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INT101 - Introduction to Judaism (3 cr.)

Overview of Jewish history, calendar of holy days; theology; liturgy; sacred texts; Zionism, anti-Semitism; religious movements; women in Judaism; relationship with Christianity and Islam; contemporary issues. (Spring). Liberal arts.

INT104 - Introduction to the World's Religions (3 cr.)

An introductory inquiry into the structures of five of the world's major religions: Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam in their understanding of the relationship of the human and the divine. This course is an examination of both Eastern and Western religious traditions as a means of cultivating a critical and historical perspective on the related elements of myth, symbol, and ritual. In our study of religion, we seek to understand and appreciate how religious expression functions as an integral component of diverse human experiences. (Fall). Liberal arts.

INT107 - Cross-Cultural Conversation (1 cr.)

This workshop course, coordinated by an ESL instructor, is designed for informal conversation practice and cultural exchange between native speakers of English and ESL students. Native speakers, who serve as small group conversation mentors, gain experience working with students from a variety of cultural backgrounds and languages. ESL students are able to practice conversational English and thus improve their speaking, listening and pronunciation skills in a natural, informal setting. Course may be repeated up to three (3) times. (Fall). Liberal arts.

INT120 - Individual Academic & Social Expression (3 cr.)

Exploration of the self in the context of social relationships, university life, and life skill development. Emphasis upon social expression topics such as identity and self-image, maintaining healthy relationships, cultural diversity, conflict styles and resolution, technology and relationships, socio-emotional intelligence, and individual accountability in the social and professional spheres. Integrates academic planning topics such as understanding university disciplines, navigating academic policies, choosing a direction, and developing as a future professional. (Fall). Liberal arts.

INT130 - Literature of Former French Colonies (Fall) (3 cr.)

An introduction to poetry and drama selected from primarily Francophone non-English-speaking cultures. Liberal arts.

INT190 - Introduction to Legal Studies (3 cr.)

This course shall serve as the gateway course for all students interested in pursuing the Minor in Legal Studies. Topics covered include duties and responsibilities of attorneys and paralegals, civil and criminal litigation, the court system and alternative dispute resolution, and legal writing and critical thinking. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts.

INT199 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

INT202 - Walking and Human Experience (3 cr.)

Analysis of literary, artistic and philosophical representations of walking, and of physical and social constraints (such as ideologies of gender, class, race, ability) on walking. Examination of walking in human history as developing bipedalism, as a mode of transportation, as necessity for sustenance, as exploration and cartography, as contemplative activity, as psychological relief, as social stigma, as forced march. (once or twice per year). Liberal arts.

INT204 - Academic Communication I (1 cr.)

Provide support in major or general education classes to English Language Learners who transfer to Plattsburgh State from US colleges. Academic expectations, communications, and study skills will be considered within the context of students' academic courses. Students will meet with a mentor as well as the instructor to practice skills and with a tutor, if needed, for specific courses. (Fall/Spring). Prerequisites: ENG101 or POI.

INT205 - Academic Communication II (1 cr.)

Provide support in various General Education or major subject classes in which English Language Learners may have difficulty. Academic expectations, communications, and study skills will be addressed within the context of students' academic courses. Students will meet each week with the instructor, with a student mentor to practice skills and communication strategies, and, as needed, with a subject matter tutor in the Learning Center. (Fall/Spring). Prerequisites: ENG101 or POI.

INT221 - Sports Pep Band (1 cr.)

Live music has always been a crucial part of sporting events. By engaging in ensemble playing in a public forum, students will increase their musical knowledge, proficiency, and create and foster a high level of "school spirit" and student body engagement. (Fall/Spring).

INT225 - Gospel Choir (0 to 2 cr.)

This course introduces singers to a wide range of repertoire of the African-American tradition including spirituals, anthems and traditional gospel music. Selections are presented to students both from an oral tradition and from printed scores. Emphasis is placed on developing ensemble performance skills and increasing musical understanding. Students participate in at least two major performances per semester. In addition, opportunities exist for students to participate as an accompanist through performance with various musical instruments. Liturgical Dance and Dance Stepping is also available for interested students. Those students who enroll in either dance shall receive 2-credits per semester. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.(Fall/Spring) Prerequisites: by audition; MUS233 Voice Class highly recommended.

INT299 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

INT303 - Examining Diversity Through Film (3 cr.)

