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Undergraduate Catalog 2012

First Year Seminar

FYS 101 (3.00)

First Year Seminar (AH)

   Course ID: 054403
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: What Makes A Community?, The Divine Comedy, Understanding Human Beings, Beethoven's Music and Cultural Legacy, Turning to One Another: Beliefs and Behaviors, Living and Dying in Ancient Athens: An Archaeologi, What Makes a Community?, Political Rhetoric in the Media Age, Science Versus Religion: The Battlefield of Evolut, The Internet and the Humanities, Becoming American: Immigrant Narratives in Contemp, Arts, Humanities, or Sciences: Which Road to Reali, Building a Culture of Peace: What Would It Take?, Sustainability in American Culture, Creating Stories about Times of Change, Discussing Classics, But is it Art? Filmmakers, Art, and the Artist, Perspectives on the Heroic Journey
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR)

FYS 102 (3.00)

First Year Seminar (SS)

   Course ID: 054419
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: First Year Seminar, Sexuality,Health,Hmn Rts, Images of Madness, Seeking Truth and Justice: Human Rights Today, Diversity, Ethics and Social Justice in the Contex, Investigating Everyday Problems and Their Current, What Should Government Do? Exploring the Interplay, Contrasting Visions of Society, Sexuality, Health and Human Rights, The United States and Iran Since World War II, France Under German Occupation: Collaboration, Res, Passive-Aggressive Behavior, Banned Books: An American Contradiction, Conflict Resolution Education: Handling Conflict C, Exploring Mixed Identities, H.E.A.L.T.H.: How Environment, Access and Legislat, Creativity, Innovation, and Invention, History under the Microscope, Learning About, With, and From Students with Intel, The Deaf Community and Its Culture, International Migrations and the National Debate, Poverty Amidst Plenty: The Economics of American P, Life and Death in a Police State, Race, Science, and Society, Transformational Technologies, Imaginations and Expectations: Creating Contempora, Need for Fantasy, Debating America Ideology and Language in Politics, Transforming Technologies, Debating America, Conceptions of the Self, Maternity, Race, and Policy, The Future of Women in STEM
   Attributes: Social Sciences (GEP), Social Sciences (GFR)

FYS 103 (3.00)

First Year Seminar (S)

   Course ID: 054429
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Issues In Biotechnology, Paradigms and Paradoxes: An Attempt to Understand, Issues in Biotechnology, Global Warming, Exploring Examples from Mathematical Biology, Chasing Lightening: Sferics, Tweeks, and Whistlers, What is the World made of?, Monitoring Global Environmental Change with NASA S, Microbes, Humans, and History: How Microorganisms
   Attributes: Science (non-lab) (GEP), Science (non-lab) (GFR)

FYS 104 (3.00)

First Year Seminar (C)

   Course ID: 054440
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Exploration Thru Film, Intercultural Exploration through Film, Stereotypes: How We Deal With Differences, The Italians, Paris: The Happy Years
   Attributes: Culture (GEP), Culture (GFR)

FYS 106 (3.00)

First Year Seminar in SS or C

   Course ID: 054447
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Diversity and Pluralism: An Interdisciplinary Pers, Vienna 1900, Latin America and the United States in the World T
   Attributes: Culture (GEP), Social Sciences (GEP), Culture (GFR), Social Sciences (GFR)

FYS 107 (3.00)

First Year Seminar (AH/C)

   Course ID: 054449
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Happy Birthday, Don Quixote!, Latin America and the United States in the World T, Love's Philosophy, American Orientalism
   Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Culture (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR), Culture (GFR)

FYS 108 (3.00)

First Year Seminar (M)

   Course ID: 101956
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Computation as an Experimental Tool, Dynamics of Problem Solving, Crimebusting with Math and Stat
   Attributes: Mathematics (GEP)