General Studies Courses

General Studies courses may be an option for students interested in taking one or two credit-based courses, but who are not currently interested in seeking a credential. Students who successfully complete General Studies courses may be eligible to transfer credit toward a certificate, diploma or degree upon formal admission to a program.

Permission to register in General Studies courses requires approval by the dean or designate. Supporting documentation and/or prerequisites may be required.

Upcoming Start Dates

INDS300: Writing Across Disciplines

 Course Description: Explores the nature, style, and form of writing in various disciplines. Provides instruction in writing for academic and professional fields of practice. Introduces basic principles of rhetoric, argumentation, and collaboration. Fosters critical reading skills. Co-requisite: INDS310  Credits: 3.00

INDS300: Writing Across Disciplines

 Course Description: Explores the nature, style, and form of writing in various disciplines. Provides instruction in writing for academic and professional fields of practice. Introduces basic principles of rhetoric, argumentation, and collaboration. Fosters critical reading skills. Co-requisite: INDS310  Credits: 3.00

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
September 14, 2020 November 22, 2020 TBD Online
September 13, 2021 November 21, 2021 TBD Online

INDS310: Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies

 Course Description: Introduces students to academic disciplines and professional fields of practice, leading into a thorough understanding of interdisciplinarity, multidisciplinarity, and transdisciplinarity. Explores benefits and challenges of integrating knowledge across disciplines. Co-requisites: INDS300  Credits: 3.00

INDS310: Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies

 Course Description: Introduces students to academic disciplines and professional fields of practice, leading into a thorough understanding of interdisciplinarity, multidisciplinarity, and transdisciplinarity. Explores benefits and challenges of integrating knowledge across disciplines. Co-requisites: INDS300  Credits: 3.00

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
November 25, 2019 February 16, 2020 999.50 Online
November 30, 2020 February 21, 2021 TBD Online

INDS325: LGBTQ2S+ Global Issues and Community Engagement

 Course Description: Introduces students to history and current issues affecting LGBTQ2S+ individuals and their communities with particular attention to seniors, youth, cultural and linguistic minority groups. Includes discussion of issues affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, agender, transgender, non-binary, queer and Two-Spirit individuals and communities. Examines ways of creating welcoming and inclusive organizations, public services, and communities and approaches LGBTQ2S+ issues from human rights and cultural identity perspectives.  Credits: 3.00

INDS325: LGBTQ2S+ Global Issues and Community Engagement

 Course Description: Introduces students to history and current issues affecting LGBTQ2S+ individuals and their communities with particular attention to seniors, youth, cultural and linguistic minority groups. Includes discussion of issues affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, agender, transgender, non-binary, queer and Two-Spirit individuals and communities. Examines ways of creating welcoming and inclusive organizations, public services, and communities and approaches LGBTQ2S+ issues from human rights and cultural identity perspectives.  Credits: 3.00

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
July 13, 2020 September 20, 2020 TBD Online
July 12, 2021 September 19, 2021 TBD Online

INDS400: Global Perspectives on Indigenous Ways of Knowing

 Course Description: Critically introduces students to Indigenous ways of knowing within the contexts of colonialism and contemporary challenges. Explores Indigenous perspectives on identity, the environment, knowledge acquisition, and renewed political relationships.  Credits: 3.00

INDS400: Global Perspectives on Indigenous Ways of Knowing

 Course Description: Critically introduces students to Indigenous ways of knowing within the contexts of colonialism and contemporary challenges. Explores Indigenous perspectives on identity, the environment, knowledge acquisition, and renewed political relationships.  Credits: 3.00

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
March 2, 2020 May 10, 2020 999.50 Online
March 1, 2021 May 9, 2021 TBD Online