The School of Interdisciplinary Studies
The School of Interdisciplinary Studies provides an environment that allows students to understand and integrate the liberal arts and sciences. Our interdisciplinary degree programs give students an opportunity to design their degree plans on an individualized basis. The School also provides a unique structure, including an internship program that arranges professional work experience in diverse career settings.
Our program is especially designed for students eager to pursue unconventional or innovative combinations of course work and are suitable for students with interests in business issues, communications, diversity, environmental studies, human resources, international relations, liberal arts and sciences, medicine, law and public relations. We can help customize degree plans to meet other interests. In addition, Interdisciplinary Studies works with the Teacher Development Center to help students incorporate teacher certification requirements into their degree plans.
Interdisciplinary Studies degrees are suitable for students with interests in business issues, communications, diversity, environmental studies, human resources, international relations, liberal arts and sciences, pre-health, pre-law, and public relations. read more
The Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Studies is a well-rounded degree that prepares students for future training as well as employment in the health care industry. The program provides the academic foundation for pre-health students to prepare for advanced study as well as the essential knowledge components in health care studies. read more
Teacher Development Center
The UTD Teacher Certification programs provide rigorous, university-based course work with extensive field experience, including student teaching or a supervised post-baccalaureate internship to students interested in making teaching and/or school administration their career. read more
The program in American Studies focuses on the cultures, institutions, arts, structure, and social processes of the United States. Students choose two broad areas within which to work, resulting in a customized degree that is an excellent preparation for law, graduate school or occupations in business, nonprofit organizations, media and cultural industries. read more
Academic Bridge Program
The Academic Bridge program (ABP) helps high-potential, first generation college students complete a college education. The program assists students with making the transition from high school to college through advising, mentoring, and tutoring. read more
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