School of Integrative Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Courses and Syllabi

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Integrative Studies (INTS - Formerly NCLC) Spring 2018

Undergraduate

100-Level Courses in INTS

INTS 103: Human Creativity: Science and Art (6 Credits)

Investigates the vital role played by human creativity in fine arts and natural sciences. Fosters an understanding of the aesthetic and intellectual components of the arts while exploring the scientific method, the relation of theory and experiment, and the development and elaboration of major ideas in science. Equivalent to NCLC 103.
Specialized Designation: Green Leaf Course, Discovery of Scholarship
Schedule Type: Seminar

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INTS 195: Field-Based Work (1-6 Credits)

Directed field studies in topic not otherwise available to students. Notes: Topics vary, but entire course or significant component is located off campus. In addition to fieldwork, course may also include reading assignments, tutorials, lectures, papers, presentations, portfolios, journals, and exams. Students bear costs of required field trips and should consult the Center for Social Action and Integrative Learning for more information. Equivalent to NCLC 195.
Schedule Type: Internship

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200-Level Courses in INTS

INTS 202: Public Speaking and Critical Thinking Skills (4 Credits)

Combines process of learning to speak in front of audiences with analysis of arguments and persuasive appeals. Students learn how to create and present effective speeches, adapt messages to specific audiences, and evaluate and critique messages produced for others. One credit of experiential learning enables students to examine public speeches, news stories, political campaigns, and advertising, among others, to make meaningful connections between public speaking theory and practice. Equivalent to NCLC 202.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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INTS 203: Inquiry for Action: Facilitating Change (6 Credits)

Examines the relationships between academic research, individual acts and society's social and political structures. Students design a community-based research project, explore a rich array of qualitative and quantitative approaches, apply information and communication technologies to all aspects of the research process, and learn from individuals and organizations outside the classroom. Equivalent to NCLC 203.
Specialized Designation: Discovery of Scholarship
Schedule Type: Lecture

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INTS 204: Leadership Theory and Practice (3 Credits)

Examines historical and contemporary leadership theories and invites students to be reflective of their own leadership experiences through the lenses of those theories. Students develop critical lenses through which to evaluate their own self-awareness, effectiveness in groups, and ability to navigate structures and systems. Equivalent to NCLC 204.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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INTS 210: Sustainable World (4 Credits)

Covers basic issues in the natural and social sciences that underlie current environmental problems. Considers ethical matters such as equity as they pertain to global resource consumption, pollution, and climate change. Equivalent to NCLC 210.
Specialized Designation: Green Leaf Course, Discovery of Scholarship, Scholarly Inquiry
Schedule Type: Lecture

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3 Sections Currently Scheduled

  • Section 001 — N/A — 10:30 AM to 01:10 PM F — Innovation Hall 215G
  • Section 003 — James Dake Taft — 10:30 AM to 01:10 PM F — Robinson A243
  • Section 002 — Andrew Wingfield — 10:30 AM to 01:10 PM W — Robinson B106

INTS 244: Beats, Rhyme, and Culture (4 Credits)

Examines the history of hip-hop and the effect it has had on our society. The primary focus is to consider hip-hop as a medium of communication that impacts, represents, and misrepresents the life experiences of youth in the United States. Students are exposed to historical, socioeconomic, and musical/aesthetic contexts of this genre through in-class activities and by attending related cultural events. Equivalent to NCLC 244.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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INTS 245: Visual Culture and Society (4 Credits)

Explores the role of visual culture in contemporary society including an examination of photography, the visual and performing arts, film and video, and electronic media. Readings focus on the historical foundations of visuality as well as theories of visual culture and aesthetics. Students investigate the ways that forms of visual culture function in society and how these are linked to race, class, and gender as well as politics and economics. Students will gain hands-on experience working with contemporary visual media tools such as computer graphics and digital video editing. Equivalent to NCLC 245.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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  • Section 001 — Caroline Guthrie — 12:00 PM to 01:15 PM MW — Robinson B111

INTS 249: Digital Literacy (4 Credits)

Investigates information literacy, the mobile web, and interactive and immersive media, including gaming, social networking, blogging and micro-blogging, intellectual, political and civic collaborations, digital aesthetics and emerging digital cultures and art forms. Explores major theories of digital literacy and culture and introduce diverse social, artistic, theoretical and cultural practices that characterize today's digital domains and virtual environments. Notes: One experiential credit is required in this class. Equivalent to NCLC 249.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section 001 — Lindsey Macdonald — 01:30 PM to 02:45 PM MW — Innovation Hall 326

