Interdisciplinary Studies, B.A.

At Vermont State University, the Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies offers you the opportunity and challenge to create a self-designed interdisciplinary program. You can explore connections and patterns within and among disciplines to create a degree that supports your personal, academic, and career goals. You may also declare an overarching theme or focus for your Plan of Study. Examples of themes include, but are not limited to, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Global Studies, Human Studies, The Arts, and STEM.

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Why Study Interdisciplinary Studies at Vermont State?

  • Personalized Study Design: Craft a cohesive plan of study that reflects your interests. Whether you’re drawn to Gender Studies, STEM, or other disciplines, the choice is yours. 
  • Practical Experience: Embark on internships, undertake significant projects, and culminate with a notable fourth-year capstone, translating your academic insights into tangible career outcomes. 
  • Dedicated Guidance: Navigate your degree path with a trained Interdisciplinary Studies advisor. We’re ready to assist you, ensuring your path is clear and supported every step of the way. 
  • Learning Flexibility: Whether on-campus, online, or a blended approach, choose the format that best fits your learning style and your life circumstances. If you’re transferring in, we welcome your credits. You can also apply courses from any study abroad or National Student Exchange experience to your plan of study.  

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Sample Courses

  • Adventure Education Theory and Practice 
  • Holistic Health, Wellness and Medicine 
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Marketing 
  • The Form & Theory of Nonfiction 
  • Theories of Personality 

Student Stories

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“I’m working on weaving art and literature together with the education component of my degree. Exploring these areas has allowed me to find outlets that I can direct students to.”

Emily Mixon

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