Jun 01, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

FS 116 - Snow: The Art & Science of Alpine Crystals

This course offers an introduction to the literature, science, and technology of alpine crystals, as well as an exploration of “winter mountaintop sublimity.”  Our focus will be on reading, writing, and animated discussion about snow and ice crystals as they are featured in prose, poetry, and scientific experiments. Coursework requirements include four formal essays, a longer essay with a research component, an oral presentation, and a field trip. 

Credits: 4

Prerequisites/Restrictions: First-Year Students Only

LSC/Core: First-Year Seminar