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Interdisciplinary Studies

The interdisciplinary studies degree program is designed specifically for students who have completed an approved associate degree in a technical or professional area at a community college or technical college that holds institutional accreditation by one of the major regional accrediting agencies and whose primary career focus is related to their associate degree area.


Liberal arts core

39 credits as follows:

33 credits:

ENG 230 Professional Composition and Research Writing, 3 cr.

ART xxx Art elective, 3 cr.

MUS xxx Music elective, 3 cr.

ENG xxx Literature elective, 3 cr.

BIO xxx Biological, ecological, or environmental science elective, 3 cr.

PHS xxx Physical science, chemistry, meteorology, or physics elective, 3 cr.

MAT xxx Mathematics elective, 3 cr.

HIS 114 World History since 1900, 3 cr.

HIS 2xx History elective, 3 cr.

THE xxx Theology elective, 3 cr.

PHI xxx Philosophy elective, 3 cr.

3 credits from the following:

PSY xxx Psychology elective, 3 cr.

SOC xxx Sociology elective, 3 cr.

3 credits from the following:

PHI 2xx Philosophy elective, 3 cr.

THE 2xx Theology elective, 3 cr.

60-68 credits:

Associate degree from an approved accredited institution

Interdisciplinary studies core

6 credits:

IDS 201 Aesthetics, Values, and Culture I, 3 cr.


IDS 202 Aesthetics, Values, and Culture II, 3 cr.

IDS 400 Senior Seminar in Interdisciplinary Studies, 3 cr.

30 credits:


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