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Interdisciplinary Studies Major (IDIS)
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Program Possibilities

The Interdisciplinary Studies – Individual Track major allows students to create a major by combining 2-3 academic disciplines. The following disciplines are some of just many possibilities to combine within an IDIS proposal:

  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Communication Arts
  • Computer Science
  • Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution
  • Dance
  • Education*
  • English
  • Environmental Studies
  • Exercise Science
  • French
  • Geography
  • German
  • Health
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Nursing*
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Respiratory Therapy*
  • Social Work*
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Theatre

In addition to these specific disciplines, students have also combined courses in these disciplines to focus on areas such as Business and Professional Writing, Creative Arts, Comparative Literature, Earth Science, Environmental/Land-Use Planning, Ethnic and Intercultural Studies, International Studies, Religious Studies, Social Studies and much more.

*Education, Nursing, Respiratory Therapy and most Social Work courses may only be used if transferring from one of these majors. Once a declared Interdisciplinary Studies major, students cannot enroll in courses that require entrance to the professional program.


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