Interdisciplinary Studies Minor
The interdisciplinary studies minor provides you with the opportunity to pursue a course of study unavailable through any single discipline or existing minor at Towson University. You'll work with your faculty adviser and the director of interdisciplinary studies to create a plan of study around a chosen theme. Examples include disability studies, security studies, and sport psychology.
Requirements for the Minor in Interdisciplinary Studies
- A plan of study consisting of a minimum of 21 units approved by the director of interdisciplinary studies.
- At least 12 of these units must be taken after formal approval of the plan of study.
- The required 21 units must incorporate courses from at least three departments or programs.
- At least 12 units of coursework must be upper-level (300-400). A maximum of 9 units at the 100-200 level are allowed in the minor.
- Courses must be completed with a grade of 2.00 or higher.
- Students must complete the Interdisciplinary Studies portfolio.
View the requirements for the minor in interdisciplinary studies in the Undergraduate Catalog.
Why choose a minor?
Broaden Your Educational Experience
A minor course of study allows you to complement your major with a broader body of knowledge. You can purse your personal passion and academic interests while still fulfilling the requirements of your major discipline. Enhance your resume and transcript and make yourself a more marketable job candidate by building your knowledge base and broadening your educational experience.