ARCE 120 Field Research in Environmental Archaeology

This course and accompanying lab focus on a scientific understanding of the biological and geological methods and theories that are
relevant to human/environmental interaction in pre-historic and historic sites of human occupation. Research questions to be discussed
involve three major areas of study: 1) relationships between site formation processes, environmental change and human activity; 2) plant
and animal domestication and exploitation; and 3) methods for dating artifacts. The class and lab are held in May and early June at the

MUSC 140 Music and Healing

This course examines the history of music and healing and explores current applications of music to healing—inside and outside the
professional medical community. The course will explore healing rituals and methodologies of primitive cultures, applications of music
to healing through music therapy, the incorporation of music into so-called “new age” healing, and the new field of “Medical
Ethnomusicology” that has emerged as a means to understand similarities between these seemingly disparate disciplines. It offers

EDUC 160 Teaching English as a Foreign Language

This course is the first of a two course sequence to prepare future teachers of English as a foreign language to teach English to non-native speakers of English in cross-cultural settings, either in the US or abroad. 

EDUC 161 Teaching English as a Foreign Language

This course is the 2nd course of a two course sequence to prepare future teachers of English as a foreign language to teach English to non-native speakers of English in cross-cultural settings, either in the US or abroad. 

ENVS 170 Rocky Mountain Field Reserch

This field course, taught by faculty at the Teton Science Schools in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, is focused on community ecology of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE). This course also contains a substantial research component in which students will participate in a long-standing TSS program in order to develop skills in research design and data collection. Then students will create and complete their own research projects.

FREN 200 Intensive French

Immersion-style French language study at the intermediate level, in a Francophone country. May be used to satisfy the college’s
proficiency requirement in foreign languages.

URBN 201 Introduction to Urban Studies

An interdisciplinary approach to examining issues and institutions in American cities; neighborhoods, downtowns, suburbs, housing,poverty, environmental justice, nonprofits and city politics; discussion of urban public and social policies; field trips or service learningwill be used to do hands on analysis of urban issues.

GRST 205 German in Germany

An intensive study of intermediate German in Germany. This course does not count toward the major or the minor.

HIST 207 Global Environmental History

This course is an introduction to the field of environmental history. What can our environment tell us about our past? How have natural resources shaped patterns of human life in different regions of the world? What meanings have people attached to nature and how have those attitudes shaped their cultural and political lives? We will analyze the ecological context of human existence, with the understanding that the environment is an agent and a presence in human history.