Interdisciplinary Studies

Interdisciplinary Studies (INDIS)

INDIS-095 Science, Math and Engineering Mentoring

1-3 Units: 54-162 hours of laboratory, per term P/NP, DG

This course provides academic mentoring, breadth knowledge, and assistance in transferring to four year schools in order to succeed in the biological science, chemistry, physics, mathematics, engineering, computer science, geology, and technology fields. Students in this class will have an assigned mentor, attend presentations by scientists and engineers from universities, national research laboratories, and industries, and participate in academic field trips with an emphasis on STEM related facilities on Fridays. Students will spend at least two hours per week in academic and/or professional development activities. Students may repeat course until a maximum of 3.0 units has been reached.

INDIS-099 Occupational Work Experience

1-4 Units: 18-72 hours of work experience, per term, SC, DG

Prerequisite: Employment in career-related field.

For more information on this course, refer to Cooperative Education. Units are determined by number of hours worked.

This course offers on-the-job learning experiences for employed students, whether paid or volunteer, in cooperation with their employers. If students’ career goals are directly related to their work experience, they can earn up to four units per term. Students must be enrolled in at least five units, including their cooperative education units (proportionately fewer in summer session). Petition to repeat for a maximum of 16 units.

INDIS-100 Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies

.5-4 Units: 9-72 hours of lecture and/or 27-216 hours of laboratory, per term, SC, DG

This course covers topics in interdisciplinary studies. Topics will be chosen to supplement and serve as additions to current offerings in the area, and will be announced each term in the current schedule of classes.

INDIS-298 Independent Study

.2-4 Units: 3.6-72 hours of independent study, per term, SC, DG

Prerequisite: Educational contract of study signed by an instructor, department chair and vice president. Topics must extend beyond regular course offerings.

This course is designed for selected students to pursue independent study in interdisciplinary studies under the direction of an instructor.