Learning Outcomes


Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies students should be able to:

Area of Jesuit Catholic Inspiration

  • Demonstrate responsible civic engagement, inspired by the Jesuit Catholic tradition, and demonstrate the values and ideals for maintaining a lifetime commitment to diverse communities working for equity and inclusion.

Area of Interdisciplinary Scholarship

  • Demonstrate skills of project management, including self-directed research, imaginative problem solving, and awareness of audience expectations
  • Demonstrate interdisciplinarity, the ability to bring two or more disciplines, intellectual approaches, or methods to bear on problems or issues of contemporary concern, expressed through written and oral communication
  • Demonstrate metacognition, the reflective ability to think about thinking, especially with respect to the process of education or to multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary academic work

What can I do with an Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies Degree?

Emily Cohen, HARVARD Divinity School; Nathan Wheeler, 4th grade TEACHER; Chris Holway, YAHOO!; Anna Roberds, MIT at STANFORD; Anneke Meulblok, NON-PROFIT; Bryan Dalton, WA State COUNSELOR; Sara Stockett, EFELLE MEDIA.

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Declaring a Major in Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies

It’s simple! Come to the Liberal Studies Program (Casey 4th Floor) and complete a form declaring your major in Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies. You will be assigned a faculty advisor right away. And you will be encouraged to meet Dr. Sven Arvidson, Director.

Contact Us

Jen Schulz, Ph.D.
Program Director
Casey 428

Kate Reynolds
Administrative Assistant
Casey 430


Association for Interdisciplinary Studies 2017 Supporting Member