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INTERDISCIPLINARY LIBERAL STUDIES (IdLS) MAJOR

 

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Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies (IdLS) is the undergraduate major for students pursuing teaching licensure in early childhood and elementary (preK-6), middle grades (6-8), and special education (K-12).  Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies offers extended breadth and integration across the content areas of English, history and social sciences, mathematics, natural science and technology.  The IdLS major fulfills requirements for Virginia teacher licensure.

 IdLS for Early Childhood (Pre-K-3) and Elementary (PreK-6) For ECED and ELED students the IdLS major consists of an enlarged General Education core followed by upper division coursework in one of two concentration areas:  Math, Science & Technology, or Humanities & Social Sciences.

 

IdLS for Special Education (K-12) SPED students take the same General Education core as ECED and ELED students.  These core courses are followed by upper division coursework in one of two concentration areas: Math, Science &Technology, or Humanities & Social Sciences.  SPED students selecting Humanities & Social Sciences as their concentration may elect to fulfill the concentration by completing any track, though Track 7 is recommended.

 

IdLS for Middle Grades (6-8) Middle Grades students follow a specified General Education program.  Middle Grades students select two of four concentrations for their IdLS major:  Science, Mathematics, Social Science, or Language Arts.  Any combination of two concentrations is acceptable for Middle Grades licensure. 

 

 IdLS majors will be assigned both an IdLS major advisor and an Education pre-professional program advisor.  The schedule for completing the IdLS major will vary depending upon the pre-professional licensure program selected.  Students are strongly urged to work with both advisors to ensure timely completion of the IdLS major and the pre-professional program.

 

Questions about the IdLS major can be addressed to

               Dr. Fletcher Linder, Director of Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies, (lindergf) or

               Dr. Matthew Chamberlin, IdLS, Advisor, (chambema)
               Dr. Steve Baedke, IdLS Math and Science Director, (baedkesj).

Questions about the Education Professional Programs may be addressed to

              Dr. Laura Desportes, Head, Department of Exceptional Education (desporlx) or

              Dr. Steve Purcell, Head, Department of Middle, Secondary, and Math Education (purcelsl) or

              Dr. Martha Ross, Head, Department of Early, Elementary, and Reading Education (rossmk).

 

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IdLS CORE for ECED, ELED and SPED.

 

 

Note:  No course substitutions are allowed in the Core

Courses taken as part of the IDLS Core may not be double counted in the Concentration areas.

 

 

 

  English/Language Arts                                                                                                        

                Written Communication     GWRTC 103 [3 cr.] (or equivalent)

                Oral Communication          GCOM 121, 122, or 123 [3 cr.]

                Literature:  Choose one of the following courses:                       

British                    GENG 235  [3 cr.] or 236 [3 cr.]       

                American             GENG 247  [3 cr.] or 248 [3 cr.]       

                World                   GENG 239  [3 cr.]               

                Ethnic/Minority   GENG 260 [3 cr.]

 

 History/Social Sciences

                World History                    GHIST  101  [3 cr.]

                World History                    GHIST  102  [3 cr.]

                US History                         GHIST  225  [4 cr.]

                Civics                                 GPOSC 225  [4 cr.]

                Economics*                         GECON 200 [3 cr.] or  ECON   201 [3 cr.]

                Geography*                         GEOG 280    [3 cr.] or GANTH 195 [3 cr.]

*NOTE: across the two categories designated with an *, take at least one General Education course (i.e., GECON 200 or GANTH 195)

                Social, Cultural,Individual Processes                GPSYC 160 [3cr.]

                Social, Cultural,Individual Processes                GKIN 100 [3 cr.] or GHTH 100 [3 cr.]

 

Mathematics

                MATH 107 [3 cr.]  Fundamentals I

                MATH 108 [3 cr.]  Fundamental II

                MATH 207 [3 cr.]  Mathematical Problem Solving

 

Natural Sciences

Select either from Track I or Track II.

 

From General  Education Track I

                GSCI 101 [3 cr.]  Physics, Chemistry, & the Human Experience              

               GGEOL 102 [3 cr.]  Environment: Earth (formerly GSCI 102) 

                GBIO 103 [3 cr.]  Contemporary Biology (formerly GSCI 103)               

                GSCI 104 [1cr.]  Lab:  Scientific Perspectives

 

OR

 From General Education Track II  

 

                GSCI 161 [1 cr]  Science Processes

                GSCI 162 [2 cr]  The Science of the Planets

 

                GSCI 163 [1 cr]  The Matter of Matter

                GSCI 164 [2 cr]  Physical Science: Learning Through Teaching

 

                GSCI 165 [1 cr]  The Way Life Works

                GSCI 166 [2 cr]  Environment in Context

 

 

Remaining General Education requirements:

_____    Critical Thinking (Cluster 1, 3 hours)

_____    Fine Arts (Cluster 2, Tier 2, 3 hours). 

 

 

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IdLS Major Requirements

 

Mathematics/Science/Technology Concentration

 

Each student should complete at least 21 hours in the Science, Technology and Mathematics concentration with either a combination of 4 mathematics courses and 3 science courses or 3 mathematics courses and 4 science courses. The advisor representing the academic concentration will work with students to select courses in each of the areas. The courses for the sequence are as follows.

 

Concentration Area Worksheet

 

Sciences (select any three-four courses; 9-12 hours):

____Bio 353       Basic Ecology

____Bio 364      Human Uses of Plants

____Bio 366      Plants and the Environment

____Geog 415   Climatology

____Geol 211    Introduction to Oceanography

____Geol 272    Planetary Geology     

____Geol 301    Earth Science for Teachers

____Geol 320    Meteorology

____Geol 398   Oceanography for Teachers

____ISAT 454   Computer Applications in Biotechnology

____ISAT 495  Technology in our world: Better by design

____Phys 215    Energy and the Environment

____Phys 301    Searching for Life in the Universe

 

 

Mathematics (select any three-four courses; 9-12 hours):

____ MATH 304   Principles of Algebra

____ MATH 305   Principles of Geometry

____ MATH 306   Principles of Analysis

____ MATH 307   Principles of Probability and Statistics

 

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IdLS Major Requirements

Humanities and Social Sciences Concentration

 

In this concentration, the student selects a track and takes six courses in that track.  The concentration is completed with the IdLS 400, for a total of 7 courses or 21 hours.  

 

Note the following requirements governing this concentration:

  • Courses chosen within a track must be taken in at least four different departments. 
  • Only one 200-level course may count toward the chosen track.
  • History prerequisites for 400-level History courses (HIST 395 or permission of the instructor) are waived for students selecting 400-level History courses listed within the tracks.  
  • All students in this concentration must take IDLS 400.  IDLS 400 may not be taken until the senior year. 
  • Track 7 is for Special Education students only.

Students in the other licensure programs may not enroll in Track 7 courses and expect to receive a substitution.   

 

Humanities and Social Sciences Track Options

 

Track l:  Citizenship and Public Policy 

Track 2:  Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class 

Track 3:  Culture in Geographic Context: The Americas

Track 4:  Culture in Geographic Context: Europe 

Track 5:  Culture in Geographic Context: Africa, Asia, and the Middle East

Track 6:  Ethics, Values, and Spirituality.

Track 7:  IDLS/SPED.  (Restricted to students enrolled in the SPED licensure minor.) 

  

From the list just above, my track is number ___________.

 

The six courses I have taken from my track are:

      1.  ________________________________________

      2.  ________________________________________

      3.  ________________________________________

      4.  __________________________________________

      5.  _________________________________________

      6.  __________________________________________

 

____IDLS 400 (May not be taken until the senior year.) 

 

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Humanities and Social Sciences Tracks

(Prerequisites are listed in brackets):

 

Track 1:  Citizenship and Public Policy

This track is designed to allow students to think and study about law, politics and other aspects of human life that are played out in the public arena.  The impact of such institutions on human beings and their social and physical environments, the ways in which these institutions are built, structured, and changed can be considered in the context of courses in this area.

 

 

ANTH/SOC 313  Processes of Social and Cultural Change

Anth/Soc 352  Birth, Death and Sex: Exploring Demography

Anth 355  Culture and Ecology

ANTH 373  Anthropological Perspectives on Environment and Development [GARTH 295 or  permission]

Econ 305  Environmental Economics [3 hrs in ECON]

Econ 306  Economics Of Women And Family [ECON 201]

ECON 326  Public Finance [GECON 20l; ECON 201]

GEOG 475  Political Geography

HIST 310   American Business History

HIST 327   Technology in America
HIST 339-001  Topics:  Religion and US Politics

HIST 350   Virginia

HIST 356   African American History Since 1865

HIST 403   Civil War Virginia

HIST 439-001 Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism in the U.S.

