ISEM - Integrated Seminar

Rodney Frey, Director of General Education (Phinney Hall 116; phone 885-6268;

ISEM 101 Integrated Seminar

ISem 101 (s) Integrated Seminar (3 cr)

An interdisciplinary, thematically based course, intended to introduce students beginning their university experience to a variety of humanities and social science disciplines and perspectives on topics of broad interest; all themes/sections emphasize discussion and frequent student-faculty and student-student interactions; each includes attention to issues of critical thinking, diversity, and methods of inquiry. Open to first year students only.

ISEM 301 Great Issues Seminar

ISEM 301 (s) Great Issues Seminar (1 cr)

Open only to students who have earned at least 26 credits (sophomore status), the Great Issues Seminars are interdisciplinary courses typically linked with an annual signature event of the university (e.g., Bellwood Lecture, Borah Symposium, Runstad Lecture, Jazz Festival) that integrate the university learning outcomes and general education goals with a critical examination of the great issues topic. Attendance at an event may be required. See for specific course titles and descriptions.

Prereq: Engl 102 and Sophomore Standing