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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

IDST 4490 - Senior Seminar

Provides an opportunity for students to place their chosen field of study in an interdisciplinary context with intellectual, ethical, and historical perspectives. The seminar focuses on the synthesis and integration of various concepts by applying them to the analysis and solution of problems chosen in the context of their academic disciplines. Oral and written presentations of a persuasive paper are required.

Note: HONORS SECTION: Students engage in extended class discussion of relevant readings for the chosen theme for that semester’s Honors Senior Seminar in addition to meeting the normal requirements of Senior Seminar. Such themes might include the conflict between science and cultural values, different ways of making and validating knowledge claims, or more extensive discussion of what it means to engage in critical thinking.

Credits: 3

Prereq: 75 cumulative hours at time of enrollment, and all prior GEP requirements, including Ethics (31 semester hours).
General Education Program Course GEP