Seneff Honors College

Interdisciplinary Studies Track - West Campus

The Interdisciplinary Studies Track is designed to create an integrative, holistic education experience that empowers a global and diverse perspective.

Gustavo Morales in classStudents who complete the requirements of the Interdisciplinary Studies track will be able to:

  • Apply principles of dialogic argument in written and verbal communication.
  • Compare, contrast, and explain the significance of different historic ages.
  • Compare, contrast, and integrate knowledge of diverse cultures and disciplines.

The Interdisciplinary Studies Honors curriculum (IDH) covers 24 hours of the student's general education requirement by integrating the disciplines of English, humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences. Students can take all or part of the program.

Interdisciplinary Studies is team-taught by four faculty members from several academic disciplines, and provides students with a strong background for further college work. Courses in the IDH Program are offered in Fall Term and Spring Term each year.

Curricular Outline

Students must complete a total of 24 credits of honors course work, at least 18 of which must be in three of the following IDH courses:

IDH 1111 INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES IN GENERAL EDUCATION II - HONORS (Offered only Spring Term) 1 6
IDH 2120 INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES IN GENERAL EDUCATION III - HONORS (Offered only Fall Term) 2 6
IDH 2121 INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES IN GENERAL EDUCATION IV - HONORS (Offered only Spring Term) 3 6
Select one of the following: 6
IDH 1110 INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES IN GENERAL EDUCATION I - HONORS (Offered only Fall Term) 4
IDH 1112 INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES IN GENERAL EDUCATION - HONORS (Offered only Fall Term)
Total Credit Hours 24
1

ENC 1102 FRESHMAN COMPOSITION II and Core Science

2

Institutional Social Science (GR) and Science (core or institutional)

3

Institutional Humanities (GR) and Core Social Science

4

ENC 1101 FRESHMAN COMPOSITION I and Core Humanities

(GR)

Denotes a Gordon Rule course.

Co-Curricular Component

Students will be required to participate in a minimum of 3 approved co-curricular activities each term of enrollment (excluding summer). This may include international travel experiences, field trips to cultural locations, colloquia, reading circles, speaker series, and/or service to the Honors College.