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Office of the University Registrar

2009-10 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

IDS 4905 Individual Study
Credits: 1 to 7, maximum of 7 credits.

For select undergraduates undertaking in-depth college approved courses of study. The project, as part of the student's planned program, must be approved by the dean and carried out under the guidance of a faculty member.

IDS 4906 Interdisciplinary Thesis Research
Credits: 1 to 12; Coreq: refer to the department. (WR)

IDS 4930 Special Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies
Credits: 1 to 3; maximum 6 credits.

Advanced study of selected interdisciplinary topics. Content varies from term to term.

IDS 4940 Internship
Credits: 1 to 3; maximum 3 credits.

Permission of department representative or program director required. Supervision by a faculty member or delegated authority and a post-internship written report are required. (S-U)

IDS 4956 Overseas Studies
Credits: 1 to 16 ; can be repeated with change in topic up to 16 credits. Prereq: Permission of undergraduate adviser.

This course provides a mechanism for course work taken at a foreign university as part of an approved study abroad program to be transferred to UF and count towards graduation.

ISS 2160 Cultural Diversity in the United States
Credits: 3.

This course focuses on the great racial and ethnic diversity of contemporary U.S. society. It explores both the positive contributions and negative experiences of a variety of racial and ethnic groups, an exploration drawing on such concepts as culture, racial group, ethnic group, prejudice, discrimination and civil rights protest. (S, D) (WR)

General Education Categories
Consult Schedule of Courses for specific information.

  • Biological Sciences (B)
  • Composition (C)
  • Diversity (D)*
  • Humanities (H)
  • International (N)*
  • Mathematics (M)
  • Physical Sciences (P)
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences (S)

* Students who entered UF prior to Summer B 2007 and/or whose catalog year is not 2007-08: Current students who have not already completed six hours of "I" - international/diversity credits can do so now by taking "D" and "N" courses.

Symbols Used in Course Descriptions

  • (WR) indicates the course satisfies the writing requirement.
  • (MR) indicates the course satisfies the math requirement.
  • (S-U) indicates the course may be taken on a satisfactory-unsatisfactory basis.
  • Refer to the Schedule of Courses for specific information.