Interdisciplinary Studies | Pierpont C&TC

Interdisciplinary Studies

INTR 2995

Interdisciplinary Practicum

This course will provide opportunities to observe and interact in appropriate work environments at specific sites in each of the core disciplines: Aviation, Criminal Justice, EMS, and Safety. Sites to be included will be chosen by the program coordinators of the various disciplines, and may vary from time to time. 

3
CH(s)

INTR 2281

Great Ideas of Leaders

This interdisciplinary humanities course explores some of the most significant ideas of leaders and the questions they have posed to humankind. Topics include the intersection of leadership with the heroic myth, the nature of government, justice, wealth, culture, the mind, poetics, ethics, good and evil, power and authority, concepts of nature, issues of faith and values-based leadership. 

3
CH(s)

INTR 2280

Empowering Leadership

The purpose of this course is to help prepare students to assume increasingly responsible leadership roles of empowerment in their personal, professional and academic lives. This interdisciplinary, student-centered course focuses not only on significant theories of empowering leadership and their applicability to leaders of the past and present, but also includes substantial hands-on, experiential learning opportunities in which students practice empowering leadership. 

3
CH(s)

INTR 2201

Introduction to Women’s Studies

This interdisciplinary course focuses on a variety of topics in women’s studies, such as gender and science, the body, reproductive technologies, public policy and feminist theory. Class discussions will examine positions among feminist ethicists on the implications of gender definition and explore the construction of gender in our society.

3
CH(s)

INTR 2200

Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality

This course examines the role and function of consumer and leisure life in the construction, interaction, and management of race, class, and gender identities within the United States.

3
CH(s)

INTR 1150

Women’s Studies Colloquium

The Women’s Studies Colloquium introduces students to issues and concerns surrounding women and women’s studies through talks by invited experts on a broad range of topics.

1-3
CH(s)

INTR 1120

Experiencing the Arts

Introduction to appreciation of the arts through lectures/demonstrations by teachers in the visual arts, music and theatre. Organized thematically, the course offers an opportunity to explore relationships between various artistic media, as well as their relationships with other disciplines. The course will also consider the circumstances which have shaped these relationships and the ways in which contemporary culture conditions how we respond to and interpret art and performance today.

3
CH(s)
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