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10 of the Easiest Classes at Laurentian University

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Nicola George Zschögner
If you're looking for some bird courses at Laurentian University of Sudbury, look no further! We've compiled a list for you of the top 10 easiest classes at LU, rated by the students themselves. Some of them may not seem like the most exciting courses, but if you're looking to boost your GPA; keep reading!

1. STAT 2161 - Introduction to Statistics

This course introduces basic concepts of stats and techniques used in the social sciences. It includes topics such as: data collection and description, the characteristics and features of the normal probability distribution, the formulation and testing of hypotheses, linear correlation and regression analyses.Image result for statistics

2. COSC 1701 - Computer Applications 

This course focuses on simple applications of microcomputers, and personal computing. It focuses on skills including: use of software, including word processors, spreadsheets and database systems.Image result for computer

3. ECON 1006 - Introduction to Microeconomics 

This course provides an introduction to the functions of individual decision-makers, both consumers and producers, within the larger economic system. The primary emphasis is on the nature and functions of product markets, the theory of the firm under varying conditions of competition and monopoly, and the role of government in promoting efficiency in the economy.Image result for economics

4. POLI 2306 - International Relations 

This course examines the development and current state of international relations. Attention is given to various "actors" in world politics - states, global and regional organizations, social and ethnic movements, etc. Issues such as globalization, democratization, conflict and conflict resolution are also examined.Image result for international relations

5. POLI 3105 - Canadian Law, Politics, and Aboriginal People 

This course explores the political, legal and constitutional status of Aboriginal people in Canada. It includes an examination of the effects of laws and policies on their individual and collective rights. The Constitution Act, Indian Act, international law and Aboriginal customary law are studied. Issues such as self-government, self-determination, Treaty rights and Aboriginal rights are discussed.Image result for law

6. POLI 3317 - Global Governance: The United Nations System 

 This course will first examine different conceptions of international politics (eg international system, international society). It will then look at the origins, development, institutional structure, activities and proposals for reform of the United Nations. It will then conclude with an examination of the role the U.N. has played in international politics.police car

7. POLI 3657 - Canadian Public Policy

A seminar course exploring selected public policy issues such as health, environment, taxation and immigration, with particular attention to the impact of different models of policy analysis.

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8. ANCS 2005 - Greek Mythology

This course provides an introduction to Greek myths and fables in their historical and literary context. The course involves readings in English of excerpts from ancient writers, and archaeological evidence and modern representations of mythological themes.Image result for greek mythology

9. THEA 1115 - Introduction to Theatre 

 This course introduces students to the arts of theatrical production, major historical styles, script analysis and performance. A variety of creative projects are combined with lectures, discussions of local productions and guest artists.Image result for theatre

10. ANTR 2906 - Introduction to Linguistics

This course addresses linguistics including phonetics/phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, sociolinguistics, language acquisition, and the distribution of languages around the world.Image result for linguisticsThose are the top 10 bird courses at LU, based on the opinions of their very own students! If you would like to read up further on their course selections you can click  here


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