WR 100 Equivalents
The following classes in other departments satisfy the WR 100 requirement every semester they are offered. Please see the catalog for a full list of all WR 100 equivalents offered in the current semester.
Core Humanities I and Core Humanities II
CAS CC 101 & CAS CC 102 (together)
Core Humanities I: The Ancient World
Begins in the ancient Near East with the origins of Mesopotamian civilization and the Hebrew Bible. Continues with an overview of Greek civilization and careful study of Homer, Greek tragedy, Thucydides, and Plato.
Core Humanities II: Antiquity and the Medieval World
Focusing on ethical themes and questions from the Western and Eastern traditions, the course includes Aristotle, Confucius, Lao Tzu, the Bhagavad Gita, Epictetus, Vergil, the Gospels, and Dante. Chronologically, the course covers the late-classical period in Greece, the rise and fall of the Roman Empire, and the medieval world.
Offered by the Core Curriculum
Freshman Seminar in Literature
CAS EN 120
Limited enrollment. Variable topics. Through discussions and frequent writing assignments, students develop skills in the close reading of literary texts and learn to express their interpretive ideas in correct and persuasive prose. (4 cr.)
Offered by the English Department
Freshman History Seminar
CAS HI 100
Focusing on provocative themes and dramatic moments, these seminars introduce the art of historical writing while cultivating practical skills. Students learn how to analyze historical literature and debates as well as primary sources such as memoirs and fiction. Freshmen only. (4 cr.)
Offered by the History Department
First Semester Kilachand Honors College Course and Studio
KHC first semester course and KHC ST 111 (together)
Completing any 4-credit KHC course and the 2-credit studio KHC ST 111 during the fall of the freshman year meets the WR 100 requirement.
Offered by the Kilachand Honors College (previously University Honors College)