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Pedagogy and Philosophy

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What will
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Minerva prepares you for a future of global innovation and leadership. Our rigorous academic program is designed to reinforce essential concepts and critical cognitive skills. Through deep, interdisciplinary study, you gain subject matter expertise while building a diverse knowledge base. This pedagogic approach develops the ability to adapt in a rapidly changing world.

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Curriculum

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Our curriculum is deliberately structured to promote your ongoing intellectual growth. From the first-year Cornerstone courses through your major and concentration, each semester builds upon the previous one, culminating in the visionary Capstone project.

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Cornerstone Courses

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The four, interdisciplinary Cornerstone courses focus on helping you master key foundational concepts and habits of mind, while exposing you to a breadth of advanced academic topics, including complex systems, multimodal communications, empirical and formal analyses.

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Course Explorer

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Our robust selection of interdisciplinary courses is categorized into the five college majors. You can view all the courses at once — including the Major Foundation Requirements, Concentration Core and Electives — or filter based on the field you are most interested in.

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Seminar Experience

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Our interactive video seminars utilize a proprietary technology platform developed to promote active learning and enhance your educational experience. With fewer than 20 students, live discussion and flexible instruction modes, classes challenge you by keeping you constantly engaged.

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