INTR - Interdisciplinary Studies

Traci Craig, Undergraduate Program Coordinator (112 Admin. Bldg. 83844-3154; phone 208/885-6426); Jie Chen, Graduate Program Coordinator (104 Morrill Hall 83844-3017; phone 208/885-6243).

INTR 101 Focus on Success

Intr 101 (s) Focus on Success (1-3 cr, max 6)

Develop strategies to help you meet the demands of college-level course work. Includes goal setting, study skills, learning strategies, time management, effective communication skills. This course will introduce you to University requirements and resources, and help you integrate into the academic and social environment at the UI.

INTR 200 Seminar

Intr 200 (s) Seminar (cr arr)

INTR 201 Major/Career Exploration & Decision Making

Intr 201 Major/Career Exploration & Decision Making (1 cr)

Students are taken through the career decision-making process. Through career assessments, occupation & industry research, and informational interviews, students will learn about themselves and explore possible careers in order to narrow down their options and make informed major and career decisions.

INTR 203 Workshop

Intr 203 (s) Workshop (cr arr)

INTR 204 Special Topics

Intr 204 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)

INTR 210 Life Skills for Student Athletes

Intr 210 Life Skills for Student Athletes (2 cr)

This course supports the development of a well-balanced lifestyle for student-athletes, encouraging emotional well-being, leadership, personal growth and decision-making skills. Upon completion of the course the student-athlete will: 1. Understand the guidelines and resources available for academic success; 2. Take personal responsibility for actions, behaviors and pursuing goals; 3. Effectively manage your time within the constraints of a busy academic schedule; 4. Consistently demonstrate successful classroom behavior, study habits, and test taking skills; 5. Make informed and educated decisions regarding health issues; 6. Learn to prepare nutritious and inexpensive meals; 7. Appreciate the meaning of diversity and culture; 8. Understand how to manage your personal finances; 9. Choose the correct major and identify possible career choices; and 10. Demonstrate the understanding of a service learning experience.

INTR 298 Internship

Intr 298 (s) Internship (cr arr)

INTR 299 Directed Study

Intr 299 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)

INTR 316 Explore Mentoring & Leadership

Intr 316 Explore Mentoring & Leadership (3 cr)

Same as OrgS 317, Psyc 317 and Soc 316. Through the study of both mentoring as well as leadership, this course will prepare students to become effective mentors, citizens and members of the larger community. The course will cover a broad range of topics including: mentoring skills; leadership language, theory and style; communication and conflict; social justice and multiculturalism; values and ethics; and social change.

INTR 398 Internship

Intr 398 (s) Internship (cr arr)

INTR 400 Seminar

Intr 400 (s) Seminar (cr arr)

INTR 401 Career and Leadership Development

Intr 401 Career and Leadership Development (2 cr)

Gen Ed: Senior Experience

Provides students with information, resources and tools to help them explore careers, set goals, and make informed educational and career choices. Students will enhance their leadership skills, explore abilities, interests, and values in preparation to excel in the post-graduation world. A main focus of the class will be identifying and assessing strengths, direct and transferable skills students possess, and how to market and effectively communicate the value such skills bring to an organization, graduate program or employer post-graduation. Senior experience seminar for students in general studies and interdisciplinary studies.

Prereq: Junior standing or higher

INTR 403 Workshop

Intr 403 (s) Workshop (cr arr)

INTR 404 Special Topics

Intr 404 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)

INTR 405 Professional Development

Intr J405/J505 (s) Professional Development (cr arr)

INTR 410 Responsible Research Conduct

Intr J410/J510 Responsible Research Conduct (1 cr)

Responsible conduct of research training is required for all undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral scholars funded on NIH or NSF grants. This course meets the NIH and NSF requirements and reviews regulations, policies, resources related to research misconduct, conflict of interest, ethics, human participants, animal welfare, biosafety, export control, data acquisition (ownership, sharing, management), mentor/mentee relationships, collaborations, and publication practices and responsible authorship.

INTR 450 University Interdisciplinary Colloquium

Intr 450 University Interdisciplinary Colloquium (1 cr)

This course meets in conjunction with the Malcolm Renfrew Interdisciplinary Colloquium, a campus-wide speaker series that meets weekly on Tuesdays during the Fall and Spring semesters. The presentations concern various aspects of teaching and research on campus, and are delivered by faculty and staff from across the university. Attendance at the presentations is required, and students are expected to submit their class notes and reaction essays for each presentation at the end of the semester. Graded Pass/Fail.

INTR 491 College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences Ambassadors

Intr 491 College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences Ambassadors (cr arr)

Student ambassadors are selected through an application and interview process. Students will learn skills in leadership, communication, networking, public speaking and time management. Students will be responsible for representing the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences in various recruiting activities and events.

INTR 492 College of Science Ambassadors

Intr 492 College of Science Ambassadors (1 cr, max 8)

Student ambassadors are selected through an application and interview process. Students will learn skills in leadership, communication, networking, and public speaking. Students will be responsible for representing the College of Science in various recruiting activities and events.

Prereq: Permission

INTR 494 Service Practicum

Intr 494 (s) Service Practicum (1-9 cr, max 9)

This practicum provides students with an extended, hands-on, service learning experience followed by a significant reflection activity. Graded Pass/Fail.

Prereq: Permission of Instructor

INTR 495 Practicum in Tutoring

Intr 495 Practicum in Tutoring (1 cr, max 2)

Tutorial services performed by advanced students under faculty supervision.

Prereq: Permission

INTR 498 Internship

Intr 498 Practicum in Tutoring (1 cr, max 2).

Tutorial services performed by advanced students under faculty supervision.

Prereq: Permission.

INTR 499 Directed Study

Intr 499 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)

INTR 500 Master's Research and Thesis

Intr 500 Master's Research and Thesis (cr arr)

INTR 501 Seminar

Intr 501 (s) Seminar (cr arr)

INTR 502 Directed Study

Intr 502 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)

INTR 503 Workshop

Intr 503 (s) Workshop (cr arr)

INTR 504 Special Topics

Intr 504 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)

INTR 505 Professional Development

Intr J405/J505 (s) Professional Development (cr arr)

INTR 508 Teaching and Learning Strategies for International Teaching Assistants

Intr 508 Teaching and Learning Strategies for International Teaching Assistants (1 cr)

This course is designed to help International Teaching Assistants become better teachers and facilitators of student learning . The course will include mentoring through classroom teaching and observation sessions. Graded Pass/Fail.

INTR 510 Responsible Research Conduct

Intr 510 Responsible Research Conduct (1 cr)

See Intr J410/J510.

INTR 522 Communication for Science Professionals

Intr 522 Communication for Science Professionals (3 cr)

See ENGL 522.

INTR 598 Internship

Intr 598 (s) Internship (cr arr)

INTR 599 Research

Intr 599 (s) Non-thesis Master's Research (cr arr)

Research not directly related to a thesis or dissertation.

Prereq: Permission