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Cornerstone Courses (UNCS) College of Arts and Sciences


Subject Area Course # Course Title Semester Credit Hours Expand
UNCS 2201 The Courage to Know: Exploring the Intellectual, Social, and Spiritual Landscapes of the College Experience Fall 3
Course Description

This course offers an introduction to college life. The readings and discussions will investigate personal and social development in the college years. Topics will include the nature of learning, diversity, social justice, human sexuality, intimacy, addiction, and other topics. The class materials and strategies are designed to be provocative and practical as well as intellectually stimulating.


Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: This will be an interactive three-credit seminar of fifteen students, serving as one of students' university electives and one of the five courses in the first semester. Your instructor will serve as your academic advisor during the first year.

UNCS 2205 Mentoring and Leadership Seminar Spring 3
Course Description

For Senior TAs of "Courage To Know" classes only. Class is Pass/Fail only.


Instructor(s): Elizabeth Bracher

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments:

UNCS 2245 Freshman Topic Seminars Fall 1
Course Description

The Freshman Topic Seminars give freshmen an opportunity to meet with their faculty advisor once a week to enjoy small group discussions on a topic of research and intellectual interest to the instructor. The Freshman Topic Seminars are limited to 14 students per section, meet once a week for 75 minutes, end before the Thanksgiving break, earn one credit, and are graded pass/fail. The short readings in the Topic Seminars focus on specific topics unique to each section and are designed to allow students to explore new academic areas. A list of current topics can be found at http://www.bc.edu/offices/fye/cornerstone/freshman/


Instructor(s):

Prerequisites: None

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