Literary Journalism of the Outdoors explores the classic modern American works of outdoor journalism. Students will embark on a field trip to Santa Fe, NM, where they will have the opportunity to meet with editors, writers, and designers of Outside magazine.
Introduction to Poetry is about learning to read poems and to write about them intelligently and elegantly. Studying a range of poems from the Middle Ages to the present, we will explore the elements of poetic expression--meter, sound, metaphor, etc.--to become skillful readers.
Queer Performance and Body Politics analyzes how the performances of queer artists has challenged traditional body, sexuality, and selfhood ideas. Students will be able to identify strategic positions utilized by performance art, literature, drama, dance, musical theatre, and film artists.
American Political Thought seeks to develop a deeper understanding of the American constitutional tradition. Students will explore fundamental principles and historical events.
Meteorology introduces basic physics principles to examine dynamic processes in the atmosphere, including solar radiation, weather forecasting, and atmospheric energy flow. Laboratory and field experiments will be utilized to enrich students’ learning experiences.
Symbolic Interactionism aims to comprehend the concepts and arguments of symbolic interactionalist theory. Students will focus on interactional accomplishments of self and identity, and interactional regulation of bodies and emotions, among other concepts.
The Ponderosa Project is a student-run non-profit organization dedicated to providing homeless or at-risk people in the community a space for artistic expression. We do this by putting on arts-for-social change events that revolve around community art project, as well as sponsoring arts & crafts events at the Family Day Center, an afternoon program for at-risk families & children at the Marian House. We also work to connect homeless shelters and food shelves with community arts initiatives in Colorado Springs.