Students generally take one seminar a year in numeric order. The first three years incorporate and are relevant to all academic disciplines. In the fourth year, student take a capstone course in their major. CORE 179
is an exciting blend of common experiences, unique perspectives and creative learning methods. Here’s a sample of some of the CORE 179 topics:
- Gender Matters
- Gods, Beasts, or In-Between
- Virtue and Vices
- Know Thyself
- Machine versus Human
- Human Nature in Sport
- Applied Storytelling
reflects upon the Common Good and asks the question: What does it mean to belong to a community? CORE 379
reflects upon Justice and asks the question: How shall we live?
Both 279 and 379 courses are focused in various disciplines. Here’s an example of some of these courses:
- BIO 279 Biological Evolution
- ENG 279 Conflict and Community
- HST 279 History of Western Monasticism,
- SWK 279 The Politics of Aging
- ECN Social and Economic Justice
- ENG 379 Feast & Famine: Class and Culture in Literature and Film
- THL 379 Theology of Justice and Mercy.
reflects on Truth and asks the question, What have we learned, and how will we continue to contemplate truth?
The Core seminars make learning interactive, integrative and relevant. With the problem-solving and strong communication skills developed in the Core, students will be prepared for careers, professional training, graduate school and life.