Course Offerings - Spring 2022

LBED 1000A, Knowledge and Liberal Education

An overview of what we know and how we know it, in Science, Social Science, Humanities and Fine Arts. Brendan Cummins, T/Th/F 9:00 – 9:50, CRN 10751 (LIST ***)

LBED 1500A, The First Year Experience: Mapping our Communities

Intro to the academic life, including good-student skills development.
Brendan Cummins, M/T/Th, 1:00 – 1:50, CRN 10758 (Soc. Sci. List)

LBED 1850A, Conversational Indigenization: Reconciling Reconciliation

This course will provide a safe place to engage in the discourse of Reconciliation and Indigenization.  This course will provide a safe place to engage in the discourse of Reconciliation and Indigenization.  To facilitate these processes, participants will discuss the status quo, dominant discourses, power imbalances, deconstruct colonial ideologies, and the need to potentially dismantle presently-held structures.
Don McIntyre, T/TH, 12:00 – 1:15, CRN 11502 (Humanities List)

LBED 2000, Identity and Liberal Education

A critical and multi-disciplinary look at identity and how it is constructed.

  • Section A, Brendan Cummins, T/Th, 10:30 – 11:45, CRN 10759 (LIST ***)
  • Section B, Kaylan Schwarz, T/Th 13:30 – 14:45. CRN 10760 (LIST ***)
LBED 2100A, Quantitative Reasoning

Math for non-math, non-science majors – skills you need to be a functioning adult. Janna Archibald, T/Th 3:00 – 4:15, CRN 10761 (Science List)

LBED/NEUR 2850, The Core Brain Story

Learn about brain development and its consequences for lifelong health and wellness, including how to

develop skills and resiliency.

  • Section A, Allonna Harker, M/W, 3:00 – 4:15, CRN 10765 (Science List)
  • Section N, Allonna Harker, M/W, 6:00 – 7:15 ONLINE, CRN 10766 (Science List)
LBED/WRIT 3850A, Writing in the Modern Research University

How communication shapes universities: knowledge production, disciplinary styles, ways of knowing, knowledge translation, scholarly identities, socio-cultural and political dimensions.

Natasha Rebry, M/W 12:00 – 13:15, CRN 11460 (Humanities List)

LBED 4000, Capstone Ideas in Liberal Education

A seminar course to tie together all the threads of your university education! Kaylan Schwarz, T/Th 6:00 – 8:45, CRN 10767 (LIST ***)

INDEPENDENT OR APPLIED STUDIES:

Available on Request. Example: LBED 2990 or 3990 in Lib Ed Now, based on attending, writing about and connecting campus and community talks.

LIST (***): LBED 1000, 2000 and 4000 are not on any of the Lib Ed Breadth List. Students who take both 1000 and 2000 are able to count those two courses as fulfilling one from each of the three lists.  Similarly, students who take 3010 and 4000 are able to count those two courses as fulfilling one from each of the three lists. Decrease your breadth requirements by taking courses that give you an in-depth Lib Ed experience.