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Interdisciplinary Studies
INST 1500Interdisciplinary Studies (1.00 - 3.00)
Individual faculty may teach these courses with the approval of the Dean's Office, which acts for the Committee on Education Policy and the Curriculum. A maximum of 3.0 credits count toward the B.A. or B.S. in the College. INST courses count as non-College credits.
Course was offered January 2011, January 2010
INST 1550Interdisciplinary Studies-Student Initiated Courses (1.00 - 3.00)
With sponsorship and supervision by a faculty member and approval of the Dean's Office, acting for the Committee on Educational Programs and the Curriculum, students may initiate a course in which they provide the instruction. The grade is determined by the faculty member. These courses count as "outside the College." Students in the College may offer no more than 3.0 credits for the B.A. or B.S. Consult the INST course web page at http://www.uvastudentcouncil.com/student-services/initiatives/cavalier-education-program/ (copy and paste Web address into browser) for specific descriptions.
INST 1601Honor and Ethics in Everyday Life (1.00)
An introduction to the philosophy and mechanics of the Honor System, with a focus on the concepts of ethics and integrity within the context of both the Honor System/Committee and the broader University community.
INST 1605History of Mr. Jefferson's University (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
History of Mr. Jefferson's University
Course was offered Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
INST 2500Interdisciplinary Studies International Residential College (1.00 - 3.00)
Individual faculty and advanced graduate students may teach these courses with the approval of the Dean's Office, which acts for the Committee on Education Policy and the Curriculum. A maximum of 3.0 credits count toward the B.A. or B.S. in the College. INST courses count as non-College credits.
INST 2550Interdisciplinary Studies Hereford College (1.00 - 3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Individual faculty and advanced graduate students may teach these courses with the approval of the Dean's Office, which acts for the Committee on Education Policy and the Curriculum. A maximum of 3.0 credits count toward the B.A. or B.S. in the College. INST courses count as non-College credits.
INST 2559New Course in Interdisciplinary Studies (1.00 - 4.00)
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in Interdisciplinary Studies.
INST 2570Interdisciplinary Studies Brown College (1.00 - 3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Individual faculty and advanced graduate students may teach these courses with the approval of the Dean's Office, which acts for the Committee on Education Policy and the Curriculum. A maximum of 3.0 credits count toward the B.A. or B.S. in the College. INST courses count as non-College credits.
INST 2600Facilitating Honor and Ethics in Everyday Life (2.00)
Students in this course facilitate the small group portion of LASE 1510. Prerequisite: Instructor permission and training as an Honor support officer.
INST 3150CavEd Pedagogy Seminar (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This pedagogy seminar will provide Cav Ed student instructors the theoretical underpinnings of teaching in higher education as well as practical advice on ways to implement the ideas explored. The class explores also specific challenges instructors face in the classroom. Prerequisites: Open to students who are teaching CavEd courses, admission by instructor permission
INST 3600The Best of UVA: A Collection of Unforgettable Lectures (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
The Best of UVA: A Collection of Unforgettable Lectures
INST 4200Lawn Seminar (1.00)
Being a responsible leader requires a broad interest and understanding of the world in all its facets: arts, science, literature, philosophy, history, politics, and current affairs. The Lawn Seminar is designed to empower students to pursue rigorous inquiry into contemporary issues using a foundation in the liberal arts. This seminar is modeled after the famous undergraduate liberal arts seminar lead by Earnest ┬┐Boots┬┐ Mead at the University.
Course was offered Spring 2017
INST 4559New Course in Interdisciplinary Studies (1.00 - 3.00)
New Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies
Course was offered Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Spring 2014
INST 4993Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00)
Faculty working with one or more students on independent projects that fit more easily in an interdisciplinary format than departmental lines of inquiry may use INST 4993 for this purpose. Both the instructor and the Office of the Dean of the College need to approve such an enrollment. These credits count as non-CLAS credits, i.e. not among the 102 liberal arts credits required for the B.A. or B.S. in the College.
Course was offered Summer 2016, Spring 2013, Fall 2010