Interdisciplinary Studies (INTS)

Courses

INTS 1310. INTRODUCTION TO POPULAR CULTURE. 3 Hours.

This course will introduce students to the role of popular culture in American society. It examines culture as a process through which people make symbolic meaning out of the world. Since everyone has access to popular culture, it constructs the way that people think about the world around them. The course will explore the creation, production, dissemination, reception and consumption of popular culture.

INTS 2301. INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES PERSPECTIVES. 3 Hours.

This foundational course is designed to introduce students to a variety of academic discourses and modes of knowledge-making, and to present some of the key concepts and aims of interdisciplinary studies. Students must complete the course with a "B" or better to enter or continue in the Interdisciplinary Studies Program.

INTS 2388. SPECIAL TOPICS INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES. 3 Hours.

Special topics or problems that lend themselves to an interdisciplinary approach. May be repeated for credit when the topic changes.

INTS 4388. SPECIAL TOPICS INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES. 3 Hours.

Special topics or problems that lend themselves to an interdisciplinary approach. May be repeated for credit when the topic changes. Prerequisite: Completion of INTS 2301 with a grade of B or better, or Honors College approval.

INTS 4391. INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES SENIOR SEMINAR. 3 Hours.

The seminar includes both readings on a topic of general academic interest and individualized research leading to a substantial essay in each of the student's area(s) of concentration. Students are encouraged to use the seminar as a foundation for the Honors College Senior Project. May be repeated when topic changes. Prerequisite: Completion of INTS 2301 with a grade of B or better, or Honors College permission.

INTS 4392. INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES SERVICE LEARNING. 3 Hours.

Students work with a UTA faculty mentor to produce a detailed, substantive written project that focuses on a disciplinary problem and documents how the community service learning project helped them in addressing and/or understanding the problem. Students are encouraged to use the service learning project as a foundation for the Honors College Senior Project/INTS Thesis/Project. May be repeated with permission. Prerequisite: Completion of INTS 2301 with a grade of B or better, or Honors College permission.

INTS 4394. INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES SENIOR THESIS/PROJECT. 3 Hours.

Students complete sustained original research or creative activity under the guidance of a UTA faculty mentor in their area(s) of concentration. Prerequisite: Completion of INTS 2301 with a grade of B or better.

INTS 4395. INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES INTERNSHIP. 3 Hours.

Students work with a UTA faculty mentor to produce a detailed, substantive written project that focuses on a disciplinary problem and documents how the internship helped them in addressing and/or understanding the problem. Students are encouraged to use the internship project as a foundation for the Honors College Senior Project/INTS Thesis/Project. Prerequisites: Completion of INTS 2301 with a grade of B or better, or approval of the Honors College.

INTS 4396. INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES STUDY ABROAD. 3 Hours.

Students work with a UTA faculty mentor to produce a detailed, substantive written project that focuses on a disciplinary problem and documents how a study abroad experience helped them in addressing and/or understanding the problem. Students are encouraged to use the study abroad experience as a foundation for the Honors College Senior Project/INTS Thesis/Project. Prerequisite: Completion of INTS 2301 with a grade of B or better, or approval of the Honors College.