PHIL 262    Problems in Applied Ethics

PHIL 325    Crime, Punishment and Justice

PHIL 335     The Individual, the State and Justice [GPHIL 101 or permission]

PHIL 445    Advanced Political Philosophy  [GPHIL 101, PHIL 335 or permission]

POSC 240   Comparative Politics

POSC 302   State and Local Government

POSC 325   Constitutional Law

POSC 326   Civil Rights [GPOS 225]

POSC 330   American Political Thought

POSC 351   Contemporary Problems in American Gov.

POSC 358   Public Policy

POSC 368   Interest Groups and Public Policy [GPOSC 225]

POSC 369   Political Parties and Elections [GPOSC 225]

POSC 383   Women in Politics

REL 450      Religion and Society

SOCI 313    Processes of Social and Cultural Change

SOCI 315    Science, Technology and Society

SOCI 321    Politics in Society

SOCI 325    Criminology

SOCI 327    Juvenile Delinquency

SOCI 334    Socialization & Society

SOCI 341    Sociology of Education

SOCI 354    Social and Cultural Stratification

SOCI 360    Social Movements

SOCI 369    Law and Society

WRIT 310   Studies in Literacy

WRIT 320   Writing in the Public Sphere

WRIT 322   Making a Difference, Service Learning Writing

WRIT 330    Technology and Writing

WRIT 340    Teaching Writing

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Track 2: Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class

This track is designed to allow students to think and study about the many ways in which social identity affects the lives of human beings, influencing the ways in which we see the world (and ways in which the world sees us), and the nature of our experiences in the world. 

 

 

ANTH 366  Anthropology of War

ANTH 340  Race, Nation and Culture

ANTH 370  Topics in the Anthropology of Gender

ANTH/SOCI 368  Contemporary American Culture

ARTH 210  African Art and Culture in the Humanities

ECON 306  Economics of Women and Family  [ECON 201]

ENG 361  African-American Fiction Writers

ENG 362  African-American Poets

ENG 367  Women's Poetry

ENG 368  Women's Fiction

ENG 370  Exploring Gay and Lesbian Literature

ENG 431  Studies in Caribbean Literature

HIST 263  Africa

HIST 267, 268  Latin America

HIST 270  Middle East

HIST 273,  Asia to 1600

HIST 274  Modern Asia

HIST 320  Women in U.S. History

HIST 321  European Women's History

HIST 326 The Automobile in 20th Century America

HIST 355  Afro- American History to 1865, or

HIST 356  Afro- American History since 1865

HIST 403 Civil War Virginia

HIST 428  American Workers in the Industrial Age, 1877-1948

HIST 448  Gender in Colonial Latin America

HIST 453  Patterns of Global History

HIST 461  Seminar in Marxist-Leninist in Global Affairs           

HIST 489 Selected Themes in World History: Comparative Slavery

MUS 356  History of Jazz in America

POSC 240 Comparative Politics

POSC 348  The Politics of Cultural Pluralism

POSC 383  Women in Politics

REL 300-001  Topics:  African American Religious Tradition

REL 315  Women and Religion

REL 330  African and African American Religion

REL 360  History of Western Religious Thought

REL 380  Contemporary Theologies

SCOM 347  Communication, Diversity and Popular Culture

SCOM 348  Communication and Gender [any l00-level SCOM course or permission]

SOCI 336  Race and Ethnic Relations

SOCI 337  Sociology of Gender

SOCI 339  Sociology of Women

SOCI 354 Social and Cultural Stratification

SOCI 362  Hip Hop Culture & Critical Social Analysis

SOCI 367 Sociology of Sexuality

SOCI/ANTH 368  Contemporary American Culture

WMST 200  Introduction to Women's Studies

WRIT 310  Studies in Literacy

WRIT 320  Writing in the Public Sphere

WRIT 322 Making a Difference, Service Learning Writing

WRIT 340  Teaching Writing

WRIT 410  Studies in Cultural Rhetoric

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Track 3:  Culture in Geographic Context:  The Americas

The track in geographic regions offers an opportunity to study the interaction among regional cultures, social systems, and human creativity.   Students selecting this track will enjoy a deeper, broader understanding of the Americas both as a unique cultural and geographic region, and its interrelationship with other areas of the world.