This course will provide students an opportunity to examine dimensions of diversity in the U.S. Diversity themes of race/ethnicity, gender, class, sexual orientation, and disability will be explored through critical analysis of films and readings, and actively processed through group dialogue, reflective writing, and small group presentations. (Fall - Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisites: completion of General Education requirement in either the Social Sciences (3SS,4SS, or 5SS) category or the Humanities (3LPH, 4HUM, or 5HUM) category.

INT305 - Food Security and Emergency Interventions (3 cr.)

An investigative study of socio-agrarian, socio-economic and socio-environmental issues and approaches to the matter of Food Security and Emergency Food Security Interventions, including the paradox of there being more than enough food to feed the world but hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition persist. The course will also address the interplay between land distribution, gender, structural and political change, and the social economy of natural resource conservation and rural development. Liberal arts. (Fall). Prerequisite: ENG101 or HIS132 or SOC101 or LAS111 or PSC120 or POI.

INT314 - Interpreting Popular Culture (3 cr.)

Interdisciplinary analysis of specific popular culture productions, and of the ways in which producers, advertisers, consumers, regulators, scholars, critics, fans, adaptors, parodists "use" such artifacts to deploy, challenge, perpetuate, celebrate and/or subvert dominant values, beliefs, assumption, and stereotypes. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisites: ENG101 and GWS101, or SOC101, or CMM118, or ENG195, or ANT102, or POI.

INT315 - Religious Interactions in Contemporary U.S. Society (3 cr.)

In the highly diversified population of the U.S., people with different religions and beliefs interact in our neighborhoods, cities, workplaces, schools and states. We will look at what effect these interactions have on the daily lives of the individual, the family and the community. This course provides an introduction to the impact of religious diversity on the individual and the organizations with which he or she interacts. We will explore the interactions of religion, culture, politics, education and science and the complexities of these relationships and how they influence each other. (Fall/Spring/Summer). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ENG101.

INT316 - Impact of Terrorism, War, Crisis, and Disasters on Health (3 cr.)

This course will examine the global issues of terrorism, bioterrorism, war, and disasters in terms of health effects on vulnerable populations, with an emphasis on human rights. Root causes of disasters, war, and terrorism will be discussed. Health effects of bioterrorism and the threat of terrorism will be explored. Major emphasis will be on primary prevention and ethical responsibility for these issues across nations. (Winter/Summer). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: one of the following: ACC201, BUS203, CHE101, CMM311, GWS302, HDF311, LAS111, FNI211, PHI102, PHI104,SOC101, PSY101, ANT102, BIO101, BIO102, PSC100, GLS101, PHY101, PSC120, INT303, SWK300, or POI.

INT325 - Romance, Sex, Love, and Marriage (3 cr.)

This course will enable students to examine various perspectives on romance, sex, love, and marriage. Through discussion developed through the use of scholarship and pertinent supplementary resources (film, music) an understanding of intimate relationships will develop. Attention will also be given to the impact of consumer culture, stress, sexual violence, and paranoia on relationships. The course will examine the social and cultural contexts of romance, sex, love, and marriage, while promoting critical thinking concerning gender, socio-economic class, race, heterosexism, privilege, and the dynamics of emotion and socialization. (Fall). Liberal arts. Prerequisites: ENG101 and junior standing; or consent of instructor.

INT390 - Interdisciplinary Topics (1 to 3 cr.)

Topics of current interest approached from an interdisciplinary perspective. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits with different titles. Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ENG101.

INT399 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

INT401 - Southern Mexico Independent Research Project (4 cr.)

Each student will design and complete an independent research project based on their individual interests and academic background. Students will draw on Program faculty and local experts specific to their topics for guidance and assistance. Enrollment limited to students participating in Southern Mexico Program. Liberal arts. Prerequisites: SPA214; SOC304/LAS304; SOC334/LAS334

INT402 - Integrative Writing (1 to 3 cr.)

Developed with a faculty advisor, Integrative Writing provides students the opportunity to integrate their college experiences in individualized studies. The course can range from a portfolio and reflective writing, to assigned readings and term papers. Liberal arts. (Fall and Spring). Prerequisites: ENG101; completion of AWR course.

INT496 - Teaching Practicum (0 to 3 cr.)

Pedagogical functions performed under supervision in an interdisciplinary course or learning community or the college Learning Center. Activities might include tutoring, group mentoring, conferencing, or other duties consistent with ability, experience, and university policy. May be repeated for up to six credits. (Fall - Spring). Prerequisites: sophomore standing or POI.

INT499 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

INT599 - Independent Study (1 to 6 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

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