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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Interdisciplinary Studies-Social Sciences, BS


Undergraduate Studies
Ellensburg
Barge Hall, room 303

509-963-1456
www.cwu.edu/~avpugrad/interdisciplinary.html
    See website for how this program may be used for educational and career purposes.

Program Directors

Tracy L. Pellett, EdD, associate vice president for undergraduate studies
Stephen Schepman, PhD, director of academic coordination-university centers
 

Program Information
Interdisciplinary studies-social sciences major is for students whose primary interest in the social sciences requires interdisciplinary programs and course selections which are not possible within single academic programs or established curricula. Program offers students an opportunity to devise an approved, coherent program of study with an academic advisor fulfilling academic or career goals and includes prerequisites consistent with the 300- 400-level major coursework. Since the program is a student-designed, interdisciplinary major, course selections will vary. Students in the interdisciplinary studies major must take courses in at least three disciplines within the major.
 

Additional Degree Requirements
Students must earn a minimum grade of C- in each course in an approved interdisciplinary studies major plan and achieve a minimum 2.25 GPA in the major. Courses in a student’s minor or second major may not be included in the interdisciplinary studies major plan without advisor’s consent. Students will not be allowed to enroll in IDS 289 and IDS 489 concurrently.

 

Interdisciplinary Studies-Social Sciences 62 Credit Major


Required Courses


  • 60 credits must be taken from the list of courses approved for the social science major, 45 of which must be upper division. Students in the interdisciplinary studies-social sciences major must take courses in at least three disciplines within the major. No more than 15 credits may be numbered 398, 498, or 490

Total Credits: 62


Interdisciplinary Studies-Social Sciences 47 Credit Major


Required Courses


  • 45 credits must be taken from the list of courses approved for the social sciences major, 30 of which must be upper division. Students in the interdisciplinary studies - social sciences major must take courses in at least three disciplines within the major. No more than 10 credits may be numbered 398, 498, or 490.
  • In addition, a 47 credit major must complete either a traditional departmental minor or a second major.

Total Credits: 47


Courses Approved for the Interdisciplinary Studies-Social Sciences Major


Africana and Black Studies (approved courses)
     ABS 300 - Black Diaspora Studies
     ABS 302 - Hip Hop as Global Culture
     ABS 303 - African and African American Fiction as History
     ABS 305 - 20th Century Black Women’s Literature
     ABS 306 - African Women: Models of Empowerment
     ABS 310 - Black Diaspora: France and French Caribbean
     ABS 400 - Race and Literature
     ABS 398 - Special Topics
Anthropology (all courses)
BIOL 302 and BIOL 304
Communication (all courses)
Economics (all courses)
English (all 300- and 400-level courses)
Environmental Studies (all courses)
Ethnic Studies (all courses)
Family Studies (all courses)
Geography (all courses)
History (all courses)
Interdisciplinary Studies - Social Sciences
     IDS 490 - Cooperative Education
     IDS 398 - Special Topics
     IDS 498 - Special Topics
Law and Justice (all courses)
Library Science
     LIB 345 - Library Research Methods
Management
     HRM 381 - Management of Human Resources
     MGT 380 - Organizational Management
     MKT 360 - Principles of Marketing
Philosophy (all courses)
Political Science (all courses)
Psychology (all courses)
Sociology (all courses)
Theatre (all courses)
University 301
Women’s Studies (all courses)