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Interdisciplinary Studies

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Areas of study currently available for acceleration in the interdisciplinary format are business management, communication, information systems, legal studies, and criminal justice.

  • Program Overview

    At Stevenson, you can create your own course of study.

    If you're seeking to start or expand your career, Stevenson's Interdisciplinary Studies program allows you to develop an individually designed major based on your personal academic interests.


    If you have academic interests not available through a current SU degree program, the Interdisciplinary Studies program could be just what you're looking for. You'll work with the program coordinator and faculty members from the two academic disciplines of your choosing to develop a robust course of study based on your interests. Areas of study currently available for acceleration in the interdisciplinary format are business management, communication, information systems, legal studies, and criminal justice. Each semester, you'll meet with the program coordinator to make sure you're on track as well as to review internships and other career-development activities. Most courses are offered either online in an eight-week format or in an eight-week hybrid format where students meet one night per week. Some courses are offered in a 16-week online format.

    The Interdisciplinary Studies degree program offers a great deal of flexibility for adult students, allowing you to:

    • Link previous college experience with special areas of expertise or interest that can be combined.
    • Create an individualized degree completion program to strengthen professional or personal skills.
    • Achieve a bachelor's degree for career advancement or personal satisfaction and to become an expert in a new area.

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  • Courses


    Course Schedule 2015-16

    Download the PDF below to view the courses scheduled through fall 2016.

    Course Schedule

    In addition to completing the University's Core Curriculum, students must complete the major and secondary requirements noted below.

    Major Requirements

    • 36 credits of courses for the major selected from two disciplines, identified as program cores (at least 18 credits of which must be at the 300 and 400 level). A minimum of 12 credits is required in one program core.
    • Six credits in INDSC courses, 300-level or above (an internship may fulfill one)
    • INDSC 450 Senior Project: Seminar in Interdisciplinary Studies

    Secondary Requirements

    • IS 134 MS Windows and Office Applications


    • IS 124 Introduction to Computer Graphics
    • INDSC 224 (Or another methods course approved by the Program Coordinator)
  • Admission Requirements

    Admission Requirements

    • Completed online application.
    • Two years of professional work experience.
    • Official college transcripts from each college previously attended.
    • At least 15 transferable credits with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
  • Faculty


    Faculty within the Interdisciplinary Studies program will be dependent upon your choice of major. Below you will find the list of available majors and faculty within each degree.

  • Tuition & Fees

    Tuition & Fees

    Part-time tuition (per credit): $495
    Fees (per semester): $125

    If you have earned an Associate's Degree from a Maryland community college, please contact us at 1-877-531-7118 to determine if you are eligible for a tuition discount.

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Why Choose Stevenson?

Yellow Ribbon Program

Stevenson University participates in the VA's Yellow Ribbon Program to help veterans with programs and funding to realize their educational goals.

Credits for Prior Learning

Our program helps busy adult students accelerate their degrees by obtaining credits for their previous work and life experiences.

Dedicated Career Counselor

Stevenson, known for its career focus, makes its extensive career services and training available to adult graduate and undergraduate students.

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