Integrated Courses in the Integrative Core
The major challenges faced by societies have always been complex and are becoming even more so. In order to appreciate these complexities and to work toward just solutions, John Carroll students need the ability to integrate knowledge from more than one perspective or discipline. Thus, part of the responsibility of a liberal arts core curriculum is to assist students in gaining that competency through exposure to interdisciplinary and integrated models of learning. This competency will help them better understand past and present while preparing for the future.
Integrated courses come in two varieties:
Because all integrated courses have a writing component that builds on the skills students learn in their foundational writing course(s), foundational writing (EN 125 or EN 120/121) is a prerequisite for all integrated courses.