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Residential College Courses (RCO)

GE Core denotes General Education Core credit;
GE Marker
denotes General Education Marker credit;
CAR denotes College Additional Requirement credit.

Courses for Undergraduates

101 English Composition I (3:3)

GE Core: GRD

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

Designed to develop the student’s ability to read with discrimination and write effectively. Littlejohn

102 English Composition II (3:3)

GE Core: GRD

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

Practice in writing responsible public discourse. Students write extended, informed arguments on issues of public concern. Attention to critical reading, effective use of evidence. Seabrooke

108, 109 Residential College Core Course: The Deep Roots of the American Experience through 1890 (3:3)

GE Core: GHP, GLT, GPR, or GSB depending on topic

GE Marker: GL

CAR: 108—GPM (when GHP); 109—GMO (when GHP)

First-year multidisciplinary course focusing on the American experience.

150 Experimental Course: The Cultural History of Tea in Japan (1:1)

Traces the development of tea and the tea ceremony, chanoyu, in Japan by following a history of tea written by one of Japan's contemporary tea masters, Sen Sōshitsu XV. (Offered spring '08)

151 Experimental Course: Science and Selfhood (1:1)

Who are you? What are you? How do brains and bodies give rise to minds? What does the word “I” really refer to? For centuries, philosophers and theologians have proposed answers to these questions and we will search for possible answers in the works of past and contemporary philosophers and scientific thinkers. (Offered spring '09)

152 Experimental Course: History of American Sketch Comedy (1:1)

Examines the development of modern sketch comedy in the United States from 19th-century vaudeville, through television, and into the 21st century with various new media. (Offered spring '09)

208, 209 Residential College Core Course: The American Experience: 1900–present (3:3)

GE Core: GHP, GLT, GPR, or GSB depending on topic

CAR: 208—GPM (when GHP); 209—GMO (when GHP)

Second-year multidisciplinary course focusing on the American experience.

210–299 Residential College Seminars

Concentrated and in-depth seminars meeting General Education Core credit and College of Arts and Sciences Additional Requirements, and intended to complement the core program. See www.uncg.edu/res for course descriptions.

301 Independent Study (3) J. Aaroe

 

302 Advanced Study (3) J. Aaroe