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Interdisciplinary Studies Major

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DEGREE PROGRAM CHECK SHEET

Complete all Institutional Graduation Requirements (Including University Writing Requirement, Diversity Requirement, General Education Requirement, etc.) as provided at http://www.eou.edu/registrar.
Program Requirements:
  • Interdisciplinary Studies is a program choice bachelors degree requiring 180 credits. Students can choose to do one of the following options:
    • two EOU minors
    • one EOU minor and one minor from another institution
    • an individualized plan with one EOU minor 
  • A grade of “C-” or better is required for each course counting towards the major, but a cumulative grade of C [2.00] is required for completion of the major.
  • No courses graded S/U may be applied to the IS major unless the course is only taught S/U.
  • No more than 5 credits of practicum can apply in the upper division section of this major.

 

INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Choose one of the following three options:

1. Two EOU Minors

This option will consist of picking two minors from any discipline offered at EOU. These must be selected from separate program fields.
1st EOU Minor:___________________
2nd EOU Minor:___________________

 

Plus the following three courses:

Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisites(s)
IS 301 Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies 3
IS 401 Interdisciplinary studies ePortfolio Capstone [UWR] 3 IS 301 + a Methods Course
Select one of
the following methods courses:
LIB 307 Online Research Tools & Strategies [SMI] 2
LIB 317 Business Research 2
LIB 327 Research Topic Exploration [SMI] 2
OTHER Select a discipline specific methods course 2

 

2. One EOU Minor & One Minor from another institution

This will consist of picking one minor from any discipline offered at EOU and picking another minor from any other discipline offered at another regionally accredited university. To verify the minor is complete the Register’s Office will need a curriculum check sheet of the minor from the other institution, a letter from the institutions Registrar’s office stating minor requirements have been completed, and an official transcript from the other Institution(s) where course work is located for verification.
EOU Minor:___________________
Minor from another institution:___________________

 

Plus the following three courses:

Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisites(s)
IS 301 Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies 3
IS 401 Interdisciplinary studies ePortfolio Capstone [UWR] 3 IS 301 + a Methods Course
Select one of
the following methods courses:
LIB 307 Online Research Tools & Strategies [SMI] 2
LIB 317 Business Research 2
LIB 327 Research Topic Exploration [SMI] 2
OTHER Select a discipline specific methods course 2

 

3. Individualized Plan with One EOU Minor

This combines one EOU academic minor and a subject area of selected courses from other disciplines to form a coherent plan of study that is comparable to a minor. This plan is approved only after the submission of a proposal and course outline, which must be approved by the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Science Dean. At a minimum the student will need these requirements to have the dean look at their proposal.
Proposal containing: 250- word rationale, indicating the connections among the courses and linking them to professional interests or career goals, and to co-curricular or extra-curricular interests.
A course outline containing: a) 30 credits overall, b) 15 credits of upper division, c) A minimum of 10 EOU credits, d) Course outline
Individualized Plan:___________________
EOU Minor:___________________

 

Plus the following three courses:

Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisites(s)
IS 301 Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies 3
IS 401 Interdisciplinary studies ePortfolio Capstone [UWR] 3 IS 301 + a Methods Course
Select one of
the following methods courses:
LIB 307 Online Research Tools & Strategies [SMI] 2
LIB 317 Business Research 2
LIB 327 Research Topic Exploration [SMI] 2
OTHER Select a discipline specific methods course 2

 

Total credits required for IS bachelors degree: 180

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EPCC update February 2020