2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 20, 2022  
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived]

Multidisciplinary Studies Major


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(42 credits minimum)

Students eligible for conditional admission to the Multidisciplinary Studies major include all new freshmen admitted unconditionally to the University, as well as transfer students and continuing students who have earned a cumulative grade point average of no less than 2.50 in all prior undergraduate course work.  Full admission to the major follows selection of a Coordinated Program of Study (CPS) from those offered in the major and available on the MST web site, or design of an Individualized Program of Study (IPS) and approval by the Multidisciplinary Studies faculty. The CPS or IPS must be submitted to the intake advisor for Multidisciplinary Studies at the time of conditional admission, and no later than October 1 and March 1 for fall and spring semester respectively. Students who have earned more than 78 hours, whether at ISU or through transfer, cannot declare a Multidisciplinary Studies major.

Other Requirements:


  1. Majors complete a Coordinated Program of Study or an Individualized Program of Study that includes a minimum of 42 credit hours, and is drawn from a minimum of three disciplines.
  2. All students are required to take MST 401.
  3. A maximum of 21 credit hours may be taken from any one discipline.
  4. A maximum of 21 credit hours may be taken outside the College of Arts and Sciences.
  5. The student must earn at least 15 credit hours in the major in semesters subsequent to submitting his or her proposal.
  6. The student must earn a minimum of 21 hours at the 300/400 level, at least nine (9) credit hours in semesters subsequent to full admission to the major.
  7. The student must earn a minimum of a 2.5 GPA in the major.
  8. For the degree, a minimum of 74 cumulative credit hours for the B.S./B.A. degree in MST must be from the College of Arts and Sciences.

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