Methods of Multiple Disciplines
GSR 220 Methods of Multiple Disciplines (4)
This is an Integrated Learning Course which emphasizes the fourth Undergraduate Learning Outcome: Knowledge and Inquiry. Thus, this course focuses on enabling students to apply knowledge, modes of inquiry, and technological competence from a variety of disciplines in order to understand human experience and the natural world. This course will be taught by one or more faculty and will focus on a central topic that draws on content from more than one discipline; topics will vary from section to section and semester to semester. Students will engage in experiential learning activities, which may include service learning opportunities, to reinforce and enhance the academic content of the course.
Prerequisite: GSR 150.
Examples of courses offered:
Students participate in a group discussion.
- Black American Literature/History (literature, history)
- Before the Tomato: Leonardo da Vinci (art, Italian studies)
- Play with Language (ASL/Deaf Studies, English)
- France, the French, & the Economics of Wine (economics, French studies)
- Why is Africa Struggling? (economics, cultural studies)*
Professor Chukwuma signs with students. Service Learning:
Students exchanged emails with a deaf organization in Uganda to learn the impact of HIV/AIDS among deaf Ugandans; developed an HIV prevention brochure and video; and raised monies for the organization's HIV/AIDS fight beyond Uganda's capital.
*Denotes a service-learning course