Study "In the Wild!"
Two classes are offered in the outdoor environment to enhance the way that students express what they see and feel in the great outdoors. The following are the catalog course descriptions for these classes. See the class schedule for course offerings.
ART 2055 Art in the Wild
This is a weekend intensive seminar exploring “ways of seeing” by responding to and recording the landscape of the Greater Yellowstone Basin. Working on-site in a back-country setting, the course includes an on-campus introductory lecture and post-seminar final critique. Generally, this course will be taught in conjunction with “Writing in the Wild,” a three-credit course offered by the English Department. Course fees will be charged to cover transportation, fees and lodging.
ENGL 2055 Creative Writing III: Writing in the Wild
This is an on-site, nature writing course set primarily in the Greater Yellowstone Basin. Equipped with writing journals, students will explore the landscape of back-country trails, wildlife viewing areas, geyser walks, etc. Emphasis will be on observation and writing, utilizing techniques culled from representative nature writers. The course includes an on-campus introductory lecture and post-seminar final. Generally, this course will be taught in conjunction with “Art in the Wild,” a three-credit visual art course offered by the Art Department.