 

 

ANTH 265  Peoples and Cultures of Latin America

ANTH 310  Prehistoric and Pioneer Virginia

ANTH 312  The Native Americans

ANTH 325  Aztec, Maya & their Predecessors

ANTH 327  Ancient North American Civilizations

ANTH 364  US/Latin American Borders

ANTH/SOCI 368  Contemporary American Culture

ANTH 382  Cultures of Appalachia

ANTH/ARTH/HIST 492  American Material Culture  [permission]

ARTH 480  American Art to 1870 [GARTH 206]

ARTH 482  American Art from 1870 [GARTH 206]

ARTH 484  Art of the Americas

ENG 302-0002 Major Author: Poe

ENG 302-0004 Transcendentalism

ENG331     Modern Poetry

ENG 332   Contemporary Poetry

ENG 343   Writers of the American Renaissance

ENG 344  American Realism and Naturalism

ENG 410 Major Author:  Cather

ENG 444   American Realism & Naturalism

ENG 356  Modern American Novel

ENG 357  Contemporary American Fiction

ENG 361  African-American Fiction Writers

ENG 362  African-American Poets

ENG 431  Studies in Caribbean Literature

GEOG 336  Geography of North America, or GEOG 380A  Regional Geography Studies-US/Canada

GEOG 337  Geography of Latin America, or GEOG 380B  Regional Geography Studies-Latin America

HIST 320  Women in US History

HIST 322  The New South

HIST 323  The Old South      

HIST  326 The Automobile in Twentieth Century America                     

HIST 330  US Diplomatic History
HIST 339-001 Topics: Religion and U.S. Politics and Campaigns

HIST 350  Virginia 

HIST 355  African American History to 1865

HIST 356  African American History since 1865   

HIST 402 Workshop in Colonial American Life (fee)

HIST 403 Civil War Virginia

HIST 403 Workshop in Civil War Virginia (fee)

HIST  406   Monticello

HIST  411  Colonial America

HIST  427   US Environmental History

HIST  431 US History 1901-1929

HIST  432 - US History 1929-1961

HIST 433  Reform, Upheaval and Reaction: US History Since 1961 
HIST 439-001 Topics:  Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism in the U.S  

HIST 439-002 Topics:  Recent America                      

HIST 445  Latin America and the US                

HIST 446  México, Central America and the Caribbean                            

HIST 447  South America  

HIST 448  Gender in Colonial Latin America

HIST 453  Patterns in World History

HIST 489 Selected Themes in World History: Comparative Slavery                                   

PHIL 370  American Philosophy

POSC 240 Contemporary Politics

POSC 340  Political Development in the Third World

POSC 350  Latin American Politics

GMUS 203  Music in America

MUS 356  History of Jazz in America

SCOM 346  Free Speech in America

SOCI 358  Sociology of Consumption

SOCI 362  Hip Hop Culture and Critical Social Analysis

SOCI/ANTH  368  Contemporary American Culture

THEA 485  American Theatre

WRIT 320  Writing in the Public Sphere

WRIT 322 Making a Difference, Service Learning Writing

WRIT 410  Studies in Cultural Rhetoric

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Track 4:  Culture in Geographic Context:  Europe

The track in geographic regions offers an opportunity to study the interaction among regional cultures, social systems, and human creativity.   Students selecting this track will enjoy a deeper, broader understanding of Europe both as a unique cultural and geographic region, and its interrelationship with other areas of the world. 

