ALA 101 - A User's Guide to the Liberal Arts
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Applied Liberal Arts (ALA)
Department: LSA UG: Curriculum Support
Credits:
1
Other:
Minicourse
Enforced Prerequisites:
Students cannot enroll if they have completed UC 270, Topic Title "A User's Guide to Liberal Arts".
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The "Liberal Arts and Sciences" is one of those phrases that everyone uses and seems to know what they mean, but few people would actually feel comfortable defining. This mini-course is designed to help students understand why their college education looks the way it does and learn to speak confidently about how their liberal arts education is preparing them for success in a wide range of possible careers and endeavors. Find out what LSA graduates from the University of Michigan do with their degrees, what employers are looking for in recent college grads, and how important your major really is. You'll also meet LSA alumni, get to know the structure of your university better, and debate current issues in U.S. higher education.

Course Requirements:

Class Blog (30% total; 20% for entries and 10% for comments). Organizational Map of the University of Michigan (15%): Informational Interview (15%) Final Paper: Your Two Year Plan (40%)

Intended Audience:

Y1 and Y2

Class Format:

Lecture

ALA 101 - A User's Guide to the Liberal Arts
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
28438
Open
25
 
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M 6:00PM - 7:00PM
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