Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2021

     

FWIS 196 901 (CRN: 24179)

ASTRONOMICAL AMBITION

Long Title: ASTRONOMICAL AMBITION: EXPLORING SCIENCE, SPACE, AND THE STARS THROUGH LITERATURE
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructor: McAdams, Alexander L.
Meeting: 3:10PM - 4:30PM TR FULLY ONLINE (25-JAN-2021 - 30-APR-2021) 
Session: First Year Writing
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Online
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 15
Enrollment data as of: 12-AUG-2022 6:03AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
6-MAY-2021  
2:00PM - 5:00PM R TBA TBA
 
Description: This course asks students to consider how the humanities and scientific disciplines approach truth, knowledge, and new dimensions of space, time, and thought. Students can expect to read material spanning from the J. J. Abrams’ Star Trek, to Isaac Asimov’s short stories, to works of scientific fiction that span millennia.