
08-26-2007, 12:10 PM
Reporting Public Affairs
Online Journalism
Opinion Writing
History of American Rock and Pop Music

Pros:
-I graduate in December
-That rock music class is going to be laughably easy

Cons:
-Everything else is going SUCK.

overkiller
08-26-2007, 12:31 PM
Ancient World Humanities :party:

YES! It was a class like that that introduced me to Classics (now my major).

Spiral_Slave
08-26-2007, 01:13 PM
YES! It was a class like that that introduced me to Classics (now my major).

Yeah the class seems really, really cool. Oh, maybe you can help me with this...I have to pick one of these three topics for a term paper and I'm having trouble picking one.

The topics are:

* Treatment of common themes that run through the various tales within Chaucer's " Tales Of Canterbury. "

* Compare the philosophies of the three mathematicians Pythagoras, Plato, and Archimedes.

* Comparison of the three dominant philosophies of Rome: Stoicism, Epicureanism, and Neoplatonism.

I was leaning towards choice three but I'm not sure.

zgodt
08-26-2007, 06:16 PM
Yeah the class seems really, really cool. Oh, maybe you can help me with this...I have to pick one of these three topics for a term paper and I'm having trouble picking one.

The topics are:

* Treatment of common themes that run through the various tales within Chaucer's " Tales Of Canterbury. "

* Compare the philosophies of the three mathematicians Pythagoras, Plato, and Archimedes.

* Comparison of the three dominant philosophies of Rome: Stoicism, Epicureanism, and Neoplatonism.

I was leaning towards choice three but I'm not sure.
Choice three looks easiest and least interesting. So it depends on what you want out of your term paper experience. I'd go for choice one or two. :)

zgodt
08-26-2007, 06:21 PM
As for me, I'm not taking a class this semester but I'm teaching a bit:


Writer-in-residence at Ann Arbor Open School, teaching poetry writing to fifth and sixth graders.

Program Advisor for the Short Story Workshop at the Neutral Zone in Ann Arbor, teaching fiction writing to high school students.

And then there's this workshop I may be doing for 826michigan involving poetry plus buses.

ChildrenofSodom
08-26-2007, 07:03 PM
As for me, I'm not taking a class this semester but I'm teaching a bit:


Writer-in-residence at Ann Arbor Open School, teaching poetry writing to fifth and sixth graders.

Program Advisor for the Short Story Workshop at the Neutral Zone in Ann Arbor, teaching fiction writing to high school students.

And then there's this workshop I may be doing for 826michigan involving poetry plus buses.

I bet you will have a great time comparing Deathly Hallow notes with thsoe 5th graders.

zgodt
08-27-2007, 04:37 AM
I bet you will have a great time comparing Deathly Hallow notes with thsoe 5th graders.

We'll see. I don't want to stray into that territory if I can help it. But I do have ideas for a separate HarryPotter-themed poetry workshop to do in the near future. :)

overkiller
08-27-2007, 10:08 AM
Yeah the class seems really, really cool. Oh, maybe you can help me with this...I have to pick one of these three topics for a term paper and I'm having trouble picking one.

The topics are:

* Treatment of common themes that run through the various tales within Chaucer's " Tales Of Canterbury. "

* Compare the philosophies of the three mathematicians Pythagoras, Plato, and Archimedes.

* Comparison of the three dominant philosophies of Rome: Stoicism, Epicureanism, and Neoplatonism.

I was leaning towards choice three but I'm not sure.


It's interesting that they count Chaucer as "ancient world". Anyway, I'd probably pick choice three if it were me, but it's really up to you, the other two choices are totally worthwhile as well.

ravenheart
08-28-2007, 06:24 AM
Online Journalism

Courses are required for Online Journalism? Surely that's unnecessary. Either you can write, or you can't. That's all there is to it.

Mind you, if it fills your final year with easy shit...

powerslave_85
08-28-2007, 03:16 PM
Courses are required for Online Journalism? Surely that's unnecessary. Either you can write, or you can't. That's all there is to it.
:hecho:

sylpriest
08-28-2007, 06:49 PM
COLLEGE IS FUN!!!

ravenheart
08-29-2007, 04:32 AM
:hecho:

Good plan. I'd spend the year like that as well.