For all the innovations that are taking place on our campuses, the curriculum remains course-centric. It consists largely of lectures, seminars, plus, in some cases, lab sections. With a few notable exceptions–such as Drexel or Northeastern, with their emphasis on coop experiences–the course remains the cornerstone of undergraduate education.
But what if we were to break away from the stand-alone course model. What would be the alternative? What, then, might an undergraduate education look?