CLS - College of Letters & Science

Courses

CLS 101US. Knowledge and Community. 3 Credits. (3 Sem) F,S

PREREQUISITE: First year students (less than 30 credits) only. Small seminar-style classes. Introduction to university study and the excitement of intellectual inquiry. Participation in a community of learners. Readings in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Emphasis on critical thinking, effective communication, and active learning.

CLS 102US. Engaged Knowledge & Community. 4 Credits. (3 Sem, 1 Lab) F,S

Small seminar-style classes. Introduction to university study and the excitement of intellectual inquiry with additional engaged community component. Readings in humanities, social securities, and natural sciences. Emphasis on critical thinking, effective communication, and active learning.

CLS 201US. Knowledge and Community. 3 Credits. (3 Sem) F,S

CLS 201 is similar to CLS 101 but is designed for students beyond their freshman year. CLS 201 is open to students who have completed at least 30 credits; students will not receive credit if they have passed CLS 101 with a grade of C- or better. Small seminar-style classes.

CLS 289R. Undergrad Rsch/Instruction. 1-3 Credits. (1-3 Rct; max unlimited) F,S

Classroom instruction associated with directed undergraduate research/creative activity projects. May be repeated.

CLS 290R. Undergraduate Research. 1-6 Credits. (1-6 Ind; max unlimited) F,S

Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in a written work or other creative project. Course will address responsible conduct of research. May be repeated.

CLS 460. Teaching Internship. 2-3 Credits. (2 Sem; 6 cr max) F,S

As co-facilitators of a section of CLS 101US or CLS 201US, students will learn and have the opportunity to practice classroom teaching strategies and mentoring skills.

CLS 489R. Undergrad Rsch/Instruction. 1-3 Credits. (1 Rct; 4 cr max) F,S,Su

Max 4 cr. COREQUISITE: CLS 490. Classroom instruction associated with directed undergraduate research/creative activity projects. May be repeated.

CLS 490R. Undergraduate Research. 1-6 Credits. (1 Ind; 12 cr max) F,S,Su

Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in a research paper, journal article, or undergraduate thesis. Course will address responsible conduct of research. May be repeated.

CLS 492. Independent Study. 1 Credit. (1 Ind; 2 cr max) F,S

Maximum 2 cr. COREQUISITE: CLS 460. Directed research and study on an individual basis.