Interdisciplinary Studies

(18 semester hours)


Available to students in all majors, the minor in Interdisciplinary Studies is designed to broaden professional opportunities. It strengthens problem-solving skills and develops valuable interdisciplinary perspectives on contemporary issues. Western courses explore diverse subjects but share a strong interdisciplinary theme. Students learn to integrate knowledge from a range of different disciplines and gain proficiency in developing their own interdisciplinary inquiries in areas of intellectual and social relevance.


A minimum 2.0 g.p.a. is required for all courses in this minor. Courses must be taken for a grade (not credit/no-credit). Students planning to take this minor should consult with the chief program adviser.


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