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Interdisciplinary Studies Courses

IDS 120 Introduction to a Study Abroad Site

1-0-1
Credit Hours: 1

This one-credit course introduces students to the history, cultural traditions, and current circumstances of a specific study abroad site. This course combines fifteen hours of formal class time with additional co-curricular activities at the program site. Students are required to attend lectures and discussions on campus prior to the trip, at the site, and on campus after returning from the site. Students will spend at least five days at the site not including travel days to and from the destination.

IDS 150 Introduction to African Diaspora Studies

3-0-3
Credit Hours: 3

Students in this course will study the experience of Africans living in Africa, Europe, North and South America, the Caribbean and the Mediterranean. An interdisciplinary course, it makes use of sources from history, literature and the social sciences. Students will study racial, ethnic, cultural and religious traditions of the African Diaspora, including patterns of exclusion and inclusion and the social relations between Diaspora Africans and non-African populations.

IDS 297H Seminar in the Humanities and Social Sciences: Ancient and Medieval (Honors)

3-0-3
Credit Hours: 3

An interdisciplinary seminar in ancient and medieval social thought with a focus on philosophy, literature and intellectual history.
Prerequisite:ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.
Fulfills Interpretive Studies requirement.

IDS 298H Seminar in the Humanities and Social Sciences: Modern (Honors)

3-0-3
Credit Hours: 3

An interdisciplinary seminar in modern social thought with a focus on philosophy, literature and intellectual history.
Prerequisite: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.
Fulfills Interpretive Studies requirement.

Unless otherwise noted, all college level courses require English 101 placement.