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Integrated Semester »
The Integrated Semester lets students explore a topic using all of the University's-and the area's resources in creative ways.
Johnston Center Courses »
Johnston Center courses does not appear in the University catalog. Johnston courses come into being through a process of negotiated "curriculum building."
The Role of Narrative Evaluations »
Narrative evaluations are a description and assessment of your learning in a given course.
Cross-Listed and Departmental Course Offerings »
A course thus "cross-listed" indicates that the faculty person is especially receptive to having Johnston students in class and is willing to hear student proposals for changes in the syllabus.
Individualized Studies and Internships »
Independent study and tutorials are a third option open to Johnston students. A successful independent study is almost entirely a function of your interest in the subject you wish to pursue because you will be studying the subject by yourself.
Contract Based Learning in Johnston »
Course and program contracts are central to a JohnstonCenter education. Contracts allow for a large range of learning goals to be considered and evaluated.
The Role of the Course Contract »
For all courses you take for evaluation, whether JohnstonCenter courses, independent studies, internships, or departmental courses, you must write course contracts.