College is an experience that will depend heavily on the people met, courses taken, memories made – among much more. However, academic performance should not be sacrificed in hopes to try everything. Here is a short list at Our Lady of the Lake University that will hopefully be of help.
This 3 hour course is designed to teach students about the basic techniques regarding drawing. In addition, a topic of special focus is the concept of perception of the various drawing media. Students will have a chance to develop a better eye on materials used and skills applied. This studio will be offered in the fall and spring terms, and has a class fee.
This 3 hour course is designed to provide students an insight of what the Criminal Justice system is like. By taking this course, students will learn about how the police, courts, and correction structures operate. There are no listed prerequisites for this course, and the course is listed to be offered as needed.
This 3 hour course is designed to teach students about the different components of drama, particularly pertaining to voice and diction. Students will learn about the different mechanisms, theories, practices and more, all relating to voice production. Through learning these materials, the course will also discuss how to improve voice quality, pronunciation, and more.
This hour class will introduce students to the Teach Education Program, and will focus on the responsibilities of a teach in regards to children and the community. Some of the topics covered in this course include awareness of high-need areas for teaching, career avenues, student populations, and more. There is a course fee and field work/experience is mandatory.
This 1 hour course provides many different options for students to explore. Most of the listed courses offered are coed style, and can be taken one time for credit. Different activities have varying course fees, so checking prior to signing up is highly encouraged. Otherwise, there are no listed prerequisites for the courses.
This 2 hour course is geared to provide students with an opportunity to learn outside the traditional classroom setting. By taking this course, students will learn about the fundamental skills pertaining to camp craft, trips, nature, activities, and more. There are no prerequisites, but there is a class fee.
This 3 hour course is structured to teach students about the basics of kinesiology and the different levels pertaining to the subject. The course will delve deeper into the varying components, such as the historical, philosophical, sociological, psychological, and much more. This course has no prerequisites listed and is offered in the spring.
This 3 hour course is designed to discuss the major institutions of the American government, such as the executive, legislative, and judicial. The course will also cover topics of independent agencies, legal framework, political parties, pressure groups, and more. There are no listed prerequisites, and the course is offered in the fall, spring, and summer.
This 3 hour course is structured to teach students about examining the world through a more sociological lens. Some of the topics covered include socialization, immigration, community health, social change, and more. By learning such materials, students will better understand the human experience. This course has no listed prerequisites.
This 3 hour course is designed to introduce students to the government at a state level, particularly that of the Texas institutions. The topics covered will include the environment, legal framework, policy outputs, electoral process, and more – all within the context of the Texas political system. This course does not have any prerequisites listed, and is offered to the spring term of even years.
No matter what decision is made in regards to many different faucets of the college experience, best of luck! Enjoying the moments and creating memories will be a gift to take even after college. Have fun!