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Spring 2018
Jan 21,2021
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INTD 000 - APPROVED OFF CAMPUS STUDY

0.000 TO 12.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 12.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Administrative

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

INTD 001 - GR-APPROVED OFF CAMPUS STUDY

0.000 TO 12.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 12.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Administrative

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

INTD 005 - NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE

0.000 TO 12.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 12.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Administrative

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

INTD 010 - SERVICE LEARNING

0.000 TO 0.010 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Experiential Learning

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

INTD 011 - INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
This non-credit course serves the administrative and academic purpose of designating a successfully completed international academic experience (e.g., study abroad, international internship, international service learning) on a student's transcript. This course applies exclusively to international academic experiences managed and/or approved by the Roukema Center for International Education and/or the CahillCenter. This designation may be used to document partial fulfillment of degree requirements for a major or a minor that requires an international academic experience or to signal to an external audience the completion of a significant international academic experience.
0.000 TO 0.001 Credit hours
0.000 TO 0.001 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Administrative

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

INTD 100 - IS-INTERDISCIPLINARY

0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

INTD 101 - FIRST YEAR SEMINAR
Designed for first-time, full—time, first-year students, First-Year Seminar (FYS) provides a comprehensive introduction to college-level learning. Seminar courses are developed around an academic theme or topic that is based on one of Ramapo College’s academic pillars. First-Year students will have the opportunity to select a seminar that best suits their interests while leaming about Ramapo’s academic foundation. The First-Year Seminar course helps students in their transition from high school to college life both in and out of the classroom. The common learning outcomes of FYS are: technological competency, understanding diverse communities, oral communication, and information literacy. FYS classes are small to emphasize open discussion and experiential learning within the context of the theme of the seminar course. Peer facilitators play an essential role in each FYS class ensuring that first-year students have guidance from a more experienced student. FYS is also the home of the Ramapo Summer Reading Program; all first-year students read the same book and discuss and write about it in their seminars. FYS encourages new students to participate in a community of learners, to strengthen their critical thinking skills, and to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Online Course

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

Course Attributes:
WRITING INTENSIVE

INTD 107 - PATHWAYS LINKING ACADEMIC AND CAREER EXPERIENCE
Pathways Linking Academic and Career Experiences (PLACE), is designed to introduce first year students to the career exploration process during the college years. Through activities, assessments, lectures, workshops and class discussions, students will examine the basic components of the exploration process which include; self, educational and world of work information, as it relates to career and life long planning. Interest, values and skills assessments will be administered, to aid in the discovery of self exploration and self awareness. Students will learn the decision making process and how to identify their own decision making styles, which are critical skill to the career life planning process. Students will complete career research projects, and participate in experiential learning workshops, career panels and information interviews with professionals, to gain knowledge on their field of interest. Students will develop a four year career development plan and career portfolio, which represents personal goals and achievements, acquired throughout the collegiate experience.
0.000 TO 2.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online Course

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

INTD 113 - LEADERSHIP SKILLS I
(FORMERLY: SOSC 105) This course introduces students to models and practices of effective leadership. Participants will be introduced to concepts which inform leadership practice; such as self knowledge, goal setting, commitment, collaboration, vision, and teambuilding. Students will participate in structured dialogs, share insights from current literature, and complete group projects on key aspects of leadership development. Additionally, students will research effective leaders, past and present, and explore various leadership theories in order to develop or enhance their own leadership skills. This is an ideal course for students seeking or holding leadership positions on campus and/or outside the Ramapo community.
0.000 TO 2.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Online Course

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

INTD 115 - LEADERSHIP SKILLS II
(FORMERLY: SOSC 106) This course is intended for students who currently hold or have held leadership position(s) on campus and/or outside the Ramapo community. The course introduces students to concepts of group dynamics such as goals, norms, cooperation, and communication, as well as reviews the main challenges facing teams such as conflict, decision-making, problem-solving, valuing diversity. Students will work in small groups for discussions, observe groups in action outside class, work together on a campus project, and gain self-awareness about their own style preferences.
0.000 TO 2.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Online Course

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

INTD 128 - CAREER ACHIEVEMENT
The Career Achievement Program (CAP) is a two-credit course modeling career development theory designed to engage students in leadership and professional development. Through assessment, lecture, collaborative learning, workshops, class presentations and guest speakers students will focus on the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in their chosen career. Open to junior and senior students, this advanced course will actively involve students in the exploration of occupations, research into graduate and professional schools and mastery of soft skills (communication and interviewing). Students will complete this course with the essential documents (resume and cover letter) and relevant goal setting and job search strategies to transition into the next phase of their career. The course emphasizes professionalism, life-long planning, and the successful integration of an individual's personal goals with the development of their professional goals.
0.000 TO 2.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

