Freshman Seminars Program (FMS)

FMS 100 College Connections 1

Introduction to learning in the College of Arts and Sciences.

FMS 115 Freshman Seminar in Reasoning and Discourse I 3

Instruction and practice in deliberative, informative, and reflective writing based on the study of primary texts. Emphasis on the writing/revising process and on critical reading.

GE Core: GRD

Notes: Equivalent credit to ENG 101/RCO 101. students may not receive credit for both FMS 115 and either ENG 101/RCO 101.

FMS 116 Freshman Seminar in Reasoning and Discourse II 3

Writing, reasoning, and rhetoric about the works of Western culture.

GE Core: GRD

Prerequisites: ENG 101, FMS 115 (or FMS 103) or RCO 101

Notes: Equivalent credit to ENG 102/RCO 102. students may not receive credit for FMS 116 and either ENG 102/RCO 102.

FMS 120 Freshman Seminar in Literature 3

A study of major selected works in literature.

GE Core: GLT

FMS 121 Freshman Seminar in Literature-Global Perspectives 3

Global perspectives on major works in literature.

GE Core: GLT

GE Marker: GL

FMS 122 Freshman Seminar in Literature-Global Non-Western Perspectives 3

Global Non-Western perspectives on major works in literature.

GE Core: GLT

GE Marker: GN

FMS 130 Freshman Seminar in Fine Arts 3

An introductory study of selected topics in the fine arts (which include painting, sculpture, cinema, dance, music, and theatre).

GE Core: GFA

FMS 131 Freshman Seminar in Fine Arts-Global Perspectives 3

Global perspectives on the study of selected topics in the fine arts (which include painting, sculpture, cinema, dance, music, and theatre).

GE Core: GFA

GE Marker: GL

FMS 140 Freshman Seminar in Philosophical, Religious, and Ethical Principles 3

Studies of the philosophical, religious, and/or ethical traditions that have shaped societies in the past and present.

GE Core: GPR

FMS 141 Freshman Seminar in Philosophical, Religious, and Ethical Principles-Global Perspectives 3

Global perspectives on the studies of the philosophical, religious, and/or ethical traditions that have shaped societies in the past and present.

GE Core: GPR

GE Marker: GL

FMS 142 Freshman Seminar in Philosophical, Religious, and Ethical Principles-Global Non-Western Perspectiv 3

Global Non-Western perspectives on the studies of the philosophical, religious, and/or ethical traditions that have shaped societies in the past and present.

GE Core: GPR

GE Marker: GN

FMS 150 Freshman Seminar in Historical Perspectives: Premodern 3

Introduction to the historical study of culture from ancient times through the Reformation.

GE Core: GHP

LEC: GPM

FMS 151 Freshman Seminar in Historical Perspectives: Premodern-Global Perspectives 3

Global perspectives on the historical study of culture from ancient times through the Reformation.

GE Core: GHP

GE Marker: GL

LEC: GPM

FMS 152 Freshman Seminar in Historical Perspectives: Premodern-Global Non-Western Perspectives 3

Global Non-Western perspectives on the historical study of culture from ancient times through the Reformation.

GE Core: GHP

GE Marker: GN

LEC: GPM

FMS 160 Freshman Seminar in Historical Perspectives: Modern 3

Introduction to the historical study of culture from the 17th century through modern times.

GE Core: GHP

LEC: GMO

FMS 170 Freshman Seminar in Social and Behavioral Studies 3

Introduction to the scientific study of individuals, societies, and human institutions with an emphasis on the methods and results of investigations in these areas.

GE Core: GSB

FMS 171 Freshman Seminar in Social and Behavioral Studies-Global Perspectives 3

Global perspectives on the scientific study of individuals, societies, and human institutions with an emphasis on the methods and results of investigations in these areas.

GE Core: GSB

GE Marker: GL

FMS 183L Freshman Seminar in Physical Science Laboratory 1

Laboratory work to accompany FMS 183.

GE Core: GNS

LEC: GPS

FMS 184 Freshman Seminar in Life Science 3

Introduction to the study of life science in the natural world. Illustrates the nature of scientific inquiry and the formulation of hypotheses.

GE Core: GNS

LEC: GLS

FMS 184L Freshman Seminar in Life Science Laboratory 1

Laboratory work to accompany FMS 184.

GE Core: GNS

LEC: GLS

FMS 195 Freshman Seminar in Mathematics 3

Introduction to selected areas of study in the mathematical sciences.

GE Core: GMT