INTER-AG 2 — INTERNATIONAL INTERNSHIP IN SCIENCES

1 credit.

For students undertaking internships in international locations; focus on pre-internship preparation and post internship activities; internships prepare students for graduate school or careers in applied science.

INTER-AG/​ILS  150 — WAYS OF KNOWING

1 credit.

Freshmen are exposed to a variety of scholarly topics from outstanding faculty campus-wide as well as small group seminars led by faculty. Students are encouraged to explore the possibility of a research experience in their degree program.

INTER-AG/​INTER-LS  152 — WAYS OF KNOWING: MEDICINE AND SOCIETY

1 credit.

Sophomores are exposed to a variety of scholarly topics on subjects dealing with medicine and society by campus-wide faculty. Discussions led by faculty who are primary care practitioners. Students are encouraged to explore the possibility of a research experience in their degree program.

INTER-AG 155 — ISSUES IN AGRICULTURE, ENVIRONMENT, AND LIFE SCIENCES

1 credit.

Explore important issues in the application of science that cut across all majors in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, and that are critical for society in coming decades; help students develop academic skills and explore majors and careers.

INTER-AG 165 — INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL ISSUES IN AGRICULTURAL & LIFE SCIENCES

1 credit.

Introduction to major international issues in the application of science that will be critical in the next half-century in this national and the world and will help students identify and explore international interests in an academic major and a career.

INTER-AG 175 — WISE SEMINAR

1 credit.

Weekly seminar/discussion for the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) learning community. Speakers drawn from all fields of math, science, and engineering on campus. Students meet to learn about research on campus and to discuss the impact of research in their daily lives. Preference given to residents of the WISE learning community. Open to Fr

INTER-AG/​INTER-LS  250 — UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

1-3 credits.

Participation in research or creative endeavor led by faculty or instructional staff and in undergraduate Research Scholars Program. This course may also include participation in research discussion groups, critiques of readings, and preparation of written or oral reports.

INTER-AG 288 — INTRODUCTION TO UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

1 credit.

Student develops a research proposal with guidance by a faculty mentor (applications due in Ag Hall by early April). Student also receives individualized instruction on electronic search of literature by the library staff and critical writing skills by the Writing Center staff. Not open to Fr

INTER-AG 312 — LEADERSHIP SEMINAR

1 credit.

Develop personal approach to leadership, gain self-awareness, analyze ethical issues, explore organizational and group dynamics, examine skills needed to lead organizations and communities.

INTER-AG/​A A E/​AGRONOMY/​NUTR SCI  350 — WORLD HUNGER AND MALNUTRITION

3 credits.

Hunger and poverty in developing countries and the United States. Topics include: nutrition and health, population, food production and availability, and income distribution and employment.

INTER-AG 375 — SPECIAL TOPICS

1-4 credits.

Subjects of current interest to undergraduates.

INTER-AG 388 — CALS HONORS INTERDISCIPLINARY JUNIOR SEMINAR

1 credit.

Basic elements of experimental design and conduct in biological sciences, social sciences, natural resources, animal sciences and plant sciences are explored in a seminar format. This course is required for all honors students enrolled in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.

INTER-AG/​NUTR SCI  421 — GLOBAL HEALTH FIELD EXPERIENCE

1-4 credits.

Undergraduate global health field experiences address a broad range of health topics including nutrition, primary health care, water and sanitation, climate change, sustainable agriculture, and economic development. These field experiences take place in sites around the world including locations in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe, and the United Sates. Engaged learning will include participation in applied public health activities and service learning projects with communities and partner organizations. Students will gain knowledge about health and disease and explore interdisciplinary approaches to health. Field experiences are designed to meet the requirement for the Undergraduate Certificate in Global Health. Students who are not planning to complete the Certificate in Global Health may enroll as space permits.

INTER-AG 488 — HONORS RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM

1 credit.

This will be a faculty-led colloquium covering such topics as research ethics, possible societal impact of scientific results, and career choices and their implications. Communication of technical information will also be emphasized.

INTER-AG 875 — SPECIAL TOPICS

2-3 credits.

Subjects of current interest to graduates.