SCLA Courses

SCLA 10100 Transformative Texts, Critical Thinking & Communication I: Antiquity to Modernity

This course is dedicated to developing and enhancing the ability of students to write in a variety of genres, advancing their understanding of the importance of rhetorical situations and choices; analyzing and constructing arguments; gathering and evaluating sources; as well as learning how to read and evaluate print and visual media. This course places an emphasis on engaged learning through class discussion, debate, and peer review. It introduces students to foundational texts from antiquity to the birth of the modern era. Its goal is to create life-long learners, open to the world, and sensitive to other points of view.

Credits: 3
Will be offered Fall 2018.

CRN/Section: 11676-001, 11677-002, 11681-003, 11682-004, 12401-005, 12420-006, 20593-007, 20594-008, 20595-009, 20596-010, 21308-018, 21310-19, 21311-020, 11681-003, 11682-004, 12401-005, 12420-006, 20661-011, 20664-012, 20665-013, 20666-014, 20667-015, 20671-016, 20672-017
Meeting Time and Location:

DayTimeLocationInstructor
MWF 8:30-9:20am WALC 3121 J. Watkins
MWF 11:30-12:20pm WALC 3121 | WALC 3127 J. Watkins | L. Parrish
MWF 12:30-1:20pm WALC 3121 J. Watkins | L. Parrish
MWF 1:30-2:20pm WALC 3121 J. Watkins | L. Parrish
TTh 9:00-10:15am WALC 3121 M. Scudder
TTh 10:30-11:45am WALC 3121 M. Scudder
TTh 12:00-1:15pm WALC 3127 R. Malo | A. Purpura, D. Frank
TTh 1:30-2:45pm WALC 3121 | WALC 3127 | WALC 3132 M. Johnston | A. Duran | J. Turco
TTh 3:00-4:15pm WALC 3121 | WALC 3127 M. Johnston | A. Duran | R. Malo

For more information on the Cornerstone Integrated Liberal Arts Program, click here.


SCLA 10200 Transformative Texts, Critical Thinking and Communication II: Modern World

This course is dedicated to developing and enhancing the ability of students to convey information through oral presentations, advancing their understanding of the importance of rhetorical situations and choices; analyzing and constructing presentations for different audiences; gathering and evaluating sources for presentations and using visual aids effectively. This course places an emphasis on engaged learning through class discussion, debate, and peer review. It introduces students to foundational texts from the modern era. Its goal is to create life-long learners, open to the world, and sensitive to other points of view.

Credits: 3

Will be offered Fall 2018.

CRN/Section: 20675-001, 20676-002, 20677-003, 20678-004, 20679-005, 20680-006, 20681-007, 20682-008, 20685-009, 20688-010, 20689-011, 22721-012

Meeting Time and Location:

DayTimeLocationInstructor
MWF 9:30-10:20am WALC 3121 M. Malone
MWF 10:30-11:20am WALC 3121 | WALC 3127 M. Malone | W. White
MWF 12:30-1:20pm WALC 3132 | WALC 3127 M. Malone | W. White
MWF 1:30-2:20pm WALC 3132 | WALC 3127 M. Malone | W. White
MWF 4:30-5:20pm WALC 3121 W. White
TTh 12:00-1:15pm WALC 3121 K. Brownell
TTh 1:30-2:45pm PAO B157 C. Dossin
TTh 3:00-4:15pm WALC 3132 B. Smith
TTh 4:30-5:45pm WALC 3132 K. Gallon

For more information on the Cornerstone Integrated Liberal Arts Program, click here.

SCLA 20000 Constitutional Law

In this interdisciplinary course, students read case law to understand legal reasoning and constitutional doctrines and identify major constitutional conflicts. It explores how the forces of technology, economics, politics, scientific development, and medicine transform constitutional law. 

CRN/Section: 20578-001
Meeting Time and Location:

DayTimeLocationInstructor
TTh 10:30-11:45am WTHR 160 Y. Pitts


For more information on the Cornerstone Integrated Liberal Arts Program, 
click here.


SCLA 30000 Liberal Arts Influentials

As a lecture/discussion course, Liberal Arts Influentials features speakers from a diverse range of Liberal Arts majors and introduces students to the myriad career opportunities available to Liberal Arts graduates. Speakers represent careers in the arts, media, industry, politics and more. Students are encouraged to initiate dialogue with working professionals. Only students enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts may register for GS 30000: LA Influentials.

Credits: 1

CRN/Section: 10126-001
Meeting Time and Location:

DayTimeLocation
F 11:30-12:20pm BRNG 2280

Instructor: Lori Sparger
https://www.cla.purdue.edu/alumni/scla300/index.html


SCLA 49100A Wilke Undergrad Research Internship

The Margo Katherine Wilke Undergraduate Research Internship (Wilke) Program provides an opportunity for Purdue-West Lafayette undergraduate students to work one-on-one with College of Liberal Arts Park faculty members and researchers on cutting-edge research projects.

Credits: 1-3

CRN/Section: Lec 10183-001; Ind 10212-002
Meeting Time and Location:

TypeDayTimeLocation
Lec W 5:00-5:50pm BRNG B222
Ind Arrange Hours

Instructor: Joel Ebarb
http://discoverypark.itap.purdue.edu/learningcenter/mkwuri/


SCLA 49100D CLA Study Abroad Re-entry Seminar

An international learning experience can have a substantial impact on your life, but also risks being compartmentalized and undeveloped. The aim of this course is to help students process and understand their study abroad experiences in light of current literature on models of culture, ideas about global citizenship, intercultural communication and development. With a deeper understanding of their experience, they will be able to better utilize and market their experiences in light of their personal, academic, and career goals.

Credit: 1-3
Fall semester only.

Instructor: Elizabeth Diaz
https://www.purdue.edu/exploratory/right-track/study-abroad-re-entry-course-fall-2016/


SCLA 49100HONOR Thayer Scholar Seminar

Special topics, varying from semester to semester. Course content will be drawn from areas not dealt within the regular curriculum.

Credit: 1-3
Fall semester only.

Instructor: Joel Ebarb

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