Photo by Gage Skidmore.
It is often said that a liberal arts degree only prepares the holder of said degree for a life of waiting tables, but just how valuable would a, well, conservative arts degree be in today’s jobs market? Especially one from Glenn Beck University?
This July, while others are relaxing poolside, head back to the classroom - from the comfort of your own home. That may sound like an oxymoron but Glenn’s new academic program is only available online.
Offered exclusively to Insider Extreme subscribers, Beck University is a unique academic experience bringing together experts in the fields of religion, American history and economics. Through captivating lectures and interactive online discussions, these experts will explore the concepts of Faith, Hope and Charity and show you how they influence America’s past, her present and most importantly her future.
Mother Jones had some possible (probable?) course listings for BU.
Theories of Self and Other in the Autobiography of Ronald Reagan
Mythology 101: Fossils
Presidential History From Harding to Coolidge
Fundamentals of Spelling and Grammar CANCELED
Great Military Heroes: John Wayne
Intro to Theology: Ayn Rand
Advanced Marketing Seminar: Rare Gold Coins
Psych 301: Paranoia as Therapeutic Alternative
Wilde, Proust, and Other Homosexual Europeans
Middle Eastern and Arab Cultures: What’s Up With That?
Studies in Moral Courage: Joe McCarthy
Hermeneutics and Homosociality in The Overton Window
Political Science 300: Reverse Racism and the Modern Presidency
Colloquium on Great Filmmakers: Mel Gibson
Underwater Conspiracy Weaving
If some good ones occur to you, #BeckUCourses is a trending hashtag on Twitter. Here in an un-embedable video clip (with the comments wisely disabled) is Beck himself telling his er, flock, why everything they know is wrong.