Go to Main Content

Online Access to BannerWeb - PNTR

 

HELP | EXIT

Catalog Entries

 

Spring 2019
Nov 17, 2019
Transparent Image
Information Select the Course Number to get further detail on the course. Select the desired Schedule Type to find available classes for the course.

EDST 0210 - Sophomore Seminar/Liberal Arts
*Sophomore Seminar in the Liberal Arts* This course is designed for sophomores who are interested in exploring the meaning and the purpose of a liberal arts education. To frame this investigation, we will use the question "What is the good life and how shall I live it?" Through an interdisciplinary and multicultural array of readings and films we will engage our course question through intellectual discussion, written reflection, and personal practice. There will be significant opportunities for public speaking and oral presentation, as well as regular writing assignments, including a formal poster presentation. Readings will include reflections on a liberal arts education in the U.S. (Emerson, Brann, Nussbaum, Oakeshott, Ladsen-Billings, bell hooks); on "the good life" (excerpts from Aristotle, sacred texts of different traditions); on social science analyses of contemporary life; texts on the neuroscience of happiness; as well as literary and cinematic representations of lives well-lived.
0.000 OR 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 OR 1.000 Lecture hours
0.000 TO 2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Discussion, Seminar

Social Sciences Division
Education Studies Department

Course Attributes:
CMP


Return to Previous New Search XML Extract
Transparent Image
Skip to top of page
Release: 8.7.2.4