Interdisciplinary Studies

Department of Philosophy

The College of Arts and Sciences

Program Director & Chair

Louis A. Mancha, Associate Professor of Philosophy

Degree Offered

Bachelor of Science

Student Learning Outcomes

Students in the IDS program will complete a Capstone Thesis that will identify important concepts, skills, and values necessary to unify the program Foundations Sequence of practical thinking and ethics with their two chosen concentrations.  Students will work with a faculty mentor to discern an appropriate topic that involves gathering and presenting research from multiple sources to meet the following SLOs:

  • Identify commonalities in concepts spread over two different concentrations

  • Apply concepts of practical thinking and ethics to area concentrations within the program

  • Analyze applications for combining concepts associated with different concentration

  • Evaluate the benefits of combining different concentration areas

Courses and Descriptions

See Course Descriptions section of catalog.