Literary Journalism of the Outdoors explores the classic modern American works of outdoor journalism. Students will embark on a field trip to Santa Fe, NM, where they will have the opportunity to meet with editors, writers, and designers of Outside magazine.
Introduction to Poetry is about learning to read poems and to write about them intelligently and elegantly. Studying a range of poems from the Middle Ages to the present, we will explore the elements of poetic expression--meter, sound, metaphor, etc.--to become skillful readers.
Queer Performance and Body Politics analyzes how the performances of queer artists has challenged traditional body, sexuality, and selfhood ideas. Students will be able to identify strategic positions utilized by performance art, literature, drama, dance, musical theatre, and film artists.
American Political Thought seeks to develop a deeper understanding of the American constitutional tradition. Students will explore fundamental principles and historical events.
Meteorology introduces basic physics principles to examine dynamic processes in the atmosphere, including solar radiation, weather forecasting, and atmospheric energy flow. Laboratory and field experiments will be utilized to enrich students’ learning experiences.
Symbolic Interactionism aims to comprehend the concepts and arguments of symbolic interactionalist theory. Students will focus on interactional accomplishments of self and identity, and interactional regulation of bodies and emotions, among other concepts.
Arts for Social Change is a coalition that utilizes different mediums of arts to promote community organizing and positive social change. The coalition works to design collaborative projects that ignite critical inquiry while appealing to a general audience. Groups that participate in the collective include the Arts for Social Change Living and Learning Community in Mathias Hall, among other Arts for Social Change associates.