Fall 2015 FYE Course Descriptions

The following FYE courses are anticipated to be offered in the Fall 2015 program (subject to change).


English 238

Society through its Literature (Humor):

Instructor: Goebel

Course details: 5cr, HUM

Time: TR, 10:00 - 11:50 AM

CRN: 40939

A thematic approach to literature, with different themes exploring the relationship between literary forms and society.

Psychology 118

The Psychology of Happiness and Well-Being:

Instructor: Dinnel

Course details: 5cr

Time: MWF, 8:30 - 9:50 AM

CRN: 43904

In this course, students will address the question of what comprises happiness and a sense of well-being in life. In particular, students will be exposed to the scientific literature on happiness and well-being within the framework of philosophical perspectives on life. Students will compare and contrast the findings on happiness and well-being in the scientific literature with advice provided in the various popular sources of information (e.g. self-help books, self-help websites, magazines, popular self-help television programs).



Education 109

Scholarship of Teaching & Learning

Instructor: Robinson

Course details: 4cr, SSC

Time: MW 10:00 - 11:50 am, CRN 41888

First grade students

Survey of concepts foundational to effective teaching and learning from history, sociology, psychology, political science, communication arts and law. Explores the interdependent and synergistic relationship between various academic disciplines and the scholarship of teaching and learning.


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