Compare Options to Fulfill the Requirement
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Any one of the four paths below will fulfill the COLLEGE requirement.
|COLLEGE or THINK||ESF||ITALIC||SLE|
|Commitment||1 quarter, classes offered in Autumn, Winter, Spring||1 quarter, only offered in Autumn||3 quarters (Autumn, Winter, and Spring)||3 quarters (Autumn, Winter, and Spring)|
|Student Experience||Provides an opportunity to delve into citizenship, liberal education, cutting-edge big ideas, or global topics.||Students will engage with longer texts and use writing as a means of understanding what they have read, of thinking for themselves and of developing a coherent set of aspirations and values||Opportunity to join a tightly knit residential artist community while exploring art history and theory and experiencing world class art events through field trips||Fosters close relationships among students and instructors in an residential atmosphere that emphasizes critical thinking and interpretation while studying classic texts|
|Residence||N/A||N/A||Burbank||East Florence Moore|
|Requirements Satisfied||COLLEGE, 1 Way||COLLEGE, WR1, 1 Way||COLLEGE, WR1, up to 3 Ways if all three quarters completed||COLLEGE, WR1, WR2, up to 4 Ways if all three quarters completed|
|Number of Units||3-unit Seminars or 4-unit Lecture courses||7||11 (4 units each in Autumn and winter; 3 units in Spring)||24 (8 units each quarter)|
|Size||Varies: Seminars are 15-person. Lecture courses will have 40-90 person lectures with 15-person discussion sections||15-person seminars and writing sections||44-person lectures; 15-person discussion sections||96-person lectures; 15-person discussion sections|
|Structure||Varies: Seminars are two 80-minute discussions per week; Lecture courses are two 50-minute lectures with two 50-minute discussion sections per week||One 80-minute seminar, two 110-minute writing sections, and one 50-minute Friday plenary per week||Autumn: two 50-minute lectures & two 50-minute discussions. Winter: two 110-minute writing sections. Spring: one 50-minute lecture & two 50-minute discussions.||Three 60-minute lectures, and two 120-minute discussion sections per week|
- COLLEGE or Thinking Matters course: Fulfill the requirement with one course. Choose from a selection of courses on liberal education, civic engagement, global perspectives, and thought-provoking questions.
- ESF: Education as Self-Fashioning Seminars: Complete COLLEGE and WR1 requirements with a combined seminar, writing section, and lecture. Autumn quarter only.
- ITALIC: Immersion in the Arts: Year-long, immersive residential program focused on the arts; fulfills multiple requirements.
- SLE: Structured Liberal Education: Humanities-focused yearlong residential program fulfilling multiple requirements: a liberal arts college experience within the research university.