FIG #16: Storytelling

FIG Pre-registration Fall 2017 is now closed. Please contact Rebecca McLean with any questions at (360)650-6607 or Rebecca.McLean@wwu.edu.


Cluster Description:
Students in this FIG explore the art, science and power of storytelling across cultures while learning to perform stories themselves and discovering how narrative is central to human identity and communication.

Courses

Class
 Instructor 
 Days 
 Time 
 Credits 
 GUR 
Communication 101
with Lab
Amber Randell
MWF
T
1:00-1:50 pm
2:00-2:50 pm
4
BCOM 
Music 104
Grant Donnellan
MW
10:30-11:50 am
3
HUM 
Seminar 101
Rosemary Vohs
M
2:00-3:50 pm
2
 

Total Credits:

9
 

Course Descriptions for Storytelling

  • Communication 101 with Lab, Fundamentals of Speech, (Amber Randell) 4cr, BCOM, CRN: 44004
    Functional approach to effective communication. Emphasizes the application of principles to practical problems in speech for persons with little or no previous public speaking experience.
  • Music 104, The Art of Listening to Music, (Grant Donnellan) 3cr, HUM, CRN: 41688
    Non-technical basis for enjoyable listening to music; performance practices relating to symphony orchestras, instrumental ensembles, opera, choral groups and solo performance.
  • Seminar 101, Seminar for First-Year Students, (Rosemary Vohs) 2cr, CRN: 41832
    An introductory seminar offering an exploration of academic content and essential questions within the liberal arts and sciences tradition. Includes embedded instruction in academic skills and use of campus resources pertinent to exploration of the FIG cluster theme. Concludes in a formal paper or academic presentation.

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