INTS 291: Living-Learning Community (1 credit. Credits)

Bridges students' academic interests with their residence hall living experience. Students with common interests live together in the same residence hall and develop personal and academic relationships with other students and faculty from their chosen Living Learning Community focus. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 8 credits.
Schedule Type: Seminar

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INTS 292: Leadership for Sustainability (1 credit. Credits)

For students living in the Sustainability Living Learning Community and/or students panicipating in the Greenleaf ENCORE Series. Develop your understanding of sustainability in both theory and practice. Learn how change happens at Mason and identify contributions you can make to Mason's continuing pursuit of campus sustainability. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 8 credits.
Specialized Designation: Green Leaf Course
Schedule Type: Seminar

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section 002 — Andrew Wingfield — 03:00 PM to 04:15 PM T — Piedmont 104

INTS 294: Service-Learning Experience (1-15 Credits)

Service-learning courses offer students, faculty, and community partners an opportunity to work together to integrate and apply knowledge to address community needs. Learning goals, action strategies, and assignments developed collaboratively. Students demonstrate progress through critical reflection that illustrates growth in acquiring and comprehending values, skills, and knowledge content. Critical reflection may take the form of papers, presentations, portfolios, journals, and exams. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Schedule Type: Internship

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300-Level Courses in INTS

INTS 300: Law and Justice (3 Credits)

Combines various teaching methods including lectures, the Socratic method, case studies, discussion of readings and films, debates, and active inquiry-based learning to investigate the major institutions in the American legal system. Equivalent to NCLC 300.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Seminar

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  • Section 001 — Noura Erakat — 01:30 PM to 04:10 PM M — Krug Hall 253

INTS 301: Science in the News (3 Credits)

Examination and discussion of the current trends in science as reported in the popular media. Students learn how to evaluate the science that is reported so they may become informed consumers; discuss how scientific advancement might shape society by looking at how science and society have changed together over time; and use examples from the past to discuss future trends. Equivalent to NCLC 301.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Seminar

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  • Section 001 — Kimberly C Klinger — 07:20 PM to 10:00 PM M — Krug Hall 7

INTS 304: Social Movements and Community Activism (4 Credits)

Examines how citizens, individually and collectively, accomplish social change in society through case study analysis. Considers advantages and limits of social change strategies from communication and social movement theory perspectives. Surveys topics including how leaders maintain momentum in face of opposition; how movements and organizations use slogans, symbols and music to inspire followers; and how participants construct persuasive media campaigns and political arguments to facilitate policy change. Notes: One credit of experiential learning enables students to explore their role as social advocates and effective citizens in context of community. Equivalent to NCLC 304.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Lecture

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INTS 305: Conflict Resolution and Transformation (6 Credits)

Examines the nature and dynamics of conflict and ways to resolve and transform conflict. Experiential learning is used as the vehicle through which students explore their assumptions about communication and develop their skills for resolving interpersonal conflicts. Equivalent to NCLC 305.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Lecture

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INTS 310: Violence and Gender (3-6 Credits)

Using nonfiction, research documentaries, oral histories, case studies, literature, feature films, music, dance, and visual arts, examines the dynamics of violence through different cultural lenses. Students work in university and community settings to integrate their academic experiences with practice. Equivalent to NCLC 310.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Lecture

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section 001 — Austin Gallas — 10:30 AM to 01:10 PM F — Robinson A101

INTS 312: Images and Experiences of Childhood: Social Construct, Literature, and Film (3-6 Credits)

Immerses students in the images of childhood through the media of literature, video, and poetry, with a strong emphasis on historical perspectives of childhood. The class is interactive, requires some work in groups, and requires classroom participation. Equivalent to HIST 386, HIST 498, NCLC 312.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Seminar

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INTS 314: Conflict, Trauma and Healing (6 Credits)

Develops in students an appreciation of human resilience and helps them acquire better coping mechanisms. Imparts knowledge of the nature and dynamics of trauma and healing. Investigates the difficulties people face in responding to settings of conflict such as war, school shootings, abuse, domestic violence, including natural disaster. Examines case studies from a variety of personal, national, and international settings. Equivalent to NCLC 314.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Seminar

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section 001 — Al Fuertes — 07:20 PM to 10:00 PM TR

INTS 316: Introduction to Childhood Studies (4 Credits)

Focuses on the study of childhood from birth to adolescence from the perspective of several disciplines. Covers childhood theory, research, and policy and their applications to decisions regarding children and youth. Equivalent to NCLC 316.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Seminar

