Enrolling in the Interdisciplinary Studies Program

Interdisciplinary Studies is a great way to build your own concentration and tailor your coursework toward a rewarding career of your choosing. In order to enroll in the program please follow the steps below:

  1. Attend an Introduction Meeting
    We offer students interested in the Interdisciplinary Studies major an opportunity to learn more about the program and requirements. You can contact idsinfo@SouthernCT.edu to set up an introduction meeting appointment.

  2. Meet with an Interdisciplinary Studies Academic Advisor
    After attending an Introduction Meeting, you will be invited to schedule an appointment with an Interdisciplinary Studies advisor who can work with you to develop a unique IDS program that will help you met your academic, personal and career goals. The advisor will also guide you through the steps to applying for the major and changing your major (Steps 3 and 4).

  3. Complete an Interdisciplinary Studies Application
    Complete the application to join the Interdisciplinary Studies major: IDS Application (Note: Your application cannot be approved until you have completed the Introduction Meeting and met with an IDS Advisor.)

  4. Complete a Selection of Degree form
    Complete the Selection of Degree form: Online Selection of Degree Form (Note: Your Selection of Degree cannot be approved until you have attended the introduction meeting and met with an IDS Advisor.)

    Be advised that students should declare their intent to pursue a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies degree program as Freshmen or Sophomores. Students who enter the B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies degree program with more than 60 credits (75 credits for transfer students) are advised that more than 120 credits may be required to complete the degree.

Contact Information
Interdisciplinary Studies Office
Engleman Hall B 116
Phone: (203) 392-8113