Interdisciplinary Studies

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

(HAP)

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

(NONE)

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.