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