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Post  Magil on Sun Jul 05, 2009 1:17 pm

Ancient Runes

Ancient Runes- This class teaches students about ancient scripture, such as heiroglyphs. It also teaches students about various runes, such as Jara, the rune of Harvest.

Arithmancy

Arithmancy- Arithmancy is the art of seeing into the future/foretelling the future by way of numbers. Usually by the numbers in names. (E.g. Bob would be 2, 15, 2.)

Astronomy

Astronomy - Astronomy is the study of Celestial Bodies and their mythical and scientific significance.


Care of Magical Creatures


Care of Magical Creatures- COMC deals with any sort of Magical beast. This includes phoenixes, dragons, and thestrals. COMC teaches students where certain creatures live, what food they eat, and, of course, how to care for certain creatures.

Charms

Charms- Charms deals with spells and incantations as opposed to hexes and jinxes. This includes lumos and wingardium leviosa. Charms usually deals with simple spells used in everyday life.

Defense Against the Dark Arts

Defense Against the Dark Arts- DADA teaches students about various hexes, jinxes, and curses and how one can defend themselves against them. This includes counter curses such as impedimenta. DADA also teaches students about more deadly/dark creatures, such as werewolves and redcaps.

Divination

Divination- Divination is the art of fortelling one's future, seeing into one's past, or seeing into a person's wants/wishes/character. This includes crystal balls and tea leaves.

Dueling

Dueling- Similar to DADA, Dueling teaches students how to use hexes, jinxes, spells, and curses in battle. Not so much about defense tactics, dueling is more about attack and disarming techniques. This includes expelliarmus.

Flying

Flying- Name is pretty much self-explanatory. Flying teaches students how to fly using broomsticks. It also teaches students about quidditch, as well as how to care for brooms properly, and the different makes of brooms.

Herbology

Herbology- Herbology teaches students about various magical plants, where to find them, how to care for them, and what their uses are.

Muggle Studies

Muggle Studies- Muggle Studies teaches students about various items/artifacts muggles use and how they have affected the wizarding world and vice versa. It also shows students how muggles do certain tasks without magic, such as simply baking a pie.

Potions

Potions- Again, the name is self explanatory. Potions teaches students about various potions, how they are made, what they are used for, what exactly they do, where certain ingredients are found, how they are used, as well as how to recognize certain potions.

Transfigurations

Transfiguration- Transfiguration deals with spells used to change one item into another, specifically turning inanimate objects (such as a pillow) into animals (such as a rat) and vice versa. It also teaches students about human transfiguration.

History of Magic

History of Magic- History of Magic deals with both the origins of and the important history of Magic studies and development. What is important to this course is an understand of where we were, and how much progress we have made. It is important to recognize why our society has gone where it has, and how much progress is yet to be made.
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