In 1997, an experimental course at VMI took all the general education requirements for freshmen (English, history, chemistry, and math) and combined then with the introductory civil engineering course in an interdisciplinary course for C.E. majors taught by faculty from all the departments. A project that brought all the disciplines together was to read Mark Twain’s A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court and then write the lost diaries of the Yankee, Hank Morgan, and put it all up on the World Wide Web. Here is an archived version of the result.
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