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INTS 319: Contemporary Youth Studies (3 Credits)

Examines the history of positive youth development, how scholars study youth, and the theories they use to guide their research. Evaluates the policies and programs aimed at empowering youth. Equivalent to NCLC 319.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Lecture

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  • Section 001 — Shayna Lillian Maskell — 10:30 AM to 11:45 AM TR

INTS 320: Construction of Differences: Race, Class, and Gender (6 Credits)

Investigates race, sex, sexual orientation, and social class in contemporary American society. Examines commonalities in the construction of these categories and experiences of those who occupy them. Equivalent to NCLC 320.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Lecture

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INTS 331: The Nonprofit Sector (4 Credits)

Readings, classroom discussions and activities, and practical experience reveal historical, legal, and socioeconomic forces that define and influence the American nonprofit sector. Explores structures, issues that affect nonprofit management, governing, and financial systems. Equivalent to NCLC 331.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Recommended Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

  • Section 005 — Kelly Dalton — 10:30 AM to 11:45 AM TR — Founder's Hall 317
  • Section 004 — Jennifer Beckwith Rose — 10:30 AM to 01:10 PM R

INTS 334: Environmental Justice (4 Credits)

Examines historical and contemporary sociopolitical and socioeconomic conditions that have given rise to the environmental justice movement. Analyzes how individuals contribute to environmental justice or injustice through everyday decisions. Considers how environmental justice movement responds to these issues. Equivalent to NCLC 334.
Specialized Designation: Green Leaf Course, Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Seminar

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INTS 345: Introduction to Multimedia (5 Credits)

Technological, aesthetic, and educational issues of using interactive multimedia. Topics include theoretical underpinnings of some technological issues involved in multimedia computing as well as techniques for authoring interactive multimedia projects using a variety of digital media tools. Equivalent to NCLC 345.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Lecture

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  • Section 001 — Rebecca S Stephens — 07:20 PM to 10:00 PM W — Innovation Hall 326

INTS 346: Art as Social Action (4 Credits)

This learning community explores historical records to understand different ways art has been produced, distributed, and consumed. Examines ways artists have affected change in their worlds. Through interdisciplinary studies, teaches major social movements and artists and theories used in socially engaged art. Students engage in experiential learning outside classroom as course requirement. Equivalent to NCLC 346.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Lecture

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  • Section 001 — Shayna Lillian Maskell — 10:30 AM to 01:10 PM F — Thompson Hall 1018

INTS 347: Gender Representation in Popular Culture (3-6 Credits)

Explores the way in which masculinity and femininity have been represented across the decades in television, movies, music videos, pop art, and print media. Provides a review of the scholarship on the historical and contemporary roles of women and men in society, and examines the contradictions and expectations associated with gender roles. Incorporates active group learning through creative, insight-oriented exercises, critical thinking and discussions, and group presentations and media research activities. Equivalent to NCLC 347.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Seminar

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INTS 348: Digital Futures (3,6 Credits)

Investigates important contemporary issues such as surveillance-privacy, censorship, piracy, gender and ethnicity, digital labor and play, mobile media and globalization, and the commercialization and political potential of the digital public spheres. Introduces students to the latest technological, philosophical and creative thinking on the future of human society in a digital age. Equivalent to NCLC 348.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Recommended Prerequisite: NCLC 249 or INTS 249
Schedule Type: Lecture

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section 001 — Lindsey Macdonald — 10:30 AM to 01:10 PM F — Thompson Hall 2021

INTS 355: Mindfullness, Meaning & Well-Being (3 Credits)

Explores the science of well-being, including theories and practices linked to various domains of well-being such as mindfulness, resilience, life-satisfaction, happiness, mind-body wellness, and meaning and purpose. Equivalent to NCLC 355.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Seminar

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INTS 362: Social Justice and Human Rights (3 Credits)

Considers the philosophical foundations of social justice and human rights. Explores the interpretive difficulties related to identifying what constitutes human rights abuses, and evaluates regional perspectives on human rights. Analyzes institutions that strive to promote and enforce social justice and human rights standards including the United Nations system, regional human rights bodies, and domestic courts. Equivalent to NCLC 362.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Lecture

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INTS 375: Special Topics (1-18 Credits)

Studies topics of special interest to undergraduates. Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 18 credits.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Lecture

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INTS 390: International Internship (1-6 Credits)

