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It was good being with the same group of students….it felt more personal” 
Claire Simmons, student

Learning Communities change each semester! 

Check out the offerings for Fall 2014 below. Courses meet August through December. NOTE: To register for a Learning Community, you must register for each course in the set using the specific course and section number.  Section numbers and times will be posted soon! 

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Now Who's Wearing the Pants? Evolution and Revolution of Gender Roles
Discover how words shape our ideas about gender roles. Investigate what it means to be a man or a woman, how we learn those roles, and what happens when we challenge them. Explore your ideas about gender through the power of the written and spoken word.  Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENG 111 or ENG 115 or ENG 121  (Meets ENG COMP, ARTS & HUM general education requirements.) 

ENG-111 Composition and Introduction to Literature 1    MWF  9-9:50AM
 section 010 Prof. Spoor  
COM-111   Fundamentals of Oral Communication   MWF 10-10:50AM
 section 010 Prof. Kilgard  
 

Speaking of History: Connecting with History through Speech
Good speeches have both shaped and described U.S. history since the country's founding. Expand your knowledge of historical events and personalities from U.S. history while refining your public speaking skills, conducting research, and gaining confidence as a presenter. Study texts, primary sources, and videos, and gain public speaking experience. Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENG 111 or ENG 115 or ENG 121 (Meets SOC SCI, ARTS & HUM general education requirements.)

HIS-211 History of US 1  TuTh  9:30-10:45AM
 section 003 Prof. Brooks  
COM-111 Fundamentals of Oral Communication   TuTh  11-12:15PM
 section 016 Prof. Kilgard  

  

Saving the Planet: One Bite at a Time
What are the implications of your food choices? Did you know that something as common as table sugar can impact human rights, the environment and human health? Study contemporary and classic literature related to food's impact on your health, culture and environment and connect this information to knowledge gained through scientific inquiry. Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENG 121 (Meets SCIENCE, ENG COMP general education requirements.)

BIO-135 Principles of Nutrition  TuTh  9:30-10:45AM
 section 002 Prof. Allen-Chabot  
ENG-121 Composition and Literature  TuTh 11-12:15PM
 section 022 Prof. Cohen  
    

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