CVEC Class Schedule for Spring 2021

March 29 – May 21, 2021
Registration processing begins March 8, 2021

Title of Class
Time of Class
Key Modern U.S. Supreme Court Decisions
Monday 9:30-11:30 am
John Robison
Women in Movies
Monday 1:30-3:30 pm
Eric Nelson
Three Comic Academic Novels
Tuesday 9:30-11:30 am
Carol Rutz
Bach’s Church Music
Tuesday 1:30-3:30 pm
Gerald Hoekstra
Issues in Bioethics: Clinical and Public Health Ethics
Wednesday 9:30-11:30 am
Karen Gervais
Frank Lloyd Wright: By the Book
Wednesday 1:30-3:30 pm
Barbara Evans
A Beautiful Dream: Alexander Faribault and the Founding of Minnesota
Thursday 9:30-11:30 am
Sam Temple
U.S. National Security Policy Foundation and Future
Thursday 1:30-3:30 pm
David Sauer
Modern Scientific Cosmology
Friday 9:30-11:30 am
Joel Weisberg
Conceptual and Ethical Issues Involved in Psychiatry
Friday 1:30-3:30 pm
Jerry Kroll & Perry Mason

Our Purpose

  • To provide a content-oriented study experience for elder students with senior faculty

Our Program

  • CVEC focuses on a desire for a life-long learning
  • The courses of study are selected to provide rich academic experiences in the liberal arts
  • Most of these courses are informal, with learners actively participating in discussion.
  • CVEC welcomes younger registrants (under 50) on a seat-available basis
  • Previous formal education is not a requirement

Our Policies

  • Class size is generally limited to 15
  • Most classes will meet 8 times, once per week
  • Classes are 2 hours per session
  • Financial assistance is available for registrants who cannot afford the fee
  • Students may withdraw from a course before the 2nd class meeting and request a refund