Fall 2015 FYE Course Descriptions
The following FYE courses are anticipated to be offered in the Fall 2015 program (subject to change).
Society through its Literature (Humor):
Course details: 5cr, HUM
Time: TR, 10:00 - 11:50 AM
A thematic approach to literature, with different themes exploring the relationship between literary forms and society.
The Psychology of Happiness and Well-Being:
Course details: 5cr
Time: MWF, 8:30 - 9:50 AM
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).
Scholarship of Teaching & Learning
Course details: 4cr, SSC
Time: MW 10:00 - 11:50 am, CRN 41888
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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