Interdisciplinary Studies

Interdisciplinary Studies

Self-Designed Major

Self-Designed Major

Students can design their major in consultation with their advisors on subject areas of interest

More and more organizations are requiring employees to have the ability to innovate, work in multicultural environments and possess interdisciplinary skills, strong communication and leadership skills. The Midway University Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies provides these values and skills through courses that emphasize practical, integrative and collaborative learning while at the same time allow students to self-design a degree that will meet their current and future career needs.

Interdisciplinary Studies students work closely with an advisor to establish their major and goals. Combining Midway’s general education courses with upper level coursework, students satisfy the credit hour requirement to earn this degree.

No two student’s path are alike within the Interdisciplinary Studies program, it is truly a unique, self-designed program.In consultation with our staff we can also quickly assess what credits you may already have earned and how they can be applied to an Interdisciplinary Studies degree.

Interdisciplinary Studies degrees can be completed online however not all courses at the University are offered online so planning is essential.

Why Choose Midway University?

  • Unique – This program is unique and allows students to create their own major
  • Personal Attention – Midway provides a high level of service to our students.
  • Affordable – We offer competitive tuition rates and several payment options.
  • Responsive – Faculty support students and are responsive to their individualized needs.

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Application Process (Evening & Online Students)
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Course Number Name of Course Credit Hours

General Education Requirements


Professional Studies/Career Development Track

Area I: Oral and Written Communication6
Area II: Critical Thinking6
Area III: Technology and Information Literacy6
Area IV: Area of Emphasis18
Area V: Senior Capstone6

(students may choose either IDS 401: Research Project or IDS 402: Internship as their capstone)




Self-Designed Track

IDS 101Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies3
IDS 310Experiential/Service Learning3
IDS 410Experiential/Service Learning3
IDS 380Interdisciplinary Research3
IDS 490Senior Capstone3
Concentration Area I18
Concentration Area II18
Minor Area12



Total Credit Hours


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