Courses and Syllabi

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Integrative Studies (INTS - Formerly NCLC) Spring 2020

Undergraduate

100-Level Courses in INTS

INTS 102: Global Networks and Communities (6 Credits)

Prepares students for participation in a global society by investigating global and local issues in a historical context. Considers critical topics of western civilization, globalization, (neo)colonialism, imperialism, and hegemony. Students gain an in-depth perspective of the intricate relationships between people and cultures at various moments in our history. Limited to three attempts.
Specialized Designation: Green Leaf Related Course, Discovery of Scholarship.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

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. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 24 credits.
Schedule Type: Internship
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

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. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Oral Communication
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

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. Limited to three attempts.
Specialized Designation: Discovery of Scholarship.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

INTS 204: Leadership Theory and Practice (4 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. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

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. Limited to three attempts.
Specialized Designation: Green Leaf Focused Course, Discovery of Scholarship., Scholarly Inquiry.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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INTS 211: Introduction to Conservation Studies (3-6 Credits)

Provides foundation for the integrative study of environmental conservation. Formal and informal writing assignments and oral presentations designed to strengthen critical thinking and communication skills important to students who pursue conservation-related professions. Instructors encourage students to use course assignments and off-campus work to identify suitable educational and career paths within the conservation world. Limited to three attempts.
Specialized Designation: Green Leaf Related Course
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

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. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Arts
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

  • - 001 — Angela N Barajas — 09:00 AM to 10:15 AM TR — Peterson Family Health Sciences Hall 1111
  • - 002 — Christina Riley — 12:00 PM to 01:15 PM TR — West Building 1008

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. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • - 001 — Lindsey Macdonald — 01:30 PM to 02:45 PM MW — Innovation Hall 203

INTS 275: 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.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

INTS 291: Living-Learning Community (0-1 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
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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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 Focused Course
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • - 002 — Amber A Saxton — 03:00 PM to 04:15 PM T — Piedmont Hall 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
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

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. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • - 003 — Cher Weixia Chen — 10:30 AM to 01:10 PM F — Krug Hall 204

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. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

  • - 002 — Joseph S Imamura — 07:20 PM to 10:00 PM M — Buchanan Hall (formerly Mason Hall) D005
  • - 003 — Joseph S Imamura — 04:30 PM to 07:10 PM M — Buchanan Hall (formerly Mason Hall) D005

INTS 303: Introduction to International Studies (3 Credits)

Explores a multi-disciplinary approach to addressing world issues. Combines lectures, field trips, discussion of readings, films, case studies, projects, and active inquiry-based learning to examine the natural environment, infectious disease and globalization, media and technologies, and war and violent conflict, with an attempt to deepen community members' understanding of an increasingly interdependent world. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Global Understanding
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

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. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

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. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • - 001 — Angela Jean Hattery — 03:00 PM to 04:15 PM TR — West Building 1008

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.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

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. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Global Understanding
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • - 003 — Al Fuertes — 07:20 PM to 10:00 PM MW — Enterprise Hall 275

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. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

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. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • - 001 — Shayna Lillian Maskell — 09:00 AM to 10:15 AM TR — Thompson Hall 2022

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. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

INTS 322: Teacher: A Historical Perspective (3 Credits)

Examines the rich heritage of the teaching profession in Western society. Traces the history of educational philosophy and teaching, beginning with the ancient Greeks and culminating in the 21st century United States. Using the exploration of the various philosophies of education as a foundation, examines contemporary images of teachers in literature and film. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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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. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

  • - 005 — 07:20 PM to 10:00 PM T — Robinson Hall B360
  • - 004 — Samuel L. Frye — 04:30 PM to 07:10 PM R — Music Theater Building (formerly Fine Arts Building) 1004

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. Limited to three attempts.
Specialized Designation: Green Leaf Focused Course, Writing Intensive in Major
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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3 Sections Currently Scheduled

  • - 004 — Levi Van Sant — 01:30 PM to 02:45 PM TR — Buchanan Hall (formerly Mason Hall) D005
  • - DL2 — Michael Gilmore — Online
  • - DL1 — Michael Gilmore — Online

INTS 337: Social Justice Consciousness and Personal Transformation (3 Credits)

Explores the many spaces at which the quest to strengthen social justice consciousness interacts with processes and commitments for personal transformation. Analyzes through the lens of the activist and in the spirit of bringing mindfulness to activism, how we come to see and experience the world. Examines how socialization informs consciousness. Limited to three attempts.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in Major
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

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. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Arts
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • - 001 — Shayna Lillian Maskell — 12:00 PM to 01:15 PM TR — Robinson Hall B108

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. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: NCLC 249 or INTS 249
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • - 001 — Lindsey Macdonald — 10:30 AM to 11:45 AM MW — Research Hall 201

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. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

INTS 356: Foundations of Resilience and Well-Being (3 Credits)

Focusing on the individual in context, examines the growing research, science, and literature on well-being and resilience. Considers the many ways in which resilience can be learned and developed on individual, community, and organizational levels. Explores how resilience promotes growth and restores efficacy and agency, leading to higher levels of flourishing. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

