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Interdisciplinary Studies


Interdisciplinary Studies is an academic major at UMBC for students pursuing both BA and BS degrees. Courses from different disciplines, along with internships and independent studies, are combined in unique ways to create an individualized major. The student, INDS advisors and faculty advisors work collaboratively to develop a unique major. Recent examples include: Entrepreneurship in the Arts, Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Interactive Media, Neuroscience and Cognitive Studies, International & Global Studies: Management and Intercultural Communication, Arabic and Middle Eastern Cultural Studies.

For more details please see our website

Main Office: Fine Arts 528
Phone: 410-455-2004
Department Website:
Department Head: Dr. Patricia La Noue

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Cathryna Brown

Cathryna Brown, Interdisciplinary Studies 2007
Visual Communications Associate, Maryland Film Board

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