Shape your educational journey and design a degree that supports your interests from courses across our curriculum.
Why Earn Your Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies?
Combine coursework from multiple departments to create a personalized, one-of-a-kind education. Tailor your degree to your specific intellectual pursuits and professional goals, whether they’re in the visual or performing arts, social sciences, natural sciences, formal sciences or humanities.
Why Major in Interdisciplinary Studies at Adelphi?
- Personalize your education, designing your own major from courses and tracks spread across our 50-plus departments.
- Benefit from small classroom sizes and one-on-one attention from distinguished faculty committed to your success.
- Gain a competitive edge in today’s job market through invaluable hands-on learning experiences.
Track and Accelerated Degree Options
A degree in interdisciplinary studies allows you to combine studies from two or more departments to create a unique, one-of-a-kind education. Depending on your interests, you have the option to pursue a BA or a BS. Both degrees must satisfy the University’s General Education requirements. Students pursuing a BA must complete Level IV of a foreign language or elect to sit for the language competency examination to be exempt from the reading competency requirement.
Scholar Teacher Education Program
For students interested in becoming a teacher, you can gain two degrees in just five years, through the Scholar Teacher Education Program (STEP) offered in association with Adelphi’s Ruth S. Ammon School of Education. The five-year baccalaureate/master’s program allows students to complete their interdisciplinary major and also fulfill courses in education that will lead to New York State teaching certification.
To apply for this program, submit the appropriate application requirements:
Transformative Educational Opportunities
All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the following programs to expand their educational landscape: