2011-12 Catalog

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Offering Description

Great Works in the Liberal Arts


Spring 2012 quarter

Nancy Koppelman American studies
Fields of Study
education, history and literature
Preparatory for studies or careers in
any field in the liberal arts.

This course introduces students to great works in fields from the Liberal Arts: literature, languages, philosophy, history, mathematics, the sciences, and the arts. Students will learn about the origins and history of liberal arts education and read works about the liberal arts by philosophers and educators. Guest speakers will introduce great works that influenced their teaching and scholarship. Each week, students will participate in seminars and write short essays, and at the last class meeting, take a final exam. This course provides an excellent introduction to the cultural traditions and range of fields that encompass a liberal arts education.

Online Learning
Enhanced Online Learning
Greener Store
May be offered again in
Summer 2012
Offered During

Program Revisions

Date Revision
January 27th, 2012 This offering has been cancelled.
January 3rd, 2012 New offering added.