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Multidisciplinary Studies

Choose three minors and a program of elective courses that fit your career objectives. This program is for students who want to focus on academic programs in the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design.

Overview

What is Multidisciplinary Studies at WVU like?

Description

The Multidisciplinary Studies (MDS) major in Agricultural, Natural Resources and Design is a flexible degree program that allows students and their advisers to tailor a set of courses that meet students’ interests and career plans.

The major was developed in response to increasing demands from employers and students for broad based educational programs that prepare students for our rapidly changing society and economies. There are an increasing number of students who wish to tailor their education to their career interests without being constrained by traditional academic majors.

The program is distinct from other WVU colleges and is oriented toward students who want to focus their studies on the academic areas of the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design.

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Fast Facts

What makes Multidisciplinary Studies at WVU unique?

Cost and Aid

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

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2018-19 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 $411
Per Semester $4,932
Fall and Spring Semesters $9,864
Non-Resident
Per Credit $1,091
Per Semester $13,092
Fall and Spring Semesters $26,184
International
Per Credit $1,091
Per Semester $13,392
Fall and Spring Semesters $26,784
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Merit-based Scholarships

Incoming freshmen to the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design may qualify for merit-based scholarships based on GPA and SAT/ACT test score. No additional application is necessary. These scholarships are in addition to University scholarships.

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Transfer Articulation Agreements

To simplify the transfer process, we have formal agreements with certain institutions. These agreements outline the courses you should take to prepare for transferring to WVU.

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Requirements

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

University Requirements

To be admitted to WVU's Multidisciplinary Studies major, you must first meet WVU's first-time freshman admission requirements for the 2019-20 academic year. Interested in transferring? Review the transfer admission requirements.

Next Steps

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