I Courses


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Indian Studies

IDST 101. INTRODUCTION TO INDIAN STUDIES. 5 Credits.

Satisfies: a university graduation requirement–diversity.
This course introduces the basic philosophy (spiritual and intellectual sources), method and major topics of the discipline. Material explored includes organizing concepts, theories and patterns within a historical context-including white contact time and pre-white contact time.

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IDST 437. INDIAN CHILD WELFARE. 5 Credits.

Cross-listed: SOWK 437.
Notes: The Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 (ICWA, United States Code Title 25, §1901-1963) is central to this course and child welfare practice.
Pre-requisites: ENGL 101.
Satisfies: a university graduation requirement–diversity.
This course meets diversity criteria by examining movements that shape or challenge systems of power, privilege, oppression, and colonization. American Indians challenged state removal of their children resulting in federal law affirming tribal rights to protect families and children. Indian Child Welfare (ICW) covers legal, historical, and cultural issues applying to work with American Indian and Alaska Native families. Tribal and state child welfare perspectives are needed to understand ICW.

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Integrative Studies

ITGS 400. INTERDISCIPLINARY SR CAPSTONE. 4 Credits.

Notes: The university offers this course as an option for completing the senior capstone graduation requirement, depending on the student's major. Major advisers can inform students about their major senior capstone requirements.
Pre-requisites: senior standing.
Satisfies: a university graduation requirement–senior capstone.
The course carries students from the academic community into civic life. It assembles students into teams for studying problems students will confront as citizens in the Pacific Northwest. It asks students individually and in collaboration with others to produce documents which address these problems by drawing from an array of disciplinary perspectives.

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Interdisciplinary Studies

ITDS 300. PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT. 4 Credits.

Notes: graded Pass/Fail.
Pre-requisites: permission of the instructor.
Significant prior learning is documented for evaluation and awarded elective academic credit.

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Interprofessional Education

IPEC 596S. EXPERIMENTAL. 1-5 Credits.

Experimental.

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