Dec 06, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog

Individualized Studies Minor

Minor Code 1025
Director: M. Devine

Interdisciplinary and Area Studies, Center for  

The minor in Individualized Studies is designed with a faculty advisor around a unifying theme. The minor consists of 18-24 credits and includes a capstone course INT 402 - Integrative Writing (1 to 3 cr.)  that shows how the minor meets the INT objectives (listed below). A minimum of 9 credits must be upper level (300-400 level courses).

Students will design the minor working with a faculty advisor. They will propose the courses and describe the interdisciplinary perspective, bringing in points of view from multiple disciplines to explore complex issues. The proposed minor will go to the Interdisciplinary Studies Advisory Committee for approval.

INT Objectives:

  1. Expand topical perspectives through an interdisciplinary approach.
  2. Examine problems, themes, and interpretations that build on knowledge from multiple disciplines.
  3. Examine questions of personal and public responsibility.
  4. Investigate conflicts between individuals and societies.
  5. Develop critical thinking skills.
  6. Synthesis of perspectives from different disciplines.
  7. Understand and practice research across traditional areas of knowledge and modes of inquiry.

Total Credits 18-24