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INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES TRADITIONAL (IST)
 
IST 300 Global Orientation-Education
Abroad-Undergraduate
0 cr
This is a predeparture, orientation course for all undergraduate students who plan on studying abroad. All sections of this course are web-enhanced to facilitate the application, academic advising, predeparture advising, and activities related to getting students ready for their actual program abroad.
     
IST 302

Integrating Self, Education, and Career

3 cr
Provides students an opportunity via an interdisciplinary approach to critically reflect on the experience of self, education, and career, and the relationship among these three phenomena. IST 302 is required of all IDP students and must be taken before IST 496. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior standing.
 
IST 310 Global Leadership for the 21st Century 3 cr
This course helps prepare students to assume global leadership roles in their careers and the community at large. Students explore leadership theories and principles as well as investigate leadership qualities among historical and contemporary individuals. In addition, students confront present-day global issues and argue viewpoints orally, as well as through persuasive and technical papers. Students are expected to complete an interdisciplinary project based on global issues.
 
IST 495 Professional Leadership Development 3 cr
Students will examine their skills, abilities, personality, attitudes, values, interests and behaviors within the context of current scholarship on leadership to increase awareness of their leadership competencies.
 
IST 496 Professional Studies: Internship 3 cr
The purpose of the internship is to give the interdisciplinary studies student supervised practical experience in a setting related to the student's concentration. Students must have completed IST 302 or AIS 101 or AIS 301 with a grade of C before taking this course.
 
IST 498 Internship II: Capstone Experience (W) 3 cr
This post-internship course provides the student an opportunity to reflect on and critically evaluate the internship experience, particularly as it relates to the interdisciplinary course of study. Students will prepare reports, write papers, make presentations, and engage in group discussion that critically considers the internship of the previous semester. Prerequisite: IST 496.
 
IST 500 Global Orientation-Education Abroad-Graduate 0 cr
This is a predeparture, orientation course for all graduate students who plan on studying abroad. All sections of this course are web-enhanced to facilitate the application, academic advising, predeparture advising, and activities related to getting students ready for their actual program abroad.
 

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