Spring 2019

The School of Integrative Studies offers courses every semester: Fall, Spring and Summer. Courses vary each semester and fulfill different degree requirements. Below are details about the type of credit earned and requirements fulfilled for each course.

Please note that the University Catalog is the authoritative source for information on courses. The Schedule of Classes is the authoritative source for information on classes scheduled for this semester. See the Schedule for the most up-to-date information and see Patriot web to register for classes.

Beginning in the Fall 2016 semester, the prefix for courses offered through the School of Integrative Studies (formerly New Century College) will change from NCLC to INTS.

 

Spring 2019 Course Details

(LC/EL breakdown relevant only for students enrolled prior to Fall 2017 catalog year)

Course

Total Credits Earned

(2017 Forward)

LC Earned

(Prior to 2017 only)

EL Earned

(Prior to 2017 only)

Mason Core Fulfilled

Other

INTS 103: Human Creativity

6

6

0

Non-Lab Natural Science & Art

 

INTS 195: Experiential Learning/Special Topics

2

0

 

This course is cross-listed with RECR: 161 Scuba Diving - Basic

Additional costs may be required for this course.

INTS 202: Public Speaking/Critical Thinking

4

4

1

Oral Communication

Counts toward the english/communication endorsement requirement for Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, and Liberal Arts for the Teaching Professions students.

INTS 203: Inquiry to Action: Facilitating Change

6

6

1

Social and Behavioral Science & Information Technology

 

INTS 204: Leadership Theory/Practice

4

4

 

 

INTS 210: Sustainable World

4

4

1

Natural Science (Lab)

 

Counts toward the natural science endorsement requirement for Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, and Liberal Arts for the Teaching Professions students.

INTS 244: Beats, Rhyme and Culture

4

4

1

Social & Behavioral Science

 

INTS 245: Visual Culture & Society

4

4

1

Arts

Counts toward the humanities endorsement requirement for Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, and Liberal Arts for the Teaching Professions students.

INTS 249: Digital Literacy

4

4

1

Information Technology

 

INTS 291: Leadership & Community Engagement

1 0 1   This course is only open to students enrolled in the Mindful Living - Living/Learning Community. Enrollment is controlled.

INTS 291: Explorations of Mindful Living

1 0 1   This course is only open to students enrolled in the Mindful Living - Living/Learning Community. Enrollment is controlled.

INTS 292: Sustainable Project Management

1 0 1   This course is only open to students enrolled in the Sustainability Living Learning Community and/or students participating in the Greenleaf ENCORE Series.

INTS 294: Mason Corps

Variable

0

Variable

 

Students must receive instructor approval to register.

INTS 294: Alternative Break

 Variable

0

Variable

  Students must apply to participate in an Alternative Break program through SAIL in order to receive permission to register.

INTS 300: Law & Justice

3

3

1

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Counts toward the government elective endorsement requirement for Social Science for Education students.

INTS 301: Science in the News

3

3

1

Natural Science (Non-lab)

Counts toward the natural science endorsement requirement for Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, and Liberal Arts for the Teaching Professions students.

INTS 303: Intro to International Studies

3

3

1

Global Understanding

 

INTS 304: Social Movements & Community

4

4

1 Social & Behavioral Sciences  

INTS 305: Conflict Resolution/Transformation

6

6

1    

INTS 310: Violence and Gender

3

3

1    

INTS 312: Images & Experiences of Childhood

4

4

1

 

Counts toward the humanities endorsement requirement for Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, and Liberal Arts for the Teaching Professions students.

INTS 314: Conflict, Trauma and Healing

6

6

1

Global Understanding

 

 

INTS 316: Intro to Childhood Studies

4

4

1

Social & Behavioral Sciences

 

INTS 319: Contemporary Youth Studies

3

3

1

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Counts towards the humanities endorsement for Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, and Liberal Arts for the Teaching Professions students. 

INTS 320: Construction of Differences

6

6

1

Social & Behavioral Science

Counts towards the humanities endorsement for Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, and Liberal Arts for the Teaching Professions students. 

INTS 331: The Nonprofit Sector

4

4

1 Social & Behavioral Sciences

Counts toward the Government Elective endorsement for Social Science for Education students.

INTS 334: Environmental Justice

4

4

1

Social & Behavioral Sciences

 

INTS 337: Social Justice Consciousness

3

3

1

 

 

INTS 345: Introduction to Multimedia

 5 5 2 Information Technology  

INTS 346: Art as Social Action

4

4

1

Art

Counts toward the arts endorsement for Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, and Liberal Arts for the Teaching Professions students.

