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Volume XCII – July 2008
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UT Arlington Undergraduate Catalog Fall 2008
Course Descriptions for Interdisciplinary Studies (INTS)

INTS 2188. SPECIAL TOPICS INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES (1-0) Special topics or problems that lend themselves to an interdisciplinary approach. Prerequisites: INTS 2301 with a grade of C or better.

INTS 2288. SPECIAL TOPICS INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES (2-0) Special topics or problems that lend themselves to an interdisciplinary approach. Prerequisites: INTS 2301 with a grade of C of better.

INTS 2301. INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES (2-2) This is a foundation course which examines important developments and issues facing society from a multidisciplinary perspective. This course is designed to draw insights from multiple perspectives and to integrate them into a more inclusive understanding of the problem, issue, theme, or question at hand. Sophomore standing is required.

INTS 2388. SPECIAL TOPICS INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES (3-0) Special topics or problems that lend themselves to an interdisciplinary approach. Prerequisites: INTS 2301 with grade of C or better.

INTS 4188. SPECIAL TOPICS INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES (1-0) Special topics or problems that lend themselves to an interdisciplinary approach. Prerequisite: INTS 2301 and INTS 4301 with a grade of C or better.

INTS 4288. SPECIAL TOPICS INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES (2-0) Special topics or problems that lend themselves to an interdisciplinary approach. Prerequisite: INTS 2301 and INTS 4301 with grade of C or better.

INTS 4301. INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH PROCESS (3-0) This intermediate course examines the theory of interdisciplinarity with special emphasis on the interdisciplinary research process. At the end of the course students will develop a formal research proposal for their senior capstone integrative essay. Prerequisite: INTS 2301 with a grade of C or better.

INTS 4388. SPECIAL TOPICS INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES (3-0) Special topics or problems that lend themselves to an interdisciplinary approach. Prerequisite: INTS 2301 and INTS 4301 with grade of C or better.

INTS 4391. INTERDISCIPLINARY CAPSTONE (3-0) As the final course in the interdisciplinary studies core, the senior capstone research paper requires students to demonstrate mastery of the interdisciplinary research process by applying it to a complex problem or topic related to the student's stated professional goal and area of concentration. Prerequisite: INTS 4301 with grade of C or better.

INTS 4395. INTERNSHIP (3-0) This is a supervised internship program in which students integrate theory with duties at a public or private organization that are relevant to the student's academic/professional goal. The internship must be developed and approved during the semester prior to the start of the course/internship. Students are required to attend four classes during the semester and submit an integrative term paper or approved academic project at the end of the course. No credit will be given for previous experience. This course may not be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Grade of B or better in INTS 2301 and INTS 4301 and a minimum overall GPA of 2.5 or permission of Director.