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ANTH 197

First-Year Seminar

This course, designed especially for first-year students, explores an innovative or timely issue in anthropology. Anthropological perspectives and ways of knowing are used to study a particular topic in depth. Ethical and comparative dimensions to the issue will be examined. Topics might include: Culture and Morality, Women and Work, Culture and Medicine, Human Rights and Cultural Survival, and Culture and Violence. Seminars are small and emphasize writing and class discussion. Prerequisite: first-year students only.

Distribution Area Prerequisites Credits
First-year students only 1 course

SOC 197

First-Year Seminar

This course, designed especially for first-year students, explores an innovative or timely issue in sociology. Sociological perspectives and ways of knowing are used to study a particular topic in depth. Ethical, historical and sometimes comparative dimensions to the issue will be examined. Topics may include: Popular Culture in the U.S., Culture Wars in American Society, Dilemmas in Health Care, and Justice and Society. Seminars are small and emphasize writing and class discussion. First-year students only.

Distribution Area Prerequisites Credits
1 course

Fall Semester information

Lydia Marshall

197AA: FYS:The Archaeology and Ethics of Human Environmental Impact


Rebecca Bordt

197SA: Angola to Sing Sing: Writing on Prison Writing


Kelley Hall

197SB: FYS:Gender and Sexuality in Comics