Not too easy. Not too difficult.
The course itself is required for anyone in the IAS program, and as such, it's not necessarily the most exciting experience -- core classes tend to be a bit boring. That said, if you can take it with Ron Krabill, it will be well worth.
The class focuses on introducing you to the IAS program and their ways of thinking. You work towards creating a research question.
Hours per week:
Advice for students:
Participate in the discussions. It will help you with the concepts and content, as well as help the rest of the class and make the course more impactful and important.