All first year students in the School of Liberal Arts, both freshmen and transfers, take a writing-intensive seminar class.
As a first year liberal arts student, you will take two first year seminars, one in the fall and one in the spring. These seminars are small, writing-intensive classes that give you the opportunity to work closely with faculty, actively discuss issues and texts in depth, and improve your critical thinking and writing skills.
To gain a diverse set of experiences and skills, you will be required to choose courses from two of the three following groups:
Group 1: Art or Music 151; English 151; Liberal Learning 151
Group 2: History 152; Philosophy 152; Religious Studies 152
Group 3: Political Science 153; Psychology 153; Sociology 153
The following seminars will be offered during Fall semester 2021:
ART 151-01: Roots of the Modern World
ENGL 151: Roots of The Modern Age: Literature: Making and Unmaking Monsters
LLRN 151: Love and War in Ancient Greece: Classical Origins, Modern Retellings
HIST 152-01: Nationalism and Empire
HIST 152-02: Race and Revolution
PHIL 152-01: Roots of the Modern Age
PHIL 152-02: Philosophy and Literature
RELS 152-01: First Year Seminar on the Nature and Experience of Religion Wilderness as a Window into Understanding Religion