Interdepartmental (INTD)

University Interdisciplinary Courses Committee Chair: Associate Professor Eric Donkor, UICC Administrator Cheryl Galli, William W. Hall Building, Office of the University Senate, Room 119

The INTD designation is used for interdisciplinary courses sponsored by two or more academic departments based in the schools and colleges.

1985. Special Topics

Credits and hours by arrangement. Prerequisite: Open only with the consent of instructor. May be repeated for credit with change in topic.

Students taking this course will be assigned a final grade of S (satisfactory) or U (unsatisfactory).

1993. International Study

Credits and hours by arrangement. May be repeated for credit (to a maximum of 17). Course work undertaken within approved Education Abroad programs.

1995. Special Topics

Credits and hours as determined by arrangement. Prerequisite: Open only with consent of instructor. May be repeated for credit with a change in topic.

1999. Independent Study

Credits and hours by arrangement. Prerequisite: Open only to freshmen and sophomores with consent of instructor. May be repeated for credit with a change in topic.

2245. Introduction to Diversity Studies in American Culture

Three credits. Prerequisite: Open to sophomores or higher.

An interdisciplinary introduction to comparative multicultural studies in the United States. Topics may include: African American, Asian American, Latino/a, and Native American cultures; gender, feminism, religious and sexual identities; and disability studies. CA 4.

3200. Introduction to Correctional Health

Three credits. Prerequisite: Open to honors students; open only with consent of instructor.

Major concepts and topics in correctional health.

3222. Linkage through Language

One credit. Prerequisite: Language skills equivalent to two to four semesters of college course work in a single foreign language (may be completed concurrently). May be repeated for credit, with a change in content. Sponsored by the Literatures, Cultures and Languages Department in collaboration with the department offering the companion course.

Supplements a three-credit course in a particular discipline by studying selected foreign language texts related to the topic of its companion course. Practice in oral and written expression.

3260. The Bible

Three credits, which may be counted toward the related field requirement in History, Philosophy, or English.

The literary, historical, and philosophical content, circumstances and problems of the Old and New Testaments. CA 1.

3584. Seminar in Urban Problems

Three credits. Hours by arrangement. Prerequisite: Open to juniors and higher, open only with consent of the Director of the Urban Semester Program. Must be taken concurrently with INTD 3590 and 3594.

Discussions based upon assigned readings and led by faculty and invited speakers from outside and within the University. CA 4.

3590. Urban Field Studies

Nine credits. Hours by arrangement. Prerequisite: Open to juniors and higher, open only with consent of the Director of the Urban Semester Program. Must be taken concurrently with INTD 3584 and 3594.

Field experience supervised by the director and an examining committee consisting of the director and two or more faculty members from two departments in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

3594. Urban Semester Field Work Seminar

Three credits. Hours by arrangement. Prerequisite: open to juniors and higher, open only with consent of the Director of the Urban Semester Program. Must be taken concurrently with INTD 3590 and 3584.

Students make analytic presentations of their field experiences, relating these to the pertinent available literature. Particular issues are discussed with experts invited from inside and outside the University.

3594W. Urban Semester Field Work Seminar

Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 or 1011 or 2011; open to juniors and higher; open only with consent of the Director of the Urban Semester Program. Must be taken concurrently with INTD 3590 and 3584.

3985. Special Topics

Credits and hours by arrangement. Prerequisite: Open only with consent of instructor. With a change in content, may be repeated for credit. Students taking this course will be assigned a final grade of S (satisfactory) or U (unsatisfactory).

3993. International Study

Credits and hours by arrangement. May be repeated for credit (to a maximum of 17).

Course work undertaken within approved Education Abroad programs.

3995. Special Topics

Credits and hours by arrangement. Prerequisite: Open only with consent of instructor. With a change in topic, may be repeated for credit.

3999. Independent Study

Credits and hours by arrangement. Prerequisite: Open only with consent of instructor. May be repeated for credit.

4200. Translating Evidence: Applied Correctional Research

Three credits. Prerequisite: Open to honors students; open only with consent of instructor.

Systematic review as a research methodology for translation of clinical evidence into a clinical environment. Production of a poster for presentation. Two-semester projects are possible for students interested in oral presentation of findings, or co-authored publication.

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