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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