Interdisciplinary Studies B.A.

General Education FOUNDATIONS

Please use this link to view a list of courses that meet each GEF requirement.

NOTE: Some major requirements will fulfill specific GEF requirements. Please see the curriculum requirements listed below for details on which GEFs you will need to select.

General Education Foundations
F1 - Composition & Rhetoric3-6
Introduction to Composition and Rhetoric
and Composition, Rhetoric, and Research
Accelerated Academic Writing
F2A/F2B - Science & Technology4-6
F3 - Math & Quantitative Skills3-4
F4 - Society & Connections3
F5 - Human Inquiry & the Past3
F6 - The Arts & Creativity3
F7 - Global Studies & Diversity3
F8 - Focus (may be satisfied by completion of a minor, double major, or dual degree)9
Total Hours31-37

Curriculum Requirements

GEF Elective Requirements (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8)34
SPAN 101Elementary Spanish 13
SPAN 102Elementary Spanish 23
SPAN 203Intermediate Spanish 13
SPAN 204Intermediate Spanish 23
WVUE 191First Year Seminar1
MDS 495Independent Study3
Academic Discipline 1 Requirements (AD1)18
Academic Discipline 2 Requirements (AD2)18
Academic Discipline Restricted Electives11
MDS 199Orientation to MDS1
MDS 389Interdisciplinary Research Methods3
MDS 489Capstone3
Guided Electives15
Electives1
Total Hours120

Suggested Plan of Study

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
ENGL 101 (GEF 1)3ENGL 102 (GEF 1)3
WVUE 1911SPAN 1023
SPAN 1013GEF 43
GEF 24GEF 53
GEF 33GEF 63
Elective1 
 15 15
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
SPAN 2033SPAN 2043
AD 1: Discipline 1 Requirement (1 of 6)3AD 1: Discipline 1 Requirement (2 of 6)3
AD 2: Discipline 2 Requirement (1 of 6)3AD 2: Discipline 2 Requirement (2 of 6)3
GEF 83AD: Restricted Elective3
MDS 1992GEF 83
 14 15
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
AD 1: Discipline 1 Requirement (3 of 6)3AD 1: Discipline 1 Requirement (4 of 6)3
AD 2: Discipline 2 Requirement (3 of 6)3AD 2: Discipline 2 Requirement (4 of 6)3
AD: Restricted Elective3MDS 3893
AD: Restricted Elective3IA: Guided Elective3
IA: Guided Elective3IA: Guided Elective3
 15 15
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
MDS 4954AD 1: Discipline 1 Requirement (6 of 6)3
AD 1: Discipline 1 Requirement (5 of 6)3AD 2: Discipline 2 Requirement (6 of 6)3
AD 2: Discipline 2 Requirement (5 of 6)3MDS 4893
GEF 73IA: Guided Elective3
GEF 83IA: Guided Elective3
 16 15
Total credit hours: 120