UVa Course Catalog (Unofficial, Lou's List)
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Liberal Arts Seminar
LASE 1000TNon-UVa Transfer/Test Credit (3.00)
LASE 1200The Liberal Arts and the World of Work (3.00)
An examination of the skills and competencies unique to a Liberal Arts education and part of the core proficiencies of the professions through lectures from prominent faculty and alumni in the professional community, discussions, and experiential learning. Students will apply this understanding and take concrete steps to explore the career development process and their future places in the world of work. Prerequisite: 1st or 2nd year students only.
Course was offered Fall 2015
LASE 1559New Course in Liberal Arts Seminars (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in Liberal Arts seminars.
Course was offered Spring 2015, Fall 2014
LASE 2110Critical Reading, Writing, and Reasoning (3.00)
Critical Reading, Writing, and Reasoning is designed to strengthen your thinking, reading, and writing skills across genres and disciplines, with an emphasis on critical analysis. Through a series of increasingly complex assignments, we will demystify and engage interdisciplinary academic discourse. The aim of this class is to stir your intellectual inquiry and provide you with an inter-disciplinary context for your academic exploration.
LASE 2559New Course in Liberal Arts Seminars (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in Liberal Arts Seminars.
LASE 3110Academic Analysis and Research: Power and Responsibility (3.00)
Academic Analysis and Research is a three-credit course providing first-year college students with the experience of analyzing, researching, and developing ideas through close readings, class discussions, presentations, and academic writing.The goal of the class is to achieve improved fluency in critical thinking, reading, and writing, through close reading and annotation; intensive and recursive writing; and focused discussion. Prerequisites: LASE 2110.
LASE 3111Skills of Scholarship (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2017
Skills of Scholarship is a three-credit course designed to help you expand your critical thinking skills, including building your awareness of the process of observing, analyzing, and reasoning. This course will strengthen your ability to evaluate arguments, read critically, manage academic goals, and communicate effectively in written and spoken form. Prerequisites: LASE 2110 and LASE 3110.
LASE 3200Liberal Arts and Professional Engagement (3.00)
The course aims to give students a greater awareness of the connection between a liberal arts education and professional opportunities. It will make opportunities available to students to learn about emerging and growing career fields and provide practical skills development to prepare students for entry into the world of professional life.
LASE 3559New Course: LASE (1.00 - 3.00)
Offered
Spring 2017
New Course: LASE