2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

AINTD 3008 Introductory Seminar: Lives in Context

Culture shapes how we make meaning of ourselves and the world around us. This class explores how our identity is a production that we create at the intersection of self and society. Students will understand how our ethnicity, class, religion, gender, politics and historical realities shape our personal and professional identities. This course builds on the student’s identity by preparing them to develop a program of study that enhances their personal and professional aspirations. Through the content and format of this course, students build a supportive structure and community that is meant to shape their program of study.




Fall, Spring, and Summer. Required for new students entering the Individually Designed Programs