The Ways and Wisdom of First-Gen College Students


This course examines the experience of first-generation college students, including their unique challenges, strategies, observations, and analyses. It is intended equally for students of all backgrounds and will, through the ethnographic method, train students in empathetic listening and participant-observation, as well as socially contextualized and cross-culturally comparative analysis.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • R
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • AAAS 173S
  • EDUC 173S
  • PUBPOL 173S
  • SOCIOL 173S
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring