Students may major in Honors Interdisciplinary Studies under the Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences degree. The major is administered by the College through the University Honors Program and is open only to Honors students enrolled in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences. Students may pursue the Honors Interdisciplinary Studies major in any academic department within the College. The major is available to Honors students who seek an interdisciplinary, cohesive program of study not allowed under existing disciplinary majors.
An Honors Interdisciplinary Studies major is designed to allow an Honors student to build an integrated program in a coherently defined interdisciplinary combination of courses. The definition of area may be applied as a chronological, geographical, subject matter, or any other logical and cohesive program of study.
Students may develop their own degree program to prepare for careers as consultants, designers, entrepreneurs, event coordinators, Extension agents, graduate students, managers, public servants, researchers, sales representatives, or any other profession in family and consumer sciences. This degree program allows students the flexibility to develop strategic career goals and create unique experiential opportunities.
To learn more about the application and admission process, see Honors Interdisciplinary Studies Degree Program.