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. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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3 Sections Currently Scheduled

INTS 371: Food Systems and Policy (3 Credits)

Examines the roles of individuals, corporations, and government in creating and communicating food policy. Students explore the rationale and rhetorics of US agriculture, food production and the environment, food and beverage processing, food safety and labeling, food sales and marketing, dietary guidance, and federal food assistance programs. Limited to three attempts.
Specialized Designation: Green Leaf Related Course
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • - 002 — 04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T — Robinson Hall B105

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.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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INTS 391: Understanding Integrative Studies (3 Credits)

Familiarizes students with the theory and practice of integrative learning. Challenges students not only to learn but also to think deeply about what, why, how, and for what purposes you learn. Focuses on exploration of identities and civic engagement as a global citizen. Emphasizes lifelong learning and preparation for academics and careers. Develops oral and written communication skills, critical thinking, and research skills. Limited to three attempts.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in Major
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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3 Sections Currently Scheduled

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.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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INTS 399: Study Abroad (1-6 Credits)

Intended for participation in formally organized course offered by Center for Global Education. A maximum of 15 credits may apply toward INTS degree requirements. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 32 credits.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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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. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • - 002 — Nicholas Lennon — 12:00 PM to 01:15 PM TR — Planetary Hall (formerly Science & Tech I) 122

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. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • - 001 — Julie E. Owen — 04:30 PM to 07:10 PM R — Robinson Hall B124

INTS 410: Contemporary Health Issues (3-18 Credits)

Looks at a variety of health and health care issues. Examines several of the major health concerns of women and, to a lesser degree, men. Also explores the biology and medical implications of these diseases and how our society deals with potential life-altering information. Examines who is making the decisions on the allocation of research funds and prevention of diseases. Equivalent to WMST 300.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

INTS 417: Human Trafficking and the International Community (3,6 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. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

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. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: INTS 331.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

INTS 434: Research for Social Change (3 Credits)

Introduces interdisciplinary research methods for social change. Explores students' epistemological assumptions, and use tools of inquiry and discovery to explore transformative approaches to scholarship. Examines multiple critical approaches to inquiry including auto-ethnography and ethnography, feminist and indigenous research methods, participatory action research, critical quantitative analysis, and more. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • - 001 — Julie E. Owen — 04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T — Robinson Hall B108

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. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: 60 credits.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

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. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • - 002 — Wendi N. Manuel-Scott — 04:30 PM to 07:10 PM R — Robinson Hall B106

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. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • - 001 — Wendi N. Manuel-Scott — 04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T — Peterson Family Health Sciences Hall 2413

INTS 450: Social Innovation in Action (4 Credits)

Develops students' capacity to engage in positive social change. Examines social innovation approaches, including social and political entrepreneurship, philanthropy, corporate responsibility and social movements. Explores how social innovators catalyze multistakeholder collaborations across commercial, governmental and nonprofit sectors, exploring social innovation through case studies, best practice analyses and relevant readings. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • - 001 — Gregory Unruh — 03:00 PM to 04:15 PM MW — Peterson Family Health Sciences Hall 1106

INTS 451: Leadership and Organizational Problem-Solving (4 Credits)

Offers a dynamic, practical, and hands-on approach to synthesizing our leadership philosophy with real problem-solving and decision-making skills. Through cases and experiential learning, students will work through framing and diagnosing problems as well as identifying and implementing solutions. Integrates students' interests with the tools necessary to be an organizational problem-solver. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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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.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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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. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 12 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Sophomore standing and permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Internship
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Special scale.

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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.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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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 Major
Schedule Type: Internship
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Special scale.

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3 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.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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7 Sections Currently Scheduled »

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.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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5 Sections 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.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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4 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.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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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 Major
Schedule Type: Internship
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Special scale.

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Graduate

500-Level Courses in INTS

INTS 534: Research for Social Change (3 Credits)

Introduces interdisciplinary research methods for social change. Explores students' epistemological assumptions, and employs methods of inquiry and discovery to explore transformative approaches to scholarship. Examines multiple critical approaches to inquiry, including auto-ethnography and ethnography, feminist and indigenous research methods, participatory action research, critical and quantitative analysis. 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.

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

Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • - 001 — Julie E. Owen — 04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T — Robinson Hall B108

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
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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  • - 001 — Wendi N. Manuel-Scott — 04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T — Peterson Family Health Sciences Hall 2413

INTS 550: Social Innovation In Action (3 Credits)

Develops students' capacity to engage in positive social change. Examines social innovation approaches, including social and political entrepreneurship, philanthropy, corporate responsibility and social movements. Explores how social innovators catalyze multistakeholder collaborations across commercial, governmental and nonprofit sectors, exploring social innovation through case studies, best practice analyses and relevant readings. 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.

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

Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • - 001 — Gregory Unruh — 03:00 PM to 04:15 PM MW — Peterson Family Health Sciences Hall 1106

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
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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