Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Applied Interdisciplinarity: Solving Wicked Problems
INTD 3005 Applied Interdisciplinarity: Solving Wicked Problems
Prerequisites:INTD 2005 or UNIV 2005
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week.
Building on the 2nd year course ""Introduction to Interdisciplinary Analysis,"" ""Solving Wicked Problems"" offers students the opportunity to apply interdisciplinary scholarship to real world dilemmas facing society locally, nationally and globally. Students will learn how to work collaboratively, integrating a variety of disciplinary expertise, in order to creatively address the most pressing concerns of the day. The ""Wicked Problem"" will change with each offering, but might include topics such as: mass extinction, global poverty, homelessness and climate change. This course may be credited towards Gender Equality and Social Justice.