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ENG 197

First-Year Seminar

An exploration of a literary theme with an emphasis on class discussion and participation, independent projects, historical and cultural awareness and writing. Recent courses have included Poetry of Song, Reading Las Vegas, War and Sex in Arthurian Legend, and Milestones: Four African-American Artists. Enrollment limited to first-year students. May be counted toward a major or minor.

Distribution Area Prerequisites Credits
1 course

Fall Semester information

David Alvarez

197A: FYS: Coffee:Islam, Democracy, Globalization

David Crouse

197B: FYS: Heroes, Villains, and Monsters: The Graphic Novel & Contemporary Culture

Angela Flury

197C: FYS:Penny Dreadful

Deborah Geis

197D: FYS: Alternative Autobiographies

Wayne Glausser

197E: FYS:Las Vegas

Amity Reading

197F: FYS:Skepticism & Belief

Tamara Stasik

197G: FYS:The Book in Society

Karin Wimbley

197H: FYS: Media, Culture and Politics of the 1980s

Fall Semester information

Samuel Autman

197A: FYS: Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Essays on How Location Affects Our Lives

Harry Brown

197B: FYS: Imagining Extinction

Ronald Dye

197C: FYS:Shakespeare's Comedies

Angela Flury

197D: FYS: Gothic Horrors: Penny Dreadful

Ghassan Nasr

197E: FYS: The Silk Road: Old Tales for Modern Times