Courses

Global Citizenship Program


2017-2018 Theme: Water, Sustainability and Social Justice


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

Fall 2017

  1. Knowledge and Liberal Education – LBED 1000A: Dr. Shelly Wismath

    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. 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.
     

  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 2018

  1. Quantitative Reasoning - LBED 2100A: Dr. Shelly Wismath

    why? This science GLER course will help you develop good critical thinking skills in a quantitative framework, with examples tied to environmental issues.
     

  2. The Anthropology of Water – ANTH 2850B: Dr. Steve Ferzacca

    why? The goals of this course are to make students aware of the challenges different regions and societies of the world face in sustaining their water use, and to appreciate how important multiple contexts (social, religious, economic, political, cultural) are to an understanding of the value of water in and for human lives.
     

  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.
     

  4. A course that you select
     
  5. A course that you select