Interdisciplinary Studies

Interdisciplinary Studies

A Unique Degree

A Unique Degree

Students majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies work closely with an advisor to plan your own degree

Midway University’s Interdisciplinary Studies degree is a program that emphasizes the abilities most demanded in today’s workplace: oral and written communication, critical thinking, technology and information literacy, as well as global awareness.

The Interdisciplinary degree program is flexible and relevant. You will work closely with an advisor to plan your own courses of study, which can be broad or tightly focused on one or two disciplines.

No two student’s path are alike within the Interdisciplinary Studies program, it is truly a unique, self-designed program.

As an Interdisciplinary Studies student, you will also participate in research projects and/or internships to gain real-world experience and help you create a job-ready resume.

Course Number Name of Course Credit Hours

Self-Designed Track

General Education Requirements

34-40

Supporting Courses

12
IDS 101Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies3
IDS 310Experiential/Service Learning3
IDS 410Experiential/Service Learning3
ENG 380Writing in the Disciplines3

Self-Designed Major

39

Courses for the self-designed major are to be proposed by students and their advisor and then submitted to the appropriate Dean for presentation and approval by the Curriculum and Policy Committee

36
IDS 490Senior Capstone3

Electives

20-35

Total

120

Professional Studies/Career Development Track

General Education

34-40

Professional/Career Major

39-42
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

Electives

38-47

Total Credit Hours

120

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