Integrative Studies and University Studies Courses

Subject Codes: ITGS, UNST.


Integrative Studies Courses


ITGS 110. FYE: HUMANITIES. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: freshman class standing.
Satisfies: any one of the three Humanities and Fine Arts areas in the General Education Core Requirements (List 1, 2, or 3).
This course combines a focus on student success skills with academic content in the Humanities breadth area designed to develop critical inquiry skills. The FYE consists of a pair of courses that are linked by a single problem or text and approached by each distinct discipline.

ITGS 120. FYE: NATURAL SCIENCE. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: freshman class standing.
Satisfies: any one of the Natural Science areas in the General Education Core Requirements.
This course combines a focus on student success skills with academic content in the Natural Science breadth area designed to develop critical inquiry skills. The FYE consists of a pair of courses that are linked by a single problem or text and approached by each distinct discipline.

ITGS 130. FYE: SOCIAL SCIENCE. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: freshman class standing.
Satisfies: any one of the three Social Science areas in the General Education Core Requirements (List 1, 2, or 3).
This course combines a focus on student success skills with academic content in the Social Science breadth area designed to develop critical inquiry skills. The FYE consists of a pair of courses that are linked by a single problem or text and approached by each distinct discipline.

ITGS 196. EXPERIMENTAL COURSE. 1-5 Credits.

Experimental

ITGS 197. WORKSHOP, SHORT COURSE, CONFERENCE, SEMINAR. 1-5 Credits.

Workshop

ITGS 198. SEMINAR. 1-5 Credits.

Seminar

ITGS 297. WORKSHOP, SHORT COURSE, CONFERENCE, SEMINAR. 1-2 Credits.

Workshop

ITGS 398. SEMINAR. 1-5 Credits.

Seminar

ITGS 400. INTERDISCIPLINARY SR CAPSTONE. 4 Credits.

Notes: Major advisers can inform students about their major senior capstone requirements.
Pre-requisites: senior standing.
The Interdisciplinary Senior Capstone carries students from the academic community into civic life. The course assembles students into teams for studying problems which graduates will confront as citizens in the Pacific Northwest. It asks students individually and in collaboration with others to produce documents which address these problems by drawing from an array of disciplinary perspectives. The University offers this course as an option for completing the senior capstone graduation requirement, depending on the student's major.


University Studies Courses


UNST 215. SERVICE AND LEADERSHIP. 2 Credits.

The course is designed to explore the links between service, leadership and social change. From global to local contexts, students examine the people and circumstances involved in social transformations. Through their service-learning praxis experience, students draw upon leadership and social change theory to apply it to the context of their service experience. The goal of the course is to deepen students’ understanding of the social change model of leadership and the ways in which it shapes their ability to become change agents.

UNST 301. INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS. 3 Credits.

Notes: intended for students still enrolled in quarter based prerequisites for the Communication Disorders program.
This course provides an overview of speech, hearing and language development, disorders and remediation for students who may have an interest in this discipline as a career choice.

UNST 495. ENGAGED INTERNSHIP. 2 Credits.

Students develop their civic and professional skills through experiential learning in a community context. Throughout the quarter, students attend required meetings and complete assignments that encourage them to reflect on their experience and role in fostering positive social change.

UNST 498. SOCIAL CHANGE SEMINAR. 2 Credits.

This course examines the theory and practice of social change. The course builds upon prior and ongoing community engagement providing students a space to examine the question of “what’s next?” as they transition from college into leadership roles in their careers and communities. From global to local contexts, students examine the people and circumstances involved in social transformations and then critically reflect on their own social change work now and in the future.