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.
- Be A Changemaker
- Growing Your Inner Scientist
- Telling a Story Through Music
- Everybody’s Environment! From Environmentalism to Environmental Justice
- Good Trouble: Partnering with Kids as Podcasters and Change-Makers
- Crafting Community: Craftivism 101
- The Evolution of “All Men are Created Equal”
- The Outdoor Classroom: Exploring How Children Grow and Learn in the Natural World
- Latin America Through Film
- Networked Landscapes: Sustainable Development and the Internet
- You and Your Learning Brain
- Saving the Southern Apps: Biodiversity Conservation in the Blue Ridge Mountains
- Honors: The Biology of Sex
- Honors: Forgotten Pollinators
- Honors: The Art and Science of Human Flourishing