Sisters Cheyenne, right and Shawnee Riehl, of Toms River, walk down the boardwalk in Asbury Park, N.J. on Saturday (Oct. 5). Photos by Aristide Economopoulos/The Star-Ledger

Zombies 101? Monmouth University joins colleges offering courses on the undead

(RNS) Monmouth University is among several colleges jumping on the zombie scholarship bandwagon. The University of Baltimore and Columbia College in Chicago both offer zombie studies classes. Michigan State University offered a two-credit course last summer on surviving the zombie apocalypse in which students were placed in survivor groups in a simulated zombie attack.