The Nitty Gritty


The bulk of the work for this class comprises written responses to questions tied directly to the reading. There is no research project required, but rather a strong focus on the content of lectures, discussions, and the readings (both primary and secondary).

  • Written Work  (70%)
  • Participation (10%)
  • Final Exam (20%)

Warning: Absences are extremely inadvisable in this class! 3 unexcused absences are grounds to be dropped from the course.

All written work must be submitted to to count as valid.

Course ID: 11486780

Password: incense



This course meets in GAR 118, Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-2:30pm.

Office Hours:

Dr. Armstrong’s office is in the Honors College, L205B. He is available for office hours MW 2:30-3:30 and by appointment.

Dr. Zecher’s office is in Moody Gardens.