Fall 2014 First Year Seminar Courses

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Fulfills Core A1, Public Speaking

San Francisco: Evolution and Change

Sports Talk: The Rhetoric of Sports

Telling San Francisco's Stories

Fulfills Core A2, Rhetoric and Composition

Sidewalk: The Rhetoric of Walking, Chalking, Crawling, and Other Acts of Discourse and Dissent

Rhetoric of Free Expression

Writing About Human Rights

Resistance: Exploring Global Rhetoric of Social Movements

Fulfills Core B2, Natural or Laboratory Science

Water, Water, Everywhere?

Fulfills Core C1, Literature

Beauty of the Beast in Literature (also fulfills Core CD, Cultural Diversity)

Alien Worlds and Contemporary Issues in Science Fiction

Pinay Lit: Filipinas Tell Their Stories

Fulfills Core C2, History

China: Encounters with Those Beyond the Middle Kingdom (13th - 20th c.)

Fulfills Core D1, Philosophy

God, Science, and the Meaning of Life

Fulfills Core D2, Theology

Defying Definition? Jews, Judaisms, and Jewish Identities

Liberation Theology: The Americas

Fulfills Core D3, Ethics

Ethics and Film Noir

Fulfills Core E, Social Sciences

Gangsters, Geeks, and Geishas: Asian Pacific Islanders in the US (also fulfills Core CD, Cultural Diversity)

Queens, Kings, and Others: Crossing Gender in San Francisco and Beyond (also fulfills Core CD, Cultural Diversity)

Haight-Ashbury, The Diggers, and Lessons for Cultural Transformation

Youth in the City (also fulfills Core CD, Cultural Diversity)

Fulfills Core F, Visual and Performing Arts

Craft

Mining Muralism in San Francisco

Dance in San Francisco

Love, Death and Intrigue: Opera in San Francisco

From Oz to Hogwarts: Wisdom Through Fantasy

Fulfills Core CD, Cultural Diversity

Beauty of the Beast in Literature (also fulfills Core C1, Literature)

Gangsters, Geeks, and Geishas: Asian Pacific Islanders in the US (also fulfills Core E, Social Sciences)

Queens, Kings, and Others: Crossing Gender in San Francisco and Beyond (also fulfills Core E, Social Sciences)

Youth in the City (also fulfills Core E, Social Sciences)

Designated for First-Year AEM (ESL) Students

American Culture

Food, Language, and Culture