Interested in a degree that combines two complementary content areas?
Interdisciplinary: study in two related, complementary disciplines
A logical selection of courses combining disciplines in the student’s areas of interest.
A total of 36 credits: 24 in a primary area, 12 in a secondary area. Program of study to be designed in consultation with an academic advisor in the primary area.
- At least 9 credits of research seminars at the graduate level
- One masters-level research/analysis project of at least one semester and a minimum of 3 credits
- The program of study must be clearly and logically defined and must be approved by the relevant academic department and the coordinator of Liberal Studies
A Sample Curriculum: Interdisciplinary Program in Literature/Writing and Cultural Studies
Primary Area: Literature and Writing (24 credits)
- ENG 5450, Issues in British Literature & Culture 1750-Present: Novel and the City (Research Seminar)
- ENG 5250, Issues in British Literature & Culture 750-1750 (Research Seminar)
- ENG 5340, Novel in America
- ENG 5255, Folklore, Fairytales, and Children’s Literature
- ENG 5010, Advanced Composition and Rhetoric
- ENG 5145, Writing Narrative: Form and Theory
- ENG 6240, Major Author—American (Research Seminar)
- ENG 6910, I/S: Masters Thesis
Secondary Area: Cultural Studies (12 credits)
- HIS 5110, Ante-Bellum America
- ANT 5310, Myth, Magic, and Religion
- FLM 5020, Semiotics and Cinema
- FLM 5610, Film Studies Seminar (Research Seminar)