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  • Interdisciplinary Studies
    College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    HUM 2305 What is the Good Life
    Credits: 3.
    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)
    IDS 2154 Facets of Sustainability
    Credits: 3.
    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.
    IDS 4905 Individual Study
    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.
    IDS 4906 Interdisciplinary Thesis Research
    Credits: 1 to 12; Coreq: refer to the department. (WR)
    IDS 4930 Special Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies
    Credits: 1 to 3; maximum 6 credits.
    Advanced study of selected interdisciplinary topics. Content varies from term to term.
    IDS 4940 Internship
    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)
    IDS 4942 Sustainability in Action
    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.
    IDS 4956 Overseas Studies
    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.
    ISS 2160 Cultural Diversity in the United States
    Credits: 3.
    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)
descriptions: interdisciplinary-studies