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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Interdisciplinary Social Science, BA

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Program Mission Statement

The mission of the BA degree program in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences is to establish an integrated, multidisciplinary foundation of broad-based liberal arts knowledge and skills.

Graduate Outcomes

  • Graduates possess written and oral communication skills necessary to demonstrate problem-solving and technological skills consistent with the objectives of the Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Major.


The graduate outcome for the BA degree program in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences is assessed through the graduation/exit survey, alumni survey, feedback from internship supervisors, review of collected student- generated exhibits over time, and program self-study and/or reports from external reviews. The assessment plan for the BA degree in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences is available through the department.

Credit Requirements

General Education: 32 Credits

General Education 

Highly Recommended General Education Courses

Interdisciplinary Social Science Major & Minor: 76-84 Credits

ISS Minor

Select 3 from the following ISS Minors; or 2 from the following ISS Minors and 1 non- ISS Minor from another department (more than 1 non-ISS Minor by departmental permission only); or the Secondary Education Professional Core.

Select 1 Capstone/4 credits from one of the selected Minors (in non-ISS Minor by Department permission only)

  • HPSS rubric 498 Internship 4 Credit(s)
  • HPSS rubric 499 Senior Project/Thesis Capstone 4 Credit(s)

Electives: 12 Credits

Choose elective credits from any college-level catalog courses to bring degree total to 120.

BA: Interdisciplinary Social Science Total Credits: 120

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