CORE 100 — Liberal Arts Seminar (3 credits)

An introduction to college-level academic study with emphasis on critical reading and discussion. Topics will vary, but each seminar will focus on questions and issues relevant to the liberal arts. The course will emphasize the development of students’ reading and thinking skills through close textual analysis of a range of works. The seminar also seeks to enhance students’ ability to synthesize a variety of textual materials in order to express ideas, formulate positions, and construct oral and written arguments.