Academic Catalog

Multidisciplinary Studies, B.S.


Core Program 1: 24-30 credits (several advanced credits at 300 & 400 level, including labs required)

Core Program 2:  21-24 credits (several advanced credits at 300 & 400 level, including labs required)

Capstone Course:  3 credits (advanced research seminar, internship, or practicum)

Required Related Electives:  18 credits *These courses also fulfill 6 credits of Science and Mathematics, 3 credits in the Mathematics Foundation, and 9 credits in the Social Sciences requirements 


  • With the approval of the student’s advisor(s), a concentration of study may be modified to include select credits from an existing department or minor concentration. 9-18 additional credits each from two related departments or concentrations. No student may graduate in the major without successfully completing the minimum required credit hours of the Core Concentrations and a Capstone Course.
  • Change of major to MDST may alter a student's general education distribution. Courses used in the major (Core 1 or Core 2) may not also count for General Education credits. Students should consult with their advisors to resolve any conflicts. 
  • Capstone course should be planned as one of the LAST courses fulfilled in the major.