Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2021

     

FWIS 116 001 (CRN: 13721)

AMERICAN JOURNEYS

Long Title: AMERICAN JOURNEYS
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructor: Hall, Randal L.
Meeting: 1:00PM - 3:30PM R HUM 120 (23-AUG-2021 - 3-DEC-2021) 
Session: First Year Writing
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
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: 16
Section Enrolled: 6
Enrollment data as of: 24-SEP-2021 6:44AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
 
Description: The narratives of travelers in the US are a window into history. Drawing on authors like Crevecoeur, Tocqueville, Trollope, and Kerouac, the class will discuss and write about themes such as Indian life and territorial expansion, democracy, slavery, civil war, western settlement, and 20th-cent. social movements. This course is eligible for credit toward the major in History.
 
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu/