What is Interdisciplinary Studies?
The Fulton School of Liberal Arts offers a major in Interdisciplinary Studies leading to a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science. Students may choose to complete the Interdisciplinary Studies major via a personally-tailored Individually Designed Track or though one of three other more program-specific tracks. Most importantly, the IDIS major gives students the opportunity to integrate information across disciplines to help gain a more complete understanding of the chosen area(s) of study.
Possible/Typical Job Titles- (depends on tracks)
Staff member for politician
Human Resource Manager
Credit and Collections Personnel
Paralegal (add'l training)
Marketing Research Analyst
Teaching (add'l training)
Urban and Regional Planners
Social Service Administrator
Population & Demographic
Attorney (after law school)
Communication Skills Trainer
Public Relations Specialist
Typical Places of Employment-(depends on tracks)
Library of Congress
Public Interest Advocacy
Public and Private Schools
Health and social service org.
Marketing research firms
Local Departments of Health
Health services organizations
Community welfare org.
Ntl. political party headquarters
Required Skills and Abilities-(depends on tracks)
Reading and digesting publications and journals
Handing out surveys and coordinating the assimilation of data
Collecting and analyzing data Working in team environment
Writing reports, articles or books
Problem solving and troubleshooting
Planning and organizing events
Prioritizing tasks so as to make efficient use of time and resources Managing groups of workers
(Listed below are examples of SU Alumni and their Jobs in this major-For more alumni resources, go to
NARAL Pro-Choice Maryland
Creative Services Manager
Russell Reynolds Associates
Lacrosse Coach & Enrollment Counsel.
Delhi State-University of NY
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