Wadiya A Udell
Study of special topics in interdisciplinary arts and sciences. Prerequisite: BIS 300.
This course assumes an integrated approach to examining adolescent decision-making and adolescent risk. In addition to learning about differing (and sometimes conflicting) views of adolescent decision-making, students will also learn about the common pathways and influences on adolescent risk behavior.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Students will complete a series of response papers based on the readings, and a final research paper exploring the relationship between decision-making and a form of adolescent risk behavior. Teaching method includes interactive group discussions. Students will participate by taking turns leading group discussions, discussing aspects of their research project, and presenting their final paper to the group.
Class assignments and grading