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2008-2009 Checklist

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INTERDISCIPLINARY LIBERAL STUDIES (IdLS) MAJOR

Checklist 2008-2009

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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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