FIG #14: Storytelling

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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.


Communication 101
with Lab
Amber Randell
1:00-1:50 pm
2:00-2:50 pm
Music 104
Grant Donnellan
10:30-11:50 am
Seminar 101
Rosemary Vohs
2:00-3:50 pm

Total Credits:


Course Descriptions for Storytelling

  • Communication 101 with Lab, Fundamentals of Speech, (Amber Randell) 4cr, BCOM, CRN: 43080
    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: 43138
    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: 41703
    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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