3 Crowns Course Schedule

Three Crowns Art

FIRST YEAR, FIRST SEMESTER

Transformations, Values & Identity

This introduction to Three Crowns trains students in self-reflection, moral knowledge, and personal development by discussing literary texts and writing about personal experiences and identity.

FIRST YEAR, SECOND SEMESTER

Understanding the Past 

Students develop skills in historical thinking through topics such as colonialism, revolution, and industrialization, and through themes such as nationality, sexuality, race, gender, and class. 

Religious Traditions 

Students critically examine religious traditions, including Christianity, as they operate within select historical and global contexts. 

SECOND YEAR, FIRST SEMESTER

Individual & Community 

Students consider what we owe to ourselves and others by exploring individual agency, behavior, and participation within social relationships and institutions. 

SECOND YEAR, JANUARY OR SECOND SEMESTER

The Arts

Students gain an understanding of the practices, histories, and theories of artistic creation and expression, receiving grounding in embodied practice and knowledge. 

THIRD YEAR

Natural World

Students explore the theories, methods, and tools of empirical science by practicing scientific experimentation and discussing case studies from the history of science.

THIRD OR FOURTH YEAR

Senior Seminar

Students reflect upon their intellectual and moral ethical development in a capstone writing project in which they account for their own values in their cultural context.