ACP 101 (the First Year Seminar) ACP 101 Peer Instructor Job Description and Application
ACP 101 is a 3-credit course required of most new RU students who enter with fewer than 15 hours of transfer credit. The First Year Seminar:
There is no pre-requisite for ACP 101.
ACP 110 (Primary Texts)
ACP 110 is a 3-credit course required of students in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, and Performing Arts who enter Roosevelt with fewer than 30 hours of transfer credit. Each instructor's course syllabus is built around Western and non-Western cultural documents (or “primary texts”) that address a central theme (for example: “Concepts of the Person,” “Freedom and Oppression,” “Theories of Justice,” “Love”). Students practice talking and writing about the ethical questions, inter-cultural conversations, and analytical methods common to the liberal arts tradition. Students may be concurrently enrolled in Primary Texts and ENG 101. Separate course sections are provided for students in the Roosevelt Scholars Program.
ACP 250 (Grounds for Change)
ACP 250 is a sophomore/junior level problem-based learning course offered by departments in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Education, Business, Performing Arts, and Professional Studies. Whatever the discipline, all “Grounds for Change” courses address a basic social justice question: What will it take to transform specific instances of injustice, environmental degradation, or uneven access to resources and socially powerful institutions? Topics vary by semester, and students may enroll in any version of the course, including those offered by their major programs. Some sections will include transformational service learning opportunities.
Before enrolling in ACP 250, students must have completed their University Writing Requirement and at least MATH 110, and must have attained sophomore standing or above.
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