Internship credit may be applied to 12 credits required in experiential learning. Notes: Students may take no more than 6 credits in any one semester, unless approved by director of experiential learning or executive director. Structured and supervised professional experience, within an approved agency, for which the student earns academic credit. The primary purpose of an internship is to connect the student's academic course work to experiences and challenges outside the university classroom. The faculty also expects that students will enhance their competencies and skills and explore career options. Equivalent to NCLC 390.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Recommended Prerequisite: Sophomore standing and permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Internship

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INTS 391: Introduction to Integrative Studies (3 Credits)

Describes key components of the Integrative Studies Program in The School of Integrative Studies. Students prepare for active participation as a community of learners to develop skills in reflective learning and self-assessment, and identify areas of intellectual and professional interests, values and skills so that students may take greater advantage of opportunities in SIS. As a learning community, this course fosters group collaboration, intensive writing, and reflective learning. Notes: Students may not enroll in this course after completing 12 or more learning community credits or simultaneously with or after completing INTS 491. Equivalent to NCLC 391.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Lecture

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INTS 395: Field-Based Work (1-18 Credits)

Directed field studies in topic not otherwise available to students. Notes: Topics vary, but entire course or significant component is located off campus. In addition to field work, course may also include reading assignments, tutorials, lectures, papers, presentations, portfolios, journals, and exams. Students bear costs of required field trips and should consult the Center for Social Action and Integrative Learning for more information. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 24 credits.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Lecture

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INTS 396: Teaching Assistant Experience (1-6 Credits)

Teaching assistantship and peer-mentoring duties carried out through existing university programs, such as Technology Assistants, Writing Tutors, and Residence Advisors. Also includes teaching assistantship arrangements for specific courses detailed in individualized course contract signed by instructor and student. In addition to peer mentoring/advising, course work may include logistical support, reading assignments, papers, presentations, and portfolios. Equivalent to NCLC 396.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Internship

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INTS 397: Add-On Experiential Learning (1-3 Credits)

For students who wish to add one or more experiential learning credit to existing experiential learning course or learning community. Notes: May also be used by students who wish to add an experiential learning component to course that provides no experiential learning credit (with permission of instructor). Unless experiential learning add-on requirements are spelled out in course syllabus, requirements for add-on experiential learning credit must be detailed in individualized course contract signed by instructor and student. Equivalent to NCLC 397.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Internship

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

INTS 398: Field-Based Work (1-15 Credits)

Experiential-based individualized studies, mentored by instructor. Notes: Topics decided by student and instructor and approved by executive director. Requirements must be detailed in individualized course contract signed by student, instructor, and executive director. May include reading assignments, papers, journals, and portfolios. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Internship

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

400-Level Courses in INTS

INTS 404: Ethics and Leadership (4 Credits)

Uses an interdisciplinary approach to deepen and broaden student's learning about theories, models, and constructs related to the study and practice of ethics and leadership. Teaches students to develop ethical decision making strategies, communicate effectively in diverse group settings, value civic engagement and actively apply ethical leadership skills. Includes experiential learning activities and discussions that connect formal knowledge with real world experiences and includes one credit of experiential learning. Equivalent to NCLC 404.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Seminar

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

  • Section DL1 — Graziella Pagliarulo McCarron — Online
  • Section 001 — Nicholas Lennon — 03:00 PM to 04:15 PM MW — Krug Hall 19

INTS 405: Women and Leadership (4 Credits)

Examines leadership within the context of the theoretical principles of women's studies through discussion of course texts, interactive exercises, field trips, documentary films, guest speakers, and reflection. Investigates the role that gender plays in the various forms of leadership and leadership styles. Explores the historical record of women in leadership roles, identifying the barriers as well as the opportunities. Equivalent to NCLC 405.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Seminar

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  • Section 001 — Julie Owen — 03:00 PM to 04:15 PM TR — Buchanan Hall (formerly Mason Hall) D003

INTS 416: Refugee and Internal Displacement (3 Credits)

Provides students with a deeper understanding of refugee and internal displacement. Explores causes of displacement and its impact on people and societies. Studies the role played by governments, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and the international community in addressing problems faced by refugees in internally displaced persons in terms of relief assistance and humanitarian services. Equivalent to NCLC 416.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Seminar

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INTS 417: Human Trafficking and the International Community (3 Credits)

Explores the complexity of human trafficking, one of the fastest growing criminal enterprises in the world. Examines forms of human trafficking and the countries that serve as source, transit or destinations of trafficked individuals and groups. Studies the role of the international community in addressing trafficking, including regional and national authorities and non-governmental agencies. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Seminar

