Interdisciplinary Studies

CMU’s Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) major allows you to earn the college credit you need for a variety of professions without committing yourself to one chosen area of study.

Locations

This program is offered at the following locations:

Residential Campus

Online Programs


About This Program

As an IDS major, you will design a more varied degree program relative to your interests that doesn’t necessarily fall within one of our already-established, formal programs. The education and hands-on experiences you receive through these majors will provide the foundation needed for many careers, as well as advancement opportunities.

As a CMU Interdisciplinary Studies major, you will have opportunities to:

  • create a degree plan that matches your interests in a variety of discipline areas
  • improve leadership abilities while gaining experience during class projects, presentations, hands-on activities, and internships
  • gain the skills and qualifications employers seek in many professional fields
  • receive the preparation needed to earn an advanced degree

Degrees Available

  • Associate of Arts in Interdiscplinary Studies - CLAS, CGES
  • Associate of Science in Interdiscplinary Studies - CLAS, CGES
  • Bachelor of Interdiscplinary Studies - CLAS, CGES
  • a minor in Interdiscplinary Studies is also available - CLAS, CGES

Admission Requirements

Admission to CMU is selective. Our admission staff carefully reviews and evaluates each application on an individual basis. Please review all requirements prior to applying for admission.

CMU Admission Requirements