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MIS Core Competencies

  • Identification of the interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, and international nature of the topic.
  • Scholarly level knowledge through reading of primary (research and creative works) and secondary texts (critical, historical, and theoretical treatises).
  • Extensive, critical, and constructive student participation in class discussion.
  • Ability to do graduate level critical and analytical thinking, including:
    • Finding, analyzing, and evaluating important concepts
    • Evaluating quality and accuracy of evidence
    • Identifying and critically evaluating intellectual and cultural/contextual issues
    • Demonstrating awareness of multiple approaches and their validity
    • Developing one’s own critical approach based on knowledge of the field
  • Ability to synthesize information from multiple approaches to examine complex issues.
  • Completion of individual graduate level written and oral communication of learning:
    • Written papers that present critical and synthetic analysis of the topic
    • Oral presentations that convey the central tenets and specific issues

Adopted: 27 February 2008

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Thanksgiving Break - No Classes

Thanksgiving Break - No Classes

November 25th, 2020

All day event

Classes begin (3-week session)

Classes begin (3-week session)

November 30th, 2020

All day event

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

December 1st, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Spectrum Fall 2020 Meetings

Spectrum Fall 2020 Meetings

December 2nd, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

CANCELED: Spectrum Fall 2020 Meeting

CANCELED: Spectrum Fall 2020 Meeting

December 2nd, 2020

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

SGA Meeting (Virtual Only)

SGA Meeting (Virtual Only)

December 4th, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Women’s Basketball vs. Midway University

Women’s Basketball vs. Midway University

December 5th, 2020

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Men’s Basketball vs. Midway University

Men’s Basketball vs. Midway University

December 5th, 2020

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Netflix Watch Party

Netflix Watch Party

December 5th, 2020

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Fall Classes End (Full-term)

Fall Classes End (Full-term)

December 6th, 2020

All day event

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