Rock Creek Campus
Building 5, Room 245
Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) offer students the opportunity to study a variety of subject matter and current issues. Courses aim to encourage students to think critically from an interdisciplinary perspective. IDS courses bring together faculty from different subject areas to guide students through investigations of current issues using methodologies from various disciplines.
IDS courses may:
- Provide transferable credits
- Satisfy Social Science General Education degree requirements
- Include a student-led research project
- Use seminars centered around case studies
Consult with academic advisors for degree completion requirements and course transferability.
IDS 234. Introduction to Culture of Human Health Research. 4 Credits.
Introduces the cultural, ethical, and societal issues associated with research that impacts humans. Explores practices and conventions that provide for the safety of subjects and integrity of research in biomedical, behavioral, social, psychology, public health, and other related areas of research. Introduces a range of career pathways in human health research. Prerequisites: (BI 101 or higher, or CH 100 or higher, or PSY 101 or higher, or PHY 101 or higher, or SOC 204 or higher, or HE 242 or HE 250, or HE 251, or instructor approval), and (WR 115 and RD 115) or IRW 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement. Audit available. This course fulfills the following GE requirements: Social Sciences/AAOT, Social Sciences/AS, Social Sciences/AAS, Social Sciences/AGS, Social Sciences/ASOT-B.