INTD 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

INTD 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

INTD 200 - INDEPENDENT STUDY: INTERDISCIPLINARY
Limited opportunities to enroll for course work on an Independent Study basis are available. A student interested in this option should obtain an Independent Study Registration Form from the Registrar, have it completed by the instructor and school dean involved, and return it to the Registrar's Office. Consult the current Schedule of Classes for policies concerning Independent Study.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

INTD 201 - LIFE AT THE CROSSROADS:SOCIAL SCIENCE & HUMANITIES APPROACHES
This seminar will provide individuals returning to complete their bachelor's degrees the knowledge and skills that they need for success at Ramapo College and beyond. In a variety of formats--in-class, one-on-one, and online--students will explore major concepts in social science and humanities as an introduction to their majors and career goals and will develop technology, oral and written communication, and research skills while they explore major, internship, and career options. In addition, all students will conduct a major research project in their chosen fields. For students who hope to receive additional PLEX credit, this project and other supporting materials will become part of a portfolio that they will submit for possible PLEX credit.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Online Course

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

Course Attributes:
WRITING INTENSIVE

INTD 210 - THEORY AND PRACTICES OF PEER FACILITATION
The Peer Facilitation program fosters a sense of community among first-year students by connecting them with upper-class mentors who, not long ago, were new to Ramapo themselves. The role of Peer Facilitator encompasses multiple facets from providing academic guidance and active listening, to serving as a role model. This course defines those roles and parameters, and then teaches the skills, content areas and competencies so that students serve as effective peer facilitators. The course covers human development theory, particularly as it relates to college students and their learning individually and in groups. By taking this course in their first semester of peer facilitating, student peer facilitators will actively engage in applying theory to practice.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Online Course

First Year Seminar Department

Course Attributes:
GE TOPICS SOCIAL SCIENCE

INTD 220 - PRACTICUM FOR READING AND WRITING CONSULTANTS
This course is designed to train students who have been hired to work in the Center for Reading and Writing. Students will read and discuss texts on a variety of topics, including writing center pedagogy, reading and writing instruction, and strategies for engaging students in one-to-one conversations about their work; they will also study and practice methods for engaging with the student body through presentations and workshops. Discussions of theory will be integrated with consultants’ ongoing practice in the Center, and a final research project will be based upon their work experience.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Lecture/Online, Online Course

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

Course Attributes:
WRITING INTENSIVE

INTD 240 - MIND BASED STRESS REDUCTION SEMINAR
This course is designed to teach students how to integrate and apply mindfulness in their everyday lives and to the range of challenges arising from medical and psychological conditions and life stresses. Embedded within the context of mind/body medicine, the course focuses on the experiential cultivation of both “formal” and “informal” mindfulness practices as foundation for the cultivation of positive health behaviors and psychological and emotional resilience that can be effectively utilized across the life span. The approach supports the learning, strengthening and integration of a range of mindfulness-based self-regulatory skills through the development and refinement of inherent internal resources. The course integrates the “minds-on,” secular practice of paying attention to the present moment, on purpose and without judgement. The course components: (1) An experiential approach to self-management through body based mindful practices including body scan, yoga, and meditation (2) An exploration of the physiology of stress, an exploration of chronic stress-based disease, and the physiological effects of mindfulness practices. (3) An experiential approach to mindful communications and relationship (4) An investigation of the cognitive, social, and personal benefits of these practices
0.000 TO 2.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Lecture/Online, Online Course, Seminar

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

INTD 248 - PEER FACILITATION FIELDWORK
This course is the academic complement to the Peer Facilitation field component of First Year Seminar. Through lecture, guest speakers, journaling, role-playing, specialized texts and other material, the active peer facilitator will receive ongoing skills assessment, professional and peer support, supervision, guidance, and practice in all the particulars necessary to the implementation of the complex roles they bring to assisting instructors and to providing mentorship, peer counseling, academic advisement, personal and academic support and role modeling for first year students. This course, in conjunction with First Year Seminar, will put into practice the theoretical material learned in the spring course, Theories of Peer Facilitation.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Online Course

First Year Seminar Department

INTD 250 - SUSTAINABILITY SEMINAR
An understanding of sustainability requires an interdisciplinary lens to bring together information from the natural sciences, social sciences, policy and business fields. Sustainability issues explored in this course include food (and hunger), environmental (social) justice, natural resources management (including energy and water resources), and climate change (it's causes, effects, and science-, economic- and policy-based mitigation strategies). These issues are global in nature; while many of the problems faced in the natural world ignore political boundaries, the solutions and effects may differ within and between developed and developing nations. The course has two major foci: (1) to introduce students to the notion of a sustainable lifestyle and promote that lifestyle on campus, and (2) to examine current topics in sustainability at the regional, national and global scales. The Service Learning Component requires each student to engage in a service activity on campus (off-campus activiities may be possible) and produce a Service Learning journal.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

