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The University: What Was It? What Is It? What Should It Be?

This course explores the nature & function of higher learning beginning with the Greeks & the ancient academy through the medieval rise of the universities & the expansion of the corporate culture of higher education. Students will be exposed to a vast array of classical works from the fields of philosophy, sociology, economics & the humanities. Student will apply the works of such thinkers as Plato, Kant, Veblen as well as others to ask critical questions about what has shaped their contemporary college experience. Liberal Arts Core/CORE Equivalent - satisfies the requirement for Texts & Ideas

Course #
HSED-UE 1070
Units
4
Term
Fall, Spring
Department
Liberal Arts Core