Course Information

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This page contains information about some of our course offerings. More information is available through WebAdvisor and in the college Academic Bulletin.

Center for Language and Culture (CLC) courses: self-directed language study for American Sign Language.

Community Engaged courses: course with a required community engagement component.

FS 102: specific topics and descriptions for Spring 2018 sections sections of FS 102, Academic Discourse II.

FS 201: specific departments, topics, and descriptions for Spring 2018 sections of FS 201, Communication in a Discipline.

Module courses: 7 week courses that take place in the first Half (“Module A”) or second half (“Module B”) of the semester.

Music classes: placement and registration information

Natural science lab courses: a list of introductory courses offered in Spring 2018 that satisfy the distribution requirement that all students complete a laboratory course in the natural sciences.

Section Designations: a summary of the various codes we use as part of section designations to identify certain types of classes.

“Short” Courses: classes whose duration is less than a half semester (7 week module) and that are not generally a recurring part of the curriculum. They are typically offered to take advantage of a one- or two-week campus residence by a visiting scholar.

Special Topics (Introductory): descriptions of Spring 2018 courses numbered in the 190’s and 290’s. Special topics courses are offered only once or twice and often take advantage of the special expertise of visiting faculty. Courses numbered 190-199 and 290-299 are taught at an introductory or intermediate level.

Special Topics (Advanced): descriptions of Spring 2018 courses numbered in the 390’s and 490’s. Special topics courses are offered only once and often take advantage of the special expertise of visiting faculty. Courses numbered 390-399 and 490-499 are at an advanced level and are typically taken by juniors and seniors.