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Interdisciplinary StudiesMajor

The Interdisciplinary Studies degree program is comprised of three related minors and emphasizes flexibility and problem-solving.

Overview

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Description

The Multidisciplinary Studies (MDS) Program is comprised of three related minors. The program does not limit students to courses of study in a particular area, but rather stresses the importance of breadth of knowledge and cross-disciplinary communication. The program emphasizes flexibility and combines specialized knowledge from individual disciplines with a unique ability to approach problems from divergent perspectives.

Students learn to apply their minors to real-world problems through a community-based internship and to apply multidisciplinary techniques in communicating the strengths of their self-chosen course of study.

MDS students can take advantage of the vast resources available in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, but are not limited to any one of the University’s colleges when making decisions as to which minors to pursue. Thus, MDS students are uniquely positioned to take advantage of the excellence of WVU’s faculty across the entire spectrum of academic offerings.

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Courses

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Cost and Aid

How much does Interdisciplinary Studies at WVU cost? And how can you save?

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2019-20 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current West Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

West Virginia Resident
Per Credit $409
Per Semester $4,908
Fall and Spring Semesters $9,816
Non-Resident
Per Credit $1,111
Per Semester $13,332
Fall and Spring Semesters $26,664
International
Per Credit $1,111
Per Semester $13,632
Fall and Spring Semesters $27,264
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Requirements

What are the requirements to apply for Interdisciplinary Studies at WVU?

To be admitted to WVU's Interdisciplinary Studies major, you must meet WVU's first-time freshman admission requirements for the 2020-21 academic year. Interested in transferring? Review the transfer admission requirements.

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