The Interdisciplinary Studies program is a self-designed major, allowing you to examine traditional disciplines from diverse points of view as you plan a program of study targeted to your specific needs and interests.
To earn this degree, you must select a college of residence and then devise a proposed program of study with an adviser in the college selected. The proposal must be approved by the University's Interdisciplinary Studies Committee.
Experience interdisciplinary studies firsthand through the research facilities available in the three areas of instruction you choose to match your specific needs and interests.
Gain practical professional experience through UA's optional cooperative education program in the applied mathematics field of your choice. Through co-op, you’ll alternate semesters of work and school while earning a competitive salary.
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An interdisciplinary education offers limitless career opportunities. Graduates of interdisciplinary programs
enjoy careers in:
Employment for those with a degree in interdisciplinary studies is growing. Job prospects are especially good for those with advanced degrees.
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