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Upper-Division Integrative Electives
Select from one of the options listed below. Upper Division Electives require 45 earned credit hours or more at time of registration.
a. Select two upper-division, integrative electives from the following:
ACE 350, AET 330, AFRI 312, AFRI 329, AHS 305, BUS 401, COUN 425, CRIM 355, ECON 302, ECON 331, ECON 353, ECON 355, ELED 457, ENG 335, ENG 484, ENG 486, ENG 487, ENVI 310, ENVI 360 /PHYS 360, ENVI 361, ENVI 376, ENVI 419, ENVI 423, ENVI 426, ENVI 460, EPSY 401, HIST 320, HIST 336, HIST 345, HIST 350, LLL 350, MATH 492, MUS 300, MUS 329, MUS 350, NURC 317, NURC 486, NURS 486, PE 333, PHIL 313, PHYS 360, PSCI 479, PSY 350, PSY 485, SOC 302, SOWK 450, SOWK 494, TMGT 421, GNDR 402, GNDR 450, or Sycamore Career Ready Certificate; or
b. One upper-division, integrative elective and a one-course equivalent study abroad experience; or
c. One upper-division, integrative elective and completion of a second major, a minor, a certificate, or an education degree where the content is taken outside of the Bayh College of Education.
- Use a thematic approach to a particular topic or issue that integrates multiple ways of knowing.
- Engage in a project or conduct research that makes use of multiple ways of knowing to address a particular topic or issue.
- Analyze and write at an advanced level.
Skill Applied Learning Requirements
- Explicitly demonstrate how the curriculum will develop critical thinking skills.
- Explicitly demonstrate how the curriculum will develop information literacy skills.
- Include a graded writing component, which whenever possible is developmental.
- Must incorporate opportunities for students to critically read and analyze sophisticated, complex text, and to write intensively.
- Must include assignments that apply information from within and across various "ways of knowing".
Category Learning Objectives Student Evaluation
Students must meet the FS Upper-Division Integrative Elective Category #1 and Category #2 UDIE requirements. Please see the list of approved courses.
UDIE Category #2 may be waived with completion of one of the following: Previous AAS degree, a minor, a second major, a certificate, or an education degree outside of the College of Education. Service members stationed outside of the U.S. on active duty military service also qualify.
Students who do not complete the Honors College Curriculum (GH 101, 201, 301 & 401), are required to complete UDIE CATEGORY #1 and #2 courses.