Course Attributes:
GE TOPICS SOCIAL SCIENCE, SS-Sch Core-Sustainability

INTD 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

INTD 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

INTD 300 - INDEPENDENT STUDY: INTERDISCIPLINARY
Limited opportunities to enroll for course work on an Independent Study basis are available. A student interested in this option should obtain an Independent Study Registration Form from the Registrar, have it completed by the instructor and school dean involved, and return it to the Registrar's Office. Consult the current Schedule of Classes for policies concerning Independent Study.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

INTD 301 - SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA:STUDY ABROAD
(Formerly: SOCI 301) The idea of "development" has had a major influence on the formation of economic, social and political institutions, spanning from the post-independence period to modern-day India. Broadly, the story can be told on three interwoven themes -- hyper-modernization, appropriate technology and sustainable development. This course will trace the trajectory of these three themes: in the West, in India and in the Third World, as undergirded by Gandhian calls to self-sufficiency and sustainable development. Beginning with post-independence India, "development" was institutionalized through centralized planning apparatuses, such as large-scale modernization programs to increase agrarian and industrial production. In later phases of Indian development, these ideas moved from the "mixed economy" approach to the recent "liberalization" and integration of the economy into the global economy. The course concludes with an analysis of the rise of the non-governmental sector in India, with their calls for a more appropriate approach to technology and sustainable development.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Online Course

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

Course Attributes:
GE-INTERNATIONAL ISSUES

INTD 302 - INDIAN CULTURE AND SOCIETY
This course is an introduction to contemporary Indian life and culture. It provides a scaffold for the subsequent courses on sustainable development and social movements that comprise the India Study Abroad semester pgoram. The course will also serve as a springboard for many field study project ideas. Through a combination of readings, lectures, films, field study experiences, reflection journals, and assignments, students will gain foundational knowledge about contemporary India and its complex and often contradictory contexts. At the same time, the course will explore the ways in which contemporary India's strengths and weaknesses are rooted in its extensive, complicated history. Any course on Indian culture must be premised on both its contemporary image and the historical precedents that influence and impact India's current social, political, and economic realities. Through this course, students will explore the key facets of modern Indian life and culture -- social structures, economic issues, geographic constraints, and religious and philosophical traditions. By studying the political, social, cultural and religious history (from pre-colonial to post-colonial times) and the varied geography of the subcontinent, students will gain a framework for understanding Indian civilization and be able to relate this knowledge to the political, social and economic challenges in modern Indian society. Introduction to the local language, Kannada will be a key component of this course. While urban India is largely conversant in English, rural life is quite different, with most villagers speaking only their local or regional language. Students will be able to have more meaningful experiences in rural Karnataka by gaining some basic knowledge of conversational Kannada. There will be 5 formal hours of language instruction during the first course, followed by pracatice sessions on the Firefilies campus and through trips to local markets and villages.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Online Course

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

Course Attributes:
GE-INTERNATIONAL ISSUES, WRITING INTENSIVE

INTD 303 - SOCIAL MOVEMENTS IN INDIA
This course explores ways in which people in India are organizing to achieve social justice and working to find solutions to economic, social and political problems. The course begins by reviewing the legal and political structures that shape the lives of citizens. Through readings, lectures and fieldtrips, students learn about the history and contemporary forms of several key social movements in India, including the women's movement, sexual minorities movement, child rights movement, environmental movement, and tribal (adivasi) movement. The course also examines tools for social change such as alternative education, grassroots media, alternative law practices and conflict resolution groups.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Online Course

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

Course Attributes:
GE-INTERNATIONAL ISSUES

INTD 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

INTD 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

INTD 400 - INDEPENDENT STUDY: INTERDISCIPLINARY
Limited opportunities to enroll for course work on an Independent Study basis are available. A student interested in this option should obtain an Independent Study Registration Form from the Registrar, have it completed by the instructor and school dean involved, and return it to the Registrar's Office. Consult the current Schedule of Classes for policies concerning Independent Study.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

INTD 409 - FIELD STUDY PROJECT
(Formerly SOCI 409) This course is an independent study project and the culmination of the Ramapo semester program in South India. Students will receive training in ethnographic research methods, complete a literature review, and conduct field research. Field study projects may examine a range of topics that relate to the themes of the first three courses: Indian social structures, sustainable development, or social movements. Some possible topics include social change, urban poverty, sustainable develoment, water issues, environment issues, contemporary Indian theater, inter-religious conflict resolution, women's issues, child labor, alternative education, and art and society.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Online Course

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

Course Attributes:
WRITING INTENSIVE

INTD 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 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

INTD 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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