 

 

ANTH 366  Anthropology of War

ARTH 420  Ancient Art [GARTH 205 or permission]

ARTH 440  Early Medieval Art [GARTH 205 or permission]

ARTH 442  Art of the Later Middle Ages [GARTH 205]

ARTH 446  Italian Renaissance [GARTH 206]

ARTH 450  Baroque Art [GARTH 206]

ARTH 452  Eighteenth Century Art [GARTH 206]

ARTH 460  Nineteenth Century Art [GARTH 206]

DANC 248  History of Dance--Renaissance through the Twentieth Century

ENG 302-0001 Topics:  Scottish Fiction

ENG 311  Medieval Literature and Culture

ENG 312  Special Topics in Medieval Literature

ENG 315  17th Century British Poetry

ENG 322  British Drama 1660-1800

ENG 329  Victorian Literature

ENG 330  The19th-Century English Novel

ENG 340  Modern British Novel

ENG 341  Contemporary British Novel

ENG 374  Introduction to Anglo-Irish Literature

ENG 375  Studies in Anglo-Irish Literature

ENG 435/FR 435  Studies in French Literature

ENG 436/GER 436  Studies in German Literature

ENG 437/ITAL 437  Studies in Italian Literature

ENG 438/RUS 438  Studies in Russian Literature

ENG 456  Shakespeare's Comedies and Tragic Histories

ENG 457  Shakespeare's Tragedies and Comic Histories

GEOG 346  Geography of Europe, or GEOG 380E  Regional Geography Studies-Europe

GEOG 380F  Regional Geography Studies-Russia/Central Asia

HIST 201  Europe to 1789

HIST 202  Europe 1789 to the Present

HIST 301  European Military History

HIST 321  European Women's History

HIST 328  History of Science, 1543-1859

HIST 329  History of Science Since 1859        

HIST 384  England and the Empire

HIST  383  Early England

HIST  385  Russia to 1855

HIST 386   Russia since 1855

HIST 388  Germany since 1871

HIST 390  France since 1789

HIST 392L English Social History from the Industrial Revolution to the Present

HIST 453: Patterns in World History

HIST 456  The Global Economy and Nationalism [GHIST 102; HIST 395 or permission]

HIST 462  Rise and Fall of Nazi Germany              

HIST 464  Renaissance and Reformation                

HIST 476  Ancient History                                     

HIST 477  Medieval Europe                                   

HIST 481  Early Modern Europe                            

HIST 483  Baroque and Revolutionary Europe

HIST 484  l9th-Century European Civilization, 1815-1914

HIST 486  Europe since 1914   

HIST 489-0001 Topics:  French Revolution

PHIL 340  Ancient Greek Philosophy [GPHIL 101 or permission]

PHIL 341  Modern Philosophy

PHIL 344  Existentialism [GPHIL 101 or permission]

PHIL 375  19th Century Philosophy and Theology [GPHIL 101 or permission]

POSC 240 Comparative Politics

POSC 345  European Government

POSC 344 Politics of the European Union

POSC 345  Politics of Western Europe

REL 360  History of Western Religious Thought

THEA 315 The European Theatre Tradition to 1800

THEA 316 The European Theatre Tradition from 1800

WRIT 322 Making a Difference, Service Learning Writing

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Track 5:  Culture in Geographic Context:  Africa, Asia, and the Middle East

The track in geographic regions offers an opportunity to study the interaction among regional cultures, social systems, and human creativity.   Students selecting this track will enjoy a deeper, broader understanding of Africa, Asia, and the Middle East both as unique cultural and geographic regions, and their interrelationship with other areas of the world.

 

 

ANTH 280  Peoples and Cultures of Sub-Saharan Africa

ANTH 366  Anthropology of War

ANTH 380  Chinese Society and Culture

ARTH 210  African Art and Culture in the Humanities

ARTH 410  African Art:  The Sahara and Northern Sahel [GARTH 205, 206 or permission of instructor]

ARTH 412  African Art:  Sub-Saharan [GARTH 205, 206 or permission]

ARTH 424  Arts of Ancient Egypt [GARTH 205 or 206]

ARTH 430  Far Eastern Art [GARTH 205 or 206]

ENG 361  African-American Fiction Writers

ENG 362  African-American Poets

ENG 410-002  Author Study:  Ayi Kwei Armah

ENG 433-0101 Studies in Arabic Literature

ENG 432  Studies in African Literature

GENG 239  Survey of World Literature

GEOG 335  The Geography of Africa, or GEOG 380C  Regional Geography Studies-Middle East/North Africa, or GEOG 380D  Regional Geography Studies-Sub-Saharan Africa

GEOG 349  The Geography of East Asia, or GEOG 380G  Regional Geography Studies-East Asia

