ILC 376 - Words and Watersheds

ILC 376 - Words and Watersheds

4.00 Cr
An Integrative Learning Course for which students receive CORE credit in both Arts & Letters: Literature and Natural Science with a lab. The Missouri River Plains: Words and Watersheds. This course is a summer, field-intensive course that is centered around multi-day field trips along the Wild and Scenic Upper Missouri River in Montana and the Lower Missouri River in Kansas/Nebraska. The primary focus is the diverse interactions that form the ecosystems of the Missouri River Plains in the central United States. We will explore the interplay between Biology and Literature by experiencing the effect that biological systems have on our culture and society as well as the way literature affects the way we experience nature. Additional emphasis in the course is placed upon the scientific method, the evaluation, analysis, and synthesis of information, and on communicating scientific information and integrating it with cultural, historical, political, economic, and artistic endeavors. This course fulfills the Natural Science and Literature core distribution requirements. Prerequisites: Either (or both?) an Intermediate Writing or Cultural Diversity course must be taken prior to enrolling in this course.
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