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: Government 153; Psychology 153; Sociology 153
The following seminars will be offered during Fall semester 2018:
ART 151-01 & 02: Roots of the Modern Age: ART
ENGL 151-01: Storytelling and War
ENGL 151-02: Making and Unmaking Monsters
LLRN 151-01: Love and War in Ancient Greece: Classical Origins, Modern Retellings
HIST 152-01: Nationalism and Empire
PHIL 152-01: Philosophy of Resistance
PHIL 152-02: Philosophy Through Film
RELS 152-01 & 02: Sacred Storytelling: Narrative, Tradition, and the Holy
PSYC 153-01: Not All Wounds are Visible: The Psychological Effects of War Trauma