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2023 - 2025 Voorhees University Catalog 
  
2023 - 2025 Voorhees University Catalog

Interdisciplinary Studies, B.A.


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Program Student Learning Outcomes:

The goals of Interdisciplinary Studies major are to:

  1. Improve the skills of analysis and critical thinking as well as enhance effective communication, research and writing capacity.
  2. Engage students and help them to develop self-confidence, self-efficacy, and a passion for learning.
  3. Provide an opportunity for in-depth study, explore the connections among different disciplines and areas of study, and, effectively communicate the strengths, connections, and applications discovered during the student’s course of study for the degree.

Because the Interdisciplinary Studies program offers students a meaningful and purposeful degree plan, students are expected to achieve the following learning outcomes:

  1. Students will gain an understanding of interdisciplinary theory and application.
  2. Students will acquire a clear understanding of the potential careers for the individualized degree program that they propose.
  3. Students will articulate and achieve their personal educational goals.

A Major in Interdisciplinary Studies Requires: 120 Hours

General Education Requirements: 36
Free Electives: 72
Interdisciplinary Studies Core Courses: 12
TOTAL: 120 hours

Requirements


A minimum of 120 hours required to graduate

Analysis and Communication (9 Hrs.)


Quantitative Literacy (3 Hrs.)


Information Technology (3 Hrs.)


Free Electives (72 Hrs.)


Select any courses of your choice

Semester-by-Semester Program Plan for Full-Time Students


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


3rd Semester


  • Credits: 3
  • FREE ELECTIVE Credits: 3
  • FREE ELECTIVE Credits: 3
  • FREE ELECTIVE Credits: 3
  • GI Elective Credits: 3
Total: 15

4th Semester


  • GI ELECTIVE Credits: 3
  • FREE ELECTIVE Credits: 3
  • FREE ELECTIVE Credits: 3
  • FREE ELECTIVE Credits: 3
  • FREE ELECTIVE Credits: 3
Total: 15

Junior Year


5th Semester


  • FREE ELECTIVE Credits: 3
  • FREE ELECTIVE Credits: 3
  • FREE ELECTIVE Credits: 3
  • FREE ELECTIVE Credits: 3
  • FREE ELECTIVE Credits: 3
Total: 15

6th Semester


  • FREE ELECTIVE Credits: 3
  • FREE ELECTIVE Credits: 3
  • FREE ELECTIVE Credits: 3
  • FREE ELECTIVE Credits: 3
  • FREE ELECTIVE Credits: 3
Total: 15

Senior Year


7th Semester


Total: 15

8th Semester


Total: 15

Total Credit Hours: 120


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