How To Get Started - Five Easy Steps!
Creating YOUR own major takes
work on the part of YOU!
Current SU students interested in
changing their major to Interdisciplinary
Studies Individualize Track (IDIS)
should complete the following steps.
Prospective students will need to wait until they have enrolled
at SU to complete a proposal and officially declare the major.
Program Possibilities -
Read over the list of program
possibilities to learn about what academic disciplines are possible
to combine within an IDIS Individual Track major. Of those
disciplines, decide what 2-3 approved academic disciplines you
desire to combine for the major.
- Goal Statement - A
written goal statement
address the academic
disciplines you would
like to combine and how those
disciplines will assist
you in meeting your academic and/or career goals.
Please review Sample
for more details.
- Course Lists - Compile a list
of possible 300/400 level courses that you might be interested in taking
for your major. A minimum of 30
credits at the 300/400 level between the 2-3 approved academic
disciplines is required. Please note ANY prerequisites involved
at the 100/200 level that you might need to complete
before the 300/400 level courses.
This information can be found in the
- Complete an IDIS Proposal Form - Open the desired link above and complete an IDIS Individualized
Proposal Form. Students interested in the IDIS Individualized
Track with Business Administration should complete that
- Have Your IDIS Proposal & Change of
Major Approved - Once you have prepared your
Interdisciplinary Studies proposal, you must have the proposal
approved by the
Interdisciplinary Studies Coordinator. The
Coordinator might approve your proposal via email or may wish to
meet with you directly. After your IDIS proposal is approved, the Coordinator will complete the Change of Major form and
assign you a new academic advisor.