GEOG 380F  Regional Geography Studies-Russia/Central Asia

GEOG 380H  Regional Geography Studies-South Asia

GEOG 380I  Regional Geography Studies-Southeast Asia

HIST 263   Africa

HIST 269  Middle and Near East 500-1500

HIST 361 Class and Ethnicity in Africa

HIST 270  Modern Middle East

HIST 273  Asia to 1600

HIST 274  Modern Asia

HIST 371  India

HIST 372  Afghanistan in Regional and Global Systems

HIST 375  History of Modern Southeast Asia

HIST 377  History of Korea

HIST 453  Patterns in World History

HIST 456  The Global Economy and Nationalism [GHIST 102; HIST 395 or permission]

HIST 460  Modern Japan

HIST 470  Modern Africa                                       

HIST 473  The Islamic World                 

HIST 480  Modern China                                       

HIST 485  Colonialism in the Greater Middle East     

HIST 489-002  Topics:  East Asian Foodways

HIST 489 Topics: Comparative Slavery      

REL 314  Gandhi, Nonviolence and Global Transformation  

PHIL/REL 385  Buddhist Thought

POSC 240 Comparative Politics

POSC 340  Political Development in the Third World

POSC 353  African Politics

POSC 355  East Asian Politics

POSC 383  African Politics

REL 201  Introduction to the Hebrew Bible

REL 202  Introduction to the New Testament

REL 300 Middle Eastern Monotheism

REL 300 Applied Buddhism

REL 300  Myths and Symbols:  East & West

REL 305  Islamic Religious Tradition

REL 310  Hindu Traditions

REL 312  Religions of East Asia

REL 314  Gandhi, Nonviolence and Global Transformation

REL 330  African and African-American Religion

REL 385  Buddhist Thought

SOCI 348 Introduction to Developing Societies

WRIT 322 Making a Difference, Service Learning Writing

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Track 6:  Ethics, Values, and Spirituality

Teachers not only present knowledge, they embody and nurture values and character.  This track is for the student who wishes to deepen his or her understanding of the religious, philosophical, and political values that animate human cultures and individual character. 

 

 

ANTH 350  Magic, Witchcraft and Religion

ANTH 366  Anthropology of War

ARTH 420  Ancient Art

ARTH 442  Art of the Later Middle Ages

ENG 304  Modern Literature and Religion

ENG 305  Mythology

ENG 306  The Bible as Literature

ENG 311  Medieval Literature and Culture

ENG 312  Special Topics in Medieval Literature
HIST 339-001  Topics:  Religion and US Politics

HIST 453: Patterns in World History

HIST 339 Sect. 1 Religion and U.S. Politics and Campaigns
HIST 403 Civil War Virginia

HIST 439 Sect. 1 Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism in the U.S.

HIST 453  Patterns in World History

HIST 455  World Political and Social Thought to Early Modern Times

HIST 464  Renaissance and Reformation             

HIST 472  Greece and Rome                                  

HIST 473  Islamic World                                        

HIST 483  Baroque and Revolutionary Europe

HIST 489 Selected Themes in World History: Comparative Slavery

PHIL 218 Philosophy of Religion 

PHIL 341  Modern Philosophy

PHIL 344 Existentialism

PHIL 210  Philosophy through film

PHIL 262  Problems in Applied Ethics

Phil 270 Introduction to Ethics

PHIL 330  Moral Theory

PHIL 335: The Individual, the State and Justice [GPHIL 101 or permission]

PHIL 340  Ancient Greek Philosophy

PHIL 341  Modern Philosophy

PHIL 344  Existentialism [GPHIL 101 or permission]

PHIL/REL 218  The Philosophy of Religion

POSC 316  Contemporary Political Theory

REL 201  Introduction to the Hebrew Bible

REL 202  Introduction to the New Testament

REL 240  Jesus and the Moral Life

REL 270  Religious Ethics

REL 300 Topics:  Middle Eastern Monotheism

REL 300 Topics:  Applied Buddhism

REL 300 Topics:   Myths and Symbols:  East & West

REL 300 Topics:  Making Sense of Beliefs and Values

REL 305  Islamic Religious Tradition

REL 310  Hindu Traditions

REL 312  Religions of East Asia

REL 314  Gandhi, Nonviolence and Global Transformation

REL 315  Women and Religion

REL 320  Judaism

REL 325  Catholicism in the Modern World

REL 330 African and African-American Religion

REL 360 History of Western Religious Thought

REL 370 Mysticism

REL 380 Contemporary Theologies

REL/PHIL 385  Buddhist Thought

REL 450  Religion and Society

REL/SOC 322  Sociology of Religion

SOCI 303  Sociology of Death & Dying

WRIT 320 Writing in the Public Sphere

WRIT 322 Making a Difference, Service Learning Writing

WRIT 410  Studies in Cultural Rhetoric

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Track 7:  IDLS Special Education

