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Global Citizenship Cohort | Courses


In 2018-2019 we are offering two cohort themes. You must choose one of these themes on your application to the Global Citizenship cohort.


Theme 1: Identity & Politics


Tentative schedule of first-year courses (the usual course load is 5 courses per semester).

Fall 2018
  1. Introduction to Political Science - POLI 1000: Ms. Lisa Lambert
    why? This course will give you insights into the how’s and why’s of politics, using current events to illustrate concepts around our governmental institutions and systems.
     
  2. Knowledge and Liberal Education – LBED 1000A: TBA
    why? Liberal Education 1000 will help you develop skills such as critical thinking, numeracy, oral and written communications, and research. It’s more than just skills, though; this course will integrate ideas from all areas and help you see the connections and questions that influence these ideas.
     
  3. The Global Citizenship cohort Seminar - LBED 1150A: Dr. Jay Gamble
    why? This half-course, for Cohort students only, will meet once a week to plan Cohort activities, discuss connections across Cohort courses, and hear guest speakers of interest to our theme.
     
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Spring 2019
  1. Introduction to Language & Literature – ENGL 1900B: Dr. Jay Gamble
    why? An introduction to the study of English language and literature, involving an exploration of various genres of literature and non-literary texts and requiring a series of critical assignments designed to encourage analytical reading, thinking and writing.
     
  2. Identity and Liberal Education – LBED2000:  Dr. Bruce Mackay (tentative)
    why? This course allows you to explore the concept of individual and group identities in a multidisciplinary setting.
     
  3. The Global Citizenship cohort Seminar - LBED 2150A: Dr. Jay Gamble
    why? This half-course, for Cohort students only, will meet once a week to plan Cohort activities, discuss connections across Cohort courses, and hear guest speakers of interest to our theme.  You will also work on your cohort project in your second semester, giving you the chance to put your learning and connections to work.
     
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Theme 2: Water & Sustainability


Tentative schedule of first-year courses (the usual course load is 5 courses per semester).

Fall 2018
  1. The Anthropological Perspective – ANTH 1000: Dr. Jan Newberry
    why? Anthropology 1000 examines the material, social and cultural conditions of human behavior and life. You will gain perspective and insight on societies and cultures across the globe and right here at home.
     
  2. Introduction to Geography - GEOG 1000: Dr. Phil Bonnaventure
    why? This course will introduce you to the physical processes that interconnect our globe, including the atmosphere, biosphere, and hydrosphere.  Build your understanding of how it all works together.
     
  3. The Global Citizenship cohort Seminar - LBED 1150B: Dr. Jan Newberry
    why? This half-course, for Cohort students only, will meet once a week to plan Cohort activities, discuss connections across Cohort courses, and hear guest speakers of interest to our theme.
     
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Spring 2019
  1. Knowledge and Liberal Education – LBED 1000A: TBA
    why? Liberal Education 1000 will help you develop skills such as critical thinking, numeracy, oral and written communications, and research. It’s more than just skills, though; this course will integrate ideas from all areas and help you see the connections and questions that influence these ideas. 
     
  2. Indigenous Peoples and Water – NAS 1850: Dr. Maura Hanrahan
    why?  This exploration of Indigenous peoples and water will take us through the Americas and beyond as we look at water meanings and understandings, water security challenges and water grabbing through the use of case studies, and water justice for Indigenous peoples. Learning will enhance critical thinking and problem-based learning abilities, and assessment will involve a hands-on exercise, texts, and presentations.
     
  3. The Global Citizenship cohort Seminar - LBED 2150B: Dr. Jan Newberry
    why? This half-course, for Cohort students only, will meet once a week to plan Cohort activities, discuss connections across Cohort courses, and hear guest speakers of interest to our theme. You will also work on your cohort project in your second semester, giving you the chance to put your learning and connections to work. 
     
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  5. A course that you select