Interdisciplinary Studies B.A./B.S.
Arts and Letters
For a list of courses under the Arts and Letters academic distribution area, review the Requirements website.
For a list of courses under the Science academic distribution area, review the Requirements website.
For a list of courses under the Social Science academic distribution area, review the Requirements website.
In addition to meeting all of the non-major and general education baccalaureate degree requirements, a student in one of the above majors must complete 52 credits in one of the following areas: arts and letters or science or social science. A minimum of 32 of the 52 credits must be upper-division with at least 8 upper-division credits in each of two departments. In addition to 52 credits, all students must take Wr 323 or a Writing Intensive course for a total of 56 credits.
| ||Upper-division credits from one department in the major academic area||
| ||Upper-division credits from a second department in the major academic area||
| ||Additional upper division credits from any department(s) in the major academic area||
| ||Additional credits in the major academic area||
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|Wr 323||Writing as Critical Inquiry||
| ||WIC course||
Total Credit Hours: 56
A student majoring in liberal studies must complete the general University requirements (except general education requirements), either Wr 323 or an approved Writing Intensive Course, and the following requirements for the liberal studies major:
| ||Upper-division credits from the arts and letters, science and/or social science academic distribution areas||
4 credits Wr 323, or an approved Writing Intensive Course which can be included in the 81 upper-division requirements.
Courses used to satisfy the major requirements, whether taken at PSU or elsewhere, must be graded C- or above. A maximum of 12 credits may be graded P.
Students majoring in Liberal Studies and also in a second major must meet the general education requirement and the upper-division requirement in the academic distribution areas for the second major.