Choosing a First Year Seminar
A Warren Wilson College education conveys knowledge as well as the skills to critically consider and put that knowledge to use to address complicated real-world problems. Warren Wilson’s educational emphasis on the development of civic identity offers the skills, knowledge, and experiences that foster in students the capacity and commitment to effectively work toward a just, equitable, and sustainable world. The First Year Seminar at Warren Wilson introduces students to civic identity development through a theme-based course that is academically challenging, community-engaged, and writing-intensive.
Honors Sections provide students the opportunity to thrive in an academically stimulating learning environment. Through careful integration of research, field work, class discussion, and community engagement, Honors FYS promotes advanced student scholarship and intellectual inquiry in the arts, humanities, and sciences.
Choose your top 3 choices for a FYS course from the options below – your Integrated Advising Coach will assist you in getting registered for it.
- Graphic Novels, Religion, and Social Issues in the Modern World
- The Art and Science of Human Flourishing
- Oh, the Horror! Contemporary Horror as a Vehicle for Social Change
- Resistance, Freedom and Activism: An Introduction to Black Women’s History, 1619-present
- A Civil Right: From Math Anxiety to Math Literacy
- Animal Domestication- What is it? Why People Do it? Should People Do it?
- Telling Your Story through Zines and Comix
- Telling a Story Through Music
- Saving the Southern Apps: Biodiversity Conservation in the Blue Ridge Mountains (Honors Seminar)
- You Are What You Eat?: Exploring Food Experiences, Power, and Oppression
- Monuments and Counter-Monuments (Honors Seminar)
- Experimental Archaeology: Understanding the First Swannanoa Community