Interdisciplinary Studies (B.A.)
About the Program
The Interdisciplinary Studies degree provides the opportunity to major in a unique program that can be tailored to meet specific career and academic goals. A student opting for this program works with an advisory committee to develop a customizable and coherent degree plan that includes two broadly-defined areas of study leading to a focused educational objective.
Gen Ed Core Requirements complete the following 8 requirements26 creditsWritten Communication, complete one option.Take ENGL 101 and 102.ENGL101 - Writing/Rhetoric I3 creditsENGL102 - Writing/Rhetoric II3 creditsTake ENGL 109.ENGL109 - College Writing & Research6 creditsOral Communication, complete one course.COMM101 - Fundamentals Oral Comm3 creditsCOMM203 - Sm Group Communication3 creditsCOMM204 - Public Speaking3 creditsMathematical Ways of Knowing.MATH123 - Math in Modern Society3 creditsMATH130 - Finite Mathematics4 creditsMTHPT130 - Finite Mathematics3 creditsMTHPT137 - Math for Technology4 creditsMATH143 - College Algebra3 creditsMATH147 - College Algebra Trig5 creditsMATH153 - Statistical Reasoning3 creditsMTHPT153 - Statistical Reasoning3 creditsMATH170 - Calculus I4 creditsMATH253 - Statistical Methods3 creditsMATH257 - Math Elem Teachers II4 creditsHumanistic & Artistic Ways of Knowing, Choose two courses from two of the three categories (Literature, Arts, Language)Take 1 ENGL-Literature course Choose from ENGL 175, 257, 258, or 261.ENGL175 - Literature and Ideas3 creditsENGL257 - World Classics3 creditsENGL258 - International Literature3 creditsENGL261 - Mythologies3 creditsTake 1 course in the arts. Choose from ART 100, HUM 101 or 150, MUS 101, 102, 150, 151 or 152, or THEA 101.ART100 - Introduction to Art3 creditsHUM101 - Art/Hist Motion Picture3 creditsHUM150 - Intro/Arts3 creditsMUS101 - Survey/Music3 creditsMUS102 - Music in America3 creditsMUS150 - World Music3 creditsMUS151 - History Musical Theater3 creditsMUS152 - Hist Jazz/Pop Music3 creditsTHEA101 - Survey/Theater3 creditsTake 1 Language course. Choose from NP 101, or 102, or SPAN 101, or 102.NP101 - Nez Perce Lang/Culture4 creditsNP102 - Nez Perce Lang/History4 creditsSPAN101 - Elementary Spanish I4 creditsSPAN102 - Elementary Spanish II4 creditsScientific Ways of KnowingBIOF100 - Intro Bioinformatics3 creditsBIOL100 - Concepts of Biology4 creditsBIOL120 - Plants and People4 creditsBIOL123 - Biology in Film3 creditsBIOL175 - Human Biology4 creditsBIOL227 - Anatomy/Physiology I4 creditsCHEM100 - Concepts of Chemistry4 creditsCHEM105 - Gen Organic/Biochemist4 creditsCHEM111 - Prin/Chemistry I4 creditsCS108 - Intro to Computer Sci4 creditsCITPT108 - Intro to Computer Sci4 creditsFSCI101 - Intro/Forensic Science4 creditsGEOL101 - Physical Geology4 creditsGEOL120 - Intro Earth Systems4 creditsGIS271 - Intro/Geog Info Sci4 creditsID240 - Integrated Science II4 creditsNS140 - Integrated Science I4 creditsNS150 - Intro/Natural Sciences3 creditsNS174 - Nat Sci Elem Education4 creditsPHYS111 - General Physics I4 creditsPHYS112 - General Physics II4 creditsPHYS171 - Phys Sci Elem Educ4 creditsPHYS205 - Descriptive Astronomy4 creditsPHYS211 - University Physics I5 creditsSocial & Behavioral Ways of KnowingECON201 - Principles of Macro3 creditsECON202 - Principles of Micro3 creditsHRPT185 - Hum Rel/Organizations3 creditsPSYC101 - Intro/Psychology3 creditsPSYC205 - Lifespan Develop Psyc3 creditsPOLS101 - Amer National Government3 creditsPOLS237 - International Politics3 creditsSS185 - Hum Rel/Organizations3 creditsSOC102 - Social Problems3 creditsANTH102 - Cultural Anthropology3 creditsANTH120 - World