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No classes. [May. 8th, 2001|01:00 pm]
Brad Fitzpatrick
I'm currently enrolled for 0 credits for next fall.

Help me find classes! I can't think of any that I want to take, and the ones I do want to take have prereqs that I don't have.

I suppose worst case --- I just start taking prereqs so I can eventually take the classes I do want, then I'll be done.

Hmmm.

Off to music now. I want to take computer music, but I need either a physics class or more music. Not sure which I'd rather do.
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[User Picture]From: mart
2001-05-08 01:28 pm (UTC)

Why do you need physics to do computer music? The only possible tie I can see is that frequencies of sound waves occur in physics... but I don't see why that should make it a prereq when it would take around ten minutes to teach actually in the class.

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[User Picture]From: chicky
2001-05-08 01:35 pm (UTC)
URI used to have a course based on Dr. Suess books. It was *always* filled because it was such a neat course.
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[User Picture]From: mart
2001-05-08 01:38 pm (UTC)

"I will not eat green eggs and ham, sam I am."

Is the ham green?

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[User Picture]From: rockbugg
2001-05-08 01:48 pm (UTC)

Green Ham?

In the illustrated book, both the eggs and ham are green.
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[User Picture]From: mart
2001-05-08 03:19 pm (UTC)

Re: Green Ham?

Damn, pictures always spoil my fun! )

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From: billemon
2001-05-08 01:52 pm (UTC)
Prereqs for courses ... sounds like trying to figure out how to get nuclear physics in Civ:CTP :)

Imagine you're playing this strategy game called College: Courses To Pass and figure out how to get the end result you want ...

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[User Picture]From: aggieanne04
2001-05-08 02:07 pm (UTC)
I took a Intro to Film Analysis class last fall at A&M (FILM 201) - it was work, but it was fun. :) And this semester I'm taking Shakespeare in Film - it counts as an English, but its really not english too much. Quizzes, films to watch (almost all are '90s versions), midterm & final, one paper (2-3 pages over a film), etc... easy class. I don't know where you go to school, but look for a film class! They're generally fun. :)
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[User Picture]From: topher
2001-05-08 02:40 pm (UTC)

Class suggestions. . .

Hrm, philosophy classes can be a blast, if you get an interesting one.

Astronomy is a fun one, and counts towards physics credit, usually.

Without seeing a course catalog or knowing more of your interests, I can't suggest much else right now. ;-)
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[User Picture]From: skeets
2001-05-08 02:44 pm (UTC)
You could always take something random like Jeet Kune Do or Game Theory or some such thing. :D Whenever I come across this problem, I try to pick something that I've had little experience with, but that still sounds like something that'd be cool to explore, even if I end up sucking at it.

I picked Linguistics (Language as a Psychological Process, more specifically) as a random filler course this term, and it's work, but it's also a cool subject, particularly if you're into psych.

Offhand, I'd think that photography might be cool for you, especially with that swanky digital cam that you have. It's something you could have some fun with. :)
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[User Picture]From: chuck
2001-05-08 03:10 pm (UTC)
Music 400? 401? You could take music 400 summer quarter(term a). Now that I saw it I'm considering it. But it looks pretty basic.
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[User Picture]From: meliana
2001-05-08 03:26 pm (UTC)
Take a music class (I forgot the course number, but it's about the orchestra). Easy A. No final, only have to go to 2 symphonies and write reports from there.

Or take a Jazz Dance class. No prereq. Easy A also. 90% attendance. 2 papers, each worths 5%. No midterm, no final.

Those 2 classes were my GPA booster when I went to UW.
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[User Picture]From: mandapandawong
2001-05-08 04:44 pm (UTC)

!!!

omg!! your icon is soooo cute!!!
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[User Picture]From: meliana
2001-05-08 04:59 pm (UTC)

Re: !!!

thank you :P ... I have your icon also ;)
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[User Picture]From: meliana
2001-05-08 04:59 pm (UTC)
Ow .. forgot to mention that guys take the Jazz Dance class also. I took Jazz Dance I and Jazz Dance II and some guys were taking that classes also, even though they were minority in the class.
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[User Picture]From: foobar
2001-05-08 04:26 pm (UTC)
Underwater basket weaving.
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[User Picture]From: twistah
2001-05-08 08:16 pm (UTC)
It's harder then it sounds. Don't knock it 'till you've tried it.
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[User Picture]From: foobar
2001-05-08 08:19 pm (UTC)

Re:

I didn't knock it, I said he should study it. :)
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From: lilturtle
2001-05-08 05:02 pm (UTC)
Sometimes you can get a waiver from the instructor for the pre-reqs. I would call up the instructor and ask.

I did this for a few of my classes when I was at UW.
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