Cornerstone: Foundations for Success

Fall 2017 quarter

Taught by

Stephen Beck
philosophy
  • UG

For beginning and returning students, this 4-credit class is designed to strengthen students' reading, writing, and critical thinking skills in relation to Evergreen's Five Foci (Interdisciplinary Study, Collaborative Learning, Learning Across Significant Differences, Personal Engagement, and Linking Theory with Practical Applications). Students will read, write about, discuss in seminar, and do workshops focused on a common theme. This quarter, the theme will be the role of a liberal arts education in our contemporary society. Students will also do research and writing on a topic of particular importance to them in their own college education. Through doing this work, students will sharpen the abilities needed to shape a strong Liberal Arts education at Evergreen. 

Program Details

Quarters

Fall Conditional

Location and Schedule

Final Schedule and Room Assignment

Campus Location

Olympia

Time Offered

Evening

Advertised Schedule

Tue 6-10p

Online Learning

Enhanced Online Learning