Prehistory3 creditsANTH170 - Intro/Native Amer Studies3 creditsGEOG102 - Intro to Geography3 creditsHIST101 - World History I3 creditsHIST102 - World History II3 creditsHIST111 - US History I3 creditsHIST112 - US History II3 creditsHRPT184 - Diversity/Organization3 creditsPOLS285 - Comparative Government3 creditsSS184 - Diversity/Organization3 creditsSOC101 - Intro/Sociology3 creditsDiversity requirement.ANTH102 - Cultural Anthropology3 creditsANTH120 - World Prehistory3 creditsANTH170 - Intro/Native Amer Studies3 creditsANTH360 - Race and Ethnicity3 creditsCOMM345 - Intercultural Comm3 creditsENGL258 - International Literature3 creditsENGL474 - Native Amer Written Lit3 creditsGEOG102 - Intro to Geography3 creditsHIST101 - World History I3 creditsHIST102 - World History II3 creditsHIST111 - US History I3 creditsHIST112 - US History II3 creditsHRPT184 - Diversity/Organization3 creditsKIN220 - Soc/Cult Aspects/Sport3 creditsSS184 - Diversity/Organization3 creditsNP101 - Nez Perce Lang/Culture4 creditsNP102 - Nez Perce Lang/History4 creditsPOLS285 - Comparative Government3 creditsSOC101 - Intro/Sociology3 creditsSPAN101 - Elementary Spanish I4 creditsSPAN102 - Elementary Spanish II4 creditsSPAN201 - Intermediate Spanish I4 creditsSPAN202 - Intermediate Spanish II4 creditsID300C - Ethics and Identity3 creditsIntegrative Seminar: Ethics & Values Requisite for all Integrative Seminars: Completion of ENGL 102 or 109, and 24 credits of General Education Core courses.ID300A - Animals and Society3 creditsID300B - Art and Censorship3 creditsID300C - Ethics and Identity3 creditsID300D - Ethics and Ecology3 creditsID300E - Ethics and Technology3 creditsID300F - Gender and Culture3 creditsID300G - Health Integrative Seminar3 creditsID300H - Law and Society3 creditsID300J - Terrorism3 creditsID300K - Values and Sports3 creditsID300L - Vietnam3 creditsID300M - Vulnerable Populations3 creditsID300N - Wilderness3 creditsID300P - Diseases and Society3 creditsID300Q - Econ of Good & Evil3 creditsID300R - Leadership & Ethics3 creditsID300S - NW Culture/Hist/Lit3 creditsID300T - Propaganda3 creditsID300U - Women in 20th Century3 creditsID300V - Gandhian Ethics/Values3 creditsID300W - Food and Agriculture3 creditsID300X - Civil Rights Movement3 creditsID301A - Hells Canyon Institute3 creditsSS350 - Ethics:3 creditsHUM350 - Ethics:3 credits
Interdisciplinary Major Requirements complete the following 2 requirements45 creditsTake the followingSee Advisors for program customization. A minimum of 51 credits are required, from two discipline areas. Each area must have at least 21 credits, 15 credits of each area must be upper division. Area 1:See Advisor for program customization. Area 2:Take ID 450 Interdisciplinary Studies Seminar.ID450 - Interdisciplinary Sem3 credits
Foreign Language Bach Arts complete 1 of the following requirements12 creditsComplete foreign or heritage language, through the 202 level for the Bachelor of Arts degree. Course number 101, the first semester of language, is also required as a pre-requisite and may be used as Diversity or general electives.SpanishSPAN102 - Elementary Spanish II4 creditsSPAN201 - Intermediate Spanish I4 creditsSPAN202 - Intermediate Spanish II4 creditsNez PerceNP102 - Nez Perce Lang/History4 creditsNP201 - Inter Nez Perce Lang I4 creditsNP202 - Inter Nez Perce Lang II4 creditsOther Foreign or Heritage languages
120 Credits Required for Bachelor's Degree120 credits
Lab Science Requirement3 credits
* Please note that you must meet with an advisor each semester in order to verify degree completion time as well as online course offerings for the program requirements.