FYS SAMPLE SYLLABI
Fall 2016

FYS 001 (2931) Sports/Culture

FYS 002 (6958) The Dream Factory: Hollywoord in the 1930s

FYS 003 (6453) Race to the White House 2016: What to Expect When You're Electing

FYS 004 (6788) - Contextualizing Beyonce: Gender, Feminism, and Popular Culture

FYS 005 (6959) - Honesty & Lies

FYS 006 (6456) Decisions & Revisions

FYS 007 (1129) Shakespearean Adaptation and Appropriations

FYS 008 (7469) - Invention of Wings and Context

FYS 009 (6479) South African Literature & Culture

FYS 010 (6481) - A Community of Video Gamers

FYS 011 (6968 + 6969) Diversity in the U.S./Lab

FYS 012 (6967) - Comics & Social Diversity

FYS 013 (6484) Current Issues: Immigration, Generation Y, Climate Change

FYS 014 (6485) - 21st Century Poetry

FYS 015 (6515) An Inquiry Into Whiteness

FYS 016 (6486) - Disneyfication

FYS 017 (6568) - The Real Hungers Games: Food in America

FYS 018 (7498) Beatles Popular Music & Society

FYS 019 (6964) Donald Trump: American Politcial Tradition

FYS 020 (6507) Building An Olympian

FYS 022 (6995) Why Music?

FYS 023 (7582) - Make a Difference: Transform Yourself Through Service-Learning

FYS 024 (6962) - The Common Good

FYS 025 (7474) - American Dreams

FYS 026 (6593) - Ethnobiology Nature & Culture

FYS 027 (3437) - Ethics & Star Trek

FYS 028 (3006) - Seeing - Believing

FYS 029 (7907) - New Leadership for New Agriculture

FYS 030 (6963) - Energy for Future Presidents

FYS 031 (7002) - Science Fiction & Philosophy

FYS 032 (6973) - New York, New York

FYS 033 (6974) - Slavery & American Popular Culture

FYS 034 (6975) - Religions of Des Moines

FYS 035 (5176) - Life in the Key of EM:What We Can Learn From the American Blues Music Movement

FYS 038 (1916) Exploring the Portrayal of Mental Illness & Intellectual Disabilities in the Media

FYS 040 (6503) Building an Olympian

FYS 043 (7503) #BlackLivesMatter

FYS 044 (7058) - Women in the Bible: Mates, Mothers, Murders, and More

FYS 045 (6980) Famous & Almost Famous Women

FYS 048 (6983) - Daring to Dream: The Stories of Business

FYS 049 (6984) - Adaptation - Reading Films Based on Other Sources

FYS 050 (7952) - Lovecraft: Horror & Madness

University News
December 8, 2017
After a campaign season brimming with politicians and pundits, Drake students cast their votes at an exceptionally high rate in the 2016 presidential election.
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