Faculty:

  • Professor Debra Kirchoff-Glazier - ext. 3574
  • Associate Professor James Borgardt (Remote Field Course) - ext. 6600
  • Instructor Julie Woodling (Instruction Librarian) - ext. 3454
  • Instructor Jessica Maxon (Community Service) -ext. 3365

While many interdisciplinary courses are found among the College’s department offerings, some are taught outside that structure. They may be used in constructing a Program of Emphasis. 

Courses:

ND-102   Introduction to Library Research (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00 Credit; H) This one hour, one semester course is designed to teach students the fundamentals of library research, from the basic organization of materials through the analytical process of determining useful and appropriate research materials. This course will be taught every semester by the library staff, and there is no pre- requisite.

ND-198   Solving the Covid-19 Crisis (Variable; Variable; 1.00 Credit) Learn how Juniata students and faculty are using the COVID-19 crisis to make a difference in the world, and explore ways that you can make a difference, too. This one-credit course describes how different disciplinary lenses help us understand and address the challenges presented by the coronavirus pandemic. NOTE: Registration in this course is restricted to only incoming new students.

ND-199   ND Special Topics (Variable; Variable; 1.00-4.00 Credits) Allows departments to offer courses not normally taught. Prerequisites and fees vary by course titles.

ND-203A   Urban Immersion (Spring; Yearly; 1.00 Credit) Students enrolled in this class will participate in a service-learning trip to explore urban issues through various service and educational experiences. Involvement in trip activities will help students develop a foundation of knowledge about the importance of civic and community engagement. Online lessons and orientation sessions preceding the trip will facilitate development of learning objectives and provide background information related to the region in which the group will serve. The service experience will be complemented by discussion and reflection before, during, and after the trip. Applications accepted in fall. Associated fees vary by trip. Note: This course requires 25 hours of out of class time per semester.

ND-203B   Spring Break Alternative (Spring; Yearly; 1.00 Credit) Students enrolled in this class will participate in a service-learning trip to explore social, cultural, politicaland/or environmental issues through various service and educational experiences. Involvement in trip activities will help students develop a foundation of knowledge about the importance of civic and community engagement. Online lessons and orientation sessions preceding the trip will facilitate development of learning objectives and provide background information related to the region in which the group will serve. The service experience will be complemented by discussion and reflection before, during, and after the trip. Prerequisite: Course fee plus air fare, if necessary, will be charged. Applications accepted in fall and spring. Note: This course requires 25 hours of out of class time per semester.

ND-203C   Cultural Learning Tour (Spring; Yearly; 1.00 Credit) Students enrolled in this course will participate in a service-learning trip to explore social, cultural, political and/or environmental issues through various service and educational experiences. Involvement in trip activities will help students develop a foundation of knowledge about the importance of civic and community engagement. Biweekly meetings in spring semester will facilitate development of learning objectives and provide background information related to the region in which the group will serve. The service experience will be complemented by discussion and reflection before, during, and after the trip. Applications are accepted in fall. Associated fees vary by trip. Note: This course requires 25 hours of out of class time per semester.

ND-204   Viticulture in CE I (Spring; Yearly; 1.00 Credit; I,N) This is a 1-credit course which is the corequisite for ND-205 Viticulture and Enology in Central Europe II. The full program, Viticulture and Enology in Central Europe I & II, runs in spring and summer terms of the same year. This spring course prepares students for the trip to Central Europe the following summer. Students learn about the history and political situation of countries to be visited as well as theoretical knowledge about growing grape vines, making wine, and the chemical processes behind wine making. Corequisite: ND-205.

ND-205   Viticulture in CE II (Spring; Yearly; 2.00 Credits; I,N) This is a 2-credit course which follows ND-204 Viticulture and Enology in Central Europe I. The full program, Viticulture and Enology in Central Europe I & II, runs in spring and summer terms of the same year. ND-205 is a short-term study abroad which takes students through less known but very attractive winegrowing regions in Central Europe where wine grapes have been grown and wine has been made for almost two thousand years. Visits to winegrowers and winemakers will be supplemented by a series of lectures on chemistry of wine. The cultural part of the course will take students to historic towns and castles in Slovakia and to enjoy the natural beauty of the country, including hiking Slovak Paradise or exploring gorgeous caves. Eating Slovak and Moravian ethnic food will be part of a valuable lesson in learning about a different culture. Corequisite: ND-204.

