Catalog
2016-17

Liberal Learning

Rocco Marinaccio
Director of the Core Curriculum

The following courses comprise the core curriculum for students in the School of Liberal Arts and in the School of Science and are open only to those students. In keeping with the active learning goals of the program, all courses combine readings, discussions, and extensive writing assignments.

LLRN 102 Classical Origins of Western Culture is required of all students in the School of Liberal Arts and some students in the School of Science.

To fulfill the Humanities requirement, all students in Liberal Arts and Science take the following courses:

ENGL 150Roots: Literature3
or ENGL 151 Roots: Literature (First Year Seminar)
HIST 150Roots: History3
or HIST 152 Roots: History - FYS
PHIL 150Roots: Philosophy3
or PHIL 152 Roots: Philosophy - FYS
ART 150Roots: Art3
or ART 151 Roots: Art (First Year Seminar)
or MUSC 150 Roots: Music
or MUSC 151 Roots: Music (First Year Seminar)

To fulfill the Social Science requirement, students in the School of Liberal Arts select 3, and students in the School of Science select 2, of the following courses:

ECON 150Roots: Economics3
GOVT 150Roots: Government3
or GOVT 153 Roots: Government - FYS
PSYC 150Roots: Psychology3
or PSYC 153 Roots: Psychology - FYS
SOC 150Roots: Sociology3
or SOC 153 Roots: Sociology - FYS

Courses

LLRN 102. Classical Origins of Western Culture. 3 Credits.

A multidisciplinary exploration of Greek and Roman contributions to the heritage of western culture. Students examine classical history, science, philosophy, literature, and fine arts.

LLRN 107. Medieval Origins of Western Culture. 3 Credits.

A multidisciplinary exploration of Europe during the Middle Ages, from the fourth through the fifteenth centuries. Students examine medieval history, fine arts, literature, philosophy, and religion.

LLRN 151. Classical Origins of Western Culture (First Year Seminar). 3 Credits.

A multidisciplinary exploration of Greek and Roman contributions to the heritage of western culture. Students examine classical history, science, philosophy, literature, and fine arts.

LLRN 300. Honors Seminar. 3 Credits.

Under the auspices of the Dean of Arts and the Coordinator of the Honor's Enrichment Program. Course description will be announced when courses are offered.

LLRN 375. Internship. 3 Credits.

Students participate in an off-campus training experience closely related to their area of study. Frequent meetings with the internship advisor and a paper are required. Internships are arranged through the Center of Career Development and must be approved in advance by the chair and the Dean of the School of Arts. General elective credit only.

LLRN 401. Senior Seminar. 3 Credits.

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