Arizona State University
The ASU interdisciplinary studies degree, one of the top five in the country, offers students the freedom to select two concentration areas from a rich menu of more than 160 possibilities (see concentration check sheets at https://cisa.asu.edu/interdisciplinary-studies-concentrations). The core curriculum provides students the intellectual tools to integrate their concentration areas, engage in transdisciplinary problem-solving and prepare for careers and graduate programs that increasingly cross disciplinary boundaries.
An interdisciplinary studies student could choose to integrate concentrations like music and business, applied psychology and social welfare, communication and justice studies, public administration and ethics, digital culture and computer gaming, or many other unique combinations.
Interdisciplinary studies is an approach to answering questions, solving problems and addressing contemporary social issues from multiple perspectives. Interdisciplinary studies students take an active role in designing their educational plans and defining their career goals. The degree emphasizes written communication, versatility, self-assessment and critical thinking -- essential skills for today's dynamic world.