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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

Ronald Dye

197A: FYS:Studies in American Song


Angela Flury

197B: FYS:Strangers in 20th/21st Century Fiction and Film


Amity Reading

197C: FYS: Skepticism and Belief


Robert Stevens

197D: FYS:How to Write Everything


Nicole Lobdell

197E: FYS:Obsession


Fall Semester information

Lili Wright

197A: FYS:Writing Small: the American Short Story


Vanessa Dickerson

197B: FYS:Future Lands: Black Science Fiction


Peter Graham

197C: FYS:Memoir and Autobiography


Joseph Heithaus

197D: FYS:13 Ways of Looking


Amity Reading

197E: FYS:Skepticism and Belief


Christine White

197F: FYS:Inhabiting Dramatic Literature