Academic Inquiry and Scholarship (AIS)

Academic Inquiry and Scholarship (AIS) Courses

AIS 1203. Academic Inquiry and Scholarship. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

A general survey of scholarship practiced within three broad cultures of inquiry: the Humanities, Social Sciences and Natural Sciences. Through a cross-disciplinary framework, this course explores the diverse ideas, values, and practices used by various disciplines to investigate and organize their subject matter and create knowledge. Students will consider and compare the assumptions, methods, ethics, and impact of inquiry and scholarship within these three broad cultures of inquiry. Students will examine, compare, and contrast the intellectual endeavors that influence society and human experience. This course is required to fulfill the Core Curriculum First Year Experience requirement. Generally offered: Fall.

AIS 2913. Independent Study: Advanced Academic Inquiry. (0-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: AIS 1203. Independent reading, research, and writing under the direction of a faculty member. Intensive coverage of the aspects of inquiry, research practices, and scholarly work within the Humanities, Social Sciences or Natural Sciences. May be repeated for credit, but not more than 6 semester credit hours of independent study, regardless of discipline, will apply to a bachelor's degree.