Interdisciplinary (IDS)

IDS 151. Diversity Seminar. (1)

Seminars designed to enable students to take part in discussions involving difference, including those stemming from race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, physical ability, class and region. Seminar helps create an environment where students learn to engage the differences found on campus and in the world into which students graduate.

IDS 153. American and World Cultures Seminar. (1)

Seminar designed to enable students to enhance knowledge and understanding of the contributions diversity makes in society. Students will learn about and reflect on the intersections of the social identities of gender, age, class, race, sexual orientation, ability, religion, and culture. Course involves attending a series of lectures by eminent scholars, followed by class discussion and critique of the scholarship and presentations.

IDS 154. Introduction to Study Abroad. (2)

Introduces students to cultural basics, skills, and host-country specifics required for maximizing their study abroad experience and for respecting and interacting with people in other cultures. Students will consider questions, issues, and challenges that will be part of their travel, study, and daily lives while studying abroad and develop tools for increased cultural competencies.
Prerequisite: second semester sophomore, junior, or senior standing.

IDS 156. Study Abroad Reentry Seminar. (1)

Explores meanings of the student's international education experience. Limited to students in their first semester following a study abroad experience.

IDS 159. Strength Through Cultural Diversity. (3) (MPF)

Serves as an interdisciplinary introduction to diversity. A primary goal of this course is to facilitate students' abilities to build their cultural competencies and their abilities to work toward a socially just and inclusive world by providing the conceptual tools and vocabulary to think about, discuss and experience diversity. Topics covered include multiculturalism, ethnocentrism, prejudice, discrimination, privilege, the impacts of social and cultural change, and the engagement of students in the global community. IC, IIC, IIIB.

IDS 177. Independent Studies. (0-5)

IDS 206. Diversity and Culture in American Film. (3) (MPF)

Analysis of the representation of diversity and culture as portrayed in American motion pictures. IC, IIB. CAS-B.
Cross-listed with FST.

IDS 259. Introduction to the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma. (3)

Offers an interdisciplinary examination of the Myaamia as a living people, within a living culture - a people with a past, present and future. Explores pre-contact economy, social and political organization; the historic period of contact, treaties and federal legislation and the cultural basis of Myaamia responses; and present-day issues of concern to the dependent sovereign nation of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma. IC.

IDS 277. Independent Studies. (0-5)

IDS 340. Internship. (0-20)

IDS 377. Independent Studies. (0-5)

IDS 477. Independent Studies. (0-5)