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Interdisciplinary Studies Courses

 

IDST 250 – Interdisciplinary Studies Internship (3). (Prereq: Interdisciplinary Studies major or minor only, completion of IDST 297, consent of instructor.) Provides students with the opportunity to apply interdisciplinary research skills across culturally diverse populations in a professional setting. Minimum requirement of 150 service hours.

IDST 297 – Interdisciplinary Research Methods (1). (Prereq: 45 hours of General Studies and acceptance into the LBST program.) Introduction into individualized study including initial proposal development, review of courses and bibliography.

IDST 305 – Integrated Interdisciplinary Studies I (1). (Prereq: IDST 297; permission of instructor) Students identify two courses in two different disciplines that have a correlative relationship beneficial to student's course of study. Student proposal of integrative study due pre-enrollment. Can be repeated up to four credit hours.

IDST 330 – Cultural Historiography (3). (Prereq: Students must be classified as a junior or senior.) Intensive interdisciplinary study of selected topics regarding cultural history with empirical research component. Open to all majors. Can be repeated up to two times (6 credit hours). Topic reflected in section number. Maymester only.

IDST 331 – Topics in Cultural Historiography (3). (Prereqs: ENGL B101 or B105, and B102 or B106, each with a grade of 'C' or higher.) Intensive interdisciplinary study of selected topics regarding cultural history. Open to all majors. Can be repeated up to two times (6 credit hours). Topic reflected in section number.

IDST 351 – Beyond the Classroom: Community Project I (3). (Prereq: IDST major or approval of instructor. Junior standing.) Explores foundations of service learning. Theoretical approach to design and implementation of service learning project in and around the university, with emphasis on community outreach.

IDST 352 – Beyond the Classroom: Community Project II (3). (Prereq: IDST 351.) The application of theoretical foundations and service learning in an a community project designed in IDST 351, implemented as individual or group project.

IDST 363 – Philosophy of Film (3). {§PHIL 363} (Prereq: ENGL B101/B105 and ENGL B102/B106.) Interdisciplinary course with emphasis on topical study of film theory, the aesthetics of film as an art form, the social impact and relevance of film.

IDST 397 – Readings in Philosophy (3-6). {§PHIL 397} (Prereq: Junior standing and completion of General Education English and Humanities requirements.) A systematic study of a primary source in philosophy having relevance to other disciplines. Can be conducted as a small course or as a tutorial. May be taken twice for credit.

IDST 405 – Integrated Interdisciplinary Studies II (1). (Prereq: IDST 297; permission of instructor.) Students identify two courses in two different disciplines that have a correlative relationship beneficial to student's course of study. Student proposal of integrative study due pre-enrollment. Can be repeated up to four credit hours.

IDST 497 – Seminar in Interdisciplinary Studies Among the Disciplines (2). (Prereq: Senior standing in Interdisciplinary Studies or consent of the instructor.)