University Bulletin 2017-2018

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Minor in Interdisciplinary Studies

Students in other colleges may elect, with the approval of their department chair, an IST minor in the College of Education and Professional Studies. A 2.0 GPA is required for the courses applied toward the minor. Students must complete at least 50% of the courses counted towards the IST minor at the University of South Alabama.

Minor in Interdisciplinary Studies Credit Hours
IST 125 – Professional Conduct  
IST 305 – Interdisciplinary & Critical Thinking  
IST 320 – Cultural Competency  
IST 420 – Community Development & Leadership  
IST 495 – Professional Leadership & Teamwork  
IST 305 – Issues in Human Services; or IST 315 – Women’s Issues in the Workplace & Community; or IST 401 – Adults in Society; or IST  
425 – Workplace Learning & Development)  
Department of Integrative Studies Staff
(251) 460-6263
Chair Dr. Joycelyn Finley-Hervey
Academic Advisor
Diane F. Harvey, MS
Academic Advisor
Pamela James
Secretary
Kathryn Erwin

Department of Integrative Studies website
http://www.southalabama.edu/colleges/ceps/integrative/index.html

The Interdisciplinary Studies (IST) degree is designed to give students a variety of options in earning a Bachelor’s degree tailored to meet their needs and interests.  The Department of Interdisciplinary Studies (IST) offers a fully online degree.

General Education Requirements (41 Credit Hours) Credit Hours
Area I - Written Composition
2 courses EH 101,
EH 102 
6
Area II - Humanities, Fine Arts, Oral Communication
Any (1) of* EH 215, 216, 225, 226, 235, or 236 3
Any (1) of ARH 100, 103, 123;
ARS 101;
DRA 110;
MUL 101
3
1 course CA 110 3
Any (1) of EH 215, 216, 225, 226, 235, or 236;
ARH 100, 103, 123;
ARS 101;
DRA 110;
MUL 101;
AFR 101;
IST 105;
CLA 110;
LG 111, 112, 131, 132, 151, 152, 171, 172, 211, 212, 231, 232, 251, 252, 271, 272;
LGS 101, 102, 106, 107, 121, 122, 141, 142, 201, 202, 206, 207, 221, 222, 241, 242;
PHL 110, 121, 131, 231, 240
3
Area III - Natural Sciences and Math
2 courses w/ labs  BLY 101/101L, 102/102L, 121/121L, 122/122L;
CH 101/101L, 103/103L, 131/131L, 132/132L;
GEO 101/101L, 102/102L;
GY 111/111L, 112/112L;
PH 101/101L, 104/104L, 114/114L, 115/115L, 201/201L, or 202/202L, MET 140/140L
8
Any (1) of MA 110, 112, 113, 115, 120, 125, 126, 227, 237, or 238 3
Area IV - History, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Any (1) of* HY 101, 102, 135, 136 3
3 courses IST 201;
AN 100, 101;
CA 100, 211;
ECO 215, 216;
GEO 114, 115;
GS 101;
IS 101;
PSC 130;
PSY 120, 250;
SY 109, or 112;
HY 101, 102, 135, 136
9
*As part of the General Education Requirements, students must complete a 6-hour sequence in Literature or History