Inquiry LEARNING COMMUNITY Course Description

Intellectual and Creative Inquiry

Taught by faculty from a variety of disciplines, this dynamic seminar is designed to help you develop the intellectual and creative inquiry skills that will be crucial to successful college study. The course focuses on essentials like reading, writing, thinking, research and inquiry skills, and frameworks for building an academic habit of mind -- in other words, thinking like a college student. 

Critical Thinking

Taught by faculty from a variety of disciplines, this course helps prepare students to identify problems and to think effectively about their solutions, both of which require making good arguments and critically assessing information.  These skills are necessary for active learning and independent thinking; they are also essential for academic success and good decision-making in students' personal, professional and public lives.