Know Thyself: A Creative and Critical Exploration

Arts and Humanities

Know Thyself: A Creative and Critical Exploration


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  • Academic Plan
  • Cognate
    Arts and Humanities
  • Responsible Academic Unit

    Contact Info
    • Name: Timothy Watson
    • Email:
    • Phone: Please contact by email
    • Location: 401 Ashe
  • Recommended for
    Recommended students: This cognate would appeal to students majoring in Communications, Education, English, History and Science, as well as those in a Sports Certificate Program, or any student preparing for graduate studies in law.
  • Required Courses
    Students must complete at least 3 courses for at least 9 credits.
  • Number of Groups: 3

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Know Thyself combines creative and critical coursework, enriching multi-genre creative writing classes through the study of philosophy. It also provides an opportunity for students enrolled in philosophy courses to develop and enrich their critical thinking through writing-intensive creative writing workshops in small, seminar formats.

Option Groups

Complete exactly 3 of the following option groups:

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