First-Year and Collegiate Seminars

The LS&A Dean's Office has announced its program of courses for the Winter Term in both its First-Year Seminars and Collegiate Seminars in the University Courses division (Division 495). All of these seminars are offered for four credits, and each is limited to 15-20 students.

150. First-Year Seminar. (4). (HU).
001 ­ Understanding and Appreciating Poetry. TTh 2:30-4 (Barrows)
002 ­ Creative Writing. TTh 1-2:30 (Lyons)
003 ­ Drama and Society. TTh 10-11:30 (Woods)
004 ­ Not only St. Francis: Christian Writing on the Environment. TTh 10-11:30 (Walker)
005 ­ Visions of the Past. TTh 10-11:30 (Marwil)

151. First-Year Seminar. (4). (SS).
001 ­ Current Issues in Sport Sociology. TTh 2:30-4 (Vaughn)
002 ­ Public Education in the South for Blacks and Other Minorities, 1863-1954. TTh 10-11:30 (Palmer)
003 ­ New Challenges for U.S. Foreign Policy. TTh 10-11:30 (Hovey)
004 ­ Environmental Injustice. M 1-4 (Velez)
005 ­ Building a Community of Change. TTh 4-5:30 (Fox)
006 ­ Gender Issues, Christian Thought, and The Bible. WF 11:30-1 (DeConick)

152. First-Year Seminar. (4). (NS).
001 ­ The Human Body in Sickness and Health. MW 2:30-4 (Gates)
002 ­ Cosmology...Physical Science Contemplates the Nature of the Universe. TTh 10-11:30 (Teske)
003 ­ Drugs, Culture, and Human Behavior. MW 10-11:30 (Rose)
004 ­ Natural Resources: Rights and Responsibilities. MWF 9-10 (Estabrook)

250. Collegiate Seminars. (4). (HU).
001 ­ Idea, Form, and Medium. MW 1-2:30 (Beaver)
002 ­ The Human Vision of Don Quijote. TTh 1-2:30 (Casa)
003 ­ Language and Personal Identity. TTh 10-11:30 (Toon)
004 ­ Religious Change in the Roman Empire. TTh 10-11:30 (Potter)
005 ­ Gödel, Escher, Bach.
WF 1-2:30 (Lawler)

251. Collegiate Seminars. (4). (SS).
001 ­ Alternative Realities: Science and the Study of Human Perception. MWF 9-10 (Pachella)
002 ­ A Study Of The Holocaust As An Historical Event And Its Impact On
Jewish Thought And Culture.
T 6:30-9:30 p.m. (Ginsburg)
003 ­ Neandertals. Th 1-4 (Wolpoff)
004 ­ Identity: Self, Community, and Power. M 6-9 p.m. (Ezekiel)

252. Collegiate Seminars. (4). (NS).
001 ­ Coastal Systems and Human Settlements. T 9-11, Th 9-10 (Wilkinson)

Interdisciplinary courses

As part of a special undergraduate initiative for first- and second-year students, the LS&A Dean's Office also sponsors a number of interdiscipli-nary courses. Housed in the University Courses division (Division 495), these courses emphasize writing and critical thinking and introduce important topics in an innovative fashion. These courses provide excellent opportunities to explore sundry fields in an innovative fashion.

111/Sociology 111. Introduction to Global Change II. (4). (SS). (Ness, Teeri, Allan)

171/Germ. 171/Hist. 171. Coming to Terms with Germany. (4). (HU). (Amrine/Eley)

175/Slavic Surveys 221. Ukraine, Armenia and the Baltics: Culture and Ethnicity in the Other Europe. (3). (HU). (Bardakjian)

176/Russian 222. Russia Today. (3). (HU). (Makin)

177/Slavic Surveys 240. Introduction to Slavic Folklore. (3). (HU). (Stolz)

262/RC Interdiv. 262. AIDS: The Challenge to Society. (4). (NS). (Sloat)