First Year Seminars are small courses designed to aid first-years' transition to college-level work, allowing them to build relationships with a faculty member and other first-year students.
Sophomore Seminars are small courses designed to help sophomores develop knowledge, skills and methods they need to progress toward more advanced learning in a field. Many focus on issues of identity, difference, and systems of power.
Writing - Designated Courses satisfy the University writing requirement; students receive substantive feedback on their prose that they may apply to revisions of an assignment or to subsequent assignments.
DIAP Courses on Race, Gender, Inequality examine issues of structural inequality, racial formations and/or
disparities, and broader systems of power.
Community-Based Learning and Research (CBLR) courses require students to collaborate with one or more community partners to investigate an important social challenge or problem.