Aug 06, 2020  
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Interdisciplinary Studies, BS


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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.

Interdisciplinary Studies Major Requirements


Admission Requirements


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

Academic Requirements


General Education Requirements (40 Credits)


Total Credits: 120


(All students need a total of 120 credits to graduate) Minors in the Department of Social Science, Political Science and Sociology)

Level I (Freshman)


Total Semester Credits: 16


Total Semester Credits: 15


Level II (Sophomore)


Total Semester Credits: 15


Spring Semester


Total Semester Credits: 15


Level III (Junior)


Fall Semester


  • Concentration l (Course 5) 3 Credit(s)
  • Concentration l (Course 6) 3 Credit(s)
  • Concentration ll (Course 1) 3 Credit(s)
  • Concentration ll (Course 2) 3 Credit(s)
  • Concentration ll (Course 3) 3 Credit(s)

Total Semester Credits: 15


Spring Semester


  • Concentration ll (Course 4) 3 Credit(s)
  • Concentration ll (Course 5) 3 Credit(s)
  • Concentration ll (Course 6) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective 3 Credit(s)

Total Semester Credits: 15


Level IV (Senior)


Fall Semester


Total Semester Credits: 15


Spring Semester


Total Semester Credits: 15


Total Credits: 122


General Education Requirement

University Graduation Requirement

Major Course 

or any 2 part 200 level History

or any ENGL 200 level or above 

BIOL 101  or BIOL 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

NOTE: Please consult a program advisor to discuss course options.

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