We designed these courses to bring more than one disciplinary perspective to bear on a topic of study.
Interdisciplinary Studies 104
The Great Conversation: Culture
Spring. Credit, four hours. The Great Conversation: Culture is an interdisciplinary course intended to introduce students to a selection of classic works in literature, art, music, history, philosophy, and theology from ancient times to the present.
Interdisciplinary Studies 105
The Great Conversation: Society
Spring. Credit, four hours. The Great Conversation: Society is an interdisciplinary course intended to introduce students to a selection of classic works in the fields of history, social science, science, mathematics, philosophy, and theology from ancient times to the present.
Interdisciplinary Studies 108
Qualitative Research Seminar
Fall 2012 Pilot. Credit, two hours. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor only. A hands-on seminar in qualitative research methods used in the social sciences and education, surveying qualitative methods and focusing on data collection through focus groups, data analysis, and research ethics.
Interdisciplinary Studies 290
Interdisciplinary Seminar (Tag—Varies) Honors 300QW
Fall, Spring. Credit, four hours. Prerequisite: Application. Interdisciplinary seminar that engages with the GEP theme chosen by the faculty, subject varies at the discretion of the instructor, includes a milestone project that is original and utilizes concepts learned in previous INQ courses. Writing-rich course.
Interdisciplinary Studies 255
Social Science and Sustainability
Spring. Credit, one hour. This course will operationalize sustainability and provide perspectives on issues in sustainability from the point of view of anthropology, economics, political science, and sociology.