IDS 105

General Education Seminar: Bridging Cultures- The Middle East

Course Description

This course is a topical exploration of diverse cultural traditions and connections through interdisciplinary experiences in the humanities,social sciences, and sciences. The course emphasizes the themes of international interdependence and globalization and their development over time. A key component of this course is cultural diversity, social inequality, and the connection of international and domestic issues. Through multiple methodologies and optional civic engagement opportunities, students will explore the intersections of cultures and communities, an experience that enhances their capacity to participate in a diverse, globally-interconnected society.

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG 101 and MAT 080 or completion of Modules 1-8 in Preparation for College Math.

General Education Elective(s): Humanities, Science, Social Science or Behavioral Science.

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IDS 105 Weekend Course Option

This weekend course has hands-on workshops, movies, and engaging speakers.  Included in the cost are a museum tour, several meals provided by local restaurants, and associated transportation from campus. Perfect for students who have very little extra time, as all in-person work is covered in only two days.

This course meets in Lowell on Friday, April 29, 2:00-7:30pm and Saturday, April 30, 9:00am-4:00pm.

Spring 2016 Flyer

Previous IDS Weekends
Fall 2015 Flyer

Last Modified: 6/10/16