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INTS 431: Principles of Fund Raising (4 Credits)

Examines history of philanthropy and public policy, and the economic and legal frameworks that shape it. Combining theory and practice, students study human behavior, communications, and management systems that are hallmarks of successful fund raising, and begin to develop skills to generate donations, foundation grants, and other unearned revenue for a nonprofit organization. Notes: Includes 1 experiential learning credit. Equivalent to NCLC 431.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Recommended Prerequisite: INTS 331.
Schedule Type: Seminar

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INTS 435: Leadership in a Changing Environment (4 Credits)

Examines diverse definitions and processes of change across multiple complex contexts. Focuses on identifying innovative, collaborative solutions to seemingly intractable social problems. Explores topics such as social change and globalization, creative conflict resolution, the nature of power, oppression and influence, and systemic leadership. Equivalent to NCLC 435.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Recommended Prerequisite: 60 credits.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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INTS 436: Social Justice Education (4 Credits)

Examines educational policy, practice, and materials using a variety of lenses informed by social justice theory and praxis. Investigates ways in which racism, sexism, economic injustice, heterosexism, ageism, and other forms of discrimination influence schools and educational access and opportunity for youth. Considers and practices what individuals and communities can do to ensure that all students have equitable educational opportunities. Equivalent to NCLC 436.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Seminar

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section 002 — Paul C. Gorski — 04:30 PM to 07:10 PM W — Innovation Hall 209

INTS 437: Critical Race Studies (3 Credits)

Engages students in an examination of the forms and impacts of racism, as well as movements for racial justice, in the United States. Draws on theoretical frameworks including critical race theory and intersectionality theory in order to examine the structural roots of racism and the implicit and explicit ways in which racism manifests today. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Seminar

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INTS 438: Representations of Race (4 Credits)

Investigates the social and cultural construction of racial categories that have led to inaccurate and stereotypical representations that persist and cause harm today. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Seminar

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section 001 — Suzanne Scott Constantine — 10:30 AM to 01:10 PM W — Krug Hall 5

INTS 445: Multimedia Design (5 Credits)

Technological, aesthetic, and educational issues of using interactive multimedia. Topics include theory and practice, integration of digital media, interface and navigation studies, and technical constraints on design. Equivalent to NCLC 445.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Recommended Prerequisite: NCLC or INTS 345, or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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  • Section 001 — Rebecca S Stephens — 07:20 PM to 10:00 PM M — Aquia Building 213

INTS 446: Art, Beauty, and Culture (3-6 Credits)

Designed to help students understand the culture- and time-bound nature of beauty as it relates to art. Exploration of how the codes of acceptability in art forms have changed over time, with discussion about the subversive nature of art and the role that beauty plays in art that is created to engage the viewer in some type of action. Exercises include research projects, site visits, and gallery attendance. Equivalent to NCLC 446.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Seminar

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INTS 455: Consciousness and Transformation in Action (3 Credits)

Covers how principles and practices of consciousness and transformation relate to the major and career pathway it represents. Includes the theory and practices for deepening the student's own experience with the mindfulness and contemplative approaches to inquire. Capstone course for the minor in consciousness and transformation. Equivalent to NCLC 455.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Recommended Prerequisite: NCLC 355 or INTS 355.
Schedule Type: Seminar

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INTS 470: Professional Pathways in Sustainable Food Systems (1 credit. Credits)

Culminating experience for Environmental and Sustainability Studies majors enrolled in the Sustainable Food and Agriculture concentration. Focused on helping students see how their specific talents, interests and experiences can prepare them for specific professional roles within the emerging field of sustainable food systems. May not be repeated for credit.
Specialized Designation: Green Leaf Course
Schedule Type: Seminar

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INTS 475: Special Topics (1-18 Credits)

Studies topics of special interest to undergraduates. Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 18 credits.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Lecture

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INTS 490: Internship (1-6 Credits)

Internship credit may be applied to 12 credits required in experiential learning. Notes: Students may take no more than 6 credits in any one semester, unless approved by director of experiential learning or executive director. Structured and supervised professional experience, within an approved agency, for which the student earns academic credit. The primary purpose of an internship is to connect the student's academic course work to experiences and challenges outside the university classroom. The faculty also expects that students will enhance their competencies and skills and explore career options. Equivalent to NCLC 490.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Recommended Prerequisite: Sophomore standing and permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Internship

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3 Sections Currently Scheduled

INTS 495: Field-Based Work (1-18 Credits)

