Interdisciplinary Studies Major CSU Academic Programs
A Bachelor of Science degree in the Interdisciplinary Studies major requires students to combine courses from any two disciplines offered at Coppin State University that represent academic interest provided that the disciplines' connectivity is clear: 18 credits at the 300 level or higher from each discipline for a total of 36 credits. Each student must also fulfill all general education requirements (40 credits), 13 credits in Interdisciplinary studies including the degree requirements in each discipline and as specified in the Coppin State University catalog. Students will also have to complete additional courses to meet the university’s degree requirement of 120 credit hours. Each student must earn a minimum of 120 or more credits to graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies.
The corporate world and universities favor individuals who are flexible and able to keep pace with constantly changing technologies and market trends. Coppin State University's Interdisciplinary Studies Program empowers our students to prepare for employment and graduate study as they design a major that focuses on areas of study that are most relevant to their professional objectives and scholastic interests.
Employers: Health and human services, advertising/public relations, sports industry, public and private educational institutions, travel/transportation industry, correctional institutions, courts, entertainment industry, hotels, resort, nonprofit organizations etc
Posses at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average. Complete an Interdisciplinary Studies Program Declaration of Major and Concentration Approval Form. Meet with the Interdisciplinary Studies Program Director. Establish two concentrations and obtain the appropriate discipline signature for each concentration.
|General Education Requirements||
|IDST 201||Introductions to the foundations of Interdisciplinary Studies||3|
|IDST 301||Interdisciplinary Studies Human Inquiry||3|
|IDST 401||Interdisciplinary Studies Internship||4|
|IDST 499||Interdisciplinary Studies Capstone Seminar||3|
Electives ** Credits
(All students need a total of 120 credits to graduate)
Minors in the Department of Social Science, Political Science and Sociology
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
|Level I (First Year)
|Level II (Sophomore)
|Level III (Junior)
|Level IV (Senior)
|*||General Education Requirement|
|**||University Graduation Requirement|
|»||or any 2 part 200 level History|
|?||or any ENGL 200 level or above|
|•||BIOL 101 or 107 or CHEM 101 or PHSC 101 or PHSC 103|
|×||PHIL 103 or PHIL 102|
|†||or IDIS 103 or any Foreign Language or ART 105 or MUSC 201 or DANC 226 or THEA 211|
||or any 3 credit Health course, or SPCH 202 or SPCH 204 or GEOG 102|
|?||General Elective - any University course|
|?||Program Elective - any non-required course within the discipline|
|§||Management Science Elective|
NOTE: Please consult a program advisor to discuss course options.