IDS 1161 What is the Good Life 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Examines the enduring question, "What is the Good Life?", from the perspectives of the humanities. Topics include the cost of the good life, how people have chosen to live as members of local and global communities, and conceptions and expressions of beauty, power, love, and health. (H)

Attributes: General Education - Humanities

IDS 2154 Facets of Sustainability 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introduces theory and practices of sustainability from a variety of topical concerns and academic fields. Investigate challenges of pursuing sustainability via texts, lectures, debate and discussion, and written assignments.

IDS 2338 Democratic Engagement and Public Leadership 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Reflections on the concept of citizenship in the US and internationally. Learn to analyze and to solve public problems and effectively evaluate methods of civic activism. (S)

Attributes: General Education - Social Science

IDS 4905 Individual Study 1-7 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Opportunity for more in-depth study; complete a project as part of the planned program. The project must be approved by the dean and carried out under the guidance of a faculty member.

IDS 4906 Interdisciplinary Thesis Research 1-12 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Research accommodation for thesis. (WR)

Corequisite: refer to the department.

IDS 4911 Undergraduate Research in Interdisciplinary Studies 0-3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Provides firsthand, supervised research in Interdisciplinary Studies. Projects may involve inquiry, design, investigation, scholarship, discovery or application in Interdisciplinary Studies.

IDS 4930 Special Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies 1-3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Advanced study of selected topics. Content varies from term to term.

IDS 4940 Internship 1-3 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Supervised internship under guidance of faculty member or delegated authority. Post-internship written report is required. (S-U)

IDS 4942 Sustainability in Action 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Capstone course that integrates readings, discussion and practical experience in a sustainability-related community service, internship or project.

Prerequisite: sustainability studies majors and minors with department approval.

IDS 4956 Overseas Studies 0-16 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Provides a mechanism by which coursework taken as part of an approved study abroad program can be recorded on the UF transcript and counted toward graduation.

Prerequisite: undergraduate advisor permission.

INS 3004 International Studies Perspectives 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Demographics, cultures, governments and histories of major world regions as these relate to major, current, transnational and global issues such as migration, socio-economic development, conflicts and disasters, and environmental issues.

Prerequisite: completion of at least 3 courses approved for the international studies major.

INS 4905 Individual Work in International Studies 0-3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Provides those in the major with a directed opportunity to pursue in depth an area of focus associated with international studies including regional and topical coursework, international study abroad, service-learning projects, and/or internship projects.

Prerequisite: INS 3004.

INS 4911 Undergraduate Research in International Studies 0-3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Provides an opportunity to undertake supervised research. Self-directed research allows individuals or groups to explore interesting issues in international studies and communicate their results.

INS 4930 Senior Research Seminar in International Studies 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Readings on and discussions of major contemporary international and global issues. Offers students the opportunity to conduct guided research on international topics of their choice that relate to their track(s) and study, internships or work abroad experiences for the international studies major.

Prerequisite: INS 3004 and senior standing.

ISS 2160 Cultural Diversity in the United States 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

The great racial and ethnic diversity of contemporary U.S. society. Explores both the positive contributions and negative experiences of a variety of racial and ethnic groups, an exploration drawing on such concepts as culture, racial group, ethnic group, prejudice, discrimination and civil rights protest. (D and S) (WR)

Attributes: General Education - Diversity, General Education - Social Science