Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS)

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Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS)

Today’s world demands going beyond the limits of specialized knowledge. Effective global citizens need to be able to understand the multidimensional aspects of the many challenges we face.

As a small, multidisciplinary academic community, Luther College at the University of Regina is dedicated to providing an educational environment that helps students to understand complex issues from a variety of perspectives, and to gain practical skills that equip them to use their university education in the service of society.

Luther professors have interdisciplinary research programs and many Luther courses take an interdisciplinary approach.
 

Luther IDS courses:

  • Are open to ALL University of Regina students - these are U of R courses
  • Are 3-credit hour courses and fit within most degrees
  • Explore specific topics from multiple perspectives - they catch what can fall through the gaps in other courses
  • Use a flexible and open classroom environment - discussions, projects, unique assignments
  • Emphasize practical experiences and skills
     
IDS 100-L01
CourseIDS 100-L01

Interdisciplinary Studies: The Making of the Modern Person

This course will examine historical incidents as a way of exploring creative interactions of Western culture with other cultures. The course will emphasize the positive aspects of diversity and pluralism. The inquiry will be organized so that students are able to use multiple perspectives, and develop critical, discerning thought.

***Note: This course is generally offered in the Fall.***

IDS 101-L01
CourseIDS 101-L01

Interdisciplinary Studies: Contemporary Issues

This course examines transformational ideas in the contemporary world. An interdisciplinary, critical approach is used to consider complex issues around technology and social change. The underlying themes are agency and leadership. Community service learning is a course component.

***Note: This course is generally offered in the Winter.***

IDS 290AB-L01
CourseIDS 290AB-L01

Ecomuseums: Community Engagement for Sustainability - Dr. Glenn Sutter

An ecomuseum is a locally-led organization that can help a community come together to explore, interpret and preserve its heritage in multifaceted and dynamic ways, to promote sustainable development. This course will examine ecomuseums in other countries and facilitate the development of an emerging ecomuseum in central Saskatchewan.