A required course for all first year and pre-major students, the Autumn DCX will help students transition into UWB; develop skills in writing and communication, information literacy, quantitative literacy and academic integrity; and foster connections across academic disciplines and between the classroom and wider world.
- Area of Knowledge: The Discovery Core Experience courses meet UWB Areas of Knowledge requirement such as "Visual, Literary, and Performaing Arts" (VLPA), "Individuals & Society" (I&S) and "Natuaral World" (NW). You may also see a designation for Writing (W), Composition (C) or Diversity (DIV).
- Credits: 5-credits
Autumn DCX Courses Currently Offered
To find out which DCX courses are being offered this Spring, please explore our "60-Second Syllabi" below. These offer you quick snapshots of each of our courses, the faculty teaching them, and the kinds of experiences you can expect while taking them.
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
- All Things...Crows
- Atoms in Art & Culture
- Courage, Creativity and Consequences
- Dead Things & The Art of Fear
- Head in the Cloud: Mapping & Imagining
- Our Home in the Forest: Ecology, Literature & Culture
- Our Reflection in the Black Mirror
- Red Riding Hood on the Rapid Ride: Storytelling, Fairytales, Folktales & Fantastical Literature
- Seeing is Believing
- The Art & Politics of Walking
- The Cultural Work of Stereotypes (DIV)
- Time Traveling Through Experiential Learning that Spans the Natural World, Art, & Civics
- Welcome to College, Now Take This Quiz!: A Link Between Colleges Media, (Mis)Representations & Personality Assessments (linked with BWRIT 134, 10 credits)
- Words, Voice, Movement: Reimagining Performance