SPED students are expected to be knowledgeable, creative and articulate with complex audiences.  This concentration emphasizes liberal arts knowledge as it informs communication in family, community, and institutional settings.  For purposes of disciplinary distribution, **FAM and SWRK are counted as the same discipline.  No more than 2 PSYC courses may be used for track credit. 

 

 

ANTH 265  Peoples and Cultures of Latin America

ANTH 340  Race, Nation and Culture

ANTH 370  Topics in the Anthropology of Gender

ANTH 364  US/Latin American Borders [1 Latin Am. course]

ANTH/SOCI 368   Contemporary American Culture

ENG 305    Mythology

ENG 306   The Bible as Literature

ENG 361    African-American Fiction

ENG 362    African-American Poets

ENG 367    Women's Poetry

ENG 368    Women's Fiction

ENG 370    Gay and Lesbian Literature

ENG 456    Shakespeare's Comedies and Tragic Histories

ENG 457    Shakespeare's Tragedies and Comic Histories

HTH 372    Human Sexuality

HTH 378    The Use and Effects of Drugs

HIST 339-001  Topics:  Religion and US Politics

HIST 355    African American History to 1865

HIST 356    African American History since 1856

HIST 320    Women in US History

HIST 321    European Women's History

HIST 379    Family and Gender in East Asia

HIST 403 Civil War Virginia

HIST 445    Latin America and the US                  

HIST 489 Selected Themes in World History: Comparative Slavery

PSYC 180   Introduction to Behavior Analysis

PSYC 390  Psychology of Learning

PSYC 250   Introduction to Abnormal Psychology [GPSYC 101 or GPSYC 160]                             

REL 330      African and African American Religion

REL 315      Women and Religion

REL 360      History of World Religious Thought

SCOM 248Intercultural Communication

SCOM347 Communication, Diversity and Pop Culture[Gcom121]

SCOM 348 Communication and Gender [Any 100 level com class or instructor permission]              

SOCI 311    Sociology of Environment

SOCI 315    Science, Technology and Society

SOCI/REL 322  Sociology of Religion

SOCI 327    Juvenile Delinquency

SOCI 336    Race and Ethnic Relations

SOCI 337    Sociology of Gender

SOCI 339    Sociology of Women

SOCI 354    Social and Cultural Stratification

SOCI 367    Sociology of Sexuality

SOCI/ANTH 368  Contemporary American Culture

**FAM 300 Child Development [GPSYC 101 or GPSYC 160 or equivalent]

FAM 330    Family Relations                                

FAM 335     Parents Throughout the Life Cycle [FAM 133 or SOCI 276]

FAM 487    Special Topics in Family Studies [FAM 133, SOCI 276] (IdLS approved topics)

FAM/SOWK 386  Youth Empowerment Strategies

**SOWK 317Skills for Generalist Skills for Social Work

SOWK 332   Community Mental Health Practice

SOWK 338   Issues and Policies in Family Services

SOWK340    Violence in Families

SOWK 342   Child Welfare Services

SOWK/FAM 386  Acting Outreach

SOWK 387   Working with Teenagers

SOWK 487   Special Topics in Social Work (IDLS approved topics)

THEA 310    Theatre for Young Audiences+

WRIT 310     Studies in Literacy

WRIT 322 Making a Difference, Service Learning Writing

WRIT 340     Teaching Writing [GWRTC 103 or equivalent]

WRIT 410     Studies in Cultural Rhetoric [WRIT 210, WRIT 220]

 

  

" PSYC180 cannot be used as a track course, but SPED IDLS majors must take PSYC 180 if they wish to take PSYC 390 for track credit.

