Interdisciplinary Social Sciences (ISS)

Major Requirements

Please see our advisor if you have questions about ISS major requirements or selecting concentrations. Make an advising appointment.

ISS majors take coursework in three categories (42 credit hours total):

Core Requirements (9 credit hours)

Diversity and Global Context Requirements (6-9 credit hours):

  • Africana Studies
  • Disability Studies
  • International Studies
  • Women's and Gender Studies
  • Upper - Level Courses (3000 - or 4000 - level) with an ISS prefix.

Concentration Requirements (24-27 credit hours)

Coursework in two areas of concentration, with 12 hours of coursework in one, and 12-15 hours of coursework in the other (see list of Concentrations).

The full description of the major requirements for the ISS program can be found by clicking on any concentration in the list.