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Fall 2013
Jan 21,2021
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AIID 101 - FIRST YEAR TOPICS: LIBERAL STUDIES
This team-taught First Year Seminar will introduce students to the various disciplines and interdisciplinary groups of the School of American and International Studies: American studies, anthropology, history, international studies, literature, philosophy, political science, and world languages. Our disciplinary areas are various, but all are part of a liberal arts curriculum and concern the human experience in its local and global context. This course will prepare students for the kind of academic inquiry expected at college and seeks to foster openness including a willingness to challenge assumptions and to acknowledge error. It strives to introduce students to the complexities of cultural interaction and foster the ability to think critically about such encounters. The goal is transformation, not mere transmission of knowledge--we seek to instill in our students a lifelong love of learning so that they will become active learners who own their education. The specific theme for this course changes from year to year. A significant focus of the course will be to consider how the various disciplines and interdisciplinary groups represented in the School of American and International Studies approach the course theme. This course will meet weekly. During the first half of the class period we will meet as one large group where different ideas, topics, and methodologies from the several disciplines and interdisciplinary groups of AIS will be presented to the whole class. During the second half of the class period we will meet in individual sections to discuss the issues presented to the whole class, often from the particular disciplinary viewpoint or focus of that section.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

First Year Seminar Department

Course Attributes:
WRITING INTENSIVE

AIID 198 - TRANSFER ELECTIVE
This course designation describes a transfer course from another institution where an equivalency to a Ramapo College course has not been determined. Upon convener evaluation, this course ID may be changed to an equivalent of a Ramapo College course or may fulfill a requirement.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

AIID 199 - TRANSFER ELECTIVE
This course designation is used to describe a transfer course from another institution which has been evaluated by the convener. A course with this course number has no equivalent Ramapo course. It may fulfill a requirement or may count as a free elective
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

AIID 201 - READINGS IN THE HUMANITIES
Readings in the Humanities is a 4-credit interdisciplinary liberal arts course. It provides students with an introduction to key texts, concepts, and artifacts from different fields in the humanities. (These could include, for instance history, literature, philosophy, music, art history, and others.) Each section of the course covers a range of different cultures, and at least four different periods in human history, which can range from the ancient world to contemporary works. The course is designated Writing Intensive, and will require students to complete at least two different types of writing assignments. This is a core General Education course, required for all students.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Interdisciplinary/Humanities Department

Course Attributes:
GE-RDNGS/STUDIES IN HUMANITIES, WRITING INTENSIVE

AIID 298 - TRANSFER ELECTIVE
This course designation describes a transfer course from another institution where an equivalency to a Ramapo College course has not been determined. Upon convener evaluation, this course ID may be changed to an equivalent of a Ramapo College course or may fulfill a requirement.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

AIID 299 - TRANSFER ELECTIVE
This course designation is used to describe a transfer course from another institution which has been evaluated by the convener. A course with this course number has no equivalent Ramapo course. It may fulfill a requirement or may count as a free elective.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

AIID 304 - SELF GROWTH
The class endeavors to initiate a process wherein students establish definitions and goals of self-growth, and the capacity to realize them. The core concept (derived from Zen) is that of mindfulness. A major means utilized to attain these ends is zazen, i.e., sitting zen. We will integrate this practice with study of diverse texts, in class exercises, and an off-campus project. The course is designed to be a "hands on" practical learning experience.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

Course Attributes:
GE-TOPICS ARTS AND HUMANITIES

AIID 311 - DISABILITY STUDIES
This course is designed to broaden students' knowledge and awareness of the disability community. We will study its historical development in the United States and the political struggles for full participation in American life. We will explore the social, psychological, and cultural influences that people with a disability internalize throughout their lifespan. In addition, we will explore the dynamics of relationships, which people with disabilities encounter.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

Course Attributes:
MJ-AMER-Amer Politics & Soc., MJ-AMER- Amer Thought & Value, GE-INTERCULT NORTH AMERICA

AIID 388 - CO-OP/INTERNSHIP AMERICAN/INTERNATIONAL INTERDISCIPLINARY
An academic program in which students are placed in work positions relevant to their academic majors and career goals. The program integrates academic work on-campus with supervised off-campus work experience in both the public and private sectors. Students may take up to two Co-ops in their academic career at Ramapo College. Students must be at least a Sophomore and have a 2.0 or better average to be eligible. Transfer students must have completed at least 16 credits at Ramapo.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Co-Op

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

AIID 398 - TRANSFER ELECTIVE
This course designation describes a transfer course from another institution where an equivalency to a Ramapo College course has not been determined. Upon convener evaluation, this course ID may be changed to an equivalent of a Ramapo College course or may fulfill a requirement.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

AIID 399 - TRANSFER ELECTIVE
This course designation is used to describe a transfer course from another institution which has been evaluated by the convener. A course with this course number has no equivalent Ramapo course. It may fulfill a requirement or may count as a free elective.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

AIID 401 - AMER AS MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY

0.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

AIID 402 - CONQUEST OF CALIBAN

0.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

AIID 429 - DEATH&DYING-CROSS CULT PERSP

0.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

AIID 448 - ISLAM AND WESTERN CIVILIZATION

0.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

AIID 456 - AMERICAN FOLK

0.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

AIID 461 - REDEFINING GENDER:JOAN OF ARC

0.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

AIID 462 - MARRIAGE & RELA IN MODERN LIT

0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours
0.000 OR 3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

AIID 498 - TRANSFER ELECTIVE
This course designation describes a transfer course from another institution where an equivalency to a Ramapo College course has not been determined. Upon convener evaluation this course number may be changed to an equivalent of a Ramapo College course or may fulfill a requirement.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

AIID 499 - TRANSFER ELECTIVE
This course designation is used to describe a transfer course from another institution which has been evaluated by the convener. A course with this course number has no equivalent Ramapo course. It may fulfill a requirement or may count as a free elective.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Interdisciplinary Studies Department


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