Center for the Advancement of Well-Being
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Minor in Consciousness and Transformation

The School of Integrative Studies interdisciplinary minor in consciousness and transformation provides students with a well-grounded understanding of the nature of human consciousness, including both the historical foundations and modern research findings. Through the required coursework, students develop an ability to implement personal practices that foster deeper self-awareness, the regulation of stress factors in his or her life, and an emerging sense of meaning for his or her life. Students will learn to creatively and effectively apply principles from the exploration of consciousness and transformation to his or her own field of study.

For policies governing all minors, see the Undergraduate Policies section of this catalog.

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Minor Requirements (Catalog Year 2016-2017)

Students must have a minimum grade of 2.00 in each course applied to the minor. Eight credits of course work must be unique to the minor.

Two core courses (6 credits)

INTS 355 - Consciousness, Meaning and Life Purpose Credits: 3

INTS 455 - Consciousness and Transformation in Action Credits: 3

Two to three electives courses (minimum 9 credits) chosen from:

ANTH 400 - Engaging the World: Anthropological Perspectives Credits: 3

AVT 204 - Visual ThinkingCredits: 3

COMM 305 - Foundations of Intercultural Communication Credits: 3

GCH 350 - Health Promotion and Education Credits: 3

MUSI 401 - Impact of the Arts on Civilization Credits: 3

INTS 305 - Conflict Resolution and Transformation Credits: 6

INTS 315 - Spirituality and Conflict Transformation Credits: 6

INTS 346 - Art as Social Action Credits: 4

INTS 404 - Ethics and Leadership Credits: 4

INTS 435 - Leadership in a Changing Environment Credits: 4

INTS 446 - Art, Beauty, and Culture Credits: 3-6

PHIL 378 - Reason, Science and Faith in the Modern Age Credits: 3

PRLS 300 - People with Nature Credits: 3

RELI 337 - Mysticism: East and West Credits: 3

RELI 341 - Global Perspectives on Spirituality and Healing Credits: 3

THR 395 - Theater as the Life of the Mind Credits: 3

Total: 15 credits

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