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Cluster Description:


Communication Studies 101
with Lab
Rosemary Vohs
10:00-10:50 am
2:00-2:50 pm
English 100
Michael Bell
12:00-1:50 pm
English 300
Janie Stuart
By Arrangement
By Arrangement
Seminar 101
Janie Stuart
11:00 am-12:20 pm

Total Credits:


Course Descriptions for

  • Communication Studies 101 with Lab, Fundamentals of Speech, (Rosemary Vohs) 4cr, BCOM, CRN: 44013
    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. Students with prior public speaking experience are advised to take COMM 235 to satisfy GUR requirements or communication major application requirements.
  • English 100, Introduction to College Writing, (Michael Bell) 5cr, CRN: 41748
    A writing course that offers practice in reading complex texts, writing with fluency and using the conventions of standard written English. Regularly scheduled conferences with instructor required. S/U grading.
  • English 300, International Student Bridge, (Janie Stuart) 1cr, CRN: 41866
    An individualized course of study not available through or replacing existing curriculum, to be arranged between one matriculating student and sponsoring faculty member. All academic policies and registration deadlines apply. Directed Independent Study courses cannot substitute for General University Requirements and are not eligible for tuition waiver.
  • Seminar 101, Seminar for First-Year Students, (Janie Stuart) 2cr, CRN: 43072
    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.

To see descriptions of other courses, see the University Catalog on which you may search for course information using the "binoculars" icon in the PDF viewer (Acrobat Reader).

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