For more information about Interdisciplinary Studies, please contact:

Lauren Muller, IDST Dept. Chair
lmuller@ccsf.edu
(415) 452-5343

Lorraine Leber, Design Collaborative Coordinator
lleber@ccsf.edu
(415) 239-3037

Lawrence Klein, Dean of Behavioral & Social Sciences
lklein@ccsf.edu

Janey Skinner, Trauma Prevention & Recovery Coordinator
jeskinne@ccsf.edu
(415) 452-5276

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Our mailing address is:
50 Phelan Avenue, Mailbox A39
San Francisco, CA 94112

Our office is located at:
Batmale Hall, Room 338

Tel: 415-452-5343
Web: www.ccsf.edu/idst

Welcome! IDST Department Website.
Welcome to the official web site for the Interdisciplinary Studies Department of City College of San Francisco!  Our courses, certificates, and programs foster innovation, diversity, and collaboration.  Use this site to contact faculty; find a course, program, or certificate; and/or check up on recent news and announcements.  We are always looking for feedback and ways to improve - the site, as well as our courses.  Let us hear from you.
Open Courses in IDST
The following INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES courses are still open! Updated 8/22/07

COURSES MEETING ETHNIC STUDIES, HUMANITIES, AND/OR SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE GE REQUIREMENTS (contact lmuller@ccsf.edu)

IDST 29 INTRODUCTION TO ISLAM
Team-taught by a diverse and talented group of instructors, this study of Islam's origins, cardinal principles, and practices will cover the following topics: The five basic tenets of the Islamic faith; guidelines for an ethically sound life; duties and obligations of a Muslim in relation to the Creator and in relation to other human beings; comparison between Islam and other major religions, beween Islamic cultures and other major world cultures. Satisfies Graduation Requirement Areas D (Social and Behavorial Sciences), E(Humanities, H1 (Ethnic Studies) CSU/UC IGETC. Honors contract available.
78003 (3) M W 1:00 – 2:30 pm, Art 212 Instructors: El-Amine, Jandali, Jabbar, Chatterjee,
76408 (3) T 6:30-9:30, Art 217 Instructors: Chatterjee, Jandali, Monavarian, Senzai, Sheikh.


IDST 37, ETHNIC AND RACIAL GROUPS IN THE U.S.

A survey of historical, social, political, economic, artistic and cultural processes undergone by ethnic peoples in America: Native Peoples, African Americans, Chicanos, Latinos, Asian and Pacific Islanders, and others. Guest speakers, films, field trips. Meets graduation requirements Areas D (Behavioral/Social Sciences) and H(Ethnic Studies). CSU/UC IGETC
76873 (3) 001 Lec W 1:00 - 4:00 ArtX 183 Instructor Sanchez
78005 (3) 351 Lec TR 11:00 – 12:30 pm Mission Campus Instructors Ishibashi and Ordona


IDST 38, SHAKESPEARE FOR ALL TIME

Advise: ENGL 92 or ESL 82 or 160 or placement in ENGL 93 or 94; or ESL 170
An interdisciplinary introduction to Shakespeare's plays as theater pieces, literature, and historical chronicles. Three instructors from the Theater Arts, English, and History departments examine Shakespeare's artistry from their respective points of view, using some of his most popular plays. Satisfies Graduation Requirement Area E (Humanities) CSU/UC IGETC Honors Contract Available
71978 (3) MWF 11:00 – 12:00 Art 310, Instructors Dyer, Jackson, Williams


MULTIMEDIA STUDIES COURSES (Contact bcataldo@ccsf.edu)

IDST 142 DSGN INTERACTIVE APPL W/ FLASH
A course that combines design and programming to show students an overview of what’s possible in Flash and provide hands-on experience building web sites and other Flash applications. The class format includes lecture, discussion, hands-on exercises and a final project.
77323 501 L/L M W 06:00-09:00PM ARTX 264 Bass, Dana and Rollins, Cyane B

IDST 146 2D ANIMATION FOR MULTIMEDIA
An introduction to Flash techniques used to create animation. An overview of the industry of animation, as well as the specific tools and techniques currently used in multimedia.
77832 501 L/L T R 06:00-09:00PM ARTX 264 Lannon, Laura

IDST 132 DIGITAL MEDIA DISTRIBUTION GREAT NEW COURSE!
Learn the tools necessary to create, manipulate, and distribute rich media over the Internet. The course provides an introduction to preparing and compressing rich media files using various programs and applications, including Audacity, QuickTime, Windows Media, Real Player and Flash..
77831 001 L/L R 12:00-03:00PM ARTX 264 Kamins, Delicia A

DESIGN COLLABORATIVE COURSES. (Contact lleber@ccsf.edu)

DSGN 101. DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS (3)
A visual design course, covering the theories, processes, vocabulary, techniques and skills common to design disciplines. Practical application of knowledge through individual and group exercises and projects. CSU/UC
Lec-3, lab-3, field trips; Advise: ESL 150 or ENGL 92; Repeat: max. 6 units
76516 002 T R 09:00-12:00PM BATL 246 Leber/Lum
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77751 502 L/L M W 06:00-09:00PM ART 103 Heilweil/Yung

DSGN 110. RAPID VISUALIZATION (3)
Lec-3, lab-3, field trips
Advise: ESL 150 or ENGL 92
Repeat: max. 6 units
A free-hand drawing course for the development of visual thinkers, covering processes, methods, strategies, terminology, conventions, techniques, and skills for the rapid visualization of ideas in design. Practical application of knowledge through individual and group exercises and projects. CSU/UCRapid Visualization

76848 002 L/L T R 12:00-03:00PM BATL 246 Young, E
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