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) (WR)
Introduces the theory and practices of sustainability as approached through a variety of topical concerns and academic fields. Students investigate challenges surrounding the pursuit of sustainability by critically and creatively engaging with interdisciplinary texts and lectures through written assignments and by way of debate and discussion.
Credits: 1 to 7, maximum of 7 credits.
For select undergraduates undertaking in-depth college approved courses of study. The project, as part of the student's planned program, must be approved by the dean and carried out under the guidance of a faculty member.
Interdisciplinary Thesis Research
Credits: 1 to 12; Coreq: refer to the department. (WR)
Special Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies
Credits: 1 to 3; maximum 6 credits.
Advanced study of selected interdisciplinary topics. Content varies from term to term.
Credits: 1 to 3; maximum 3 credits.
Permission of department representative or program director required. Supervision by a faculty member or delegated authority and a post-internship written report are required. (S-U)
Credits: 3; Prereq: major or minor in Sustainability.
Capstone course that integrates readings, discussion and practical experience in a sustainability-related community service, internship, or project.
Credits: 1 to 16 ; can be repeated with change in topic up to 16 credits. Prereq: Permission of undergraduate adviser.
This course provides a mechanism for course work taken at a foreign university as part of an approved study abroad program to be transferred to UF and count towards graduation.
Cultural Diversity in the United States
This course focuses on the great racial and ethnic diversity of contemporary U.S. society. It 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. (S, D) (WR)