Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2021


IDST 2000 Interdisciplinary Exploration

This writing intensive course is designed to introduce students to interdisciplinary themes and methods, and will provide the foundations necessary for pursuing the Liberal Arts major. Readings will relate to several of the Liberal Studies major's themes, including but not restricted to: Culture, Religion and Society; European Studies; Gender and Sexuality; Race, Ethnicity and Gender; and Third World Studies.


IDST 2050 Sustainability

An interdisciplinary course across colleges and departments presenting an introduction to the principles of sustainability, including ethics, economics, ecology, environmental policy, and personal involvement. Students will conduct real world analyses using campus and community data, with an emphasis on critical thinking, global issues, social justice, ethical constructs, interdisciplinary research, service learning, and community engagement. Beginning with a global focus, the course will refine its scale as the term progresses, inviting students to help develop new strategies for sustainable development on campus. Students will solve real local problems using valid and applicable data from the Georgia College campus.


IDST 2305 Topics Humn and Fine Arts

Prerequisite: ENGL 1102. A thematic study of world art, music, drama and literature. Course themes will vary.


IDST 2310 Fine & Applied Arts in Civ

A thematic survey of the personalities, aesthetic goals, style traits, techniques, and landmark achievements in the various art media. Course themes will vary.


IDST 2315 Amer Diverse Cultural Heritage

A comparative examination of various genres (literature, art, music, etc.) from various disciplinary perspectives (history, sociology, art, literary studies, philosophy, etc.) of under-represented groups in America. Specific focus and themes may vary.