ND-242   Myanmar Today I (1Irregular/On Demand; 1.00 Credit) Myanmar Today is an introduction to various aspects of modern Myanmar, including its history, culture, and current political and social situation. Students complete ND242, Myanmar Today I, on campus in the fall semester. ND243, Myanmar Today II, is the trip to Myanmar and is registered in the spring semester. Travel to Myanmar is two weeks in January, preceding the start of the spring semester. There is a course fee for Myanmar Today which is set when the course is offered and includes all expenses for travel to Myanmar. The course fee is split between the fall and spring registrations. As of May 2018 CA credit for Myanmar Today is pending and is earned only upon completion of both ND242 and ND243.

ND-243   Myanmar Today II (1Irregular/On Demand; 1.00 Credit) Myanmar Today is an introduction to various aspects of modern Myanmar, including its history, culture, and current political and social situation. Students complete ND242, Myanmar Today I, on campus in the fall semester. ND243, Myanmar Today II, is the trip to Myanmar and is registered in the spring semester. Travel to Myanmar is two weeks in January, preceding the start of the spring semester. There is a course fee for Myanmar Today which is set when the course is offered and includes all expenses for travel to Myanmar. The course fee is split between the fall and spring registrations. As of May 2018 CA credit for Myanmar Today is pending and is earned only upon completion of both ND242 and ND243.

ND-271   3D Design, Scanning & Printing (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 4.00 Credits; CTDH,WK-CE) The course introduces non-specialist students to the current techniques of 3D design, scanning, and printing. It harnesses technology to creative art opportunities and artistic appreciation to technological processes. No pre-existing skill sets are assumed so the course is suitable to beginners and novices. Pre-requisite: FYC-101

ND-292   Fulbright Special Topics Course (Variable; Variable; 1.00-3.00 Credits; I,SW-GE) This course will focus on a people and culture outside of the U.S. or on a global challenge. The course will often relate to Mexico or to U.S.-Mexico relations. The specific topic of this course will be determined based on the interests of the Mexico Studies Chair and the needs of the College.

ND-298   Transitions (Spring; Yearly; 1.00 Credit) Faculty, staff, alumni, and guests will provide expertise and advice designed to help students understand and prepare for successful transitions. The process of transition (loss of what is familiar and known) will be discussed utilizing models of behavior within social systems and personal experiences. Case studies will examine: changing career goals; adjusting to cultural differences; the transition from life as an undergraduate to life as a graduate student; work life unreadiness; lifestyle adjustments such as financial independence, rural to urban, and changing relationships.

ND-299   Special Topics (Variable; Variable; 1.00-4.00 Credits) Allows department to offer courses not normally taught. Prerequisites vary by title.

ND-301   Reflecting on Study Abroad (Variable; Yearly; 1.00 Credit; SW-GE) Juniata's mission statement, principles of a liberal arts lifestyle, and the institutional learning outcomes stress the importance of engagement with the world. This course is intended to help students who have returned from study abroad to reflect and build upon intercultural learning experiences and to consider ways to apply their knowledge, skills, and perspectives through campus and community engagement and in preparation for professional pursuits and life after college. Preference for enrollment is given to students who participate in a faculty-led short-term course abroad who intend to complete the Global Engagement requirement.

ND-308   Sci. Outreach Leadership (Spring; Yearly; 1.00-3.00 Credits) Offers the opportunity for active participation in the planning, designing, and implementation of the Science Olympiad State Competition held at Juniata each year. Register with permission of instructor.

ND-311   Digital Ethics (Variable; Yearly; 4.00 Credits; SW-ER,CTDH) The digital revolution has forced upon humanity a new set of ethical challenges. Many of these challenges continue to confound us. In a seminar setting, students investigate the most pressing questions of digital life and formulate their own views and moral stances. Pre- or co-req: FYC-101 or EN-110 or EN-109.

ND-399   Special Topics (Variable; Variable; 2.00-9.00 Credits) Allows the departments to offer special topics not normally offered. Departments may offer more than one special topic. Prerequisites vary by title.

ND-490   ND Intern/Needs Paperwork (Spring; Yearly; 2.00-9.00 Credits) See the chapter, " Special Programs " under " Internships " in the catalog. Corequisite: ND495. Prerequisite: Permission and Jr. or Sr. Standing.

ND-495   Internship Seminar (Variable; Variable; 2.00-6.00 Credits) Required of all students doing an internship. Emphasis is on readings and discussions of materials relevant to the internship experience. Corequisite: ND490.

ND-499   ND Special Topics (Variable; Variable; 1.00-4.00 Credits) Allows department to offer topics not normally taught.

ND-TUT   ND Teaching Assistant (Variable; Variable; 1.00-3.00 Credits) See catalog.

ND.SS-100   Career Planning (Variable; Variable; 1.00 Credit; S) Examines theories of occupational choice and career development and provides the learner with the opportunity to become more aware of their interests, values, and capacities as they relate to the career decision-making process.