Lax? Couldn’t Be.

Harvard faculty maintain that additions to the courses that will fulfill General Education requirements (a replacement for the Core) are not growing easier.
Subcommittee chairs maintain that their standards have not grown too lax. Here’s a defense, reported in the Harvard Crimson:

Subcommittee chairs maintain that their standards have not grown too lax.
“I don’t think we’re becoming more lenient,” said W. James Simpson, chair of the Literature and Arts subcommittee.

Recent additions to the acceptable courses:

Folklore and Mythology 111: “Embodied Expression/Expressive Body: Dance in Cultural Context

and

Performance, Tradition and Cultural Studies: An Introduction to Folklore and Mythology

Read on for some additional “not too lax” means to fufilll requirements.

Anthony Paletta

Anthony Paletta is a freelance writer.

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