P90X is an extreme fitness program designed for individuals in good physical condition and health. This course is structured so that you will get to participate in a wide variety of workouts as a precursor to pursuing the 90-day workout program to the fullest extent.

Focused study of a special topic in literature varying from year to year. Likely concentrations include genre studies, in-depth analysis of a seminal work, or the work of a particular author. The topic to be studied in a given session will be announced in the preregistration schedule. Taught in German.

Possible topics could range from current events in the Spanish-speaking world, to Spanish pronunciation practice, to great women artists.  Students will work to improve their speaking and listening abilities in Spanish with critical reading, writing, and viewing of film and news clips.

These two sequential introductory courses are for students with little or no knowledge of Spanish. Both courses implement a proficiency-oriented, communicative approach that combines the rapid development of speaking, listening, and reading comprehension skills with the acquisition of cultural knowledge. Through constant exposure to visual media, cultural products, and written texts, students learn high-frequency vocabulary …  

This is an advanced course designed to introduce students to many facets of regulatory policy and law. The course will cover a broad set of areas from financial regulation, to air and water protection, to consumer products and utility regulation. The course seeks to facilitate student understanding of the regulatory environment and policy through the …  

This extremely rare version of Yang style Tai Chi Chuan will challenge any student seeking a complete mind and body experience. Tai Chi is a soft style martial art offering stress relief, strength development, healing and enhanced focus. This is all achieved through zero impact, smooth flowing motion. When combined with correct breathing, this Tai …  

Experimental philosophy is a new movement that supplements traditional ‘armchair’ philosophical methodology with the methods of psychology and cognitive science, using systematic experiments to uncover how people actually think about a range of issues in traditional philosophy. Topics will include: (i) What is experimental philosophy?; (ii) intuitions of ordinary people and why they matter; (iii) …  

This course is designed to introduce students to the art of digital recording. Students will learn the various ways to capture a musical performance, and further learn to alter, manipulate, and adapt the recording to various mediums (video, radio, podcast, blog etc.). Through working with various Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs) such as GarageBand and later …  

The American-Zimbabwean marimba ensemble is an offshoot of Zimbabwean marimba and traditional ethnic Shona mbira music. It is joyous, upbeat, and accessible to both musicians and non-musicians alike. In this course, students will learn a set of pieces by rote that will become part of a core permanent repertoire for the ensemble to perform by memory semester after semester.  Unlike other ensembles where students …  

Private Instruction Course (1/2 course, 2 credit, one-hour lesson weekly for 12 weeks). Each studio focuses on building skills in technique, musicianship, and repertory, enabling students to gain proficiency in performance. For specific studio guidelines, students are encouraged to contact the instructor prior to registering. An end-of-term “exam” (called a “jury” in music) is a …