Integrated Professional Stds (IPS)

IPS 301 Design Thinking 3

Design Thinking is a creative and pragmatic path to innovation. Students learn a human-centered approach to problem-solving, emphasizing experimental and collaborative learning and real-world applications.

IPS 302 Systems Thinking 3

Overview of theory and processes commonly used to apply systems thinking approaches to addressing complex problems across disciplines, including arts and health. A case study approach facilitates this process.

IPS 303 Understanding Data 3

Students learn to identify, analyze, use, and interpret data to solve problems and make decisions. Interactive data activities, case studies, videos, lectures, and dialogue will facilitate student understanding.

IPS 304 Contemporary Media Literacies 3

Students learn theories of contemporary media literacy in order to interpret and create research products in multiple modes and situated in global contexts.

IPS 305 Global Awareness and Intercultural Competence 3

Interdisciplinary course designed to enhance students' global awareness by introducing them to contemporary global issues while increasing their intercultural competence.

IPS 306 Self-Awareness 3

Development of knowledge and skills to enhance personal success. Focus on self and other awareness and application to career and life goals.

IPS 401 Selected Topics in Health and Wellness Occupations 3

Integration of six universal program competencies applied to the study of selected topics in health and wellness occupations.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic changes.

IPS 402 Selected Topics in Management Occupations 3

Integration of six universal program competencies applied to the study of selected topics in management occupations.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic changes.

IPS 403 Selected Topics in Service Occupations 3

Integration of six universal program competencies applied to the study of selected topics in service occupations.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic changes.

IPS 404 Selected Topics in Arts, Entertainment, and Media Occupations 3

Integration of six universal program competencies applied to the study of selected topics in arts, entertainment, and media occupations.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic changes.

IPS 405 Selected Topics in Other Occupations 3

Integration of six universal program competencies applied to the study of selected topics in other occupations such as education, technology, etc.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic changes.

IPS 410 Capstone 3

Integration of six universal program competencies applied to self-designed capstone project.

Prerequisites: IPS 301, IPS 302, IPS 303, IPS 304, IPS 305, IPS 306. Integrated Professional Studies major.