Johnston academic process: The curriculum

To learn more, select one of the following:

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 Johnston Center 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 Johnston Center courses, independent studies, internships, or departmental courses, you must write course contracts.