Interdisciplinary Studies Courses
Debbie Storrs, Undergraduate Program Coordinator (112 Admin. Bldg. 83844-3154; phone 208/885-4561); Margrit von Braun, Graduate Program Coordinator (104 Morrill Hall 83844-3017; phone 208/885-6243).
Intr 101 (s) Freshman Transition Seminar (2 cr)
Open to freshmen; open to other students with permission. Credit not given for both Intr 101 and 102. Development of strategies for setting academic goals and coping with course work; includes study strategies, university orientation, learning styles, purpose of college, career options.
Intr 102 (s) Freshman Interest Group (2 cr)
Open to freshmen; open to other students with permission. Cr not given for both Intr 101 and 102. Each seminar is organized around a topic of mutual interest; students study the seminar topic as well as a variety of transition topics such as college study skills and campus resources.
Intr 200 (s) Seminar (cr arr)
Intr 201 Exploration and Skill Building for Majors and Careers (1 cr)
Explore majors and careers. Through career assessments, students increase self-knowledge, make career decisions, and set goals. Obtain education and career information, learn to communicate and network effectively, identify resume building opportunities. Gain skills and resources to search for internships, set educational and employment plans, and to make informed career decisions. (Spring only)
Intr 204 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)
Intr 299 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)
Intr 301 Career Preparation & Decision Making (1 cr)
Explore careers, set goals, make informed educational and career choices. Identify your strengths and weaknesses, and be able to compare/contrast your interests, abilities, and values with occupations, employers and possible career paths. Learn to effectively communicating your strengths, direct & transferrable skills, and the value you bring to an organization. (Fall only)
Intr 316 Explore Mentoring & Leadership (3 cr)
Same as Psyc 317 and Soc 316. Through the study of both mentoring as well as leadership, this course will prepare students to become effective mentors, citizens and members of the larger community. The course will cover a broad range of topics including: mentoring skills; leadership language, theory and style; communication and conflict; social justice and multiculturalism; values and ethics; and social change.
Intr 400 (s) Seminar (cr arr)
Intr 404 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)
Intr J410/J510 Responsible Research Conduct (1 cr)
Responsible conduct of research training is required for all undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral scholars funded on NIH or NSF grants. This course meets the NIH and NSF requirements and reviews regulations, policies, resources related to research misconduct, conflict of interest, ethics, human participants, animal welfare, biosafety, export control, data acquisition (ownership, sharing, management), mentor/mentee relationships, collaborations, and publication practices and responsible authorship.
Intr 450 University Interdisciplinary Colloquium (1 cr)
This course meets in conjunction with the University Interdisciplinary Colloquium, a campus-wide speaker series that meets weekly on Tuesdays during the Fall and Spring semesters. The presentations concern various aspects of teaching and research on campus, and are delivered by faculty and staff from across the university. Attendance at the presentations is required, and students are expected to submit their class notes and reaction essays for each presentation at the end of the semester. Graded Pass/Fail.
Intr 494 (s) Service Practicum (1-9 cr, max 9)
This practicum provides students with an extended, hands-on, service learning experience followed by a significant reflection activity. Graded Pass/Fail.
Prereq: Permission of Instructor
Intr 495 Practicum in Tutoring (1 cr, max 2)
Tutorial services performed by advanced students under faculty supervision.
Intr 499 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)
Intr 500 Master's Research and Thesis (cr arr)
Intr 501 (s) Seminar (cr arr)
Intr 502 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)
Intr 503 (s) Workshop (cr arr)
Intr 504 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)
Intr 510 Responsible Research Conduct (1 cr)
See Intr J410/J510.
Engl 522 Communication for Science Professionals (3 cr)
See Engl 522.
Intr 599 (s) Non-thesis Master's Research (cr arr)
Research not directly related to a thesis or dissertation.