The 13 areas for 2007 IS

The 13 areas for 2007 IS - IDS 3933 Module 2, Unit 2.2 The...

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IDS 3933 Module 2, Unit 2.2 The Areas of Study
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The Areas As you know, students in the Interdisciplinary Studies Track complete two subjects from a list of thirteen possible areas in addition to one minor and the two core courses Arts, Behavioral & Social Sciences, Commerce, Communications, Computational Sciences, Education, Engineering, Health, Humanities, Letters & Modern Languages, Life/Biomedical Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Public Affairs
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The Areas These areas are intended to provide a detailed exposure to each of the areas, including the general content of the fields, how they might be used, and the prefixes generally associated with them Faculty have volunteered to present a comment on each of the thirteen areas as a view into their meaning <video development necessary plus thirteen faculty volunteers>
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The Areas Once you review these areas, you can analyze them using different perspectives and tools 1) an ends-oriented perspective would center around what you want out of the program for your career 2) a knowledge-based appreciation would consider what tools you learned about or developed that can be utilized in a differentiated or in a similar manner across the areas 3) a values-based approach would be based on what you think you ought to do or what you think the world should be like In Unit 3, you will be expected to complete an exercise to create three different combinations of two areas and a minor based upon your review
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The Arts The Arts area brings together experience in the visual and digital and performing arts These areas provide background in learning about the arts in historical, cultural, and social settings and also some opportunities to “do” the arts Students choosing the Arts area often match it with an area in Behavioral & Social Sciences, Communications, or Humanities, followed by Commerce, Letters & Languages, and Education These combinations are enhanced by minors that often include the other disciplines, such as areas in BSS and Arts and a Mass Communication minor
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The Arts Art Art history Animation Dance Digital Media Drawing Film Graphic Design Music Painting Photography Sculpture Studio Art Theatre ARH ART DAA DIG FIL GRA MUC MUG MUH MUN MUS MUT MVB MVK MVO MVP MVS MVV MVW PGY THE TPA TPP
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The Behavioral & Sciences area familiarizes students with how individuals, groups of people, and institutions behave and interact These social dimensions of humans gives depth to most other fields because one is nourished with a sense of how people (individually or in aggregate) interpret their environment and ultimately make decisions in their lives These aspects of human behavior and social interaction are critical to discussions about governing and policymaking, family and other social relations, outlooks toward other cultures, societies, and lifestyles, and ideas/behavior towards institutions
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2008 for the course IDS 3933 taught by Professor Spraker during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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