Interdepartmental Major

Interdepartmental majors are available to students who wish to combine two disciplines or subjects into an interdepartmental concentration area. Such students are required to complete a minimum of 40 credit hours in the interdepartmental major. Students must also fulfill the following requirements:

  • The 40 credit hour concentration need not be equally divided between the two disciplines, but a program designed to give substantial knowledge should be planned in each discipline.
  • Each of the two areas should include a minimum of four 300- or 400-level courses for a minimum of 12 credit hours in each area.
  • Students must have two advisors, one from each department in which they propose to study.
  • The program of studies must be approved by both departments and by the college.

The following interdepartmental majors are available in the College of Arts and Sciences:

  • Afro-American Studies and Communication
  • Afro-American Studies and English
  • Computer Information Systems and Fine Arts
  • Computer Information Systems and Mathematics
  • Biology, Chemistry and Geosciences - Environmental Sciences

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