Fall 2018

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.

 

Fall 2018 Course Details

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

Course

Total Credits Earned

LC Earned

EL Earned

General Education Fulfilled

Other

INTS 101: Narratives of Identity

6

6

 

Literature & Oral Communication

 

INTS 195: Experiential Learning/Special Topics

2

 

 

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

Additional costs may be associated with 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 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 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: Living Learning Community

1   1   This course is only open to students enrolled in the Living/Learning Community.

INTS 292: Leadership for Sustainability

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

INTS 294: Mason Corps

2

 

2

 

Students must receive instructor approval to register.

INTS 294: Alternative Break

 Variable

 

Variable

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

INTS 300: Law & Justice

3

3

1

Social & Behavioral Sciences

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

INTS 301: Science in the News

3

3

1

Natural Science (Non-lab)

 

INTS 303: Intro to International Studies

3

3

1

Global Understanding

 

INTS 304: Social Movements & Community

4

4

1 Social & Behavioral Sciences  

INTS 311: Animal Migration/Conservation

6

6

2 Natural Science (with Lab)

4 credits count toward the natural science endorsement requirement for Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, and Liberal Arts for the Teaching Professions students

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 316: Intro to Childhood Studies

4

4

1

 

 

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 321: Parent-Child Relations

3

3

 

Social & Behavioral Sciences

 

INTS 322: Teacher Historical Perspective

3

3

 

 

Counts toward 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 336: Poverty Wealth Inequality in the US

 3 3   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 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

   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.

INTS 362: Social Justice & Human Rights

3

3

1

Social & Behavioral Sciences

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

INTS 371: Food Systems and Policy

3

3

1 Social & Behavioral Sciences   

INTS 375: Gender/Race/Sexuality/TV

4

4

1  

Course section INTS 375-004

INTS 375: Health, Medicine & Society

4

4

  Course section INTS 375-005

INTS 391: Intro to Integrative Studies

3

3

 

 

 

INTS 395: Comm/Conflict/Mediation

3  

3

 

Course section INTS 395-003

INTS 395: Explorations of Mindful Living

1  

1

 

Course Section INTS 395-006

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

INTS 395: Exploration of Gender & Sexuality

 3  

3

 

Course section INTS 395-008

INTS 395: Living-Learning Community

 1   1   Course sections INTS 395-013

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

INTS 395: Compassion in the Classroom

3   3   Course section INTS 395-018

INTS 395: Sustainability Project Management

1   1   Course section INTS 395-019

INTS 403: Conservation Behavior

6 6 2 Natural Science (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 406: Global Leadership

3

3

1

Global Understanding

 

INTS 416: Refugee and Internal Displacement

3

 3 1 Global Understanding  

INTS 417: Human Trafficking & The International Community

6

6 1    

INTS 431: Prin Fundraising/Resource Dev

4

4

1

 

 

INTS 435: Leadership in a Changing Environment

4

4

1

 

 

INTS 437: Critical Race Studies

3

 3 1 Social & Behavioral Sciences  

INTS 446: Art, Beauty, & Culture

4

4 1 Art  

INTS 475: Community Development & Fair Trade

3

1   Course section INTS 475-009

INTS 475: Self-Care/Well-Being for Helping Professions

3

3

   

Course section INTS 475-010

Please note: This is a hybrid course. It meets in person August 23-25 with online modules for the entire semester.

INTS 475: Enterprising Black Women

4 4 1   Course section INTS 475-011

INTS 475: Strategies for Well-Being in Turbulent Times

3 3    

Course section INTS 475-012

Please note: This course meets on 5 Saturdays throughout the semester.

INTS 490: Internship

1-6

 

1-6

 

Students must submit an internship application and be approved to register. (Applications for Fall 2018 semester Due by August 17th, 2018)

INTS 495: Explorations of Mindful Living

1

 

1

 

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

 

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