Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014


IDST 4800 Plants & People of Latin Amer


Cross Listed Courses

ANTH 4800, BIOL 4800

IDST 4930 Liberal Studies Capstone

Senior Capstone. This course introduces advanced topics in interdisciplinary research and prepares the student for IDST 4931- Senior Project. The two courses are typically completed in a two-semester progression during the student's graduating year. In this course, the student will acquire the skills of interdisciplinary research, assemble a student portfolio, complete a significant service learning experience, and produce a research proposal for an interdisciplinary independent study that serves as the Senior Project. An independent study or other substantial effort may be applied in the place of the Senior Capstone with the written permission of the Coordinator.


IDST 4931 Liberal Studies Senior Project

Prerequisite: IDST 4930 or permission of the instructor. Senior Project. In his/her final semester, the student must complete an interdisciplinary project that integrates the various areas of study into a meaningful academic work, such as a research paper, thesis, gallery show, or performance.


IDST 4940 Independent Study

Prerequisite: Approval of director. Independent reading and reports arranged by the instructor according to the individual student's preparation, background, and needs.

1 - 4

IDST 4950 Special Topics

Prerequisite: Approval of the director. Advanced study of thematic and interdisciplinary topics of special interest.

1 - 6