+This course is about using adults in production, not child actors

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IDLS GENERAL EDUCATION for MIDDLE EDUCATION

46 Hours Required

Cluster 1.  Skills

_____     Critical Thinking

               GBUS, GHIST 150, GISAT 160, GMAD 150 or GPHIL 120

_____     Communication

               GCOM 121, 122 or 123

_____     GWRTC 103

 

Cluster 4.  Social and Cultural Processes

____     The American Experience:

             GHIST 225  OR  GPOSC 225

____     Global Experience:

             GECON 200 (required by IDLS)  

 

 

Cluster 2.   Arts & Humanities

_____     GHIST 102  (required by IDLS)

_____     GENG 236, 235, 247, 248, 239 or 260. 

_____     GART 200, GARTH 205, GARTH 206, GMUS 200, GMUS 203,

               GMUS 206 or GTHEA 210

Cluster 5.  Individuals in Community

____     Wellness

             GHTH 100, GKIN 100 or GEIC 101.  

____     SocioCultural Dimension. 

             GPSYC 160

 

 

Cluster 3.  Natural World 

  MG students must take Track II as well as two additional courses, MATH 108 and GSCI 166. 

_____     MATH 107 (must be taken prior to GSCI 163)  Fundamentals of  Mathematics I

_____     MATH 108 (required by IDLS)  Fundamentals of Mathematics II 

_____     Science Processes GSCI 161 [1 cr]  (taken concurrently with GSCI 162)

_____     The Science of the Planets  GSCI 162 [2 cr] (taken concurrently with GSCI 161)

 _____     The Matter of Matter GSCI 163 [1 cr]  (taken concurrently with GSCI 164)

_____     How Things Work GSCI 164 [2 cr]  (taken concurrently with GSCI 163)

_____     The Way Life Works GSCI 165 [1 cr]  (taken concurrently with GSCI 166)

_____     Environment in Context GSCI 166 [2 cr]  (taken concurrently with GSCI 165) (required by IDLS)

 

 

                                                           

 

 

 

 

 

MIDDLE EDUCATION IDLS MAJOR  

 

Students select any two of the following areas:

 

     Total Major Hours:          36-42 hours

 

Middle Grades Science  18 Hours

 

     

Middle Grades Social Science   21 Hours

_____     Geol 301, Earth Science for Teachers

4

 

 

_____     Virginia History: HIST 350

3

_____     Biology 366, Plants & Environment

4

 

 

_____     Modern American Culture: ANTH 368

3

_____     Chemistry 280, Practical Applications in 

               Chemistry for Teachers              

4

 

 

_____     Geography: Geog 280

3

_____     Physics 301, Searching for Life

3

 

 

_____     Global Perspectives: ANTH 327 or HIST 453

3

_____     ISAT 454, Computer Applications in

               Biotech. or ISAT 495  Better by Design

3

 

 

_____     Religion: HIST 339, REL 305, 310, 312, 320 & 385     

3

.

 

 

_____     Politics: POSC 240

3

 

 

_____     Hum/SS Senior Seminar: IDLS 400

3

 

 

 

 

 

Middles Grades Mathematics 18 Hours

 

 

Middle Grade Language Arts  21 Hours

_____     MATH 207, Mathematical Problem

             Solving

3

 

 

_____     Grammar: ENG 421 or ENG 422

3

_____     MATH 304, Principles of Algebra

3

 

 

_____     Poetry: ENG 325, 331, 332, 362, or 367

3

_____     MATH 305, Principles of Geometry

3

 

 

_____     Writing: WRIT 340, ENG 299, or ENG 396. 

3

_____     MATH 306, Principles of Analysis

3

 

 

_____     Teaching lit:  Recommended:  ENG 440 or 441

3

_____     MATH 307, Principles of Probability and

             Statistics

3

 

 

                                   or any 300-400 English elective

 

_____     Mathematics Electives:  See below

3

 

 

_____     Shakespeare: ENG 456 or 457

3

            
 MATH 135, 235, 245, or 300

  (245 & 300 can only be taken with permission of the     

  instructor)

 

 

_____     Fiction: ENG 330, 355, 356, 357, 361, or 368

3

 

 

_____     HumSS Senior Seminar:  IDLS 400

3

 

                           Students electing Social Science & Language Arts as

                          their areas take the IDLS 400 once and then an upper

                          level elective in either area.

  General Education Requirements:           46 hours

  Major Requirements:                            36-42 hours

  MS Minor Requirements:                          32 hours

 

  Total B.S. Requirements:                 114-123 hours

 

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