INTS 347: Gender Representation in Popular Culture

4

4

1

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Counts toward the humanities or arts endorsement requirement for Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, and Liberal Arts for the Teaching Professions students.

INTS 348: Digital Futures

3

3

1

 

 

INTS 355: Mindfulness, Meaning, Well-Being

3

3

1

 

 

INTS 356: Resilience and Well-Being

3

3

1

   

INTS 362: Social Justice & Human Rights

3

3

1

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Counts toward the government elective endorsement for Social Science for Education Students.

INTS 370: Sustainable Food Systems

6

6

2

 

Green Leaf Course

INTS 375: The Secrets of Success

3

3

1  

 

INTS 375: Asian American Women's Voices

3

3

1  

 

INTS 375: Crusade & Jihad: medieval to Modern

6

6

1  

 

INTS 375: Gender, Sexuality, Friendships

3

3

1   Course description coming soon.

INTS 375: Health Medicine & Society

4

4

1  

      HYBRID COURSE

Clink on course link for more information.

Course description coming soon.

INTS 375: Perspectives on Well-Being

3

3

1    

INTS 391: Intro to Integrative Studies

3

3

0

 

3 sections available.

Please note: Hybrid section meets online at the same time each week and in person 5 times during the semester.

INTS 395: Explorations of Mindful Living

1 0

1

 

This course is only open to students enrolled in the Mindful Living - Living/Learning Community. Enrollment is controlled.

INTS 395: Sustainable Project Management

1 0

1

 

 

INTS 395: Coaching for Well-Being

3 0

3

 

    HYBRID COURSE

Please note: this course is held on five Saturdays during the semester.

Clink on course link for more information.

INTS 395: Events Management

 3 0 3  

Course description coming soon.

INTS 395: Exploration of Gender & Sexuality

 3 0

3

 

Course description coming soon.

INTS 395: Leadership & Community Engagement

1 0

1

 

 This course is only open to students enrolled in the Mindful Living - Living/Learning Community. Enrollment is controlled.

INTS 399: Study Abroad

       

Visit http://studyabroad.gmu.edu to explore study abroad options.

INTS 401: Conservation Bio-Fund 21 century

6 6 2 Natural Science with Lab

Counts toward the natural science endorsement requirement for Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, and Liberal Arts for the Teaching Professions students. (4 credits only)

INTS 404: Ethics & Leadership

4

4

1

 

 

 

INTS 405: Women and Leadership

4

4

1

 

 

INTS 417: Human Trafficking & The International Community

6

6 1    

INTS 422: Approach to American Foreign Policy

4

4 1   Counts toward the government elective endorsement for Social Science for Education Students.

INTS 431: Principles Fundraising/Resource Dev

4

4

1

 

 

INTS 435: Leadership in a Changing Environment

4

4

1

 

Recommend prerequisite: Completion of 60 credits.

INTS 436: Social Justice Education

4

4

1

Social & Behavioral Sciences

 

INTS 438: Representations of Race

4

4

1

Social & Behavioral Sciences

 

INTS 446: Art, Beauty, & Culture

4

4 1 Art  

INTS 451: Leadership/Organizational Problem Solving

4

4 1    

INTS 475: Personal Transformation: Theory/Practice

4

4

1  

         HYBRID COURSE

Please note: this section begins on January 16th and continues through the regular semester.

Clink on course link for more information.

INTS 475: Peer Education for Well-Being

4 4 1    

INTS 475: Social Innovation in Action

4 4 1    

INTS 475: Memory, Mourning & Racial Violence

3

1    

INTS 475: International Women's Rights/Law/Politics

3 3 1   Course description coming soon.

INTS 490: Internship

1-6

0

1-6

 

Students must submit an internship application and be approved to register. (Applications for Spring 2019 semester Due by January 17th, 2019)

INTS 495: Explorations of Mindful Living

1

0

1

 

This course is only open to students enrolled in the corresponding Living and Learning Communities.

INTS 495: Leadership & Community Engagement

1

0

1

 

This course is only open to students enrolled in the corresponding Living and Learning Communities.

500 level courses are Graduate courses

 

 

 

 

Undergraduate students are not eligible to enroll in graduate courses unless participating in an Accelerated Master's Program.

 

Print Friendly and PDF