Interdisciplinary Studies (INDS)

Interdisciplinary Studies (INDS)

INDS 200  Interdisciplinary Careers  1 Credit Hour(s)  

Designed to promote and strengthen early awareness of the career development process. While topics are personalized, competencies include assessing, identifying, and evaluating personal values and personality strengths for career application; conducting specific job research; and solidifying career plans using critical thinking and logic. Students will also develop a proficiency in networking and job search techniques, resume building, and effective interviewing skills for a relevant field of interest.

Offered: Resident and Online

INDS 299  Experiential Learning and Intern/Externship  0 Credit Hour(s)  

INDS 299 provides students with hands-on practice as they complete an internship or other experience related to their coursework. Students complete all requirements for the internship or experience. Enrolling in this course documents a student's experience so they may be identified if they break enrollment or do not participate in a 499 requirement for their program of study. Course results in 0 credit hours.

Offered: Resident and Online

INDS 400  Knowledge Synthesis for Professional and Personal Development  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Resident Prerequisite: RSCH 201 or Inquiry Research with a score of 80 or Research with a score of 80 or Research (prior to 2017-2018) with a score of 80

Designed to assess student mastery of content knowledge for the Interdisciplinary Studies degree programs, this capstone course requires students to produce a carefully organized summation and synthesis of accomplishments, learning, and goals related to their undergraduate degree program at Liberty University. Throughout this process, students will discover a greater understanding of transferable skills and qualifications and how these relate to career opportunities and/or graduate school respectively.

Registration Restrictions: Junior or Senior standing in INDS program

Offered: Resident and Online

INDS 491  Interdisciplinary Studies Capstone  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Resident Prerequisite: RSCH 201 or Inquiry Research with a score of 80 or Research with a score of 80 or Research (prior to 2017-2018) with a score of 80

The capstone course assesses students’ content proficiency and scholarly synthetization of their chosen Areas of Study within the Interdisciplinary Studies degree. Students will harmonize knowledge with a Christian perspective while incorporating their integrative learning into an interdisciplinary research portfolio and identifying personal and academic strengths for future career application.

Registration Restrictions: Online: Junior or Senior standing in Interdisciplinary Studies program

Offered: Resident and Online

INDS 499  Internship  3-6 Credit Hour(s)  

This course provides students with field experience in an interdisciplinary internship.

Registration Restrictions: Resident: Department Chair Approval unless the course is required on the Degree Completion Plan

Note: Online: Enrollment in Washington Semester Fellowship

Offered: Resident and Online

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