IS 485: A Liberal Arts Survival Guide

Credits 4.0

This capstone course is designed to look explicitly at how a liberally educated college graduate can apply the core ideas, practices, insights, and skills from her or his college education to the particular challenges of contemporary adult life The course focuses on how the interdisciplinary nature of a good liberal arts education is relevant - and even necessary - for success in the modern world. We will examine books, articles, films podcasts and multimedia sources reflecting important current ideas, perspectives, and challenges, engaging in a critical analysis of what it means to be a citizen in our modern world. It fulfills the BLUE print Transformations requirement.