CLST-Cultural Studies

CLST-Cultural Studies

CLST1001L. Intercultural Lab - Tier 1 (0)

This lab is a co-requirement with Tier 1 travel experiences for the General Education Cross Cultural Experience.  In order to fulfill general-education requirements for an approved Tier 1 travel experience, students must enroll in the intercultural lab.  In the lab, students will complete the cross-cultural seminar and various self-reflection exercises related to their cross-cultural experience.

CLST1002L. Intercultural Lab - Tier 2 (0)

This lab is a co-requirement with Tier 2 cross-cultural courses/experiences for the General Education Cross Cultural Experience.  In order to fulfill general-education requirements for an approved Tier 2 course or experience, students must enroll in the intercultural lab.  In the lab, students will complete the cross-cultural seminar and various self-reflection exercises related to their cross-cultural experience.

CLST1003L. Intercultural Lab - Tier 3 (0)

This lab is a co-requirement with Tier 3 cross-cultural courses and stand-alone experiences for the General Education Cross Cultural Experience.  In order to fulfill general-education requirements for an approved Tier 3 course or stand-alone experience, students must enroll in the intercultural lab.  In the lab, students will complete the cross-cultural seminar and various self-reflection exercises related to their cross-cultural experience.

CLST1010. Cultural Orientation for International Students (2)

This course will provide international students with opportunities to focus on issues of adjustment to US culture generally and the classroom environment specifically.  Basic values of the home culture will be compared and contrasted with those of North American colleagues and instructors.  Models for identifying cultural characteristics will be studied and applied to the present cultural context by combining conceptual structures with field trip experiences and interactions with individuals in the NNU, Nampa and larger community.  Focus will be placed on English comprehension, analytical thinking and interacting in a classroom environment.

CLST1020. Dynamics of Intercultural Dialogue (2)

This course will bring together North American and international students with the express purpose of examining the dynamics of intercultural interaction.  Course content will focus on exploring models for identifying cultural characteristics, understanding the dynamics of intercultural communication and participating in activities that explore the nature and influence of culture.  This course will incorporate 10 hours of "contact time" (required for a Tier 2 experience) into structured interactions during class time.  Fulfills a General Education Tier II Cross-Cultural Experience if taken with CLST1002L Intercultural Lab.

CLST1094. Topics in Cultural Studies (1-3)

Cultural studies topics courses introduce material of particular relevance to the core curriculum in cultural studies. Topics courses are offered on a rotating basis, and include such content as: gender and identity, inter-cultural communication, and cultural identity in modernity. Students will research various topics within the areas of sociology and cultural studies. May be repeated for credit. 

CLST2094. Topics in Cultural Studies (1-3)

Cultural studies topics courses introduce material of particular relevance to the core curriculum in cultural studies. Topics courses are offered on a rotating basis, and include such content as: gender and identity, inter-cultural communication, and cultural identity in modernity. Students will research various topics within the areas of sociology and cultural studies. May be repeated for credit. 

CLST2960. Cultural Studies Practicum (1)

This course will prepare students for upper division field experience and internships in cultural studies.  The course will provide opportunities for students to study and engage specific cross cultural groups living in the United States, spend time with individuals from those cross cultural traditions and meet a Tier 3 Cross cultural Experience by reflecting and writing about their interactions.  Fulfills a General Education Tier III Cross-Cultural Experience if taken with CLST1003L Intercultural Lab. 

CLST2970. Sophomore Research in Cultural Studies (1)

The  student will assist an upper division research student or professor in conducting research.   The student will learn the basics about the selected topic of research and gain experience in research methods.  May be repeated for a maximum of 2 credits.  Prerequisites: Instructor's permission.

CLST3094. Topics in Cultural Studies (1-3)

Cultural studies topics courses introduce material of particular relevance to the core curriculum in cultural studies. Topics courses are offered on a rotating basis, and include such content as: gender and identity, inter-cultural communication, and cultural identity in modernity. Students will research various topics within the areas of sociology and cultural studies. May be repeated for credit. 

CLST3960. Cultural Studies Field Experience (1-3)

This course will provide opportunities for students to study and engage specific cross cultural groups living in the United States, spend time with individuals from those cross cultural traditions and meet a Tier 2 Cross Cultural Experience by reflecting and writing about their interactions.  Fulfills a General Education Tier II Cross-Cultural Experience if taken with CLST1002L Intercultural Lab.

CLST3970. Junior Research in Cultural Studies (1)

The  student will begin the process of developing independent research.  This may be in cooperation with a professor or senior research student.  May be repeated for a maximum of 2 credits.  Prerequisites: CLST2970 and instructor's permission.

CLST4010. Capstone (1)

This course provides students with a context for reflection and self-analysis regarding their educational experience at NNU. The approach in this course to self-analysis and critical reflection is two-fold:  1)  students will reflect on their comprehensive educational experience through the lens of the four university outcomes, and 2) students will think about and discuss the integration of their learning with their future, post-university lives. (See CRIM4010, HUMN4010, PSYC4010, SOGY4010, SPAN4010)

CLST4094. Topics in Cultural Studies (1-3)

Cultural studies topics courses introduce material of particular relevance to the core curriculum in cultural studies. Topics courses are offered on a rotating basis, and include such content as: gender and identity, inter-cultural communication, and cultural identity in modernity. Students will research various topics within the areas of sociology and cultural studies. May be repeated for credit. 

CLST4970. Senior Research in Cultural Studies (1-4)

The  student will develop and complete an empirical research project and a written report suitable for submission to a professional journal or the student will assist a faculty member in independent professional research.   May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.  Prerequisites: CLST3970, PSYC3640, and instructor's permission.