Integrated Semester Requirements

Students participating in the Integrated Semester on Conflict and Community will:

  • undertake studies from two course perspectives, using a variety of materials both print and non-print to analyze conflict and its contexts and to comprehend solutions, good and bad, to the conflict;

  • provide analysis of conflict and resolutions through class discussions, and, perhaps, written and oral reports;

  • complete a written proposal and oral defense for approval of a final interdisciplinary project, combining perspectives from two of the integrated semester courses;

  • attend a number (minimum of two) of out-of-class, co-curricular events connected to the Integrated Semester;

  • complete a written and oral presentation of the final project using research resources from more than one discipline, analyzing context of the conflict, effects on community, assessment of actual or possible resolutions, graded collaboratively by the professors from the two classes involved