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    The American University in Cairo
  Jan 23, 2018
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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CORE 110/1010 - Freshman Seminar (3 cr.)

Taken concurrently with   .

This course is a cluster of distinct courses (topics may vary semester to semester) with shared goals and learning outcomes. All sections of CORE 1010 aim to introduce students to university-level academic study and the meaning and values of a liberal arts education. Through varied section topics, readings, films and other media, discussions and assignments, CORE 1010 will help students adapt and succeed in today’s university environment, as they develop their skills in critical thinking, information literacy, teamwork, and effective reading and communication. Courses focus on issues of lasting value and current relevance for students, and address questions such as “Who am I?” “What do citizenship and civic responsibility mean?” “How do I know what is true?” and “What is a good life?”

When Offered
Fall and Spring. Summer only for students repeating the course.

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