An interdisciplinary studies program is a series of courses focused upon a particular problem or area of concern providing insight from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. The program includes a core of required courses, with some selectivity, and also a wide choice of supporting courses.

Completion of the requirements for an interdisciplinary studies program does not lead to a degree. Credits earned in interdisciplinary studies programs can be used in meeting the requirements for a degree. Courses are noted on the student’s academic record (transcript). Completion of the interdisciplinary studies program is noted on the student's academic record (transcript) but not on the diploma. 

Undergraduate interdisciplinary studies programs are called Interdisciplinary Minors. A minimum of 21 credits is required for an interdisciplinary minor. A minimum of 12 of the 21 credits must be course work at the upper-division level (300-400).

Minors

Graduate interdisciplinary programs are called Graduate Interdisciplinary Studies Programs. No minimum number of credits is specified at the graduate level. Completion of the requirements for an interdisciplinary studies program does not lead to a degree. Credits earned in interdisciplinary studies programs can be used in meeting the requirements for a degree. Courses are noted on the student’s academic record (transcript). Completion of the interdisciplinary studies program is noted on the student's academic record (transcript) but not on the diploma. 

CSU offers interdisciplinary degree programs at the graduate level (listed below). Interdisciplinary degree programs include a series of courses from a variety of academic disciplines. The result of completing an interdisciplinary degree program is a graduate degree. See individual programs below for more details.

Certificates

Degrees

Master's Programs

Ph.D. Programs

Programs

* Please see department for program of study.