School of Integrative Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Courses and Syllabi

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Integrative Studies (INTS - Formerly NCLC) Summer 2017

Undergraduate

200-Level Courses in INTS

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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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section A01 — Andrew Wingfield — 10:30 AM to 12:35 PM MTWR — Thompson Hall 1018

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 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 317: Issues in Family Relationships (4 Credits)

Dynamics of family systems and issues that shape relationships among family members. How families evolve as members grow, leave, and create related family systems; family roles and forms; and communication patterns, decision- making, conflict, stress, and power. Content draws from family communication, family relations, psychology, and counseling. Lecture, discussion, observation, analysis, research, and role-playing. Notes: One credit counts for experiential learning; students complete 45 credits of course-related work outside classroom. Equivalent to NCLC 317.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Recommended Prerequisite: Minimum of 55 hours completed.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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INTS 338: Animal Rights and Humane Education (3 Credits)

Explores a combination of critical theories, experiential learning, and dialogical practices to examine the ways in which non-human animals are exploited for human profit. Examines the ramifications of this exploitation ecologically, as a question of sustainability, and spiritually, as a question of the impact of animal abuse on the human spirit. Discusses the use of animals in entertainment, factory farming, animal testing, and sport or trophy hunting; and how individuals and organizations are fighting these practices. Equivalent to NCLC 338.
Specialized Designation: Green Leaf Course, Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Seminar

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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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400-Level Courses in INTS

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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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

Topics in INTS

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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1 Section 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

Graduate

500-Level Courses in INTS

INTS 595: Experiential Learning (1-3 Credits)

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: Internship

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Topics in INTS

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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1 Section 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