My general education has been very thorough in going over a broad introduction of acedemics. Because of this broad overview I have been very intrigued by a couple areas outside of my physics major, being econmics in business, philosophy, and art.
Puplic speaking is useful in any discipline. The ability to present information both effectively and in an entertaining way is crucial to a good presentation that people remember.
Both essential writing skills and the ability to interprete literature in its historical and modern contexts were developed in these classes taken in high school. These skills have been utilized by my major in the multitude of lab reports written for different physics expirements.
One of the best ways I've learned both more about myself and more about the world around me is by arguments. Whether it's politics, religion, or discussion of controversial issues, a strong argument has made me reconsider my own values. Arguments of all kinds need to be analyzed, and these skills were taught in this class.
When researching different topics, understanding how those expirements are structured and analyzed is very important to understand the results and the legitmacy of the expirement. This statistics course from high school taught very crucial analytical methods for data, which has already helped me in my physics expirements.
This class has not yet been fufilled.
This course is what caused me to actually change my major from computer engineering to physics. The classical physics course details simple newtonian physics.
This class has not been fufilled yet.
I am looking forwards to taking this course my next semester, as I have a heavy background in photography.
The American government is a highly intricate system that many other countries idealize as a leader of the world. Participating in this system is a heavy task, and this class detailed many of the different functions that our government plays in our daily lives.
Having a context to our modern society helps with interpreting our current state and where we are headed in the future. This course details the start of the U.S. as a country into its mid-history.