FYAR - First-Year Seminar ART

Courses numbered 100 to 299 = lower-division; 300 to 499 = upper-division; 500 to 799 = undergraduate/graduate.

FYAR 102D.  First-Year Seminar: Every Body is Good!   (3).

General education humanities course. American culture defines bodies as “good” and “bad” based on a combination of factors including: capitalism and the drive to consume/produce; Protestant work ethic and the concept of the body as a temple; the growth of the medical industry; diet and wellness movements; and more. Explores these messages, operating from the premise that every body is “good.” Uses a variety of tools in examinations, including disability studies, fat theory, queer theory and more. First-Year Seminars apply as an additional requirement in the WSU General Education program; they cannot be applied as a divisional requirement. Course includes diversity content.