Courses

INST 179A  Study Abroad--Ecuador First Year Seminar : Social and Environmental Justice  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Designed to help incoming first-year students transition to college life. Introduction to international education, awareness of and appreciation for diverse perspectives. Utilizes experiential education and service learning alongside traditional classroom practices to familiarize students with social and environmental justice issues in the United States, globally, and in a specific international context.
Prerequisite: None.
Restrictions: Must not be a: Sophomore, Junior, Senior. Must be a: Undergraduate.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. This is a partial semester course.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

INST 200  Interdisciplinary Approaches to Globalization  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Uses an interdisciplinary lens to explore and elucidate the issues, themes, and problems associated with globalization. Helping students navigate the complexities of our globalized and globalizing world, introducing students to diverse cultures and societies around the world and highlight global patterns and connections, and familiarizing students with the value of interdisciplinary research.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion 1C.

INST 301  International Studies Research Methods  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Familiarizes students with the research content and methods of international studies. Illustrates applications of interdisciplinary research through various topics such as global commodities.
Prerequisite: INST 200.
Restriction: Must be a: Undergraduate.
Registration Information: International studies, international engineering, interdisciplinary liberal arts majors, or international development studies minors only. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

INST 382A  Study Abroad--Jamaica: African History and Culture  Credit: 1 (0-0-1)

Course Description: Exploration of the lives of African Caribbean people in Jamaica; the forces that have shaped the socio-economic and cultural history of the region; the impact of tourism on the Caribbean economy; and the importance of national culture in the articulation of Caribbean identity.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Undergraduate.
Registration Information: This is a partial semester course.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

INST 382B  Study Abroad--Mediterranean: Mediterranean Environment and History  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Explore the social, political, and environmental consequences of past and present human interactions with nature in the Mediterranean world. Utilizing case studies in Spain and Morocco become familiar with the Mediterranean environment, and introduce key environmental issues in this critical region.
Prerequisite: CO 150.
Registration Information: Sophomore standing. Written consent of instructor.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

INST 382C  Study Abroad--Mexico: Global Citizenship and Community Engagement  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Explores the concept of global citizenship through the study of globalization in Todos Santos, Mexico, as well as service and experiential learning in the local community in the areas of education, health, and environment / sustainability.
Prerequisite: CO 150.
Registration Information: Sophomore standing. Offered as Mixed Face-to-Face.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

INST 484  Supervised College Teaching  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: A maximum of 10 combined credits for all 384 and 484 courses are counted toward graduation requirements.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

INST 487  Internship  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

INST 492  Seminar  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: INST 301.
Registration Information: International Studies majors only. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

INST 495  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.