Directed field studies in topic not otherwise available to students. Notes: Topics vary, but entire course or significant component is located off campus. In addition to field work, course may also include reading assignments, tutorials, lectures, papers, presentations, portfolios, journals, and exams. Students bear costs of required field trips and should consult the Center for Social Action and Integrative Learning for more information. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 24 credits.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Lecture

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INTS 498: Field-Based Work (1-15 Credits)

Experiential-based individualized studies, mentored by instructor. Notes: Topics decided by student and instructor and approved by executive director. Requirements must be detailed in individualized course contract signed by student, instructor, and executive director. May include reading assignments, papers, journals, and portfolios. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Internship

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

Topics in INTS

INTS 375: Special Topics (1-18 Credits)

Studies topics of special interest to undergraduates. Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 18 credits.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Lecture

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INTS 395: Field-Based Work (1-18 Credits)

Directed field studies in topic not otherwise available to students. Notes: Topics vary, but entire course or significant component is located off campus. In addition to field work, course may also include reading assignments, tutorials, lectures, papers, presentations, portfolios, journals, and exams. Students bear costs of required field trips and should consult the Center for Social Action and Integrative Learning for more information. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 24 credits.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Lecture

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INTS 398: Field-Based Work (1-15 Credits)

Experiential-based individualized studies, mentored by instructor. Notes: Topics decided by student and instructor and approved by executive director. Requirements must be detailed in individualized course contract signed by student, instructor, and executive director. May include reading assignments, papers, journals, and portfolios. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Internship

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

INTS 475: Special Topics (1-18 Credits)

Studies topics of special interest to undergraduates. Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 18 credits.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Lecture

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6 Sections Currently Scheduled »

INTS 495: Field-Based Work (1-18 Credits)

Directed field studies in topic not otherwise available to students. Notes: Topics vary, but entire course or significant component is located off campus. In addition to field work, course may also include reading assignments, tutorials, lectures, papers, presentations, portfolios, journals, and exams. Students bear costs of required field trips and should consult the Center for Social Action and Integrative Learning for more information. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 24 credits.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Lecture

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

INTS 498: Field-Based Work (1-15 Credits)

Experiential-based individualized studies, mentored by instructor. Notes: Topics decided by student and instructor and approved by executive director. Requirements must be detailed in individualized course contract signed by student, instructor, and executive director. May include reading assignments, papers, journals, and portfolios. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Internship

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Graduate

500-Level Courses in INTS

INTS 538: Representations of Race (4 Credits)

Investigates the social and cultural construction of persistent and harmful racial categories. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section 001 — Suzanne Scott Constantine — 10:30 AM to 01:10 PM W — Krug Hall 5

INTS 575: Special Topics (3-4 Credits)

Studies topics of special interest to graduate students pursuing integrative, multidisciplinary degrees. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 12 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar

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INTS 375: Special Topics (1-18 Credits)

Studies topics of special interest to undergraduates. Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 18 credits.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Lecture

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INTS 395: Field-Based Work (1-18 Credits)

Directed field studies in topic not otherwise available to students. Notes: Topics vary, but entire course or significant component is located off campus. In addition to field work, course may also include reading assignments, tutorials, lectures, papers, presentations, portfolios, journals, and exams. Students bear costs of required field trips and should consult the Center for Social Action and Integrative Learning for more information. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 24 credits.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Lecture

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INTS 398: Field-Based Work (1-15 Credits)

Experiential-based individualized studies, mentored by instructor. Notes: Topics decided by student and instructor and approved by executive director. Requirements must be detailed in individualized course contract signed by student, instructor, and executive director. May include reading assignments, papers, journals, and portfolios. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Internship

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

INTS 475: Special Topics (1-18 Credits)

Studies topics of special interest to undergraduates. Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 18 credits.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Lecture

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INTS 495: Field-Based Work (1-18 Credits)

Directed field studies in topic not otherwise available to students. Notes: Topics vary, but entire course or significant component is located off campus. In addition to field work, course may also include reading assignments, tutorials, lectures, papers, presentations, portfolios, journals, and exams. Students bear costs of required field trips and should consult the Center for Social Action and Integrative Learning for more information. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 24 credits.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Lecture

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

INTS 498: Field-Based Work (1-15 Credits)

Experiential-based individualized studies, mentored by instructor. Notes: Topics decided by student and instructor and approved by executive director. Requirements must be detailed in individualized course contract signed by student, instructor, and executive director. May include reading assignments, papers, journals, and portfolios. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Internship

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled