Unlike traditional teacher-centered learning, the seminar is a method of interrogating texts and examining the questions that arise from them in discussions in which the student and the seminar leader engage together in the pursuit of understanding.

The core of Collegiate Seminar has been four courses that explore the great writers of the European tradition, with two optional courses that provide the opportunity to investigate multicultural and non-western writing.

Beginning in 2012–13, first-year students will begin their work in Seminar with  new courses, to be taken in the spring semester, 2013 and fall semester, 2013:

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