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University offers zombie survival course


Posted on Tuesday, 13 March, 2012 | Comment icon 37 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


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Michigan State University is offering a course that teaches people how to survive a zombie apocalypse.

The course is entitled "Surviving the Coming Zombie Apocalypse: Catastrophes and Human Behavior" and focuses on how humans behave when faced with disasters such as plagues or earthquakes. "We will examine major catastrophic events from the past, look to potential future events, and consider a concept for increasing our chances of survival," the course catalog reads. Teacher Glenn Stutzk summarised it by saying "in a time of catastrophe, some people find their humanity; others lose theirs."

"The course, according to Time Magazine, focuses on how humans behave when faced with plagues or other catastrophic events."

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Comment icon #28 Posted by EnderOTD on 15 March, 2012, 11:02
Judging by the comments by some its obvious many people neglected to actually rear the article. Its not literally teaching students how to survive a zombie apocalypse, but plagues, earthquakes, meteor strikes and other catastrophic dooms day events, hell, you don't even have to read the article, just read the summary and you'll get the point.
Comment icon #29 Posted by failturner25 on 15 March, 2012, 12:32
Choice of weapon...my mouth. Knowing my weak self I would be one of the people who has turned into a zombie If I wasn't a zombie: shotgun, sniper and a katana (more just for the hell of having fun rather than survival)
Comment icon #30 Posted by UniqueWolf on 27 March, 2012, 23:10
DUDE I WOULD LOVE IF MY SCHOOL WOULD DO THAT!!! One problem is that I probably wouldn't be able to shoot the "zombies" in the head!
Comment icon #31 Posted by Feelingz on 30 March, 2012, 10:43
I would so go to college now if they had this course in my area. LMAO
Comment icon #32 Posted by sasquatchturd on 4 April, 2012, 1:34
Good idea Easy credits
Comment icon #33 Posted by 27vet on 4 April, 2012, 6:15
Good idea Easy credits No way. I reckon this course is more difficult than rocket science. Lots of complex number crunching, mainly the imaginary part.
Comment icon #34 Posted by Anne-Marie on 5 April, 2012, 2:58
Seriously? They're letting seven year old kids enrol in this course? I hate to think how this is going to impact on an impressionable childs mind. Most of these kids still believe good ol' Saint Nick visits them every year, imagine their reactions when they're told zombies are real. On the other hand, adults joining up to fight zombies is hilarious. P.s. Yeah, I know, it's just a fun marketing pitch for a survival camp and the owners are probably going to make a fortune but I do find it rather absurd and funny.
Comment icon #35 Posted by I Am Not Resisting on 5 April, 2012, 3:44
Seriously? They're letting seven year old kids enrol in this course? I hate to think how this is going to impact on an impressionable childs mind. Most of these kids still believe good ol' Saint Nick visits them every year, imagine their reactions when they're told zombies are real. On the other hand, adults joining up to fight zombies is hilarious. P.s. Yeah, I know, it's just a fun marketing pitch for a survival camp and the owners are probably going to make a fortune but I do find it rather absurd and funny. I don't think anyone is telling children they are real. I wouldn't...because they'r... [More]
Comment icon #36 Posted by and then on 5 April, 2012, 3:51
Zombies are the same as the "undead" right? So if they aren't dead then they're alive yes? So why do they walk like that? And what's up with the cannibalism? These questions are for the advancement of a logical approach to zombie mania.
Comment icon #37 Posted by Nerevarine on 5 April, 2012, 12:20
Best weapons to have in a zombie apocalypse: two machetes for close quarter fighting, shotgun, crossbow for silent kills, sniper rifle, and chuck Norris


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