Exploring Minority and Marginalized American Cultures

Instructor: 
Catherine Talley
Day/Time Taught: 
MWF 10:00-10:50 am
Term: 
Fall
Year: 
2010
Prefix: 
UCO
Course Number: 
1200

This course will include intensive instruction in academic writing and research, basic principles of rhetoric and strategies for academic inquiry and argument. There will be instruction and practice in critical reading, including the generative and responsible use of print and electronic sources for academic research. We will explore literate practices across a range of academic domains, laying the foundation for further critical thinking development in college. Specifically this course will focus on marginalized subculture as it relates to our campus and to our local environment. Students will define and investigate multiples cultures that exist within their own larger culture of ASU. This class should further help you to become a better reader and writer in your career as a student as well as give you an understanding of the region of Appalachia that you did not have before entering the class.

Contact FYS

The First Year Seminar is part of the General Education Program located in Anne Belk Hall, Room 250.

Phone: 828-262-2028

Our mailing address:
First Year Seminar
ASU Box 32065
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608

Director of First Year Seminar:
Dr. Martha McCaughey
mccaugheym@appstate.edu

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